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Recent missionary killed after carjacking was 'as pure as they come'

A Farmington woman who recently returned home after serving an LDS mission was killed Monday.

Risks of avalanches, crashes swell with pre-holiday snowstorm

Ski patroller Mike Erickson was partially buried in an avalanche Tuesday morning at Snowbasin Resort after getting caught up in the slide while trying to make a slope safer for skiers and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Inspectors make sure consumers pay correct price for items

Utah's Weights and Measures program ensures that when items are scanned at the register, they reflect the price displayed on store shelves. A Harmons store in Farmington currently has a 100 percent... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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Two arrested for allegedly setting Layton Elementary School portable on fire

Two men who allegedly broke into a portable classroom at Layton Elementary School and then started multiple fires inside were arrested early Monday. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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A grand view of the Salt Lake Valley

Sunlight illuminates the snow-covered Grandeur Peak and the Salt Lake Valley below on Friday. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

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Kaysville taps former councilman to fill open seat on council

Former City Councilman Chris Snell has been appointed to fill Councilman Jared Taylor’s seat. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Syracuse mom gathers care baskets for families with babies in NICU

Having a child in the hospital can be stressful and, at times, lonely. A Syracuse mother whose daughter spent six months in the neonatal intensive care unit knows those feelings all too well. Now... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Study: Salt Lake among most affordable health care cities, but with some caveats

A new study on health care spending adds more depth to a conversation that has often touted Utah as the most affordable state in the nation, experts said. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Firefighters warn public to stay back in case of downed power lines

South Davis Metro Firefighters warn that you only have to get close to suffer serious electric shock around downed power lines. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Kaysville campgrounds named after 3 former mayors

The three new campsites have been named in honor of three former Kaysville City mayors. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Clearfield names new city attorney

Stuart Williams has been named city attorney following the appointment of his predecessor, Brian Bower, as a justice court judge. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Intermountain Healthcare to build new hospital in Layton

Intermountain Healthcare has announced plans to build a full-service hospital at Layton Parkway west of the south I-15 interchange and the FrontRunner tracks. Construction will begin in March 2016... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Snow pounds the Wasatch Front with more on the way

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's largest snowstorm in two years brought record snowfall to parts of the Wasatch Front, left commuters with a white-knuckle drive both to and from work, brought... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Veterans honored with wreaths at thousands of Utah gravesites (+photos)

"We shall never forget you." Those words spoken by an officiator at one of 35 Wreaths Across America events Saturday in Utah rang true as volunteers and family members of lost and fallen military... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

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Teen killed in auto-pedestrian accident was Syracuse High student

A 16-year-old who was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident Thursday was identified Friday as a Syracuse High School student. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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16-year-old boy killed while crossing Syracuse street

A 16-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street Thursday evening in Syracuse. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

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Deadline looms for federal health insurance marketplace enrollment

With about five days to go before open enrollment to the federal insurance marketplace closes, more Utahns are opting for coverage there. And many of them can expect to save money, according to... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2015

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Reports: Utah gets top spot for charitable giving, volunteering

Utah continues to be one of the most generous states in the country when it comes to residents who donate their time and income to charitable causes, according to recent national research. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2015

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Clearfield man pleads guilty in death of woman he punched at party

A Clearfield man has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in the death of a woman he punched at a New Year's Eve party, causing her to hit her head. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2015

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Bountiful man accused of raping teenager

A Bountiful man was arrested over the weekend for investigation of raping a 15-year-old girl. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2015

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4 reasons why Farmington just got a whole lot cooler

You probably know Farmington because it's home to Lagoon. But now a different attraction will make you want to visit Farmington again... and again. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2015

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Charges dismissed against Layton chiropractor accused of weight-loss scheme

Charges of fraud and exploiting elderly patients have been dropped against a Layton chiropractor accused of billing patients thousands of dollars to recommend a 500-calorie weight loss plan. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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Open house to discuss bicycling, walking plan in Kaysville, Farmington

The public is invited to an open house to discuss an active transportation plan for Kaysville and Farmington. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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Census: More single moms falling below poverty line in Utah

More single mothers are falling below the poverty line throughout Utah and the U.S., including almost 38 percent of single moms in the state, according to new Census data released Thursday. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

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Judge tosses lawsuit against district over teacher's sexual relationship with student

A judge has tossed a lawsuit suing the Davis School District for hiring and not properly supervising high school teacher Brianne Altice, now convicted of having a sexual relationship with a student. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

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Centerville couple accused of performing, recording sex acts during massages

A married Centerville couple appeared in court Monday to face charges of running an unlicensed massage business out of their home, performing sexual acts on customers and secretly videotaping them. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2015

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Kaysville to honor outgoing City Council members

The public is invited to attend an open house to honor four outgoing City Council members. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2015

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8 students awarded scholarships in bookmark contest

Eight Utah students received $1,000 Utah Educational Savings Plan college savings scholarship accounts for their winning entries in the 2015 “Make Your Mark” Bookmark Contest. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2015

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Report offers few answers to increasing voter turnout in Utah

There's no easy solution to increasing voter turnout in Utah, according to a new report by the Utah Foundation. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2015

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Bank of Utah, Arctic Circle partner for annual coat drive

Bank of Utah and Arctic Circle are partnering for Bank of Utah's annual Warm Bodies, Warm Souls coat drive Dec. 1-24. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Cold brings temperature inversion, season's first no-burn restrictions

The season's first mandatory no-burn restrictions came Tuesday for Salt Lake, Davis and Cache counties, and voluntary advisories are in place for Weber and Utah counties. Forecasters don't expect... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Davis board names interim health director

The Davis County Board of Health has selected Brian Hatch as the interim director of the health department. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Kaysville man accused of exchanging explicit pictures with teen

A Kaysville man is accused of using multiple social media tools to exchange sexually explicit pictures with a 13-year-old girl. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Ex-EFY counselor sent to prison for sex with teen boy

A former youth counselor has been sentenced to prison for sexual activity with a teenage boy he met through the popular Especially For Youth religious seminar. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2015

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Tanker crash sends oil into Provo River as snow and ice create hazards

Saturday saw several road closures and accidents as light snow and cold temperatures created treacherous driving conditions over the holiday weekend. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015

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Layton man arrested for alleged stabbing

Police on Thursday arrested a man believed to have stabbed another man earlier this week. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2015

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Thanksgiving Day runs in Utah

Before feasting in the afternoon, some Utahns spend their Thanksgiving morning running. Here are details for some of the races. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

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Learn about the Great Salt Lake at Dec. 5 event

Have you ever wondered why the Great Salt Lake is salty? Or what causes that distinctive smell? Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

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Layton police looking for alleged stabber in attempted homicide

Police were searching for a man they say stabbed another man in an attempted homicide Tuesday evening in Layton. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Utah consumer attitudes still upbeat about local economy

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased by 1.6 points to register at 114 in November. The index continued to show high confidence from consumers about the strong-performing local... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Final beam in place at U. health center in Farmington

Workers lifted the final steel beam into place at the planned 200,000-square-foot University of Utah health center in Farmington on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Utah liquor commission going slow on Starbucks' request to sell beer, wine

Starbucks wants to add alcoholic beverages to its assortment of coffee, tea and hot chocolate at five of its Utah stores, but the state alcohol commission isn't ready to let the pouring begin. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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New park in Layton set to open in May 2016

Layton is currently constructing a 10-acre park. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Kaysville Library hosts a night of storytelling for the entire family

Join the Davis County Library for a night of storytelling for the entire family. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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West Bountiful man charged with raping teen at party

A man accused of hosting a party for four juveniles on Halloween, getting them drunk and then raping a 17-year-old girl, is scheduled to make an appearance in court on Wednesday. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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Centerville man sent to prison for attacking wife when she brought up divorce

A Centerville man accused of stabbing his wife and attempting to run over her with his car when she told him she wanted a divorce has been sentenced to prison. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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North Salt Lake Planning Commission looking to fill vacancy

The North Salt Lake Planning Commission will have an opening in January and is currently accepting applications to fill the position. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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U. professor, students call on SCOTUS to review life sentence for teen who killed counselor

A University of Utah professor and his students have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the prison sentence given to a Utah man after he raped and killed a youth counselor at age 17. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Utah jobless rate holds steady at 3.6 percent

Utah’s payroll employment for October 2015 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 47,700 jobs to the economy as compared to October 2014. The state jobless rate was at 3.6 percent in... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Clothes, food and toys needed for Sub for Santa program

Individuals, families and businesses are invited to adopt a family and help fill in for Santa this Christmas through the Deseret News Sub for Santa program. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Woods Cross' 'Christmas in the Park' is Nov. 30

The city’s “Christmas in the Park” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, at Hogan Park, 720 W. 1500 South in Woods Cross. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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