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It’s ‘take 2’ as Montoya enters the MMA cage in Farmington

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Almost a year ago, Top of Utah MMA professional Lucus Montoya was at Farmington's Legacy Events Center, prepping for his main event against Danny August.

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Farmington creates waterfowl park

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:31pm

FARMINGTON -- City leaders plan to create a 421-acre wildlife and waterfowl refuge park to protect a stretch of Great Salt Lake shoreline property from future development.

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Missing Davis M-16 found

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 9:43pm

FARMINGTON -- Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson confirmed a missing assault rifle has been recovered. "it was turned in on Friday and it has opened up the investigation," Richardson said Tuesday afternoon.

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VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

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VIDEO: Judge bars Davis sheriff from skimming jail inmates' accounts

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 4:42pm

PDF: Click to read the inmate funds stayFARMINGTON -- Judge Michael Allphin on Wednesday ordered the Davis County Sheriff's Office to cease taking funds from jail inmates' accounts.

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No clues to M-16 missing from Davis sheriff's office

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 1:33pm

PDF: CLICK TO READ THE AUDIT FOR FEDERAL WEAPONS PROGRAMPDF: CLICK TO READ THE DAVIS SHERIFF'S DEPUTY REPORT FOR MISSING M-16FARMINGTON -- A three-month investigation a year ago for a missing assault rifle has turned up nothing but questions, including why people are asking about it now, the sheriff said."The conclusion is one of two things...

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Davis adding playground to fairgrounds

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 1:03pm

FARMINGTON -- The Davis County Legacy Events Center fairgrounds is adding a playground.The playground, to be constructed this spring, will be just south of the new multi-field soccer complex the county is in the process of developing, said center director Dave Hansen.

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Davis jail siphoned $369K from inmates' commissary accounts in 2013

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 6:54am

FARMINGTON -- For nearly a year the Davis County Sheriff's Office has been seizing a large portion of jail inmates' commissary funds without the authority of a court order to do so, says longtime county public defender Todd Utzinger."The concern I have raised consistently, is that this is both an illegal taking under the Constitution and a...

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It’s ‘take 2’ as Montoya enters the MMA cage in Farmington

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 11:45am

FARMINGTON -- Almost a year ago, Top of Utah MMA professional Lucus Montoya was at Farmington's Legacy Events Center, prepping for his main event against Danny August.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 11:28am


Farmington creates waterfowl park

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:31pm

FARMINGTON -- City leaders plan to create a 421-acre wildlife and waterfowl refuge park to protect a stretch of Great Salt Lake shoreline property from future development.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 6:31pm


Missing Davis M-16 found

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 9:43pm

FARMINGTON -- Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson confirmed a missing assault rifle has been recovered. "it was turned in on Friday and it has opened up the investigation," Richardson said Tuesday afternoon.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 9:43pm


VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:48pm


VIDEO: Judge bars Davis sheriff from skimming jail inmates' accounts

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 4:42pm

PDF: Click to read the inmate funds stayFARMINGTON -- Judge Michael Allphin on Wednesday ordered the Davis County Sheriff's Office to cease taking funds from jail inmates' accounts.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 9:54am


No clues to M-16 missing from Davis sheriff's office

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 1:33pm

PDF: CLICK TO READ THE AUDIT FOR FEDERAL WEAPONS PROGRAMPDF: CLICK TO READ THE DAVIS SHERIFF'S DEPUTY REPORT FOR MISSING M-16FARMINGTON -- A three-month investigation a year ago for a missing assault rifle has turned up nothing but questions, including why people are asking about it now, the sheriff said."The conclusion is one of two things...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 5:16pm


Davis adding playground to fairgrounds

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 1:03pm

FARMINGTON -- The Davis County Legacy Events Center fairgrounds is adding a playground.The playground, to be constructed this spring, will be just south of the new multi-field soccer complex the county is in the process of developing, said center director Dave Hansen.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 1:03pm


Davis jail siphoned $369K from inmates' commissary accounts in 2013

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 6:54am

FARMINGTON -- For nearly a year the Davis County Sheriff's Office has been seizing a large portion of jail inmates' commissary funds without the authority of a court order to do so, says longtime county public defender Todd Utzinger."The concern I have raised consistently, is that this is both an illegal taking under the Constitution and a...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 6 2014 - 6:54am

VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:48pm


VIDEO: Judge bars Davis sheriff from skimming jail inmates' accounts

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 4:42pm

PDF: Click to read the inmate funds stayFARMINGTON -- Judge Michael Allphin on Wednesday ordered the Davis County Sheriff's Office to cease taking funds from jail inmates' accounts.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 9:54am


VIDEO: Jail GEDs give Davis inmates chance at new start in life

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 14 2014 - 11:59am

FARMINGTON -- Chris Convery stood in front of her students and recounted a time when a former pupil caught up to her in a chance meeting."You're the teacher at the jail," he told her. "You teachers who give us the program are lifesavers. I know because you saved mine."

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VIDEO: Kaysville kids get justice for fairy tale characters in mock trial

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 6 2014 - 9:47am

FARMINGTON -- Miss Curly Pig may have had a cauldron of hot water boiling over a fire when Mr. Big Bad Wolf came down the chimney but she claimed she had no intention of poaching him.And a jury of her peers believed her.Miss Pig, also known as Audrey Seal, was found not guilty by a vote using secret ballots of 6 to 5 on Wednesday at a mock trial...

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VIDEO: Trip to ocean possible for Davis County terminal cancer patient due to fundraiser

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 25 2014 - 3:18pm

LAYTON - A recent story published in the Standard-Examiner spurred Joi Lin Olsen of Layton into action. A couple months ago, Olsen's 21-year-old daughter, who has autism and attends the Vista Education Campus in Farmington, told her how worried she was about one of her classmates, 19-year-old Riley Person, who hadn't been at school for a...

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VIDEO: Firefighters race to the top against lung disease

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 4:25pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- In less than 2 minutes, Hill Air Force Base firefighter Sergio Alarcon raced up from the first floor of the Zions Bank Building to the 18th floor.Alarcon, dressed in full fire turnout gear with an air pack, was among 250 participants in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb. The Clinton man finished, while listening...

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VIDEO: Utah firefighters train for expert ice rescues

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 31 2014 - 4:28pm

FARMINGTON  -- Getting in the freezing water got easier each time for the firefighters across the state who participated in the first day of ice rescue instructor training.Farmington Fire Department hosted the training at Farmington Pond on Friday. Instructors from Dive Rescue International out of Fort Collins, Colo., were hired to do the...

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VIDEO: Significant cases during McGuire's 34 years in Davis Attorney's office

Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 31 2014 - 9:52am

These are some of the murder cases Bill McGuire handled in his 34 years with the Davis County Attorney's Office. The crimes listed are those the person was convicted of and are not necessarily original charges brought by prosecutors. Some sentences listed did not specify the degree of the offense, and anecdotal police accounts were not immediately...

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GALLERY: Faces: Family Art Night -- Making Hamas

Ruth Malan
Mar 25 2014 - 9:29am

Picture gallery of the Bountiful Davis Arts Council's Family Art Night where participants drew and painted a Hamas. The Hamas is a symbol for magical protection.

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GALLERY: Faces:Lantern making at the BDAC Family Art Night.

Ruth Malan
Jan 28 2014 - 11:13am

Picture gallery of families making lanterns and discovering paintings at the Bountiful Davis Art Center temporarily located in the Historic Davis County Courthouse in Farmington.

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GALLERY: Frodsham Family 22nd Christmas celebration in Farmington

People warm up with a warm cup of coco and sit by the fire. The Frodsham family  has been putting together a Christmas celebration for the last 22 years inviting needy families to get basic goods. On December 21 2013.(Brian Wolfer Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 24 2013 - 11:24am

Photos of the Frodsham Family 22nd Christmas celebration in Farmington to bring holiday sprit to needy families.

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GALLERY: Prep sports: Viewmont Invitational wrestling tournament day 1

Day 1 of the Viewmont Invitational wrestling tournament. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 20 2013 - 10:59pm

First day of the Viewmont Invitational wrestling tournament in Farmington's Legacy Events Center.

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GALLERY: Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High

Ariel Walker, 14, of Farmington, blushed as Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius played next to her during his visit to Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 13 2013 - 2:25pm

Jazz Saxophonist Eric Darius visited Farmington Junior High on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. He performed to the students, played with the Farmington Junior High Jazz Band and answered questions during his visit. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Faces: Miss Farmington's Fifth Annual Halloween Event

Ruth Malan
Oct 28 2013 - 8:30am

Picture gallery of the family Halloween Event held at Farmington Community Center.

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VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:48pm


VIDEO: Judge bars Davis sheriff from skimming jail inmates' accounts

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 4:42pm

PDF: Click to read the inmate funds stayFARMINGTON -- Judge Michael Allphin on Wednesday ordered the Davis County Sheriff's Office to cease taking funds from jail inmates' accounts.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 9:54am


GALLERY: Faces: Family Art Night -- Making Hamas

Ruth Malan
Mar 25 2014 - 9:29am

Picture gallery of the Bountiful Davis Arts Council's Family Art Night where participants drew and painted a Hamas. The Hamas is a symbol for magical protection.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 9:29am


VIDEO: Jail GEDs give Davis inmates chance at new start in life

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 14 2014 - 11:59am

FARMINGTON -- Chris Convery stood in front of her students and recounted a time when a former pupil caught up to her in a chance meeting."You're the teacher at the jail," he told her. "You teachers who give us the program are lifesavers. I know because you saved mine."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 14 2014 - 6:25pm


VIDEO: Kaysville kids get justice for fairy tale characters in mock trial

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 6 2014 - 9:47am

FARMINGTON -- Miss Curly Pig may have had a cauldron of hot water boiling over a fire when Mr. Big Bad Wolf came down the chimney but she claimed she had no intention of poaching him.And a jury of her peers believed her.Miss Pig, also known as Audrey Seal, was found not guilty by a vote using secret ballots of 6 to 5 on Wednesday at a mock trial...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 6 2014 - 9:51am


VIDEO: Trip to ocean possible for Davis County terminal cancer patient due to fundraiser

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 25 2014 - 3:18pm

LAYTON - A recent story published in the Standard-Examiner spurred Joi Lin Olsen of Layton into action. A couple months ago, Olsen's 21-year-old daughter, who has autism and attends the Vista Education Campus in Farmington, told her how worried she was about one of her classmates, 19-year-old Riley Person, who hadn't been at school for a...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 25 2014 - 7:09pm


VIDEO: Firefighters race to the top against lung disease

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 4:25pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- In less than 2 minutes, Hill Air Force Base firefighter Sergio Alarcon raced up from the first floor of the Zions Bank Building to the 18th floor.Alarcon, dressed in full fire turnout gear with an air pack, was among 250 participants in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb. The Clinton man finished, while listening...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 24 2014 - 6:41am


VIDEO: Utah firefighters train for expert ice rescues

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 31 2014 - 4:28pm

FARMINGTON  -- Getting in the freezing water got easier each time for the firefighters across the state who participated in the first day of ice rescue instructor training.Farmington Fire Department hosted the training at Farmington Pond on Friday. Instructors from Dive Rescue International out of Fort Collins, Colo., were hired to do the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 2 2014 - 9:39am


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