Carole Mikita

Washington, D.C. Temple: A Sacred Monument

The Washington, D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sits on 52 acres of land just outside our nation's Capitol.
6 months ago

Carmelite Fair makes a comeback after two-year COVID break

After a two-year pause because of the pandemic, the annual Carmelite Fair in Holladay is returning Sunday.
7 months ago

Utah’s Episcopal Diocese leader is retiring after 12 years of leadership

Bishop Scott Hayashi, the leader of Utah's Episcopal Diocese, is retiring after years of providing a voice of calm and friendship in interfaith relationships.
7 months ago

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ coming to Salt Lake City

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a story most are familiar with because of the beloved book and film. Now, the Broadway touring company is coming to the Eccles Theatre with the Tony award-winning production.
7 months ago

Thousands of Virginia Latter-day Saints celebrate the rededicated Washington D.C. Temple

On Sunday morning, thousands of Latter-day Saints filled the D.C temple grounds to be part of the rededication with President Russell M. Nelson.
8 months ago

Old story of temple guard dog recalled during rededication weekend for Washington D.C. Temple

The Washington, D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been closed for the last four years because of a renovation and then the pandemic. The First Presidency traveled to our nation's capitol this weekend to rededicate the temple.
8 months ago

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art set for first performance in Utah

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London is performing this week at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. It is a historic moment for both companies.
8 months ago

Jean Bingham serves as first woman grand marshal for Days of ’47 Parade

Jean B. Bingham will be the first woman Grand Marshal of the Days of '47 Parade this Pioneer Day.
9 months ago

‘I AM: The Journey’ based on President Russell M. Nelson’s counsel opens Saturday

The Center for Latter-day Saint Arts is sponsoring an international production of “I AM: The Journey.” It’s a music, dance, and art production that was based on President Russell M. Nelson's counsel to 'root out racism.'
10 months ago

Broadway production of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ opens in Salt Lake

It's opening night for the Broadway touring company of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" at the Eccles Theatre. This is the company’s final stop and they are excited to pull out all the stops.
10 months ago

Remembering Sen. Hatch’s work to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act

Among the hundreds of pieces of legislation that Sen. Orrin Hatch helped to pass during his time in Congress, the ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, ranks among the most important.
11 months ago

Orrin Hatch lived a fascinating life in Utah and the Senate

Orrin Hatch was known as a titan of the Senate but his life was much fuller than his public service. On November 16th, 2018, President Donald Trump honored retiring US Senator Orrin Hatch with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his over four decades of public service.
11 months ago

Easter, Passover and Ramadan overlap for the first time in 33 years

For the first time in more than three decades, members of Islam, Christianity and Judaism will mark a Holy Season in April. Three religious leaders in Utah hope the faithful will make this a time of unity.
12 months ago

‘Someone at the other end’: Utahns provide safe haven for Afghan refugees

In the past six months, Utah has welcomed nearly 900 refugees from Afghanistan. Gov. Spencer Cox calls it the largest resettlement in our state’s history. It's the topic of one of KSL's specials airing during General Conference weekend.
1 year ago

Relief Society celebrates 180th anniversary

Thursday marks the 180th anniversary of the Relief Society – the women's organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  KSL's Carole Mikita talked with President Jean Bingham.
1 year ago

Artist creating sacred images in dome of Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church

Members of the Greek Orthodox community in Utah have recently hired an iconographer to create sacred images for the dome of Prophet Elias Church in Holladay. KSL's Carole Mikita brings us the exclusive story of an ancient art form.
1 year ago

Production of ‘The Messenger’ is unsettling reminder of pandemic

A disease threatens lives and members of the press are reporting about it in different ways. Sound familiar? This story was written before the pandemic.  
1 year ago

High School Musical Theater Awards Take Virtual Stage During Pandemic

Utah high school theater teachers and students will hold their statewide competition Saturday in a virtual theater because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 years ago

Utah Shakespeare Festival Partners With World-Famous London Acting Program

The Utah Shakespeare Festival has made history after forming a five-year partnership with one of the world's finest actor training programs, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, something that has never happened before in the United States.
3 years ago

‘Saints’ Volume 2 Released, Temple Exhibit Opens At Church History Museum

The Church History Museum opened a new interactive exhibition to teach children about temples that will be in place during the renovation of the Salt Lake Temple. Also on Wednesday, Church officials released "Saints" volume 2.
3 years ago