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Salt Lake County police data shows more firearms stolen, most not recovered

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, along with Salt Lake County law enforcement officials, are publicly pleading with lawful gun owners to secure their firearms. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Two Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputies were shot in the …

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How BYU’s unique starting lineup is part of the school’s effort to ‘eradicate racism’

Brigham Young Cougars forward Seneca Knight (24) goes strong as he spins on Pacific Tigers guard Khaleb Wilson-Rouse (0) as BYU and Pacific play in an NCAA basketball game in Provo at the Marriott Center on Thursday, January 6, 2022. BYU won 73-51. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading …

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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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How to Collect Unclaimed Money from the Utah Unclaimed Property Division

The state of Utah is sitting on millions of dollars, and some of it could be yours. Utah’s unclaimed property division received $66.7 million in lost property in 2021, stemming from dormant bank accounts, overpaid medical bills, uncashed checks and unpaid insurance benefits. That’s on top of the $370 million …

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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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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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Biden’s first year in the White House? Utah Reps Owens and Moore weigh in

SALT LAKE CITY — During a two-hour press conference Wednesday at the White House, President Joe Biden extolled the accomplishments of his first year in office. Later, Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson asked both Utah Republican Representatives Burgess Owens, 4th Congressional District, and Blake Moore, 1st Congressional District, their views …

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Weber State changes structure to increase campus diversity

Weber State University in Ogden on Tuesday announced its biggest change to the school’s organizational structure in nearly 30 years. It consolidates five existing programs, centers and offices into a new division called Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes OGDEN — In the …

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Utah Taco Recipe: How to Make a Utah Taco

Everyone makes a taco differently. And now we have a look at how Utahans make their tacos. The news: A team from Gurney’s, a seed and nursery company, recently looked at how each state takes its taco. The team surveyed more than 2,500 Americans about their dream taco. Americans were …

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Utah basketball: 3 keys to No. 9 UCLA’s gutsy 63-58 win over the Utes

Snow fell outside the Huntsman Center Thursday night, and the No. 9-ranked UCLA Bruins nearly fell inside. Emphasis on “almost”. The Runnin’ Utes scared UCLA as nine-point underdogs but fell just short, losing 63-58 at Salt Lake City to suffer their seventh straight loss. Here are 3 keys to UCLA’s …

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BYU Football: Cougars are open to adding another QB if it’s the right solution

Is BYU in the market for a quarterback out of the transfer gate? This question has been asked over and over again at Provo since 2020 and 2021, backup quarterback Baylor Romney announced on New Years Eve that he was leaving BYU and former BYU rookie Jaxson Dart announced he …

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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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How Entrata Founder’s Anti-Semitic Emails Could Bring Positive Change

Could one man’s hateful rantings prove to be a catalyst for elevating the Utah business community to a new level of understanding and conduct when it comes to issues of bigotry and intolerance? Last week, former Utah tech entrepreneur Dave Bateman sent a disturbing and anti-Semitic email to dozens of …

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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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A Rose Bowl win won’t just help the Utah football team

This article was first published in the Ute Insiders. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. Utah’s first Rose Bowl appearance could be a godsend for the whole school, not just the football team. Coach Kyle Whittingham reflected on the fringe benefits of playing in …

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Erickson’s big night, George leads BYU past Westminster in final WCC tune-up

Brigham Young Cougars goalie Hunter Erickson (0) dunks over Westminster Griffins goalie Taylor Miller (3) as BYU and Westminster play at the Marriott Center in Provo on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. BYU won 65-53. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes PROVO – Ugly. Dysfunctional. Pathetic. These …

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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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Kellan Anderson Obituary (2021) – Draper, UT

Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson 2002 ~ 2021 On December 14, 2021, Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson lost his brief but intense battle with mental illness and left this earthly life surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving parents Jessica and Spencer Anderson (mother, adoptive father) and their children, …

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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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Who would vote for Donald Trump in 2024? Here’s how much support he has in Utah

Half of the Utahns would vote or consider voting for Donald Trump if he ran for president in 2024. And 48% of Beehive State residents have a favorable opinion of the former president who continues to claim that voter fraud cost him the 2020 election. A new Deseret News / …

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Obituary of Marion Sybrowsky (1929 – 2021) – Sandy, UT

Marion was born in Manti, Utah on June 8, 1929. She was the sweetheart of her family, being the youngest daughter of brothers Glade and Karl. After moving to Provo, Marion attended Provo High School and graduated from BYU. Marion married Bob Dean in 1952 and had four children, Rebecca, …

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Here are the latest approval notes from Utah Governor Spencer Cox

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox’s job approval ratings may have dipped slightly a month ago, but they’re back as he heads into the final month of his first year as governor . That’s according to a new Deseret News / Hinckley Institute of Politics poll, which shows Cox continues to ride …

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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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Skiing in Utah: Salt Lake company WNDR uses seaweed products instead of petroleum

Oil probably permeates the room you are sitting in. Its products can be found in the kitchen utensils you used to cook and eat your breakfast, the soap you used to wash yourself with, the toothpaste and toothbrush you used when you finished eating. It’s probably in your clothes. It …

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Utah elects more women as Martha Cannon’s legacy hangs heavy

As she looks at a Martha Hughes Cannon statue destined for the nation’s capital, Jen Robison says she can’t quite find the words to describe what it means to her. Robison, Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson’s chief of staff and a member of the Martha Hughes Cannon Statue Oversight Committee, says …

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BYU Rises to 15th in Latest AP Top 25, 16th in Coaching Poll

Brigham Young full-back Masen Wake, at top, dodges a tackle from Giovanni Sanders (20) of Arizona State during an NCAA college football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, September 18, 202 ( Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News) PROVO – After a third straight win over a Pac-12 opponent, …

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Utah State-Air Force Live Coverage

The Deseret News provides live coverage of tonight’s game between Utah State and the Air Force. Follow updates throughout the night. Final Led by 11 in the fourth quarter, the Aggies controlled the fourth quarter for the third time in three games this season to claim the win and remain …

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Inflation in Utah: Survey Shows Buyers Worried About Prices

Mixed signals regarding inflation concerns in the United States continue to emanate from federal policymakers, but Utah residents are steadfastly united when it comes to what they think about rising costs as part of the ongoing economic recovery. They are just worried. A new statewide poll from Deseret News / …

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Photos: How the Utahns celebrated Independence Day

After a year of rest and with little reason to celebrate, the Utahns gathered on Monday to applaud, parade and attend Independence Day celebrations. The holiday weekend marked a return to something closer to normal after many of the state’s popular parades were canceled last year due to the COVID-19 …

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BYU Students Launch Underground Newspaper | Utah News

By COURTNEY TANNER, The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – To work for Brigham Young University student newspaper, you first need to understand what you can’t write about. Students are not permitted to report anything critical about the school or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, …

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Authorities crack down on fireworks violations in Utah

Holiday fireworks at a TNT fireworks booth in Salt Lake County on Thursday, June 28, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY – In light of drought conditions in Utah, local leaders have sounded the alarm bells on the fireworks this year. As the July 4 vacation approached, …

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What is the risk of West Nile virus in Utah?

With COVID-19 seemingly finally on the way out, Utahns could breathe a sigh of relief for a freer summer season, but health officials warn vigilance is still needed for another virus: West Nile. Experts are concerned as more than double the predicted number of mosquitoes hatched north of Salt Lake …

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