Simone Seikaly

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Simone Seikaly is a veteran reporter, anchor and producer at KSL NewsRadio, but these days, she's best known as a digital content producer. Contact her at

Months after the Titan disappeared, what’s up with OceanGate?

A school in Canada is being questioned about a deal they considered with OceanGate, and then there's the cost of the rescue.
4 days ago

President Nelson will not attend General Conference in person after injury, fall over the weekend

An online message from President Nelson explained that he has injured his back and wouldn't be able to sit in a chair for a long period of time.
4 days ago

Swastika scratched into table at Weber State, found on Yom Kippur

A student reported seeing the swastika at the Shepherd Union on the Weber State campus.
5 days ago

Mother charged with aggravated murder after disappearance of infant

Police said the mother 18-year-old Estrella Meza Ojeda, withheld supplemental oxygen that her infant son needed to survive.
6 days ago

A chance for Utah to say goodbye to elephants at the Hogle Zoo

The elephants at Utah's Hogle Zoo will soon be leaving Utah, to be relocated to a different zoo with a larger herd.
10 days ago

Utah national parks will stay open if there’s a government shutdown

Two Utah lawmakers say they won't let small towns surrounding the state's national parks suffer from a government shutdown.
12 days ago

Jodi Hildebrandt, Ruby Franke business partner, surrenders professional license

Hildebrandt, along with Franke, gave parenting advice on a YouTube channel called “8 Passengers.”
13 days ago

Here’s what’s next after Sen. Mitt Romney announced no reelection run

Utah Democrats and Utah Republicans are settling in with the news that Sen. Mitt Romney will not be seeking another term.
17 days ago

Secure protocol lifted at Highland High

Highland High School was temporarily on secure protocol Thursday afternoon after an adult was seen brandishing a weapon nearby.
18 days ago

Teen in critical condition after he was hit in Heber City crosswalk

The teen was in a crosswalk at 500 East and 1200 South when he was hit in Heber city early Thursday morning.
18 days ago

West Valley City police looking for two suspects in Subway robbery

The two suspected in the Subway robbery wore distinctive clothing and drove a recognizable vehicle, said West Valley City police.
19 days ago

Utah State Senator Jake Anderegg resigning, Utah GOP will hold special election

Senator Jake Anderegg has served in the Utah Senate since 2013. According to a press release he is resigning to spend more time with his family.
25 days ago

Humid Utah, is this the high desert’s new norm?

Utah reached a record-high dew point in August, signaling water vapor in warm air. It's just the latest water-record for Utah in 2023.
26 days ago

What to know about Burning Man mud

The mud caked on the feet of people at Burning Man 2023 was alkaline and is toxic. But to plants, not humans.
26 days ago

Edwards concedes Utah’s 2nd Congressional District Republican primary

Becky Edwards began the night with a strong lead that was eaten away as more rural counties began providing ballot numbers.
26 days ago

Live blog: Primary election night in Utah, 2023

What will the turnout look like? Who'll pull ahead in the Race to Replace Rep. Chris Stewart in Utah's 2nd Congressional District?
27 days ago

Fan quake? Or earthquake? U of U fans go seismic at Rice Eccles

There was so much Utah excitement at Rice Eccles this week that a seismograph station registered a force similar to a small earthquake.
1 month ago

What to know about mosquitoes and West Nile ahead of Labor Day

Several new pools of mosquitoes with West Nile Virus were reported across northern Utah ahead of the long Labor Day weekend.
1 month ago

Body found in river near Battle Creek Falls; investigation underway

A hiker called police around 10 a.m. Friday morning to report a body in the river, about 50 yards from Battle Creek Falls.
1 month ago

Weber County Clerk says there’s no demand to opt-in for mail-in

On the idea of an opt-in to vote by mail, one county clerk in Utah says it would muddy the system. The speaker of the Utah House says there's room for improvement.
1 month ago

Salt Lake City School District providing free UTA passes to students, guardians

It its second year, the UTA and Salt Lake City School District program adds a new option for guardians to ride free as well.
1 month ago

Pilot killed in single-occupant plane crash at South Valley Airport

According to the FAA, the plane was a single-engine Cassutt. The FAA confirmed that one person died in the crash.
1 month ago

Airplane pilot and student practicing engine failure drills experience engine failure

Utah County officials said there two people aboard a small plane that crashed on Wednesday morning.
1 month ago

‘Stranger Becomes Neighbor’: Afghan soldier navigates new life in Utah with help from afar

The story of an Afghan women who faces challenges trying to rebuild her life after helping the U.S. military during the war in Afghanistan.
1 month ago