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S. Utah bull statue 'castrated' after uproar

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HURRICANE — A small southern Utah town might become a little quieter after a statue of a copper bull lost its most prominent private feature. The owner of the Barista’s restaurant in...

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Monday Memories: The city of Roy

ROY — It’s been said a little faith can go a long way. Such was the feeling for William Evans Baker when he decided to settle in a dry, sandy land...


Environment

Urban water future: Changing climate means changing water

Editor’s note: This is the final in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of Utah’s urban water supplies. The T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest,...


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Prison inmate's letters a caution against drug addiction

Editor’s note: Next week, the Standard-Examiner will begin running a column written by Brian Wood, a Utah prison inmate, about life behind bars. Today, Nolan...


Business

Utah gas, property taxes to get first hikes in nearly 20 years

SALT LAKE CITY — Gas bills and property taxes are set to tick up in Utah after Gov. Gary Herbert signed off on pair of tax increases that are state’s...


Government

Roy may get initiative vote on residential chickens

ROY – Voters may decide if they want chickens in their town come this November. A concerned group of residents presented a petition with 1,628 signatures to...




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S. Utah bull statue 'castrated' after uproar

HURRICANE — A small southern Utah town might become a little quieter after a statue of a copper bull lost its most prominent private feature. The owner of...


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Forest Service eyes improved fire shelter

BOISE, Idaho — The man tapped by the U.S. Forest Service to come up with a better fire shelter once had to get inside one on the side of a burning mountain...


Environment

Urban water present: Metered secondary water helps conservation

When it comes to water conservation, sprinklers aren’t exactly sexy. But they are an elegant solution to our water shortages. That’s why Martin...


Environment

Why is Utah’s water so cheap?

Utah is the second-driest state in the nation, yet its residents pay some of the lowest rates for water. The Utah Division of Water Resources has taken a close...


Local

State machining competitors showcase skills in Ogden

OGDEN — For three hours, students from technology colleges around the state worked writing a program. After that time, they placed a small aluminum rod or a...


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