Utah flight simulation introduces autistic children to air travel

Autistic Passengers

Once a year, Families of Autism and Asperger’s Standing Together partners with...


House panel seeks briefing on scandals at Effigy Mounds

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A U.S. congressional committee is seeking more information about decades of mismanagement at Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast Iowa. Rep. Rob Bishop, chairman of the House natural resources committee, sent a letter Tuesday to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell seeking...


BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Tuesday, August 30. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.30, down 5; hard red winter 3.55, down 5; DNS 4.70, up 5; hard white 3.71, down 5; BURLEY __ soft white 3.51, down 4; hard red winter 2.94, down...


US women will host Switzerland twice in October

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women’s national team will host Switzerland for two matches this October in Minneapolis and Utah. The matches for the defending World Cup champions are set for Oct. 19 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, and at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Oct. 23. The U.S. team has...


Salt Lake officer hospitalized after being struck by car

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City police officer has been hospitalized after he was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop. The male sergeant was on a motorcycle when he was struck by a Toyota Corolla Monday night as he tried to get the vehicle to pull over. The sergeant was taken to the...


Utah hit with salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials are warning of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk. The Utah Department of Health said Tuesday that they’re investigating nine cases of salmonella poisoning found in people who had consumed raw milk from Heber Valley Milk in Wasatch County. The...


Ogden officer: gang members violent, with ISIS-like mindset

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — An Ogden police official says gang members in the northern Utah city have “the same mindset as ISIS” and are inherently violent. The Standard-Examiner reports ( ) that Ogden-Weber Metro Gang Unit commander Lt. Troy Burnett says officers won’t sit around...


Jury awards $285K to couple arrested by Utah narcotics unit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $285,000 to a couple who claimed officers in the West Valley Police Department’s drug unit violated their civil rights and used excessive force against them. The allegations against then-Lt. John Coyle and Det. Sean McCarthy stemmed from a 2012...


University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

Party Schools

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison leaders are chafing under a state-imposed tuition freeze and the football team didn’t crack the Top 25 preseason rankings. But no school in the country throws a better party, according to the Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of...


Driver charged in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters

Fire Truck Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Michigan firefighter charged in a crash that killed two fellow firefighters and injured seven others told investigators he hadn’t slept more than 45 minutes in more than 24 hours and had used marijuana hours before the crash, Minnesota prosecutors said in charges filed Monday....


Reward offered for capture of fugitive polygamist from Utah

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive-1

Federal authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Lyle Jeffs, the leader of the FLDS polygamist sect.

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