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Hurricane sends winds, rains to Hawaii island

Tropical Weather-Hawaii

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Hurricane Ana was carving a path south of Hawaii early Saturday, producing high waves, strong winds and heavy rains that prompted a flood advisory. The center of the...

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Power out, trees fall as hurricane crosses Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda’s main hospital during an hours-long battering —...


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BDO expansion plan crowds Ogden Nature Center

OGDEN — Officials from Boyer Business Depot Ogden and the Ogden Nature Center are working together to ensure a proposed rezone doesn’t impact the...


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USU work may help Morgan better the environment

MORGAN — Students from Utah State University have suggested a way that Morgan can clean wastewater, while creating a city beautification or business...


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Urban deer survey begun in Brigham City

BRIGHAM CITY -- Officials here are gathering information from citizens on the town's resident deer herd as part of a possible management plan for the urban...


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Money pouring into Maine for bear hunting fight

PORTLAND, Maine — A ballot question that could ban the use of dogs, bait and traps for bear hunting in Maine has outside groups pouring money into the state...


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After toxin found, caution stressed in water bodies statewide

A dangerous toxin has bloomed in Utah Lake, and according to local health officials, nutrient loads are a concern throughout the state. The Utah Division of Water...


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Tests confirm presence of toxin in Utah Lake

LINDON — Lab results for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality at the Lindon Harbor Jetty show elevated levels of microsystin, a cyanotoxin often...


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Stericycle elaborates: No Ebola waste to Utah

NORTH SALT LAKE — Stericycle officials are not sharing details where Ebola-related waste from a victim of the disease is being dealt with in Texas, but...


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Bark beetle impacts local communities and properties

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final installment in a three-part series. The last Saturday of August saw a gathering of an eclectic crew of federal foresters,...


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Satellite sees hot spot of methane in Four Corners area

WASHINGTON — A surprising hot spot of the potent global-warming gas methane hovers over part of the southwestern U.S., according to satellite data. That...


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