Government

Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry...

Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 20

House 20 candidates, web only

The Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 20 are Melissa Garff Ballard, Matt Jensen and Glen Jenkins.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 19

House 19 candidates web only

Read more about the Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 19. 


Local

Roy leaders mull proposed $537K ice rink near Christmas light display

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The idea is part of the 2019 budget proposal, which city officials take up for adoption on Tuesday.


Politics

North Ogden hopefuls for Utah House seat focus on tax stewardship, spending

Utah House 7

Kyle Andersen and Lisa Roskelley face off in the June 26 Republican primary for the District 7 seat, held by Justin Fawson before he stepped down.


Government

Allergies, glaciers, and pikas: climate change in action

30 Years Of Warming Examples

WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around. Some examples of where climate change’s effects have been measured: —Glaciers across the globe are melting and retreating, with 279 billion tons of ice lost since 2002, according to NASA’s GRACE...


Business

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

Home Construction

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of construction in the Midwest drove U.S. housing starts up 5 percent in May from the prior month. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million, the strongest pace since July 2007. All of May’s...


Government

The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

Immigration Holding Facility

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over child and parent separations at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 9:53 a.m. Democratic attorneys general are demanding the Trump administration end a “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents...


Government

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation. Trump’s meeting late Tuesday afternoon with House Republicans comes as lawmakers in both...


Business

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

Trump Insurance Across State Lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said the new “association health plans” will...


Government

The Latest: Trump, GOP debate immigration fix

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers “need to do everything we can” to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally. Goodlatte is chairman of the House Judiciary...


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