About 100 people danced and marched through downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate June 17, 2021 (Katie Workman, KSL.com)
SALT LAKE CITY – Here are 10 stories you might have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the title to read the full story.
1. “It’s Liberation, Jubilee, Freedom”: People march through downtown Salt Lake City to celebrate Juneteenth
About 100 people marched through the streets of downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate Juneteenth’s first year as a federally recognized holiday on Saturday.
2. Arizona couple died after suspected drowning identified
Preliminary information suggests David D. and Catherine McMillan of Chandler, Ariz., Drowned, but the official cause of death will be determined by the state’s medical examiner’s office, the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office said. in an article on Facebook.
3. 37-year-old man drowns at Pineview Reservoir
A 37-year-old man drowned at Pineview Reservoir Sunday afternoon, police said. The man swam to retrieve his son who had floated in the water with a flotation device, but could not reach the child and went underwater, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said .
4. 12 deaths in Alabama from tropical depression Claudette, including 10 children
Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern United States, causing flash floods and tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes.
5.1 dead, 1 transported by air ambulance after rollover accident near Wendover
One person has died and another is in critical condition after an overturn several miles east of the Bonneville Salt Flats, authorities said. At around 6:20 a.m., a car with two male occupants in their twenties was traveling eastbound on I-80, the Department of Public Safety said.
1. Holt’s time-out winner, Kreilach’s brace helps RSL break winless skid in 4 games
Erik Holt buried the game winner on a long throw in the second minute of overtime and Damir Kreilach scored a brace to help Real Salt Lake win 3-1 over the Vancouver Whitecaps.
2. Jazz loses 25 points in advance and loses the series against the Clippers
Mitchell played at an elite level in the first half, Jordan Clarkson was even better and Utah got Mike Conley back. All of this led to a 25-point lead once Mitchell buried a 3-point pointer right after the half-time break.
3. After a disappointing finish, where does the Jazz go from here?
The Jazz therefore end the season with the same questions they asked themselves following their defeats in 2017, 2018 and 2019: can they find how to follow the small lines of balloons?
4. “Tears of happiness”: the Herriman rugby club celebrates an unlikely national championship
Hansen was the first to cry – after the Mustangs held off Ignatius 21-14 in the National High School Tournament Championship game in Kansas City.
5. Team USA Tracker: Utah native Rhyan White adds second bid for Tokyo with 200 back
White, a 10-time Herriman varsity All-American who swims for Alabama, qualified for her second event with a quick finish in the 200 backstroke, overtaking defending world champion Regan Smith and a strong field to take the first up with a time of 2 minutes, 5.73 seconds on Saturday night.
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