News

A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.

Local

Housing project with hundreds of apartments, townhomes could come to N. Ogden

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A plan to build the highest-density housing project North Ogden has ever seen along Washington Boulevard is gaining momentum.


Local

Anything but sheepish: Herding dogs train, flourish in Plain City

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All it takes are a few whistles and these expert sheep dogs in Plain City are ready to work.


Local

West Bountiful teen helps cancer patients through through 4-H goat project

Kayla Christensen and goat Leroy

One girl’s auctioning off two goats at the Davis County and Utah State fairs garnered much support from donors, allowing her to collect $3,200 for a family with a boy fighting cancer. The family shared those funds with other cancer patients through toys and gifts. 


Government

McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

McCain's Choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected. Looking at the twilight of his career and a grim cancer diagnosis, the Republican senator from Arizona who prides himself on an...


Government

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and flight escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed...


State

Teacher salary wars leave Utah school districts scrambling

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The bidding war for teachers that has led several northern Utah school districts to significantly raise starting salaries is leaving other districts that haven’t raised pay scrambling to fill classrooms. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2yp9OKi ) Tooele School District...


Government

US first lady, Prince Harry meet before Invictus Games

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TORONTO (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain’s Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that he founded several years ago. Mrs. Trump was heard telling the prince that she had...


Government

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

Harvey Toxic Sites Underwater

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund...


Government

Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

Smithsonian Black Museum One Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first year, the Smithsonian’s new black museum has become the nation’s top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience — and leave behind for posterity — the highs and lows of African...


Government

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan but negotiators must deal with the reality that any handouts to Democrats could quickly turn into turnoffs for the GOP. The White House and tax-writing Republican...


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