5 stories for Monday: Jail inspections, All-Area soccer and a WWII survivor

Monday , June 19, 2017 - 5:30 AM

MAKENZIE KOCH/Standard-Examiner Staff

Happy Monday! Catch up on the latest news in Northern Utah with these five stories for Monday, June 19.

1. Jail oversight debated as sheriffs defend Utah system

States with voluntary jail inspections — like Utah — are more vulnerable to lapses in suicide prevention, a national consultant says. But the Utah Sheriffs’ Association is defending the state’s system. Read more here. 

2. ALL-AREA MVP: Kaden Amano went into Yoda mode to help lead Layton to title

In Layton's 5-A playoff run, senior Kaden Amano — our 2017 All-Area Boys Soccer MVP — was a lot like Yoda in "Attack of the Clones." Find out why here. 

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3. World War II survivor, skilled seamstress recounts journey from Italy to Utah

Rosie Tonti can’t see very well anymore, but the 95-year-old World War II survivor and Italian immigrant doesn’t let that slow her down. This is her story. 

4. 4 hit homers for season tickets in Ogden Raptors' first FanFest

On Saturday, 52 Northern Utahns took a swing at Ogden Raptors season tickets in a fan home run derby, and four hitters knocked it out of the park. Read more here.

5. Ogden School District looks at building junior high innovation centers

The Ogden School District is considering building innovation centers at all three of the junior high schools with money from a proposed bond initiative. Read more here. 

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