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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Connor Shanklin in Park City on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Shanklin has been working in his new job at the nonprofit National Ability Center for about six months, but he commutes from Salt Lake City because he hasn't been able to find housing he can afford in Park City.

Renters are being ‘priced out’ of Park City

By Sara Tabin | July 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) American white pelicans fly alongside black-necked stilts at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, a 77,000-acre nature reserve in the northern Great Salt Lake on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Pelicans at the refuge have flown thousands of miles to get to the Great Salt Lake, where thousands of them will hatch chicks on Gunnison Island, one of the species’ largest breeding colonies.

Birds throughout the hemisphere could pay for Utah’s water mistakes

By Sara Tabin | July 9, 2021, 3:11 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Commissioner Bill Lee speaks during a rally protesting against masks being required in schools, before the Utah County Commission meeting in Provo, on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Lee and the other members of the Utah County Commission voted Wednesday, June 30, 2021, to reduce property taxes.

Utah County Commission votes to reduce property taxes

By Sara Tabin | July 2, 2021, 10:47 p.m.

Structures no longer threatened in Cache County

By Sara Tabin | June 30, 2021, 11:38 p.m.

(Utah Department of Transportation) Flooding inundates SR-9 near Zion National Park on Tuesday.

More flash flooding is ‘probable’ even as Zion National Park tries to clean up

By Sara Tabin | Scott D. Pierce | June 30, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

Extricating pilot from plane crash in North Logan took 6 hours, official says

By Sara Tabin | June 27, 2021, 8:46 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Merchant will serve another term after being reelected Saturday.

Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Merchant granted another term, seeks a bluer, better state

By Sara Tabin | June 27, 2021, 12:58 p.m.

(Utah County Sheriff) Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue searches for a missing man who went under the surface of Spring Lake on the evening of Friday, June 25, 2021.

Utah County Sheriff’s Department identifies teenager who apparently drowned at Spring Lake

By Sara Tabin | June 27, 2021, 12:19 a.m.

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Four people on Southwest flight taken to hospital following turbulence

By Sara Tabin | June 26, 2021, 12:41 a.m.

(Mark Hansen | The Salt Lake Tribune) Residents aren't allowed to use fireworks in Ogden until November.

Ogden becomes the latest Utah city to ban fireworks

By Sara Tabin | June 25, 2021, 2:05 a.m.

Two more people arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Taylorsville

By Sara Tabin | June 23, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Murray police shoot and kill man

By Sara Tabin | June 23, 2021, 3:03 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Nailah Mansa, volunteer coordinator for the Juneteenth Planning Commission joins Betty Sawyer, Director of Project Success Coalition Ogden as they take a brief break to catch their breath during the 32nd Annual Utah Juneteenth Festival and Holiday Commemoration at the Ogden Amphitheater on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Sawyer exclaimed “this has been a twenty year journey for me to pass this nationally, and it feels great.”

Utahns participate in Juneteenth events, feel federal designation a ‘step in the right direction’

By Jordan Miller | Sara Tabin | June 20, 2021, 8:28 p.m.

(Iron County Sheriff's Office) An image of the Flatt Fire, near Enterprise, that forced evacuations Friday, June 18, 2021.

Flatt Fire forces evacuations near Enterprise

By Sara Tabin | June 19, 2021, 2:43 p.m.

Holladay bans fireworks

By Sara Tabin | June 18, 2021, 11:11 p.m.

(David Briscoe  |  The Associated Press) This July 2002 file photo shows a sailing ship in the harbor at Pago Pago, American Samoa. Many residents of American Samoa were concerned that a federal judge's recent ruling in Utah, saying those born in the U.S. territory should be recognized as U.S. citizens, would threaten "fa'a Samoa," the Samoan way of life. On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, the decision was reversed by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver.

U.S. Court of Appeals rules against citizenship for those from American Samoa

By Sara Tabin | June 17, 2021, 1:05 p.m.

(Photo by Bryan Schott  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Blaze burning in Millcreek on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

Over 60 firefighters from six agencies working fire in Millcreek

By Sara Tabin | Bryan Schott | June 17, 2021, 3:30 a.m.

(Zak Podmore | The Salt Lake Tribune) A charred National Forest sign is left in the remnants of the Pack Creek Fire south east of Moab, June 14, 2021.

The Pack Creek Fire has cost $2.6M to fight and could burn for weeks before it’s contained

By Sara Tabin | June 22, 2021, 5:47 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kids cool off in the water at Fairbourne Station in West Valley City, on Monday, June 7, 2021.

Heat wave breaks Salt Lake City’s record June high at 107 degrees, causes health concerns

By Sara Tabin | June 16, 2021, 3:01 a.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Traffic on 400 South in Salt Lake City is photographed on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Almost twice as many people died in alcohol-involved crashes on Utah roads in 2020 as they did in 2019, according to data from the Utah Department of Transportation.

Alcohol-involved deaths on roads doubled during COVID year

By Sara Tabin | June 14, 2021, 5:08 p.m.

(Courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Ceremonial shovels were used in the groundbreaking ceremony.

Ground broken for Syracuse LDS Temple

By Sara Tabin | June 13, 2021, 1:11 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Heat waves rise along the causeway to Antelope Island State Park on April 25, 2020. An excessive heat warning is in place for much of the state starting on Monday, June 14, 2021.

Another heat wave expected to blast Utah

By Sara Tabin | June 13, 2021, 5:50 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) David Archuleta performs at the inauguration of Gov. Spencer Cox, at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The former Murray resident announced he is a member of the LGBTQIA+ community on social media on Saturday, June 11, 2021.

‘American Idol’ star, returned LDS missionary David Archuleta comes out as LGBTQ online

By Sara Tabin | June 13, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Firefighters and utility workers climb up the hill to check out the power poles, near the area where the Bear Fire burns in the mountains northwest of Helper on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. As of Friday, June 11, 2021, the blaze had topped 8,000 acres and was considered 5% contained.

U.S. Route 6 reopens, but drivers impede firefighters

By Sara Tabin | June 12, 2021, 5:09 a.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Utah’s 29 sheriffs have signed onto a lengthy statement which promises to protect residents’ Second Amendment rights.

Utah sheriffs say they will protect Second Amendment rights

By Sara Tabin | June 12, 2021, 4:01 a.m.