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Hatch still with Bush, says refugees need more vetting

Utah’s senior senator wants more extensive vetting of Syrian refugees before allowing them entry into the United States.


Legislative prospects for Starbucks and alcohol murky

The prospect of the Utah Legislature paving the way for Starbucks to serve wine and beer at its cafes in Utah appears to be iffy, at least in 2016.


Resident's concerns lead to new Layton landfill entrance

LAYTON — A while back, a year or so, Layton Mayor Bob Stevenson got a call from resident Sandy Cooper, who lives in the Sun Hills area of Layton. 


Two Utah bills add teeth to laws against child sex predators

One consequence of the Brianne Altice case in Davis County, in which a teacher caught international attention and was convicted of having sex with several teenage students, was legislators seeking ways to strengthen efforts to keep sexual predators out of Utah schools.


Layton WinCo Foods store gets closer to reality

LAYTON — It’s been slow-going for those eager to see a new WinCo Foods store anchor 22 acres at 200 S. Fort Lane in Layton, but things should pick up soon.

Impact tax proposed to help finance North Ogden transportation plan

NORTH OGDEN — In 2008, North Ogden unveiled an impressive 32-year master plan for transportation projects. Projects included widening of streets, new signals, roundabouts and more.


Intermountain Healthcare to build new Layton hospital

LAYTON — Intermountain Healthcare plans to build a new hospital in Layton. Construction will likely start early next year with an estimated date of Spring 2018 for the hospital to open.


The life of Elijah Ables, a black Mormon priesthood holder in the 19th century

Elijah Ables is no stranger to Mormon history, although he’s virtually unknown to anyone who relies exclusively on LDS correlation. Ables was a black man who was ordained to the LDS priesthood in the 1830s, and remained a faithful Mormon for the next half-century. In the Spring 2013 Journal of Mormon History, there’s a very interesting account of his life and times by Russell W. Stevenson, who teaches at Salt Lake Community College. Stevenson later published an ebook, “Black Mormon: The Story of Elijah Ables.”


Davis boxer Jesse West fights on Salt Lake City card

Davis County boxer Jesse West looks for his sixth win in seven professional bouts as he fights veteran heavyweight Chad Davis at The Complex, 56 W. 100 South, in Salt Lake City on Saturday night.

Utah GOPers face uncertainty until Count My Vote clarified

Clarification is what Top of Utah Republican lawmakers want in the Count My Vote SB54 political imbroglio, which pits the state Republican Party against elected state leaders of its own party.

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