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Temperatures dropping weather worsens...
Allison Chinchar, CNN Meteorologist

‘Dangerous’ arctic air returns this weekend after a month-long hiatus

What has been a mild start to 2023 will come to a halt this weekend as winter makes a roaring comeback across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Here are some of the many easy houseplants that beginning gardeners will be able to care for and he...
Michelle Lee

Easy houseplants for beginning gardeners or pros

There are many easy houseplants that are perfect for people who are just beginning to practice their green thumb.
2 days ago
Peter Johnston

The five best plants to spruce up your winter lawn

SALT LAKE CITY– Utah’s snowstorms don’t have to mean the end of a colorful garden. Utah’s snowstorms have opened up space for winterized plants to thrive. Professor JayDee Gunnell from Utah State University joins Maria and Taun to share the plants that will make your garden “pop” all winter. The Conifers Of course this Christmas […]
2 days ago
Havasu Falls spills into the water pools below in Supai, Arizona, in October of 2016. Photo credit:...
Forrest Brown, CNN

Grand Canyon’s Havasu Falls to reopen to visitors after 3-year closure

 (CNN) — Havasu Falls, one of the most intriguing features of the Grand Canyon system, will be reopening to visitors after a three-year closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But it’s with a catch. The reopening is scheduled for February 1; however, access will be limited initially to a certain, small group. People whose previous […]
2 days ago
A herd of elk was crossing lanes of westbound I-80 in Salt Lake City on Thursday....
Elizabeth Weiler

Herd of elk pushed away from I-80 and moved back into mountains

The animals had moved down the mountain looking for food according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
3 days ago
A new service called Cottonwood Connect could address parking problems at the ski resorts in Big an...
Kate Davis and Simone Seikaly

Cottonwood Connect offers a new way to get up Cottonwood Canyons

The goal is to fill gaps left when UTA limited ski bus service. The shuttle will run Thursday through Sunday through mid-April.
3 days ago
Rep. Joel Briscoe, D-Salt Lake City, speaks at a press conference about the Great Salt Lake at the ...
Carter Williams. KSL.com

Utah, Salt Lake leaders unveil new plans to improve the struggling Great Salt Lake

State and local leaders are prposing two pieces of legislation to help save the Great Salt Lake amid dropping water level.
3 days ago
BYU study finds we need to stop watering as much as we are....
Mark Jones

Speaker Wilson says Utah legislature is working hard on water issue

SALT LAKE CITY — Prior to the start of the 2023 Utah Legislative Session, it seemed like water would be a popular topic throughout the 45-day session. And a week into the session, that appears to be the case.  House speaker Brad Wilson (R-Kaysville) joined Inside Sources hosted by Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan to […]
4 days ago
lake restoration...
Mark Jones

BYU study: Great Salt Lake could dry up in 5 years if changes aren’t made

A study co-authored by a BYU professor says the Great Salt Lake could be gone in five years unless changes are made.
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Cassidy Wixom

Pilot hospitalized with “minor injuries” after crash in remote Rich County

Officials said a helicopter located the crash site in “a very remote spot” of Rich County and picked up the pilot who had sustained minor injuries.
4 days ago
Utah reservoirs...
Becky Bruce

Winter has helped state’s drought Utah expert says, still, long road ahead

The Utah Division of Water Resources says it will take more winters like the one Utah has experienced this year for the state's drought to be over.
5 days ago
A “now hiring” sign is pictured at Salt Lake Running Company in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. ...
Curt Gresseth

Salt Lake Chamber president talks about fixing shortages in housing, labor and water in Utah

Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, joins the show to discuss three big problems facing Utah today: the housing, labor and water shortages.
5 days ago
Frequent storms and cooler weather have helped raise Utah's snowpack to 183% of normal according to...
Becky Bruce and Simone Seikaly

Thanks to exceptional winter, Utah inches out of “exceptional” drought

Utah is having its best winter in nearly 20 years. The Division said the state hasn't had 183% of normal snowpack since 2005.
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A hydrogen bomb is tested in Nevada. "Downwinders" says the bombs released radioactive ...
Mark Jackson

McAdams at Slamdance Film Festival, speaks on “Downwind” film

As a Utah congressman, McAdams introduced an amendment to a funding bill to prevent the resumption of nuclear weapons testing.
5 days ago
The Utah Division of WIldlife Resources has begun to provide emergency feed 
 to deer in Rich and S...
Mark Jones

DWR providing emergency feed to deer in northern Utah

Biologists with the Utah Division of Natural Resources has begun to provide emergency feed to deer in Rich and Summit counties. The feed is necessary due to the deep snowpacks in northern Utah.
6 days ago
inversion and poor air quality in utah pictured...
Britt Johnson

Utah air quality has been good, but that may change soon

Utah air quality is due to get worse as a high-pressure system moves into the state and blocks any storms from coming in.
6 days ago
two kids are pictured playing in the snow...
Adam Small

Low temperatures in Utah feeling even colder thanks to wind

The temperature in Utah has been chilly, and it's being made worse by recent wind winds.
6 days ago
The Utah State Fire Marshal is reminding those celebrating Chinese New Year to do so safely, especi...
Waverly Golden

Utah State Fire Marshal shares firework safety tips for Chinese New Year

The Utah State Fire Marshal is reminding those celebrating Chinese New Year to do so safely, especially when handling fireworks.
8 days ago
Image of the Fender's Blue Butterfly (Photo courtesy of The Nature Conservancy)...
Zoe Sottile, CNN

This butterfly was once thought extinct. Now it’s off the endangered species list

The Fender's blue butterfly has fluttered away from the brink of extinction. The species was reclassified from "endangered" to "threatened".
8 days ago
egg cartons are pictured in a store fridge, there is currently an egg shortage...
Mark Jones

Smuggling eggs: What people will do these days to get eggs

ABC News correspondent Alex Stone tells KSL NewsRadio that he has heard reports of the smuggling of eggs into the country by citizens who live near the Mexico border.
9 days ago
Two events hosted by Intermountain Healthcare trauma teams educated Utah skiers and sledders about ...
Waverly Golden

Intermountain Healthcare hosts mountain safety events to keep Utah skiers and sledders out of the ER

Two events hosted by Intermountain Healthcare trauma teams educated Utah skiers and sledders about the importance of wearing a helmet.
9 days ago
Green plants growing in rectangular soil bed...
Michelle Lee

Choosing what seeds to plant in your garden

SALT LAKE CITY – Sheriden Hansen, extension assistant professor and horticulturist at the Utah State University Botanical Center, joined Maria and Taun on the KSL Greenhouse Show to discuss how she decides what seeds to plant in her garden. “There’s usually a story associated with some of the plants that I select,” Sheriden said. She […]
9 days ago
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Simone Seikaly and Waverly Golden

One injured in avalanche near Aspen Grove in Provo Canyon

The Utah County Sheriff's Office said a 26-year-old was injured in the avalanche and required help from a medical helicopter.
9 days ago
It was one of the largest avalanches in memory at Bridal Veil Falls, and a little over a week later...
Andrew Adams

Deputies renew warning to steer clear of Bridal Veil Falls avalanche area

The avalanche on Jan. 10 left snow piled as much as 60 feet deep at the base of the falls, said Sgt. Spencer Cannon with Utah County Sheriff’s Office.
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