At 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, members of the Weber-Morgan Governing Youth Council will take to the...
At 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, members of the Weber-Morgan Governing Youth Council will take to the sidewalks near the corner of 25th Street and Washington Boulevard in downtown Ogden to chalk messages warning of the risks associated with tobacco and e-cigarette use.
Bennett — still groggy from the anesthesia — exclaimed “Holy hell” as he drew a spiral on paper with relative ease. Then he signed his name and said “Bravo, bravo, bravo. Oh, Lord, I haven’t done that in years.”
The Legislature approved House Bill 472, which requires the state to seek federal waivers for partial Medicaid expansion that could extend health care access to about 72,000 of Utah’s 150,000 uninsured individuals.
Students have reported more bullying incidents in the first part of 2018 than the entire year before, according to Weber County data from a statewide reporting app.
Utah’s wintertime inversions typically coincide with the Legislature’s 45-day session, providing a visual backdrop underscoring the need to take action. But not this year.
Rep. Brad Daw is sponsoring two medical cannabis bills that would have limited reach and benefit. In Utah’s conservative Legislature, those are big steps. But patients who seek access to safe and legal medical cannabis would prefer a much broader ballot initiative pass this November.
Most members of the Weber-Morgan Health Board favor expanding their panel from 11 to 13 members while reducing the number of elected officials who serve in those slots. But two legislative bodies get the final say.
“The grief, the loss and the stigma surrounding suicide makes it all really hard,” said Emily Hoerner, Utah chapter chair for AFSP. “Everyone grieves differently and so you have to figure out your own way through.”