5 stories for Thursday: Syringe program has no funding; Presidential choices

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Read up on the top stories in Northern Utah for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.

Police & Fire

First woman to be a Davis sheriff’s Lt., Maureen Benson, retires after 33 years

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Tears welled up in the eyes of Davis County Sheriff’s Lt. Maureen Benson as she gently pulled out a framed photograph from a box packed with 33 year of memories.

Police & Fire

Contingency plan would upgrade South Weber fire department

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The all-volunteer South Weber force crumbled to nine firefighters this month after the top two officers were fired and several crew members quit in protest.


Kaysville man finishes documentary on German POWs in Utah

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A Kaysville man has produced a documentary on German prisoners of war held in Utah during World War II. Scott Porter’s film will be rebroadcast at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, on KUED Channel 7.


Ogden vacation rental saga likely to play out in December

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Ogden City Council and the planning office discussed two options for a new ordinance at length Tuesday night, Oct. 25, but a final decision from the council is still a few months away.


5 stories for Wednesday: Powder Mountain treehouse; local business pioneer dies

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Read up on the top stories in Northern Utah for Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.


Utah's syringe exchange program looks for individuals to help

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Though the Utah Department of Health has outlined the procedures for local health departments and private groups to have a syringe-exchange program in Utah, there’s no funding for such program.


Utah Highway Patrol being featured on new TV show

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The new show, “Live PD,” premieres at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28.


In District 15, incumbent Wilson defends against Democrat Miller

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Candidates for Utah’s House District 15 disagree on Medicaid expansion.


Sundance Festival 2017: Tickets on sale, local packages selling out within

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Spend between $20 and $3,500, depending on how much you love Sundance. There’s also special deals for locals, students and more. 

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