High School

COACH OF THE YEAR: Chris Smith making most of chance at Northridge

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Chris Smith has always found his way back on the basketball court at Northridge High. Smith has been named the 2016-17 Standard-Examiner All-Area Girls Basketball Team’s Coach of the Year.


Utah courts increase use of civil bench warrants to compel debt payments

Civil bench warrants target debtors

The bulk of cases in Utah stem from small-claims actions brought over unpaid consumer debts. When served with a bench warrant — often by a sheriff’s deputy showing up at the door — most people pay the bail amount or agree to a payment plan, rather than go behind bars.


VOTE: Which student’s picture should win our Design-an-Ad Photography Contest?

McKayla Trinnaman photography design an ad contest

It’s time to pick the student’s picture you think should win our annual Design-an-Ad Photography Contest.


5-year-old to undergo rare surgery as family battles for his quality of life

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Preston Natividad has as many as 100 seizures in a day. His parents will stop at nothing to find relief for him. 

High School

ALL-AREA MVP: Box Elder's Keslee Stevenson was ‘a program changer’

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The evidence is overwhelming that Keslee Stevenson was born to be a basketball player. She’s the 2016-17 Standard-Examiner All-Area girls basketball MVP.

Police & Fire

Box Elder man's suicide by poison, death in jail leaves unresolved questions

Box Elder public safety

Detectives believe Rex Iverson swallowed one or more gel capsules filled with the poison, because they later found a bottle of strychnine powder and empty gel caps at his Bear River City home. But authorities say they were never able to determine when he took the pesticide, because they could...


Musical memorial planned for West Bountiful man killed in London attack

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The Bountiful Davis Art Center is hosting an open mic memorial for Kurt Cochran, 54, who died in a terrorist attack Wednesday in London.


Mount Ogden Junior High gets approval for district's first gay-straight

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District officials say it has nothing to do with human sexuality, but Mount Ogden Junior High School has received approval to start the Ogden School District’s only gay-straight alliance club. The group plans to do crafts and community service projects.


Design-an-Ad 2017: Help us pick the winner of this year’s contest

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Which student’s advertisement do you think should win the 2017 Design-an-Ad competition? Tell us here.


Salt Lake County sheriff shares Unified Police model with Weber officials

Salt Lake County Sheriff details unified police model

On Wednesday, several mayors, city managers and county commissioners gathered to take a good look at changes Salt Lake County implemented with its Unified Police Department model.

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