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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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Fayette mayor calls it quits

Fayette mayor calls it quits

Fallout from the Fayette Town misappropriation of funds case continues to affect the town, with the resignation of the mayor being the latest consequence. At the Town Council meeting on February 7, Councilman Brandon Jensen announced that Mayor Brenda Liefson had turned in her keys and all documents associated with […]

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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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Juab County man dies after being buried by an avalanche

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a central Utah man is dead after an avalanche buried him while he was snowmobiling about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Salt Lake City. Summit County Sheriff’s officials say the slide triggered Saturday afternoon near Coalville trapped 49-year-old Jason Lyman of Mona […]

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State funding boosts Juab County’s public defender office

State funding boosts Juab County’s public defender office

NEPHI, Utah (AP) — A recent report found that an influx of state funding to bolster county public defenders offices has transformed what used to be a one-man operation in sparsely populated Juab County to help people who can’t afford private attorneys get better legal representation. The Deseret News reports that $142,000 […]

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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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Native American group to Utah school: Keep “Redmen” mascot

Native American group to Utah school: Keep “Redmen” mascot

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A national Native American organization is urging a southern Utah high school to keep the “Redmen” mascot rather than change it over concerns about it being offensive. The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reports that representatives with the Native American Guardians Association said Saturday during a presentation […]

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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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