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(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Embassy Apartments tenant Debi Raynor looks at the patio of her home, May 14, 2020. Raynor was told on Thursday that she and others could not enter their apartments due to the presence of asbestos. An early morning fire ripped through the building, injuring three firefighters and displacing residents on Tuesday.

Salt Lake City apartment fire displaces tenants who only recently found homes after living on the street

By Taylor Stevens | May 18, 2020, 3:24 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Audiences members listen as the Cantorum Chamber Choir performs at The Cathedral of the Madeleine on April 28, 2019. The performance was the inaugural event of this year's Madeleine Festival.

Madeleine Festival isn’t just filled with religious music

By Scott D. Pierce | January 2, 2020, 9:37 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Social media influencer Brittany Jepsen shares a photo with Hannah Lewis in the Utah Opera costume shop during a preview event for "Norma," at the Utah Opera Production Studios.

Meet the social media influencers nudging you to try Utah Opera

By Larrisa Beth Turner | January 2, 2020, 9:35 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Marci Richards, 73, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin takes to the ice for a practice session as she gets ready to compete in the 2019 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships, now in its 25th year, being held at the SLC Sports Complex. Richards who started skating to recover following a skiing accident has competed in 18 Adult Nationals and loves to skate. Over 600 skaters between 21 and 80 will compete April 3-6.

National championships in Salt Lake City prove you’re never too old to figure skate

By Kathy Stephenson | April 5, 2019, 3:34 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Tracy Aviary has a variety of new birds, including three new baby Chilean Flamingos. The trio, ranging in age from 14 to 29 days of age are growing fast and the aviary is currently having a naming competition. Every egg that is laid at the aviary is given a number. Chick 3 just happened to get the egg number 007, so keepers decided to theme the flamingo chick naming contest with 007 names.

Salt Lake City’s Tracy Aviary has new baby flamingos and toucans; we got pictures and video

| August 15, 2018, 4:11 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Helicopters and tankers fight the Dollar Ridge Fire at Strawberry Reservoir, Friday July 6, 2018.

Officials give update on Dollar Ridge Fire

| July 10, 2018, 1:35 a.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Thunder forward Russell Westbrook arrives before Game 6 of the first round playoff game between Utah and Oklahoma City, Friday, April 27, 2018.

Monson: Donovan Mitchell teaches Russell Westbrook one last lesson

By Gordon Monson | April 29, 2018, 3:13 a.m.

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the 2018 Utah County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

Dana Milbank video: I don't need binders of reasons to love Mitt Romney

By Dana Milbank | The Washington Post | February 17, 2018, 4:45 a.m.

Photo courtesy Ballet West/Luke Isley: Nathan Chen (right) shown here during one of his many roles in Ballet West's "The Nutcracker" in Salt Lake City.

How formative years at Salt Lake City’s Ballet West helped make Nathan Chen America’s next figure skating star

By Christopher Kamrani | February 8, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Mac Bohonnon will try to qualify for the 2018 Olympic Games later this week.

A Utah aerialist plans to attempt the daring ‘Hurricane’ move to honor his mentor at the Olympics

By Christopher Kamrani | April 5, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Richard Elliott snaps his fingers as he plays "Go Tell if on the Mountain" with his feet.

Meet the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s secret weapon: organist Richard Elliott

By Catherine Reese Newton | December 10, 2017, 6:11 p.m.

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Rob Jones, a retired Marine Corps Sergeant who lost both legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, runs a marathon, (26.2) miles in Liberty Park in Salt Lake City Wednesday Oct. 25. He won a Bronze Medal in the Paralympics and he wis the first and only double above the knee amputee to ride a normal bicycle 5,180 miles across America. Now, he is set to run 31 marathons in 31 days in 31 major cities. Starting in London on October 12th, and continuing in the United States and Toronto, he will run 26.2 miles in the selected city on his own, travel to the next city, and repeat, ending appropriately on Veterans Day in our Nation’s Capital.  His motto, “Survive. Recover. Live.”

This double-amputee Marine has run 14 marathons in 14 days — and plans to do 17 more to raise $1 million for wounded veterans

By Brennan Smith | October 26, 2017, 1:15 a.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) 	
Ammon Smith has outdone himself again this Halloween season dressing up his home along 900 East in Sugarhouse.   He's done something wild and scary in his yard for the past five years.  This year it's King Kong.

Salt Lake City man famous for massive Halloween displays — including this year’s giant King Kong, Empire State Building

By Brennan Smith | October 15, 2017, 3:03 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Dar Willes is embraced by her mother Nacele Hart during a special show of more than 100 quilts and numerous sewing projects created by Nacele over a 10-year period for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. On Friday at a church in Orem her family put them on display with plans to hand them out Saturday to her loved ones. She's also currently battling cancer.

With her cancer advancing, Utah woman finds peace in passing out more than 100 handmade quilts to those she loves

By Brennan Smith | September 25, 2017, 1:52 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Violin maker Daniel Prier in his studio in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

The blacksmith, the taxidermist and the violin-maker: These Utahns are keeping traditional professions alive

By Brennan Smith | September 24, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Ryan Reisbeck is the world's No. 2-ranked Long Driver and is competing in this week's World Championship in Oklahoma. He was photographed here on the 13th hole during a corporate event at River Oaks Golf Course in Sandy Thursday August 17, 2017.

Former Ute pitcher Ryan Reisbeck never heard of Long Drive, before his tee shot bounced past the clubhouse

By Kurt Kragthorpe | September 3, 2017, 5:30 p.m.