News

A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.

Entertainment

Fall into autumn with these Northern Utah weekend events

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a look at the events happening in Northern Utah, including the Harvest Moon Celebration, autumn equinox celebrations, book discussions and more.


Courts

Roy Eagles selling building to pay for severe workplace injury lawsuit

Roy Eagles may lose building after lawsuit judgment

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Roy Aerie 3355 is losing ownership of its building after it missed a workers’ compensation insurance payment just before an employee suffered severe burns in the kitchen. The club couldn’t pay her medical bills and she sued, winning a $642,000 judgment.


Transportation

Layton getting new I-15 crossing, officials foresee smoother traffic flow

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Work started in July, pilings for the bridge over I-15 are being installed and the work is to finish by the spring of 2018.


Local

Bountiful leaders move forward with plaza plans at site of ex-Stoker building

Stoker building

Some $3.5 million has been set aside for the project, meant to spur activity around the city center.


Business

Goodfood bets meal kits can beat Blue Apron, Amazon

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. As meal-kit companies like Blue Apron struggle in the U.S., Goodfood Market Corp. is betting that the nascent Canadian market offers better growth prospects with less potential threat from e-commerce giants like Amazon.com. “The idea that we are in the early days of that...


Business

A vast, $260 million chunk of Hawaiian paradise is on the market

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Anyone who spends $260 million on a property could reasonably expect to do with it as they please. Potential owners of Molokai Ranch, a 55,575-acre tract on Hawaii’s Molokai island, however, might quickly discover that a quarter-billion dollars doesn’t necessarily buy you the...


Business

A shopping site you probably never heard of is worth more than Sears, Macy's and JC

Special To The Washington Post. Although the company says it has more than 300 million users, you’ve probably never heard of Wish. But now that you have, you’re going to be impressed. According to this report in Forbes, the seven-year-old start-up just closed a $250 million financing deal that...


Business

U.S. tech giants in EU sights as tax clampdown takes shape

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The European Commission outlined different options for taxing digital companies as the 28-nation bloc seeks to raise money from an industry that it says provides less than it should to public coffers. Europe’s current tax rules were designed for the traditional economy and...


Business

Key question on Equifax options trade is who initiated order

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Getting to the bottom of an Equifax options trade that has reportedly piqued the interest of congressional investigators will require a determination that plagues anyone looking for villains in markets. Namely, who made the trade. Not the person’s name, necessarily, but whether...


Business

Home prices soar in disaster-prone areas

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. It’s been a bad few weeks for natural disasters. A series of hurricanes ripped through Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean, killing hundreds and racking up hundreds of billions of dollars in damage. Wildfires are raging in the Western U.S., and a pair of powerful earthquakes have...


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