Government

Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry...

Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 20

House 20 candidates, web only

The Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 20 are Melissa Garff Ballard, Matt Jensen and Glen Jenkins.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 19

House 19 candidates web only

Read more about the Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 19. 


Politics

North Ogden hopefuls for Utah House seat focus on tax stewardship, spending

Utah House 7

Kyle Andersen and Lisa Roskelley face off in the June 26 Republican primary for the District 7 seat, held by Justin Fawson before he stepped down.


Local

Roy leaders mull proposed $537K ice rink near Christmas light display

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The idea is part of the 2019 budget proposal, which city officials take up for adoption on Tuesday.


Government

Allergies, glaciers, and pikas: climate change in action

30 Years Of Warming Examples

WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around. Some examples of where climate change’s effects have been measured: —Glaciers across the globe are melting and retreating, with 279 billion tons of ice lost since 2002, according to NASA’s GRACE...


Government

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

United States Human Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley,...


Government

Administration Eases Way For Small Businesses To Buy Insurance In Bulk

Small employers will more easily be able to band together to buy health insurance under rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration, but the change could raise premiums for plans sold through the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplaces, analysts say. The move loosens restrictions on so-...


Business

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world’s two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth. The collateral damage could be widespread. If...


Business

The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is taking on Mexico and Canada at a time when the United States is engaged in talks with them on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump says in a speech before a small...


Business

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

Home Construction

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of construction in the Midwest drove U.S. housing starts up 5 percent in May from the prior month. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million, the strongest pace since July 2007. All of May’s...


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