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Six arrested in Sanpete County after drugs and thousands of stolen items found

Six arrested in Sanpete County after drugs and thousands of stolen items found

Police finally have a conclusion to investigations into several thefts throughout Central Utah in the past few months. The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office has arrested six individuals after searches of a home North of Ephraim turned up stolen items. Breonna Thurston was first arrested by Deputies for an outstanding warrant […]

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Rocky Mountain Power canceles planned power outage

Rocky Mountain Power canceles planned power outage

UPDATE: Rocky Mountain Power has told Mid-Utah Radio that the planned outage is canceled as of Friday morning. There is a possibility the outage may be moved to another date. — Rocky Mountain Power has a planned power interruption scheduled for Saturday, November 17 beginning at 7 a.m. for approximately […]

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Sanpete County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers 

Sanpete County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers 

Sanpete County is now the sixth county in Utah to take drugmakers and distributors to court over the toll of the opioid epidemic. In their court filing, the Sanpete County Attorney’s Office accuses pharmaceutical companies of misleading residents by using a “publicity machine” to convince them opioids were safe and posed little […]

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Election Results: Sanpete County

Election Results: Sanpete County

County Attorney Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote KEVIN L. DANIELS REPUBLICAN 100.00% 7441 County Auditor Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote STACEY LYON REPUBLICAN 100.00% 7454 County Clerk Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote SANDY NEILL REPUBLICAN 100.00% 7560 County Commission Seat A Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote […]

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Idaho reviews prison fire crews after inmate accused of rape

Idaho reviews prison fire crews after inmate accused of rape

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho is reviewing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help fight wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah firefighting base camp. Idaho prison officials are working with the state’s lands department as they scrutinize which […]

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Mt. Pleasant mayor and public works director resign

Mt. Pleasant mayor and public works director resign

Mt. Pleasant will be looking for a new mayor again for the second time in two years. Mayor Sandra Bigler submitted a letter of resignation to the City Council, citing personal reasons. A letter released by Bigler on Friday goes into more detail though about frustrations in working with the […]

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Fire in Ephraim auto body shop burns for hours Wednesday night

Fire in Ephraim auto body shop burns for hours Wednesday night

The Ephraim Volunteer Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire after they battled flames late into the night Wednesday. The fire broke out at the Layton Auto Body shop in Ephraim near 400 South 100 East. Neighbors reported hearing an explosion about 10 p.m. Staff were in the […]

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Gunnison Middle School resuming classes after water-line flooding

Gunnison Middle School resuming classes after water-line flooding

Gunnison Middle School will resume classes at regular times on Wednesday after flooding forced the closure of the school on Monday. According to officials, the floors, administration area and gym received damage. 70 percent of the school had some amount of water, with one inch the most any part received. […]

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Cult leader tells court he’s following “heavenly laws” in child marriage

Cult leader tells court he’s following “heavenly laws” in child marriage

MANTI, Utah (AP) — A self-styled prophet who helped lead a Utah doomsday cult that believed in polygamy and promoted child marriage remained defiant Wednesday as he was sent to prison for at least 25 years. John Coltharp, 35, told a judge he was following “heavenly laws” and was an […]

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Wildfires continue in Sanpete and Utah Counties

Wildfires continue in Sanpete and Utah Counties

The Coal Hollow and Hilltop fires are both continuing to burn in Utah and Sanpete Counties. The same Type two incident management team is working on both fires and sharing resources. According to the Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office, the two structures burned in the Hilltop Fire were not homes. One […]

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