Brigham City celebrates its 150th birthday

BRIGHAM CITY — January marks Brigham City’s 150th birthday, and myriad events are planned through June in celebration — all to tell the story of a tiny fort for eight families that grew to a city of 18,000, many of whom work on rocket engines.

Police & Fire

Reports show fallen trooper Ellsworth saved suicidal man's life

BRIGHAM CITY — Shortly before he died on the job, his supervisors say, a Utah Highway Patrol trooper saved a man’s life.


Track Bear River pelicans with interactive online map

BRIGHAM CITY — The travels of pelicans GPS-tagged at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge can now be followed through a time-stamped interactive map available online.


Man charged with 57 fraud counts in Brigham City alarm sales scam case

BRIGHAM CITY — Prosecutors filed 57 counts related to theft, fraud and exploitation Thursday against a man arrested last week after police said he was going door-to-door faking repairs to alarm systems.


Brigham City to hold public hearing on $26 million bond issue

BRIGHAM CITY — The city’s plans for a $26 million bond issue meant to head off a “silver tsunami” of retirees and expand outdoor recreation offerings will be aired Thursday night.


Lights on 'Welcome to Brigham' historic gateway finally fixed in Brigham City

Lights on 'Welcome to Brigham' historic gateway finally fixed in Brigham City


Child's report leads to 22 sex abuse charges against Tremonton man, police say

BRIGHAM CITY – A Tremonton man is in jail after he was charged with 22 sex offenses in a case where he allegedly impregnated a victim, leading to an abortion, authorities say.

Police & Fire

Garland man awaits charges in hospital after allegedly driving into school

GARLAND – The suspect who collided with a schoolhouse fleeing police remains hospitalized while authorities consider appropriate charges.


Swans showing up for their big day in Brigham City

BRIGHAM CITY — The swans are starting to circle in Brigham City, expected to show in force for their annual appreciation day at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

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