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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Effort to recruit more women to fight wildfires is working

When Megan Saylors heard a speaker at her high school describe wildland firefighting, it didn’t sound like a job she wanted to pursue. That would change. In college, the pre-med student landed a summer job ... → Read More

Mormon missionary returns to Utah home after Brussels bombing

One of the Mormon missionaries who was hurt in the Brussels bombing is now home from the hospital. Mason Wells, 19, returned to his Sandy home Thursday after about a month in the burn unit ... → Read More

Crews responding to refinery fire in Woods Cross

Crews were responding Tuesday afternoon to a fire at a Woods Cross refinery. Smoke could be seen rising from an asphalt tank fire at Foreland Refinery, located at 1582 W. 2600 South. The South Davis ... → Read More

'Sister Wives' family asks for a rehearing in Utah polygamy case

The Brown family, of the TLC show “Sister Wives,” wants a rehearing in their case against the state of Utah. On Monday, Kody Brown and his four wives — Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn — ... → Read More

Salt Lake City pro-life proponents join nationwide protest

Standing in the rain outside a Planned Parenthood center Saturday, men, women and children sang and waved signs in solidarity with those who want to see abortions made illegal. About 50 protesters, including members of ... → Read More

Boy dies in Salt Lake County, likely in a drowning

A nearly 2-year-old boy died Friday evening after an apparent drowning in Salt Lake County. The drowning occurred near 2800 North Rose Park Lane, according to the Unified Police Department. At the time, he was playing outside with other children, according to a tweet from the department. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information is available. → Read More

Brewvies files lawsuit against DABC after 'Deadpool' citation

Brewvies has sued the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for punishing the cinema pub over serving alcohol during screenings of “Deadpool.” Earlier this month, the DABC cited Brewvies, which faces a fine of up ... → Read More

James Christopher, architect who designed Snowbird of much of Salt Lake City, dies at 85

James Christopher, the architect whose use of concrete and indirect and natural light were part of designs for buildings such as Snowbird resort and Nunemaker Place at Westminster College, died Tuesday. He was 85. Christopher ... → Read More

Beaver County woman's death investigated as homicide

A Beaver County woman’s boyfriend has been arrested after investigators found her shot to death. The Beaver County Sheriff’s Office has not released the woman’s name yet. On Saturday night, someone called the police and ... → Read More

Leak causes $1 million in damage to University of Utah building

A building at the University of Utah’s Research Park suffered about $1 million in damage after dirty water leaked into the basement. At about 7 p.m. Friday, water began leaking from a hole in the ... → Read More

Sen. Jim Dabakis is one of the people trying to buy The

A prominent Utah state senator confirmed that he’s part of a group that wants to buy The Salt Lake Tribune. Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, is one of five people in the group pursuing ... → Read More

Salt Lake City police investigate woman's death as possibly homicide

Salt Lake City police are investigating a woman’s death as a possible homicide. Shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, 911 dispatchers received a hang-up call from a cell phone, said Detective Cody Lougy. He couldn’t say ... → Read More

Semi-truck driver's door stops bullet in drive-by shooting

Utah Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a drive-by shooting in Salt Lake County. On Saturday morning, a man was driving a semi-truck hauling cars on south Interstate 15. After the semi entered the freeway from ... → Read More

Search is on for missing man who left stranded family to find help in snowy Iron County mountains

Crews are scouring the Iron County mountains in search of a missing man. Daniel Michael Brown and his family were driving along a mountain road Monday afternoon when their van got stuck near Kane Springs. ... → Read More

Two Mormon missionaries hurt in Brussels bombings return to Utah

The two younger Utah missionaries hurt in last week’s Brussels bombings have returned home. Mason Wells, 19, and Joseph Empey, 20, have returned to Utah, where they are being treated at an area hospital, according ... → Read More

In TV interview, family of Mormon missionary injured in Brussels attack describes miracle

Shortly before Easter, Pam Norby told NBC News that her family experienced a miracle amid the bombing in Brussels. Her husband, 66-year-old Richard Norby of Lehi, was hurt in Tuesday’s terrorist bombing at a Brussels ... → Read More

Deadpool — the perfect anti-hero for the Internet age — shows fans that they ‘can be anybody’

Deadpool was made for the Internet age years before the advent of broadband and Web search engines. When Fabian Nicieza co-created the Marvel Comics mercenary with Rob Liefeld in 1991, Deadpool embodied the id with ... → Read More

My heart-pounding journey through 'The Walking Dead Experience'

You don’t want me on your team when a zombie outbreak tears down the walls of civilization. ... → Read More

Utah bird savior and rocket scientist Bob Ebeling dies at age 89

Bob Ebeling had two careers: one sending people into space and the other sending them to nature. It was obvious which one was closer to his heart. “I’d never trade one minute spent at the ... → Read More

Woman in critical condition after central Utah crash

A woman is in critical condition after a crash in Emery County on Sunday. About 2:40 p.m., a male was driving eastbound on U.S. Route 6 when Utah Highway Patrol troopers say he dropped his ... → Read More