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Garland residents contend with damaged basements, lost mementos due to flooding

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Officials in the Box Elder County community said efforts to remove the excess snowmelt are paying off, but that doesn’t mean the flooding is over.


Faith

Miss Amazing title inspires Bountiful woman's self-confidence

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LDS service missionary Michaela Tucker will be handing over her title to another woman March 11 at Viewmont High School. Since winning her title a year ago, Tucker has gone on to a service mission at the Bishop’s Storehouse for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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Renovation of once-crumbling downtown Ogden building to begin in spring

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At least on the surface, not much has changed with Ogden’s old Antique Emporium since a new ownership group bought the building last spring. But Ogden City says the owners have ensured them a transformation is about to begin.


High School

Brenchley scores 31, Ridgeline romps to 3-A hoops title in school’s 1st year

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Jaxon Brenchley was hoisted up by the Ridgeline faithful at the conclusion of Saturday’s 3-A boys basketball championship game at Utah State University. It was undeniably a team effort, but Brenchley deserved the adoration.


High School

Viewmont's valiant run short, American Fork claims 5-A girls basketball title

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TAYLORSVILLE — Down by 19 points midway through the second quarter, Viewmont was on the verge of being embarrassed by American Fork on Saturday afternoon. Trailing by two late in the third period, the Vikings were on the edge of an epic comeback. In the end, the early, troubled waters were...


Police & Fire

Man shot by Roy police had started to 'make a good life for himself'

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Nicolas Sanchez was an ex-gang member who found peace after he moved to Utah from California, a friend says. 


High School

Weber’s Kestin Cable cultivates warrior mentality after deaths of her parents

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“I have to survive this.” Weber High senior Kestin Cable found her father dead, and less than three months later, her mother and grandfather died one day apart.


Local

After Box Elder area flooding, free testing of private water wells available

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As residents of the Box Elder County area work to recover from the week’s flooding, the Bear River Health Department is offering free testing of private wells to ensure they’re free of harmful bacteria.


Local

Red Cross holding flood relief event this weekend in Box Elder County

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The Red Cross of Utah will hold a multi-agency resource center from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Garland City Hall.


High School

Viewmont hurdles past Sky View and into 5-A girls hoops title game

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With a couple flicks of the wrist in the third quarter of Viewmont’s 5-A semifinal showdown with Sky View Friday at Salt Lake Community College, Viewmont’s Mercedes Staples proved why she doesn’t need to do anything but play.


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