Politics

Big inmate medical bills keep Utah counties off balance

SW 110217 Utah Jail Standards Press Conf 04

The Utah County sheriff suddenly quit during a budget spat. But officials in Box Elder County have...

Local

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an unsupervised 4-foot deep wading pond, which they say raises the specter of an accidental drowning.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

ICE protestors

The facility in Evanston, Wyoming, 77 miles from Ogden, would house those in the country illegally who are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and serve the greater Salt Lake City area.


Government

U.S. Sen. Lee crafts bill to limit president's ability to create monuments in Utah

Trump Supreme Court List-4

The issue has been a heated one in Utah stemming from creation of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. 


Government

Anti-ICE protesters arrested at contractor's Centerville headquarters

Management and Training Corporation

He said some of the protesters had chained themselves to the building.


Education

March for Our Lives secures new venue for Utah town hall

School Shooting Bus Tour-1

A day after Megaplex Theatres canceled the contract it had with the group for a planned Saturday event, there is a new venue.


Police & Fire

Big inmate medical bills keep Utah counties off balance

SW 110217 Utah Jail Standards Press Conf 04

The Utah County sheriff suddenly quit during a budget spat. But officials in Box Elder County have found common ground in managing the growing expenses of sheriff’s operations.


Politics

Nordic Valley expansion plans generate criticism, questions in North Ogden

James Coleman

Some worry the plans, which call for a gondola connecting the resort and North Ogden, would adversely alter the character of the small city.


National

Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

Trump Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh

After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.


State

Utah's state-funded study of pot's effects on pain delayed

Marijuana Training Doctors

Results of a state-funded study in Utah designed to gauge marijuana's impact on pain might not be ready until after voters in the state decide on a medical marijuana ballot initiative in November.


Politics

Dem nominee for US Senate in Utah challenges Mitt Romney to debate

Utah Senate Primary-7

Jenny Wilson, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in Utah, wants on the debate stage against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and she wants it this month.


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