News

Senate leader: Utah medical pot plan may not be dead

BZ 020415 Medical Marijuana Hearings 09-5

SALT LAKE CITY — The president of the Utah state Senate says a bill allowing the medical use...

Government

Cybercrime bill would criminalize certain 'offensive' speech online

Just naming someone online with intent to “annoy, offend or threaten” could result in a criminal charge if this Utah bill is passed.


News

Injured bald eagle making quick recovery, starting to stretch his wings

A bald eagle that was hit by a car in northern Utah is expected to be released in a few weeks, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah says.


News

Utah Bald Eagle Day: 6 places to see wild eagles on Saturday, Feb. 13

In honor of Utah’s Bald Eagle Day, several locations around the state will be hosting events where attendees can spot bald eagles in the wild.


News

Mormon church officials criticize Utah's new water testing rules

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An attorney representing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says a state proposal to increase water monitoring would cost them $40,000 a month. KUTV-TV reports that the Utah Division of Drinking Water has proposed monthly checks to conform with the U.S....


Environment

Ogden’s air quality listed as third-worst in nation Friday morning

Salt Lake City, Vernal and Ogden were among the top five cities with the highest levels of air pollution Friday morning, Feb. 12, the federal government’s air quality index said.


Local

The downtown Ogden FiiZ is now open for business

The new Ogden store is the specialty soda shop’s 13th location. 


Environment

More than 5 million people will die from a frightening cause: Breathing

About 5.5 million people around the world die prematurely every year from breathing polluted air, and the majority of those deaths are occurring in China and India, where factories and coal-fired power plants are fueling economic growth, according to a report released Friday. The authors said the...


Stage

‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ returns to Terrace Plaza Playhouse

The Terrace Plaza Playhouse’s latest production of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” starts on Feb. 19 and runs through April 2.


Military

Air Force removes senior official from job, calls for probe of ties to Northrop

It is not clear what his future in the Air Force may be after the inspector general reviews his case.


State

Utah bill to keep beer at Snowbird’s Oktoberfest heading to governor

Gov. Gary Herbert will consider a bill that will keep an annual Oktoberfest from being a sober affair.


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