Riverdale landslide activity expected to increase as spring runoff approaches

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Natural disaster could eventually claim a section of 600 West in Riverdale.


UDOT US 89 project set to start next spring, group plans to fight construction


The Utah Department of Transportation has finished a yearlong environmental study on a massive overhaul of U.S. 89 — an action that paves the way for construction to begin within the next year.


Utah House race in eastern Weber County draws 3 more hopefuls

Froerer Ehlers-Rhorer Kyle

Republicans Jason Kyle and Deone Ehlers-Rhorer and Democrat Deana Froerer filed to run for the post, bringing the number of hopefuls for the seat to five.


Nearly 50-year-old Marshall White Center swimming pool closed indefinitely

Marshall White pool closes

Popular neighborhood swimming pool is drained, closed indefinitely as Ogden city officials address large cracks in the concrete.


Davis schools end investigations of alleged racist attack; charges dropped

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Teague Casper is banned from attending his senior prom after fighting a white student who allegedly called Casper a “n-----” at a recent Layton High School dance. The incident was investigated by Davis School District, 


New Utah law likely to streamline study into Weber County government change

Rep. Kelly Miles

Proponents wanting to investigate change to the three-commissioner form of government here are petitioning to put the matter on the election ballot.


US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed

DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government’s road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it’s investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made...


Talks on trillion-dollar US budget bill reach crucial stage

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic...


White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown. Chief of staff John Kelly, himself the subject of rumors that his job may be in jeopardy, has assured some staffers that they’re safe, at least...


Trump lauds firing of ex-top FBI official as 'great day'

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director who was a regular target of President Donald Trump’s anger and criticism, just two days before McCabe’s scheduled retirement date. McCabe suggested the move was part of the Trump...


Partners turned into prey as insurers, drug plans get squeezed

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Over 20 years, Brian Komoto built a thriving pharmacy in California’s Central Valley. Each day, his nurses would travel the vast agricultural region’s roads to help hepatitis C patients take a grueling regimen of shots. Then, in 2016, 20 percent of Komoto’s business vanished,...

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