News

Cache County inmate's apparent suicide under investigation

Jail stock

Authorities say an inmate at the Cache County Jail has died in an apparent suicide.

Local

2016 Northern Utah road construction wrapping up

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Four of the largest road projects in Northern Utah will be finished before winter.


News

5 stories for Monday: Adams Canyon death, officer loses certification

Adams Canyon

Read up on the top news stories in Northern Utah for Monday, Sept. 26.


Education

Weber, Davis school districts implement new app for students in crisis

SafeUT Mobile App Jan 20 2016

More students are using a state-funded app to ask for help in times of crisis. Area school districts including Weber and Davis have started using the SafeUT app and the Ogden School District plans to do so yet this school year.


Environment

Weber County diesel emissions testing program approved by health board

Weber Morgan health board diesel emissions testing

The measure is meant to help improve air quality in Weber County, particularly during winter inversions and summer ozone events.


News

Auto-ped crash in North Salt Lake closes northbound Highway 89

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An auto-pedestrian crash in North Salt Lake closed all northbound lanes of Highway 89 in the area Monday evening


Local

North Ogden's Shannon Stoddard named Miss Weber County 2017

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In June, Stoddard will go on to compete in the Miss Utah 2017 contest in Salt Lake City.


News

Gary Herbert, Mike Weinholtz to appear in televised gubernatorial debate

Utah Election Governor

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and his Democratic opponent Mike Weinholtz meet Monday night in their first and likely only televised debate this year


Local

Northern Utah storm damage nears $1M in Riverdale, other cities still counting

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Cities around Weber and Davis counties are still cleaning up and counting losses after a thunderstorm hit the area and produced a tornado Thursday, Sept. 22. 


Business

Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over

Veterans Suicides

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline’s former director. Some hotline workers handle fewer...


State

Police arrest Utah man after multiple high-speed chases

Police lights car street

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Police have captured a Utah man after he led them on several high-speed chases to avoid arrest. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Andrew Prescott tells The Deseret News that officers became involved in several chases with a 25-year-old Murray man Saturday night after spotting...


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