EPA to require mines to offer cleanup assurances

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said it plans to require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution so taxpayers aren’t stuck footing the bill. The proposal follows a 2016 agreement reached under court order for the...


St. George man found guilty in in 2008 baby death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A St. George man has been found guilty for his role in the 2008 death of a baby he was watching. The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reports ( ) that a jury found 39-year-old Gregory Todd Fullerton guilty on Friday of child abuse. Prosecutors say...


Cabinet picks to save millions in taxes thanks to ethics rules

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. President-elect Donald Trump’s ultra-wealthy Cabinet nominees will be able to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes in the coming weeks when they sell some of their holdings to avoid conflicts of interest in their new positions. The tax advantage will allow Trump...


Why Trump gets more hype out of 1,000 jobs than Obama does out of 16 million

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. At least for a moment, President-elect Donald Trump appeared to achieve this week what President Barack Obama struggled to do for most of the past eight years: convince Americans that he can fix the economy. Cheering crowds greeted Trump during his victory lap through...


Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump

Obama Cybersecurity-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject — weeks before President-elect Donald...


Eccles Community Art Center asking for donations

Eccles Community Arts Center

The nonprofit is $50,000 away from the $350,000 estimated cost of ongoing improvements to the Ogden art complex.


5 stories for Friday: School gripped by gun lockdown; missing West Haven woman

Utah Middle School Gun Fired-6

Catch up on the top stories from Northern Utah for Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.


West Haven man accused of shooting another man in the abdomen


A 38-year-old West Haven man is accused of shooting 40-year-old man in the abdomen and was booked on one count of attempted aggravated murder, among other charges.


Northern Utah Autism Program volunteer accused of stealing $5K in donations

Rebecca Irene Campos Northern Utah Autism Program

Rebecca Irene Campos, 31, is accused of stealing more than $5,000 in private donations from the Northern Utah Autism Program while she was serving as its parent volunteer group’s president.


Mueller Park overwhelmed by community support after gun was fired in school

Mueller Park heart attack shooting

On the day after a 15-year-old student allegedly fired a gun inside Mueller Park Junior High, students could have arrived to a grim atmosphere. Instead, they were greeted by an outpouring of community support.

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