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Utah’s snowpack levels remain below average

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials say snow levels in Utah remain below the state’s typical average despite a wet winter. The Standard-Examiner reports the National Resource Conservation Service says Utah’s snowpack is near normal at 92 percent, compared to 51 percent in 2018. The agency, in its January Utah Climate and Water […]

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Tactics questioned in ex-Utah State player investigation

Tactics questioned in ex-Utah State player investigation

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors questioned the tactics used by a police detective when he investigated a rape allegation against a promising Utah State University football player as the handling of the allegations surfaced during trial. Defense attorneys for Torrey Green called Logan detective Kendall Olsen to the stand Monday, […]

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Bradley J. Cook named 17th president of Snow College

Bradley J. Cook named 17th president of Snow College

The Utah Board of Regents has unanimously selected Bradley J. Cook as the seventeenth president of Snow College. “Dr. Cook is a nationally respected scholar and dynamic leader in higher education,” said Harris Simmons, Chair of the Board of Regents. “His experience, vision, and dedication to academic excellence will ensure […]

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School District Warns Of Momo Challenge

School District Warns Of Momo Challenge

The North Sanpete School District recently sent a warning notice to parents regarding a recent social media challenge that poses a risk to children and young adults. The Momo challenge, as it’s called, uses video games and social media to encourage users to commit dangerous and sometimes violent act towards […]

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Police arrest 2 men in Utah mall shooting that wounded 2

Police arrest 2 men in Utah mall shooting that wounded 2

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Two 19-year-old men have been arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded two people outside a Utah shopping mall and scattered hundreds of terrified shoppers, police said Monday. Authorities said it was a gang-related fight that involved about a dozen people and shots fired from […]

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Livestock calls taking up 20 percent of Sevier County Sheriff’s time

Livestock calls taking up 20 percent of Sevier County Sheriff’s time

Livestock calls are taking up a lot of time for deputies in Sevier County. According to a report from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office of yearly totals, deputies responded to 238 livestock calls, 45 horses out and 73 other animal problems in 2018. Sheriff Nate Curtis says this amounts to […]

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Utah couple on track to open state’s first tilapia farm

Utah couple on track to open state’s first tilapia farm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah couple is on track to open the state’s first tilapia farm after they got an exemption from a law that prohibits commercial farming of the species because it can pose a threat to native fish. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Cliff and Teri Sackett are […]

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Shooting near Utah mall possibly gang related

Shooting near Utah mall possibly gang related

Utah police say two people are in the hospital after a shooting Sunday outside a popular mall in a Salt Lake City suburb. Murray Police officer Kenny Bass (bas) says the incident is possibly gang related and they are searching for three suspects. Bass says the two people were shot […]

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Salt Lake City police say they’re investigating a homicide

Salt Lake City police say they’re investigating a homicide

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Salt Lake City say they’re investigating a fatal shooting that is being called a homicide. Officers were called to the scene of a shooting around 8 p.m. Saturday. They say a person was found who had been shot and killed. The name of […]

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Utah police chief: Slain officer ‘sacrificed his life’

Utah police chief: Slain officer ‘sacrificed his life’

OREM, Utah (AP) — A Provo police officer fatally shot during an encounter with a wanted man had “selflessly sacrificed his life to protect the lives of his fellow officers,” the city’s police chief said Saturday during the officer’s funeral. Police have released few specifics of what happened the night […]

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