Marge Sill, 'Mother of Nevada Wilderness,' dies in Reno, 92

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Marge Sill, a longtime environmental activist known as the “Mother of Nevada Wilderness,” has died at the age of 92. Sill died at her Reno home Sunday shortly after falling ill, according to family members and leaders of Friends of Nevada Wilderness — one of the groups she founded....


BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.35, up 10; hard red winter 3.75, up 5; DNS 5.15, unchanged; hard white 3.95, up 5; BURLEY __ soft white 3.86, up 28; hard red winter 3.30,...


Damian Lillard scores 39 as Portland Trail Blazers top Utah Jazz in opener

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Portland’s NBA-record streak of home-opening wins provided the inspiration against the Utah Jazz. The Trail Blazers rallied in the fourth quarter for a 113-104 victory on Tuesday night, extending their record to 16 straight wins in home openers.


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UTAH (104) Johnson 12-16 2-2 29, Gobert 4-7 4-4 12, Diaw 1-8 0-0 2, Hill 7-18 4-4 19, Hood 9-17 5-5 26, Ingles 1-1 0-0 2, Lyles 2-6 0-0 5, Withey 0-0 0-0 0, Mack 2-5 0-0 4, Exum 2-4 1-1 5. Totals 40-82 16-16 104. PORTLAND (113) Harkless 0-2 0-0 0, Aminu 3-6 1-1 9, Plumlee 1-4 0-0 2, Lillard 13-20 9-...


Teen shot outside Utah middle school by classmate

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was shot twice and critically wounded by another teenager Tuesday afternoon when the two got into argument outside a middle school in a Salt Lake City suburb, authorities said. Police arrested a 14-year-old who they believe was the shooter, Sandy police Sgt....


Nevada tribes seek $117K in legal costs in voting suit

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two Nevada tribes are asking a federal judge to order the state of Nevada and two counties to pay them more than $100,000 in legal expenses in a growing legal fight over alleged violations of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965. A judge in Reno ordered Washoe and Mineral counties...


Utah officials hope for water amid drought

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Environmental officials say reservoirs in Northern Utah are drying up and that the region could face a lackluster year in terms of rainfall.


Global game: One-fourth of NBA rosters is international

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA begins its season Tuesday night with international players making up one-quarter of the league. The 113 international players come from 41 countries and territories. A maximum of 15 players are allowed on the 30 NBA teams. The NBA said Tuesday that the Utah Jazz lead the way...


Mormons preach love for LGBT members, but no doctrinal shift

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leaders told gay and lesbian members Tuesday that attraction to people of the same sex is not a sin or a measure of their faithfulness and may never go away, but reminded them that having sex violates fundamental doctrinal beliefs that will not change. The newly...


Pence plans stops Wednesday in Nevada, Utah, Colorado

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has announced a new campaign swing through the West with stops in Nevada, Utah and Colorado as he stumps for the Republican presidential ticket two weeks before the election. Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate plans an 11 a.m. (PDT)...

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