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Richfield man retires from Postal Service after 70 years

Richfield man retires from Postal Service after 70 years

The Richfield Postal Service is honoring one of its finest for his 70 years of service. A retirement part was held Wednesday for 91-year-old Jack Lund–who has been driving mail between Post Offices in Provo and Richfield since 1949. The Postal Service says Lund has never failed to deliver the […]

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Utah authorities identify snowmobiler killed in avalanche

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified a central Utah man who died after an avalanche buried him as he was snowmobiling. Summit County sheriff’s officials say 49-year-old Jason Lyman, of Mona, was on a snowmobile about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Salt Lake City on Saturday when […]

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The Latest: Utah lawmakers pass Medicaid expansion changes

Utah lawmakers’ plan to scale back a voter-approved Medicaid expansion has passed a key vote despite protests from advocates who say it guts a plan the majority of voters want. The Utah House of Representatives passed the measure Friday that would provide insurance under Medicaid for about 50,000 fewer people […]

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Drug bust in Sevier County brings two into custody

Drug bust in Sevier County brings two into custody

Two people are now in custody in Sevier County after a drug bust on Thursday in Richfield. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the Sevier County Major Crimes officers arrested Bret Zimmer and Staci Peterson–both from Sigurd–for suspected distribution of illegal drugs. Multiple search warrants were issued for Zimmer’s […]

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Body of missing snowmobiler recovered after avalanche in Beaver County

Beaver County Search and Rescue crews have recovered the body of a snowmobiler who disappeared in an avalanche Thursday evening on Circleville Mountain. Sergeant Glen Woolsey says three people on snowmobiles were in the bowl area on Circleville Mountain when the avalanche hit.  A man riding behind the first two […]

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Mink bounty added in Sevier County

Mink bounty added in Sevier County

You can now get money for killing feral mink in Sevier County Sevier County Commissioners approved the bounty last week. According to commissioner Tooter Ogden, they have been working on controlling the feral population for a while. They’re now hoping this bounty can help stop the feral populations from breeding […]

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Gov. Herbert calls for bigger tax cut in State of the State

Gov. Herbert calls for bigger tax cut in State of the State

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert increased his tax-cut proposal to $225 million on Wednesday as he pressed his call to restructure the tax system by putting new taxes on services, a project he called the state’s No. 1 priority. The Republican governor gave his 10th State […]

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Police make drug bust and arrest in Richfield

Police make drug bust and arrest in Richfield

A Richfield man is now in jail after police made a drug bust early Thursday morning. Police Chief Trent Lloyd says they arrested Philip Troy Hatch for meth. Lloyd wouldn’t say exactly how much meth was found, but says a large amount. Lloyd says they’ve been following Hatch for months, […]

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Fire burns house in Manti

Fire burns house in Manti

The owners of a house in Manti are without a home after a fire Wednesday. Ken and Janet Glenn had just left their home when a neighbor called-in the fire near 400 North and 250 West. The home is likely a total loss. Officials from the Manti, Sterling, Gunnison and […]

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Utah spent nearly $70K on national parks during shutdown

Utah spent nearly $70K on national parks during shutdown

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah spent nearly $70,000 to keep national park services going in the state during the 35-day partial government shutdown. The Deseret News reports the state funding was combined with private donations to keep open Zion, Bryce Canyon and Arches, the three most popular national parks in Utah. […]

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