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Amy Joi O'Donoghue
Amy Joi O'Donoghue is the environmental reporter the Deseret News, specializing in coverage of issues that affect land, air, water and energy development. She has worked here since 1998 and has been an assistant city editor and reported on the governorís office, health and human services and criminal justice issues. In Ogden, she worked at the Standard-Examiner for 15 years as a reporter and editor. A native of Ogden, Amy Joi started writing while still in grade school and went on to attend Weber State University as an honors student in political science and communications. She has won multiple awards over her career and would like to go onto graduate school.

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A man received serious injuries after he was thrown from the horse was riding on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened at the rodeo grounds in Cedar Fort, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
A mass was held Sunday in Spanish to bid farewell to Bishop John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City.
There were children, the elderly and generations of families who took time Sunday to reflect on loved ones lost. The yearly Memorial Day tradition filled the Salt Lake City Cemetery and others throughout the st...
A 17-year-old boy died Friday after ingesting an illicit substance, possibly LSD, and two of his friends were rushed to the hospital, where they were treated and later released. Farmington police say they are w...
A Tennessee man died Sunday in a single car accident on state Route 24, outside of Capitol Reef National Park in south-central Utah. UHP troopers said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
Utah's energy development sector and related businesses took center stage at the Governor's Energy Summit in Salt Lake City. At the same time, a new report was released showing energy and energy-related mining ...
Utah can boast of low unemployment, a thriving economy and scenic outdoors, but air pollution — both real and reputation — can scare away people who want to move here or drive residents away.
An audit critical of state water supply projections received a second hearing Wednesday before a committee of Utah lawmakers, with some indicating there is need for statutory fixes to how the state logs water s...
A huge renewable energy project is nearing its final stages of environmental review, including which route the 725-mile line takes across Utah and three other states. The TransWest line would deliver wind-ener...
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's Energy Summit convenes Wednesday and continues through Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. More than 1,200 people are expected to attend the summit, including Colorado Gov. J...