Politics

GOP House incumbents Bishop, Stewart outdistance challengers in fundraising

Rob Bishop Chris Stewart

That doesn’t mean they don’t face opposition. Two have filed to run for Stewart’s...

Transportation

Clearfield isn't the only city hoping to lure Stadler train manufacturing plant

Stadler Rail plant

Ogden hoped to formulate a plan to lure the firm and Salt Lake City is another potential location for the proposed facility, which would create 1,000 jobs. Most of the public discussion has focused on a proposed Clearfield site.


Politics

GOP House incumbents Bishop, Stewart outdistance challengers in fundraising

Rob Bishop Chris Stewart

That doesn’t mean they don’t face opposition. Two have filed to run for Stewart’s seat while two others indicate plans to run for Bishop’s post.


Health & Fitness

Hooper woman fights for cancer treatment, underscores plight of uninsured

SW 070717 Nicky James Stauffer Cancer Medicaid 01

Nicky Stauffer doesn’t qualify for Medicaid, can’t afford Obamacare coverage and worries about her future. An expert says 2.5 million in the country are in her situation.


Politics

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch backs GOP heath care plan, Sen. Mike Lee still mulling it

Orrin Hatch Mike Lee

The GOP measure, which would replace Obamacare, can withstand only minimal defections from Republican senators if it is to survive.


Courts

Payson lawyer gives a voice to Utah homeowners charged with property crimes

SW 071117 Jonathan Jaussi attorney 01

Attorney Jonathan Jaussi provides pro bono criminal defense to veterans, the disabled and the elderly who are pulled into criminal court on zoning, building code or other property disputes. Jaussi recent won a favorable plea bargain for a Layton man charged in a dispute over a backyard shed.


Local

Clearfield plan to buy UTA land for train factory comes into clearer focus

Caltrain

The appraisal of the 28.25-acre plot where the Stadler Rail plant would sit is complete, but the sides still have to negotiate a price tag.


Police & Fire

As Sunset Fire Department closes, outgoing chief reflects, expresses sadness

Sunset Fire Department

The North Davis Fire District is to take over fire protection in Sunset on Saturday, though some residents are fighting the change.


Police & Fire

Sunset Fire backers plan new bid to save department, seek November vote

Sunset fire department

Fire protection in Sunset is set to transfer to the North Davis Fire District on Saturday, but that hasn’t stopped Sunset Fire Department boosters opposed to the change.


Politics

Sunset mayor to run for Davis County Commission, won't seek re-election

beverly king macfarlane sunset mayor

Sunset Mayor Beverly Macfarlane won’t seek re-election for her current position, as she’s decided to run for a Davis County Commission seat.


Politics

Weber County Latino population increases, outpacing white growth

Weber County Hispanics

The county is one of the most racially and ethnically mixed though whites still account for the vast majority of the county’s residents, as in Utah overall.


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