LAYTON -- The vortex of Davis High's cross country program continues to spin out good runners, and those runners continue to dominate top of Utah cross country meets. Wednesday was no exception as both the boys' and girls' teams faced down Davis District rivals at the 2009 Clipper Invitational at Layton Park with convincing wins.
OGDEN -- For six of the nine Big Sky Conference teams, this week is when the season really begins. For one of those teams, Saturday's game can't come soon enough.
"We're coming off two losses and I don't think anybody's hungrier than us," said Weber State cornerback Josh Morris. "We've got a lot to prove."
OGDEN -- The two top voter getters in primary balloting for the city council's At-Large Seat B say they are eager to hit the campaign trail in preparation for November's general election.
David Phipps, a real estate broker with NAI Utah, finished in first place over six other candidates, with 761 votes.
The Fab 5 cloggers will have a chance to cool their heels for a while.
The Morgan County sisters learned halfway through Wednesday night's two-hour broadcast that they did not make the Top 5 acts in the "America's Got Talent" season finale.
NORTH OGDEN -- The mayor's race got a bit more interesting Tuesday when voters ousted incumbent Mayor Gary Harrop in the primary.
Harrop was running for a third term, but has run four times, losing a close race eight years ago to Lynn Muirbrook.
SALT LAKE CITY -- As the newest state senator from Northern Utah, Stuart Adams will jump into the state's latest budget battle with a bit of hands-on experience.
Adams, a Layton resident and former Utah House member, was sworn into office Wednesday at the state Capitol as the replacement for former Sen. Greg Bell in Senate District 22.
KAYSVILLE -- Kaysville Mayor Neka Roundy said placing first or second in Tuesday's primary shouldn't make a difference heading into the Nov. 3 general election.
"People tell me it doesn't matter," said Roundy, who finished more than 600 votes behind the challenger, Councilman Steve Hiatt, in her effort to capture a second term as mayor.
SYRACUSE -- City Councilman Lurlen Knight may still play a key role in the Nov. 3 municipal general election despite being eliminated from the mayoral race Tuesday,
Primary voters advanced mayoral candidates Craig Jenkins and Jamie Nagle to the general election, eliminating Knight and Shane Crowton.
OGDEN -- Centennial Bank, with five Utah branches and headquartered in Ogden, has merged with Vision Bankcard, an Orem company that specializes in providing Internet services to commercial clients.
In a news release issued Wednesday, the two companies said, "Centennial Bank will work in association with Vision Bankcard. Together, the two companies will be able to offer customers a wide selection of leading edge financial products. This association will significantly improve Centennial's capital position, financial ratios, and opportunities for growth."
In his speech on health care reform, President Obama warned that our nation's health care system will be destroyed if comprehensive reform is not done as soon as possible. However, in the same speech, he promised Americans that his reform plan will not affect their current insurance plans. We're skeptical the two goals can be met.