5 things to know on Sunday, July 15, in Northern Utah

Sunday , July 16, 2017 - 12:00 AM

ANNE CHRISTNOVICH, Standard-Examiner Staff

Catch up on major headlines you might’ve missed yesterday: 

1. UDOT clears 18,000 pounds of asphalt off I-15 after truck tips over

A truck carrying asphalt blew a front tire on Interstate 15 at the 341.5 mile marker just after noon on Saturday. The driver lost control, hitting the median before the truck tipped over. The driver was not seriously hurt but traffic was backed up in northbound lanes for several hours.

2. Utah State Am: Kelton Hirsch wins 2017 championship over Braydon Swapp

Centerville resident and Ogden native Kelton Hirsch claimed the 119th Utah State Amateur Championship on Saturday afternoon, defeating Farr West native Braydon Swapp by seven holes with five remaining at Ogden Golf and Country Club.

3. Public comment invited on massive North Ogden project at Washington, 2600 North

North Ogden is planning a three-phase, $10.5 million project to rebuild the intersection of Washington Boulevard and 2600 North, widen Washington north of the intersection and then widen 2600 North as it runs east of Washington.

The city has been planning for the project since 2014, and construction is slated to begin in the spring or summer of 2019.

4. Davis High baseball coach Dave Leo decides time is right to retire

After leading the Darts as head baseball coach since 2003, Dave Leo announced he is retiring from his role. Leo has been with Davis in varying capacities since 1978.

5. Judge weighs if new Utah party can run in Chaffetz election

A federal judge says Utah’s sped-up special election to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress doesn’t seem to allow enough time for new political parties to get on the ballot, including one recently formed by the son of the late U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett.

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