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Fremont’s Karstyn Peterson shunned specialization, realized dream anyway

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The three-sport athlete refused to specialize in a soccer, basketball or track and field, but it was worth it when she was offered a scholarship to play soccer at Utah State University.


Our View

Welcome to the new Standard-Examiner

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The new Standard-Examiner reflects our heritage. But it also demonstrates our commitment to innovation


Police & Fire

Man suspected of secretly photographing girls at thrift store

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Harrisville police seized the phone of Gabriel Araiza-Guel, 39, who was booked into the Weber County Jail. The case is being screened by the Weber County Attorney’s Office for possible charges.


Local

Weber County Library to hold annual used book, surplus sale

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Shoppers can get hardback books for 75 cents and paperback books for 25 cents at the one-day sale. 


Health

Weber-Morgan Health Department makes proposed diesel regulation public

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If approved by the health board, the change would require diesel vehicles 14,000 pounds and less to have emissions tests before they can be registered in Weber County.


Police & Fire

Logan elementary school put on lockdown as alleged shooter runs from police

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An elementary school was temporally put on lockdown Tuesday morning, Aug. 23, as police pursued an alleged shooter.


Health

Zika virus FAQ: Facts about the virus' prevention, symptoms, effects and more

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Now that the Weber-Morgan Health Department has confirmed the first case of Zika virus in Weber County, we answer some common questions about the mosquito-borne virus. 


State

Rabid bats found in Utah County; 2 people exposed

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Utah County health officials say two people have been exposed to rabies and two bats have tested positive for the disease.


News

5 stories for Tuesday: Zika confirmed in Weber County, Roy increases property

Puerto Rico Zika

Here are the top news stories you need to know for Northern Utah on Tuesday, Aug. 23.


Government

Roy City Council approves 38 percent property tax increase

Roy City Council votes to raise taxes

The hefty boost is projected to add about $1 million to the city’s $16 million budget.


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