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Cathy McKitrick

Multimedia Reporter
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After late start, Utah ski season excites locals and tourists

EDEN — By mid-morning Saturday, vehicles had begun to park in Nordic Valley’s overflow lots and the mountain teemed with activity as skiers and...


White Christmas forecast for northern Utah

OGDEN — Finally, valley snow — residents in northern Utah can expect a fresh white blanketing of the landscape Christmas morning. Mike Conger,...


IRS grapples with budget cuts and a complex tax code

OGDEN — The head of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service warned that recent budget cuts could mean longer processing time for returns and refunds, and possibly...


Vaping more than a youth fad

OGDEN — Business appears to be booming at the Vapor Vault near Newgate Mall. What started as a tiny shop on Historic 25th Street in 2011 has now grown into...


One woman's journey from illiteracy to passionate professional

OGDEN — As a child, Karen Burton played barefoot along the Truckee River in California with her six siblings, unaware of the deep poverty in which her family...


Project Elf a happy note for at-risk youth on Christmas

OGDEN — The holiday season can feel especially harsh to children and teens who have suffered abuse, neglect or abandonment. But Project Elf, a program...


Clean air advocates sue state over refinery permit

SALT LAKE CITY — Environmental advocates have filed a lawsuit in Utah’s Court of Appeals contesting the state Division of Air Quality’s issuance...


Kier gives evicted, disabled woman more time to move out

OGDEN — An Ogden woman’s recent eviction case raises several questions about the difficulty of balancing landlord-tenant rights. Cindy Schneider, 59,...


Weber advocates aim to stem the tide of repeat offenders

OGDEN — Law enforcement personnel, legislators and other stakeholders gathered at the Weber Center to learn about two key programs that could help stem...


Utah's record warm temperatures fine for water skiing

WILLARD BAY — In mid-November, Mindi and Casey Humpherys winterized their boat because air temperatures hit freezing, ice had formed on the edges of Willard...

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