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VIDEO: Motorized paraglider who died in crash near Willard Bay identified

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:41am

WILLARD - The West Haven man  who was killed after crashing his motorized paraglider near Willard Bay on Tuesday has been identified.

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VIDEO: Willard Bay plunge nets funds for Down syndrome skills center

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:27pm

WILLARD -- There were lots of shivers mixed with smiles Friday evening as more than 100 friends and family of loved ones with Down syndrome plunged into Willard Bay to help raise funds to build an achievement center.  The "polar plunge" was organized by parents who are trying to raise $100,000 to have a Gigi's Playhouse built in Davis County...

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GALLERY: Polar plunge fundraising event at Willard Bay for Gigi's Playhouse

David Lindsay, 10, of Clinton, sits with his service dog, Honey, while the crowd watches a costume contest during a fundraising event to raise money to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah at Willard Bay on Friday, March 21, 2014. Events included dancing, best costume and a polar plunge into the bay. The event raised approximately 12,000 dollars. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am

Dancing, costumes and jumping into Willard Bay were all part of the events that helped raise approximately $12,000 to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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VIDEO: Willard veteran of Korean War battles for Purple Heart

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 15 2014 - 4:21pm

WILLARD -- It took more than 60 years for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to finally recognize the wounds Roy Torgeson sustained during the Korean War, but the 81-year-old Willard resident's battle isn't over yet -- he's still fighting for the Purple Heart he says he earned six decades ago.Although he's lived in Willard for more than 50...

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Willard police reports in homicide investigation detail brother's odd behavior

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 11 2013 - 7:17am

PDF: Read the Willard police report of the Lankford incidentWILLARD -- Newly released documents tied to the house fire that killed Eric Lankford further detail the strange behavior of Jeremy Lankford the night of the fatal blaze that make him a suspect in his brother's death.Willard Police Chief Nate Thompson said this week the investigation is...

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SWAT team called for distraught man in Willard

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 12 2013 - 6:36am

WILLARD -- A SWAT team was called Monday night because a distraught man in south Willard reportedly had a gun.

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Hikers near Willard Peak rescued after night on the mountain

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 4 2013 - 6:57am

WILLARD -- Two hikers were located and recovered using a medical helicopter Sunday morning in the mountains at London Spires, near Willard Peak.

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All things Amish: General store in Willard sells goods of the 'Plain People'

BRYAN NICHOLSON/Special to the Standard-Examiner
An authentic Amish buggy stands outside the Apple Creek Bulk Food Co. store in Willard.

Becky Cairns
Nov 3 2013 - 9:59am

WILLARD -- Move over, funeral potatoes, and make way for scrapple.Or how about adding some Lebanon bologna, butter cheese or fig jam to that dinner plate?All are specialities found at the Amish general store, a quaint Fruit Way shop importing the culture of the "Plain People" into a state better known for its beehives, pioneers and Dutch oven...

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VIDEO: Motorized paraglider who died in crash near Willard Bay identified

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:41am

WILLARD - The West Haven man  who was killed after crashing his motorized paraglider near Willard Bay on Tuesday has been identified.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 8:52am


VIDEO: Willard Bay plunge nets funds for Down syndrome skills center

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:27pm

WILLARD -- There were lots of shivers mixed with smiles Friday evening as more than 100 friends and family of loved ones with Down syndrome plunged into Willard Bay to help raise funds to build an achievement center.  The "polar plunge" was organized by parents who are trying to raise $100,000 to have a Gigi's Playhouse built in Davis County...

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GALLERY: Polar plunge fundraising event at Willard Bay for Gigi's Playhouse

David Lindsay, 10, of Clinton, sits with his service dog, Honey, while the crowd watches a costume contest during a fundraising event to raise money to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah at Willard Bay on Friday, March 21, 2014. Events included dancing, best costume and a polar plunge into the bay. The event raised approximately 12,000 dollars. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am

Dancing, costumes and jumping into Willard Bay were all part of the events that helped raise approximately $12,000 to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am

VIDEO: Motorized paraglider who died in crash near Willard Bay identified

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:41am

WILLARD - The West Haven man  who was killed after crashing his motorized paraglider near Willard Bay on Tuesday has been identified.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 8:52am


VIDEO: Willard Bay plunge nets funds for Down syndrome skills center

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:27pm

WILLARD -- There were lots of shivers mixed with smiles Friday evening as more than 100 friends and family of loved ones with Down syndrome plunged into Willard Bay to help raise funds to build an achievement center.  The "polar plunge" was organized by parents who are trying to raise $100,000 to have a Gigi's Playhouse built in Davis County...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 7:30pm


VIDEO: Willard veteran of Korean War battles for Purple Heart

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 15 2014 - 4:21pm

WILLARD -- It took more than 60 years for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to finally recognize the wounds Roy Torgeson sustained during the Korean War, but the 81-year-old Willard resident's battle isn't over yet -- he's still fighting for the Purple Heart he says he earned six decades ago.Although he's lived in Willard for more than 50...

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Willard beavers near full recovery

One of six rescued beavers eats a mixture of critical care and baby food through a syringe at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah in Ogden in April. (Standard-Examiner file photo)

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Jul 7 2013 - 8:02am

OGDEN -- Six beavers are nearing full recovery after they were contaminated in a March diesel fuel spill at Willard Bay State Park.DaLyn Erickson-Marthaler, executive director of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah, said she's hopeful the beavers can be released back into the wild within three weeks."To think about what they've...

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State issues violation notice to Chevron for Willard Bay spill

A "French" filter cleans out any potential desiel fuel from water before it reaches Willard Bay, Wednesday April 10, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2013 - 12:19pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Division of Water Quality issued a Notice of Violation and Compliance Order to Chevron Pipeline Company as a result of the diesel fuel spill near Willard Bay on March 18.The state is asking Chevron to provide a report on cleanup activities and its response plan for the pipeline rupture that leaked approximately 21,000...

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State: Chevron likely to be fined for Willard Bay spill

Crew members at the decontamination site at Willard Bay State Park clean off any potential fuel from media personnel’s boots on Wednesday. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Scott Schwebke
Apr 10 2013 - 11:04pm

WILLARD -- The Utah Division of Water Quality will issue a violation notice this week to Chevron Corporation for last month's diesel fuel spill at Willard Bay State Park.The notice will allege Chevron discharged pollutants into state waters without a permit, Walt Baker, director of the DEQ told reporters Wednesday during a tour of the spill site....

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GALLERY: Polar plunge fundraising event at Willard Bay for Gigi's Playhouse

David Lindsay, 10, of Clinton, sits with his service dog, Honey, while the crowd watches a costume contest during a fundraising event to raise money to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah at Willard Bay on Friday, March 21, 2014. Events included dancing, best costume and a polar plunge into the bay. The event raised approximately 12,000 dollars. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am

Dancing, costumes and jumping into Willard Bay were all part of the events that helped raise approximately $12,000 to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am


VIDEO: Motorized paraglider who died in crash near Willard Bay identified

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:41am

WILLARD - The West Haven man  who was killed after crashing his motorized paraglider near Willard Bay on Tuesday has been identified.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 8:52am


VIDEO: Willard Bay plunge nets funds for Down syndrome skills center

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 22 2014 - 7:27pm

WILLARD -- There were lots of shivers mixed with smiles Friday evening as more than 100 friends and family of loved ones with Down syndrome plunged into Willard Bay to help raise funds to build an achievement center.  The "polar plunge" was organized by parents who are trying to raise $100,000 to have a Gigi's Playhouse built in Davis County...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 7:30pm


GALLERY: Polar plunge fundraising event at Willard Bay for Gigi's Playhouse

David Lindsay, 10, of Clinton, sits with his service dog, Honey, while the crowd watches a costume contest during a fundraising event to raise money to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah at Willard Bay on Friday, March 21, 2014. Events included dancing, best costume and a polar plunge into the bay. The event raised approximately 12,000 dollars. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am

Dancing, costumes and jumping into Willard Bay were all part of the events that helped raise approximately $12,000 to build a Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center, for Northern Utah on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 9:07am


VIDEO: Willard veteran of Korean War battles for Purple Heart

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 15 2014 - 4:21pm

WILLARD -- It took more than 60 years for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to finally recognize the wounds Roy Torgeson sustained during the Korean War, but the 81-year-old Willard resident's battle isn't over yet -- he's still fighting for the Purple Heart he says he earned six decades ago.Although he's lived in Willard for more than 50...

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GALLERY: Classic gleaming trailers at Willard Bay State Park

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Sep 15 2013 - 11:03am

Tin Can Tourists took over Willard Bay State Park this weekend, Sept. 15-16, 2013, during the first Watt’s Up by the Bay Vintage Travel Trailer Rally.

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GALLERY: Willard beavers released after rehabilitation

One of the six beavers injured in the Willard Bay oil spill waits in a cage before officials release it into a pond on the north slope of the Uinta Mountains on Tuesday, August, 13, 2013. Five beavers were released while one beaver remains in rehabilitation. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Aug 13 2013 - 3:56pm

After various treatments in the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah, beavers that were affected by a diesel fuel spill in March, were set free into the wild.

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Willard beavers near full recovery

One of six rescued beavers eats a mixture of critical care and baby food through a syringe at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah in Ogden in April. (Standard-Examiner file photo)

Contributed
Jul 7 2013 - 8:02am

OGDEN -- Six beavers are nearing full recovery after they were contaminated in a March diesel fuel spill at Willard Bay State Park.DaLyn Erickson-Marthaler, executive director of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah, said she's hopeful the beavers can be released back into the wild within three weeks."To think about what they've...

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State issues violation notice to Chevron for Willard Bay spill

A "French" filter cleans out any potential desiel fuel from water before it reaches Willard Bay, Wednesday April 10, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2013 - 12:19pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Division of Water Quality issued a Notice of Violation and Compliance Order to Chevron Pipeline Company as a result of the diesel fuel spill near Willard Bay on March 18.The state is asking Chevron to provide a report on cleanup activities and its response plan for the pipeline rupture that leaked approximately 21,000...

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