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State

Animal shelter rift in Logan puts strays at police station

Dog kennel, cage, animal control

Police in Logan are keeping stray animals in kennels at the station after a split with the local chapter of the Humane Society left the city without an animal shelter.


Government

WSU professor releases book on how sex offenders are put back into society

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When Monica Williams was a graduate student searching for a topic for her Ph.D. dissertation, she turned on the TV to see what people were talking about.


Environment

It's time to move Utah's pioneer-era water law into 21st century, advisors say

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When Utah's water law was officially codified in 1903, Great Salt Lake was largely viewed as a waste because of its high salinity and lack of fish. Today, the lake represents a paradox in thinking about water in the West.


Education

Traditionally trained teachers expected to be minority in field's workforce in 2030

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According to nonprofit Envision Utah, in 2017, teachers from university teaching programs in Utah made up 34 percent of new teachers.


State

St. George Tabernacle reopens after 2-year restoration project

Utah Tabernacle Restoration

A historic Mormon church building in southern Utah has re-opened its doors after a two-year project to restore the tabernacle built by early settlers even as the new town struggled to survive through floods and heat.


Education

Utah has low number of Latino teachers, administrators

Few Latino Teachers Utah

Latino students make up the largest ethnic minority group in Utah, but teachers and administrators of the same group are rare, making up just 2.5 percent of educators compared to 17 percent of the state's student body


Police & Fire

Ogden house fire kills cat, causes $100K in damages Saturday morning

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Fire crews were dispatched to a house fire on the 600 block of Seventh Street around 9:50 a.m., according to Capt. Eddie Graham with the Ogden Fire Department.


Police & Fire

Police arrest, charge West Valley City man in connection with Ogden bank robbery

ONLINE ONLY Sean Thomas Moore mug

OGDEN — A West Valley City man was charged in connection with a bank robbery that took place Thursday in Ogden.  Sean Thomas Moore, 42, was booked into jail Thursday on charges of robbery, a second-degree felony; failure to respond to officers, a third-degree felony; and theft by...


Police & Fire

Farmington explosion sends one to hospital, displaces 10 apartment units

Farmington apartment explosion

The residents of 10 units in a Farmington apartment complex will not be able to return home after an explosion rocked the area Thursday evening.


State

Teenager charged in June 12 fire that burned 8 homes in Moab

Court room gavel

Authorities say the June 12 fire burned a dozen structures.


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