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Utah' Own summits to begin in Brigham City

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 4:30pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- A renewed emphasis on promoting Utah's local producers will kick off here this week with the first Utah's Own Summit, one of at least a dozen planned across the state.Utah's Own has been a Utah Department of Agricultural and Food marketing program for several years, but the new Commissioner of Agricultural, LuAnn Adams, is making...

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VIDEO: Brigham City council OKs smart meters despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Despite citizens' threats to sue, the city council has voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.For at least a year, a group of residents has raised health, safety and privacy concerns about the high-tech upgrades to meters. Thursday's vote followed city staffers' three years of...

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Tremonton taps local artist for outdoor murals

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 11:56am

TREMONTON -- Officials here are getting ready to paint the town. In spots. Here and there. At $4,000-5,000 a pop.Employing their favorite artist. Hometown boy Jason Nessen.He's somewhat inspired by the town ghost, a mystery muralist from the 1970s credited with painting landscape murals on buildings around Tremonton and other locales as well as...

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VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

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Sifting process begins for 1st District Court judgeship

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:22pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Only 17 lawyers stepped forward in nomination to replace 1st District Judge Ben Hadfield, who has announced his retirement in August after 21 years on the bench.

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Brigham shelter will protest sex violence with 'Denim Day'

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:01pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- The local women's crisis shelter plans to be the first entity in the state to join in a spreading protest against sexual violence called Denim Day.

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Veteran Box Elder sheriff faces GOP primary challenge

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 6:03pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Box Elder County Republicans have some clear choices to make after the weekend's county convention presented them with two contested races and a nepotism question.Incumbent Sheriff Lynn Yeates did not earn the 60 percent of the delegate tally needed to avoid a June primary election runoff against newcomer Darren Phelps. Phelps...

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Sex exploitation case against former Tremonton officer moves to Ogden

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 6:29am

BRIGHAM CITY -- A 37-year-old man with multiple charges of collecting nude and semi-nude photos of a 15-year-old Tremonton girl while he was a Tremonton police officer will have his case heard in Ogden.

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Utah' Own summits to begin in Brigham City

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 4:30pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- A renewed emphasis on promoting Utah's local producers will kick off here this week with the first Utah's Own Summit, one of at least a dozen planned across the state.Utah's Own has been a Utah Department of Agricultural and Food marketing program for several years, but the new Commissioner of Agricultural, LuAnn Adams, is making...

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VIDEO: Brigham City council OKs smart meters despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Despite citizens' threats to sue, the city council has voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.For at least a year, a group of residents has raised health, safety and privacy concerns about the high-tech upgrades to meters. Thursday's vote followed city staffers' three years of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm


Tremonton taps local artist for outdoor murals

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 11:56am

TREMONTON -- Officials here are getting ready to paint the town. In spots. Here and there. At $4,000-5,000 a pop.Employing their favorite artist. Hometown boy Jason Nessen.He's somewhat inspired by the town ghost, a mystery muralist from the 1970s credited with painting landscape murals on buildings around Tremonton and other locales as well as...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 20 2014 - 11:56am


VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 6:58pm


Sifting process begins for 1st District Court judgeship

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:22pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Only 17 lawyers stepped forward in nomination to replace 1st District Judge Ben Hadfield, who has announced his retirement in August after 21 years on the bench.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 6:22pm


Brigham shelter will protest sex violence with 'Denim Day'

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:01pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- The local women's crisis shelter plans to be the first entity in the state to join in a spreading protest against sexual violence called Denim Day.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 6:01pm


Veteran Box Elder sheriff faces GOP primary challenge

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 6:03pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Box Elder County Republicans have some clear choices to make after the weekend's county convention presented them with two contested races and a nepotism question.Incumbent Sheriff Lynn Yeates did not earn the 60 percent of the delegate tally needed to avoid a June primary election runoff against newcomer Darren Phelps. Phelps...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 6:03pm


Sex exploitation case against former Tremonton officer moves to Ogden

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 6:29am

BRIGHAM CITY -- A 37-year-old man with multiple charges of collecting nude and semi-nude photos of a 15-year-old Tremonton girl while he was a Tremonton police officer will have his case heard in Ogden.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 6:29am

VIDEO: Brigham City council OKs smart meters despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Despite citizens' threats to sue, the city council has voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.For at least a year, a group of residents has raised health, safety and privacy concerns about the high-tech upgrades to meters. Thursday's vote followed city staffers' three years of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm


VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 6:58pm


VIDEO: After 11 years in U.S., Tremonton mother of 7 loses fight against deportation

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm

PDF: Read the notice of deportation letterOGDEN -- Immigration agents gave Ana Canenguez, 39, her leave-the-country deadline Monday, apparently ending four years of appeals of deportation proceedings for the Tremonton mother of seven.She has until June 26 to voluntarily leave the country after 11 years here. 

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VIDEO: Pistol-packing Utah women better shots than men?

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 7:11am

BRIGHAM CITY -- Ever-increasing numbers of women are apparently taking up arms and want to do so with other women, say those affiliated with the Box Elder County chapter of The Well Armed Woman Inc., a national organization devoted to meeting female firearm needs."We feel more comfortable opening up to other women," said Crystal Walker, president...

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VIDEO: Honeyville 7-year-old calls 911 when mom cuts off the Oreos

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 6:01am

HONEYVILLE -- Kids. Do the darnedest things. As Art Linkletter (you youngsters can google him) famously used to say.Like shampoo with toothpaste, paint the cat, crayon the walls, or call the police when they think they've been shorted on dessert.

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VIDEO: Perry authorities still unraveling video game controller 'home invasion'

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 24 2014 - 6:45am

PERRY -- Nearly four months later, police and prosecutors are still sorting out the accounts from both sides of a family "home-invaded" by cousins in a melee over a missing video game controller.Punches flew, people were knocked down, and at one point a gun may have come out.

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VIDEO: New Garland center will be a clearinghouse of help

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 8 2014 - 7:41pm

GARLAND -- A county's dream of a clearinghouse of help, it will offer everything from crisis daycare to unemployment counseling for rural residents, tutoring for parents and advice for businesses small and home-based. Even zumba exercise classes.The emerging Community Resource Center here will share offices and programming space with more than 18...

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VIDEO: Same-sex marriage: Stories from the Top of Utah

Bryon Saxton, Nancy Van Valkenburg, Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 23 2013 - 6:32pm

OGDEN -- Sixty same-sex couples lined up early Monday morning to apply for marriage licences they could not get from the Weber County Clerk's office Friday or Saturday afternoon.

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VIDEO: Brigham City council OKs smart meters despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Despite citizens' threats to sue, the city council has voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.For at least a year, a group of residents has raised health, safety and privacy concerns about the high-tech upgrades to meters. Thursday's vote followed city staffers' three years of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 20 2014 - 12:08pm


VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 6:58pm


VIDEO: After 11 years in U.S., Tremonton mother of 7 loses fight against deportation

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm

PDF: Read the notice of deportation letterOGDEN -- Immigration agents gave Ana Canenguez, 39, her leave-the-country deadline Monday, apparently ending four years of appeals of deportation proceedings for the Tremonton mother of seven.She has until June 26 to voluntarily leave the country after 11 years here. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm


VIDEO: Pistol-packing Utah women better shots than men?

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 7:11am

BRIGHAM CITY -- Ever-increasing numbers of women are apparently taking up arms and want to do so with other women, say those affiliated with the Box Elder County chapter of The Well Armed Woman Inc., a national organization devoted to meeting female firearm needs."We feel more comfortable opening up to other women," said Crystal Walker, president...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 2:08pm


VIDEO: Honeyville 7-year-old calls 911 when mom cuts off the Oreos

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 6:01am

HONEYVILLE -- Kids. Do the darnedest things. As Art Linkletter (you youngsters can google him) famously used to say.Like shampoo with toothpaste, paint the cat, crayon the walls, or call the police when they think they've been shorted on dessert.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 12:17pm


VIDEO: Perry authorities still unraveling video game controller 'home invasion'

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 24 2014 - 6:45am

PERRY -- Nearly four months later, police and prosecutors are still sorting out the accounts from both sides of a family "home-invaded" by cousins in a melee over a missing video game controller.Punches flew, people were knocked down, and at one point a gun may have come out.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 24 2014 - 6:45am


VIDEO: New Garland center will be a clearinghouse of help

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 8 2014 - 7:41pm

GARLAND -- A county's dream of a clearinghouse of help, it will offer everything from crisis daycare to unemployment counseling for rural residents, tutoring for parents and advice for businesses small and home-based. Even zumba exercise classes.The emerging Community Resource Center here will share offices and programming space with more than 18...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 8 2014 - 9:21pm


VIDEO: Same-sex marriage: Stories from the Top of Utah

Bryon Saxton, Nancy Van Valkenburg, Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 23 2013 - 6:32pm

OGDEN -- Sixty same-sex couples lined up early Monday morning to apply for marriage licences they could not get from the Weber County Clerk's office Friday or Saturday afternoon.

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