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Inside the new Utah State Prison

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Now we get a behind-the-scenes look at the new Utah State Prison under construction in Salt Lake City. The prison is about 80% complete, and you can already see what makes it superior to Draper’s old one. ABC4’s Brian Carlson takes us on a tour …

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From saving the Great Salt Lake to landscaping – Utah lawmakers review water proposals in recent days – St George News

Visitors to Antelope Island State Park view the receding edge of the Great Salt Lake Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 in Antelope Island, Utah. The largest natural lake west of the Mississippi is shrinking past its lowest levels on record, raising fears of toxic dust, ecological collapse and economic consequences. But …

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Marvin John Blanken | News, Sports, Jobs

November 13, 1926 — February 23, 2022 Marvin John Blanken was born in Cisco, Texas on November 13, 1926, and returned to his Lord on February 23, 2022, in Farmington, Utah, of natural causes. He knew he was going home to his Lord that day. He …

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Utah basketball: Better days may be ahead for Runnin’ Utes

This article was first published in the Ute Insiders newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. The infamous streak is over. The Runnin’ Utes finally ended their program-record 10-game losing streak last week with an 84-59 victory over another struggling team, Oregon State. Could …

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Dianne Davey Obituary (1940 – 2022) – Salt Lake City, UT

Dianne Henderson Davey 1940~2022 Dianne was born in Salt Lake City on December 10, 1940 to Adrienne Nielsen Henderson and Franklin Thomas Henderson. She grew up on the west side of Salt Lake until they moved to Bountiful where she attended and graduated from Bountiful High School. After high school, …

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Advocates identify gaps in domestic and sexual violence resources, push for legislation to help

Christa Lynn Luckenbach plants a flag during a purple flag-laying event at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City on Oct. 17, 2020. Domestic violence advocates gathered at the State Capitol on Tuesday to demand more funding and of resources amid increased needs. (Yukai Peng, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 …

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Joyce Metcalf Obituary (2022) – Salt Lake City, UT

Joyce Hawkes Metcalf 1933~2022 Salt Lake City, UT—Our Mother Angel, Joyce Hawkes Metcalf, passed away peacefully at her home after sustaining a head injury from a fall. She returned to her loving Heavenly Parents on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the age of 88. Our father, Robert W. Metcalf, preceded …

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Utah officials want to bring the Olympics back to Salt Lake City – but they won’t be able to make their case in person in Beijing

50 positive cases were found in the bubble, scuttling the local group’s plans less than a week before departure (Jae C. Hong | AP) Olympic workers in hazmat suits work at a credential validation desk at Beijing Capital International Airport ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Monday, Jan. …

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Vikings drop Heartbreaker in final seconds in southern Utah

Next game: Northern Arizona 01/29/2022 | 6 p.m. Jan. 29 (Sat) / 6 p.m. Northern Arizona CEDAR CITY, Utah— Thursday night was all but an end for the Portland State women’s basketball team. Playing their best basketball since restarting their season on Jan. 15, the Vikings pushed a Southern Utah …

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Rural Utah calls for more incentives and exemptions for film production

A cabin inside the Thousands Peaks Ranch, where the television series ‘Yellowstone’ was filmed, is pictured in Oakley, Summit County, December 2, 2021. A Utah bill is said to be proposed to exempt certain rural productions from the film incentive ceiling. Schedule each fiscal year. (Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News) Estimated …

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TSA breaks record for gun discoveries in 2021 and SLC

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) – As gun laws ease in Utah and several other states across the country, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is beginning to see more and more violations of firearms regulations. In 2021, TSA agents at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) detected 115 firearms in …

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Utah lawmakers form diversity and inclusion task force for K-12 students

Rep. Sandra Hollins, D-Salt Lake City, is one of the lawmakers who helped launch a diversity and inclusion program at K-12 schools in Utah. (Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders will announce the creation of a new task force that will …

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Celine Dion cancels her US/Canada tour, including SLC

SALT LAKE CITY — Celine Dion has delivered bad news for her fans who were planning to see her perform live at Vivint Arena in March — as well as more than a dozen other locations. The singer announced on Saturday that the remaining shows of the North American leg …

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Brent McReynolds Obituary (1951 – 2022) – Salt Lake City, UT

Brent J McReynolds 1951 ~ 2022 Brent J McReynolds, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022, where he joined his parents J. Ray & Elaine Fay McReynolds. Brent was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 5, 1951. He attended West High School Class of 1969 and immediately began …

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Rich Stoney | News, Sports, Jobs

1954 – 2022 Fielding, UT – Rich Stoney passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Rich was born on December 8, 1954 to Dorene Stoney (Bill Stoney) in Ogden, UT. He grew up in Harrisville, UT, where he attended Weber High School. He married his high school best friend and …

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Utah Utes basketball drops 14 points to fall to Washington for fourth loss in five games

Utah led by 14 points with 14:16 remaining in the game. January 6, 2022, Salt Lake City, Utah: The University of Utah Utes basketball team faces the Washington Huskies at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, January 6, 2022. (Photo by Nick Grace / …

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Top 5 weather events for 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – It has been a year of extreme weather conditions across the state. From extreme drought conditions and record heat to extensive flash flooding under torrential rains. Utah experienced a variety of weather conditions to make 2021 a year to remember. Here’s how we ranked the Top …

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Stanley McKinnon “Mac” Wilson III | News, Sports, Jobs

August 24, 1958 – December 29, 2021 Stanley McKinnon “Mac” Wilson III, 63, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was born on August 24, 1958 in Ogden, Utah, to Stanley McKinnon, Jr. and Maria Joyce Hopkins Wilson. He graduated from Weber High School Class …

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Mitchell absent for 2 games due to back pain

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Jazz will be without Donovan Mitchell for the next two games as the star suffers an injury. The Jazz announced Sunday that Mitchell had strained his left lower back. Eric Walden with Salt Lake City Grandstand reported that the double All-Star shooting guard will not …

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Utah Football History vs. Heisman Trophy Finalists

SALT LAKE CITY –When the Utah football team takes the field at the Rose Bowl on January 1, they will face a Heisman Trophy finalist in Ohio State QB CJ Stroud. CJ Stroud finished fourth in the 2021 Heisman Trophy voting with Alabama star QB Bryce Young taking home the …

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Carol Glad Obituary (1926 – 2021) – Salt Lake City, UT

Carol Kofoed happy 1926-2021 Carol Kofoed Glad passed away peacefully on December 17, 2021, at the age of 95. Carol was born July 8, 1926 in Preston, Idaho, to Eugene and Lillie Kofoed. She married Gordon Redford Glad on February 14, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah and they were …

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The U Beekeepers Association buzz – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Members of the U of U Beekeepers Association perform a beehive inspection at the HSEB on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Natalie Caylor | Courtesy of the U of U Association of Beekeepers) Utah’s history with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day …

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New lawsuit regarding access to special education filed against Salt Lake City school district

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Parents of two elementary students, “EJ” and “HS,” sue the Salt Lake City school district for wanting their children to attend their neighborhood schools and receive special education services. . However, since EJ and HS are cognitively disabled, the school district has assigned them to …

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Weber County officials help attempt to bring Winter Olympics back to Utah | News, Sports, Jobs

BEN DORGER, Standard-Examiner archive photo A Snowbasin Ski Resort gondola ascends the mountain on November 20, 2018. Snowbasin served as the site for the 2002 Winter Olympics, and Weber County officials are helping efforts to bring the Olympics back to Utah in 2030 or 2034. OGDEN – Crafting a successful …

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Supporters of Utah’s Olympic bid have to wait a little longer for IOC audience

Supporters of Utah’s bid to bring the Winter Games back to the state in 2030 or 2034 will not travel to Switzerland to sit for the first time with officials from the International Olympic Committee as soon as they had hoped so after their meeting was postponed. to December. “It’s …

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What to do in Salt Lake this winter

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – With temperatures dropping below freezing overnight, there’s no doubt winter is officially here. Frigid temperatures can leave the Utahns sucking in the summer heat, but no matter how scary the weather outside, there are still ways to make your winter in Salt Lake City enjoyable. …

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Bears come home from Utah with a win

Stephen Woo / klcfotos Ayla Spitz took first place in the 200 freestyle and the 200 back in Utah on Friday. WWIM05/11/2021 13:59 | By: Cal Athletics Cal claims 12 of 14 races to defeat Utah, 160-100 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Sixth overall Cal has won 12 of 14 …

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Beverly Lord Obituary (1950 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

Beverly Jean Porter Lord Beverly Jean Lord, 71, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2021, of heart failure due to pulmonary hypertension. She was surrounded by her loving family and was fiery until her last moments on earth. She spent her final weeks waiting for the royal treatment, often joking …

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Rex Yarger obituary (1952 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

Rex D. Yarger continued his journey to the next kingdom on October 10, 2021. Rex was born on March 28, 1952 to Dale and Irene Yarger in Pocatello Idaho. He was one of 5 children, he being the oldest. He was predeceased by his younger brother Shane and son Steven …

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Obituary of Janice Gourdin (1926 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Our mother, Janice LaVern Gourdin, was a warm, compassionate and dynamic woman. She always had a smile on her face, which made her dear to everyone she came in contact with, and it’s a great testament to her nature that she has formed so many lasting friendships over the years.Janice, …

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Suspect arrested in Aaron Lowe’s murder

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A man was arrested early Sunday morning for the murder of 21-year-old Aaron Lowe. Police said 22-year-old Buk M. Buk was identified as the suspect and taken into custody in Draper. Buk was arrested for aggravated murder, attempted murder and felony discharge of a firearm. …

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Park City surprises No.7 East for first win of season

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Park City Miners upset the East No.7 Leopards on Friday night, 24-23. # 7 East 23 @ Park City 24 Park City’s Carson Tabaracci scored two touchdowns in the Miners’ win. With the result, Park City improved to a 1-3 this season and East …

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Wade Ladell Wilson | Obituary

Wade L. Wilson passed away peacefully on June 17, 2021 at his home in Burley, Idaho, after a long illness. Wade was born on May 24, 1948 in Roosevelt, Utah, to Ira and Esther Jarman Wilson. He was the fourth of seven children. When he was two, his family moved …

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Farmers say drought could devastate Utah’s produce supply

This year’s drought is causing some farmers in Utah to worry about the state’s food supply. (Steven Breinholt, KSL TV) SALT LAKE CITY – Much of Utah is already at its worst drought level and more than half of the western United States is experiencing severe drought conditions, and farmers …

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Former Utah head coach Jim Fassel dies at 71

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –Former University of Utah and NFL head coach Jim Fassel died on Monday at the age of 71. Jim Fassel was Utah’s head football coach in 1976 before returning from 1985 to 1989. According to the LA Times, Fassel suffered from chest pain on Monday and …

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Unique places to picnic in Utah

UTAH (ABC4) – Utah is seeing better days with warm weather, flowering buds and an easing of the COVID-19 restriction. As more and more people go out to enjoy the sun, many can plan to enjoy a picnic. So for those going outdoors: go get a basket, some fancy bread, …

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Dr A. Creig MacArthur | Obituary

Dr A. Creig MacArthur 1938 – 2021 A. Creig MacArthur, 82, of Provo, Utah passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 surrounded by his family. Creig was born July 27, 1938 in Provo, Utah, the eldest child of Arthur Edgar MacArthur and Estella Fay Sumner MacArthur. He was then …

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Dwyane Wade hits Provo golf course in Utah Jazz Gear

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Dwyane Wade is starting to feel more comfortable with his new digs. The minority owner of Utah Jazz shared a video of himself on the golf course in a jazz hat at the Riverside Country Club. Wade bonded with majority owner of Jazz Ryan Smith, …

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Utah home prices jump again, hit record sales in April

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A record number of homes sold in Utah during the month of April, even as the median sale price jumped nearly 27% from last year, according to a report released by the Utah Association of Realtors. According to the report, buyers closed on 4,845 homes, …

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Trooper hit by man on dirt bike at Utah State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A Utah Highway Patrol soldier sustained several body injuries after being struck by a mountain bike a few steps from the Capitol building in Salt Lake City. The incident happened just before 2 a.m. on Saturday. “Coming out of those gates here, they immediately heard …

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