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Provo man frustrated that his landlord won’t let him fly the Ukrainian flag on the terrace of his apartment

PROVO, Utah — The war in Ukraine is stirring the Utahns in a powerful way. Almost daily we see events, campaigns and other efforts in the hive state for the people of Ukraine. A Provo resident is one of those Utahns who wants to show his support. But when his …

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UW manages 195,800 in surprise meet in Provo | Gymnastic

Isa Weiss performs her floor routine during Washington’s game against Utah at Alaska Airlines Arena on February 21. Weiss scored a career-high 9.875 in his floor routine against BYU and Illinois State on March 4. Evan Moroud In a meet the Washington gymnastics team announced just two days in advance …

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BYU ends regular season with 75-59 win over Pepperdine

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 Sports) — BYU wrapped up regular Saturday night. Now he needs a deep run in the WCC Tournament to keep his NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Fousseyni Traore scored a career-high 25 points and pulled out 19 rebounds as the Cougars pulled away from Pepperdine on Saturday night …

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BYU dormitory damaged by explosion caused by resident making rocket fuel; 22 displaced students

Now 22 students are being moved from their dorm in Provo, Utah. The crash of the experiment happened at Brigham Young University (BYU) on-campus housing on Sunday afternoon. A 22-year-old resident told police he was trying to recreate something he saw online when he decided to try making rocket fuel, …

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Latter-day Saint Missions: Why These National Reporters Recommend Them

This article was first published in the ChurchBeat Newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. If they were Latter-day Saints, award-winning journalists and best-selling authors James and Deborah Fallows could have become an elderly missionary couple over the past decade. In fact, the couple …

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Man in custody after breaking into church

PROVO, Utah– A man is in custody after he allegedly broke into a church building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Friday, court documents show. Police responded to a call of suspicious activity at the church building at 1200 South 500 West in Provo. Church members …

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Peaks Ice Arena in Provo Celebrates 20th Olympic Anniversary

PROVO, Utah — As Salt Lake City celebrates the 20th anniversary of hosting the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, one of its venues gave people the chance to perform at their best on the ice. Peaks Ice Arena in Provo hosted a special “Skate like an Olympian” event on …

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Google Nest Thermostat feature leads to copyright issue and costs company $20 million

Google Nest Thermostat suffers from various issues. In January, the search engine giant was accused of infringing on Sonos’ patented technologies for wireless speaker innovation. (Photo: Photographic illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)PROVO, UT – JANUARY 16: In this photo a Nest thermostat is being adjusted in a home on January …

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Fitzsimmons, Max 1934-2022 Provo, Utah | Obituary

PROVO, Utah – Robert “Max” Fitzsimmons, 87, died Jan. 30, 2022 at his home in Provo, Utah. Max was born May 15, 1934 to Athol and Juanita Walker Fitzsimmons in rural Darlington, Missouri. Max grew up on farms in the Gentry, Missouri area, graduated from Albany High School in Albany, …

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No. 23 Utah State Gymnastics Records Season-High 196,450 Against No. 21 BYU

PROVO, Utah– For the second time in as many competitions, Utah State’s No. 23 gymnastics team notched their best score of the season. Despite that, the Aggies know they still have a lot to do. Behind eight top-three rankings, including two by freshman Brie Clarksecond Brianna Brooks and junior Rebecca …

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Reva Ferre (1925 – 2022) Obituaries – Orem, UT

Reva Sargent Ferre died on January 19, 2022, at the age of 96. Reva was born on March 29, 1925 in Kanab, Utah. She was the eldest daughter of Frank Moyle Sargent and Eliza Swapp. She grew up in the southern Utah towns of Kanab, Delta, Enterprise and Cedar City …

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Sally Finch Obituaries (1934 – 2022) – Orem, UT

Sara (Sally) Tueller Finch passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022, with her family by her side at her home in Wilmington, Delaware.Born and raised in Provo, Utah, the daughter of Elvena and Walter Tueller, Sally enjoyed 67 years of marriage to her college sweetheart, David G. Finch. Dave and …

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GATHERING IN THE WEST | The study indicates the high cost of extreme heat; NM Pot Industry Gets New Rules | Energy & Environment

ARIZONA Study shows high costs of extreme heat in Phoenix PHOENIX – Extreme heat is expensive. That’s the conclusion of a study presented Dec. 6 by The Nature Conservancy, which commissioned a review of the costs of rising temperatures in Phoenix. Together with infrastructure consultancy firm AECOM, the environmental non-profit …

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Sodalicious and other soda stores are proliferating in the west

Sodalicious has 25 points of sale and is looking to double its locations in the coming years. In the photo is … [+] the location of Millcreek, Utah. Sydney kang In Utah, Arizona, and Idaho, soda stores, such as Sodalicious, Swig, and Fiiz, have mushroomed. Located in states known as …

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BYU football center James Empey declares himself for 2022 NFL draft

PROVO, Utah – BYU football’s offensive line anchor to James Empey advances. Empey, a COVID-19 junior, who graduated from BYU with a finance degree, has his sights set on the 2022 NFL draft. The 6-foot-4, 303-pound center sent a thank-you letter to the football program BYU announcing plans to move …

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Prechtel’s 3 points help Cardinal # 3 on Flights # 7

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – The Stanford No.3 withstood a furious third-quarter rally by No.7 Tennessee and escaped for a 74-63 victory on Saturday. Ashton Prechtel connected on three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 12 points to mark the Cardinal’s resumption (8-2). Lexie Hull scored 11 points, Haley Jones …

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Federal effort to remove derogatory place names identifies 11 southern Utah sites – St George News

In this file photo, Home Secretary Deb Haaland speaks during a press briefing. Haaland recently declared the term “squaw” derogatory and launched a task force to eliminate its use on geographic features, Washington, DC, April 23, 2021 | Associated Press photo by Evan Vucci, St. George News ST. GEORGE – …

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Central Michigan to play Boise State at Arizona Bowl

Boise State (7-5, Mountain West) vs. Central Michigan (8-4, Mid-American), Dec.31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: Tuscon, Arizona BEST PLAYERS Boise State: WR Khalil Shakir, 77 receptions, 1,117 receiving yards, seven touchdowns. Central Michigan: RB Lew Nichols III, 1,710 rushing yards (No. 1 nationally), 300 receiving yards, 17 total TDs. NOTABLE …

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Spencer Bingham obituary (1977 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Spencer Aaron Bingham (44), of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away from this world on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. The last five weeks of Spencer’s life were spent in a hospital bed, battling the effects of a difficult autoimmune disease. This ordeal was his hardest; but his spirit was never broken. …

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Man charged with manslaughter in Saratoga Springs crash that killed teenager

PROVO, Utah (ABC4) – The driver in a fatal crash that killed a 16-year-old in Saratoga Springs was charged with manslaughter on Wednesday. Daniel Stanislav Macbeth, 28, has been charged with manslaughter, driving with a measurable controlled substance in the body, driving with alcohol restriction and driving with a suspended …

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Players Club: What is Jaren Hall grateful for this year?

PROVO, Utah – BYU has one final game this year as it travels to Los Angeles to take on a distraught USC team with an interim coach. The goal is to have a double-digit winning season in consecutive years and maybe just a New Years Six Bowl chance if things …

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Donald Peterson obituary (1946 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Donald M Peterson, Jr. was born July 25, 1946 in Salina, Utah, the son of Donald M Peterson, Sr. and Thora Colby Peterson. Don was the second of three children and the only boy. Her siblings include Thera Maughan and Sherian Fleming. He graduated from Granite High School in 1964. …

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BYU Basketball Cruises To Victory Against NAIA Central Methodist

PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball defeated Central Methodist on Saturday night 97-61. The Cougars had six players scoring in double digits in the game. Caleb Lohner led BYU with 19 points and added seven rebounds. Alex Barcello continues his strong start on shooting, scoring 16 points and shooting 4-7 from …

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Sydnee Belle Frei – St George News

April 8, 1980 – November 9, 2021 Our sweet Sydnee Belle, 41, unexpectedly left this earthly life to make new friends in her heavenly home on November 9, 2021. True definition of love, Syd’s greatest desire was that everyone world loves each other. On April 8, 1980, the Frei family …

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Utah Co. family mourns loss of three siblings in 23 days

PROVO, Utah – The recent deaths of three adult brothers rocked a family in Utah County. The siblings all died within 23 days of each other. On Monday, the Whitlock family gathered in Provo to remember the life and legacy of Steve Whitlock, 74, who died of heart disease on …

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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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Romney Connection leads # 15 BYU past South Florida, 35-27

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 Sports) – Baylor Romney started as quarterback and his brother Gunner helped him finish South Florida. Baylor, starting in place of injured Jaren Hall, threw for a career-high 305 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No.15 BYU to a 35-27 victory over South Florida on Saturday …

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Live updates, analytics and more from Provo

PROVO, Utah – The second all-time meeting between BYU and USF takes place tonight at LaVell Edwards Stadium. This will be the first time BYU has hosted the Bulls in Provo. The first clash between the two schools took place in 2019. It was a game where USF upset BYU …

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Obituary Deborah Schultz (1951 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

Deborah Romick SchultzAug 21, 1951-Sep. 6, 2021Hayward, FremontDeborah Romick Schultz was born in San Francisco on a stormy August 21, 1951. She arrived with a thunderclap as lightning bolts across the sky to announce her arrival. Seventy years and 16 days later, on September 6, she passed away from this …

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Antonio Pierce frustrated with ugly second quarter blackouts

PROVO, Utah – Arizona State Defensive Coordinator Antonio Pierce saw his defense give up four goals over 20 yards in a horrific second quarter of a 27-17 BYU win that included a particularly expensive flicker touchdown. “Disappointing because the first half was really four of those games,” said Pierce. “Things …

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Why Utah’s season isn’t ‘over’ after loss to BYU

The Tribute is a weekly newsletter covering Utah athletics. Subscribe here. Contrary to what the raging tweeting faction of the University of Utah fanbase will have you believe, the sky isn’t falling on us after the Utes were heavily beaten on Saturday at BYU. I’ve spent a lot of time …

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Debra Holmes Ely obituary (1956 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Loving mother Debra Holmes Ely is survived by her husband, Don Ely, and daughter, Rachelle Ely Day (Andrew). She also has two surviving sisters, Gail Holmes Oakes (Terry) and Trina Holmes Belliston, as well as a brother, Stuart Holmes (Sharon). His parents Dorothy Smith Holmes and Quentin Warren Holmespreceded it. …

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K-12 Schools Take Advantage of Qu

PROVO, Utah and SEATTLE, September 15, 2021 PROVO, Utah and SEATTLE, September 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Qualtrics (Nasdaq: XM), leader and creator of the Experience Management (XM) category, today announced that the School Board of City of Virginia Beach, Gwinnett County Public schools and the Hemet Unified School …

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BYU fans excited about potential Big 12 move

PROVO, Utah (KMVT / KSVT) – BYU is one of four schools on the radar to join the Big 12. Sports Illustrated reported last Friday that the Cougars, as well as Cincinnati, Houston and UCF are expected to apply for membership this week. We caught up with BYU fans in …

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Blog: The best college towns and other cool stuff | Jim Day

Oregon State University bills itself as being located in the best college town in the Pac-12. This reporter says it’s kind of a deceptive factoid as there are only 5 college towns in the league. I stumbled across another of those “best college town lists” the other day. They are …

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Qualtrics to participate in Up

PROVO, Utah and SEATTLE, August 3, 2021 PROVO, Utah and SEATTLE, August 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Qualtrics (NASDAQ: XM), the world’s leading experience management (XM) provider and creator of the XM category, today announced that management will attend the following virtual events for investors in August . 24th …

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Nearly 40% of Utah homes are at risk of wildfire

With the start of this year’s fire season coinciding with a historic drought and record-breaking heat waves plaguing dozens of Western cities, two in five homes (39.4%) in Utah are at risk fire, a higher share than any other state in the western United States, according to a new report …

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Clothing color dispute ends with gunfire in Provo

PROVO, Utah (ABC4) – An argument over the color of someone’s clothes resulted in guns being shot in Provo. Police were called to the parking lot of a gas station on W. Center Street on Wednesday after shots were fired at a vehicle. Authorities have determined that 19-year-old Alejandro Molina-Ballesteros …

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PAUL MUKLEWICZ | News, Sports, Jobs

Paul Adolph Muklewicz was born March 20, 1950 in Steubenville, Ohio. He played offensive tackle for Steubenville High School, where he served as letterter for three years for Coach Abe Bryan’s teams in 1966, 1967 and 1968. After graduating from Steubenville High School in 1969, he and his lifelong friend …

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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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The 10 best cities for remote workers

The pandemic has opened the floodgates for teleworking. Now that workers are used to the flexibility of telecommuting and the fact that one in three jobs can be done remotely, it’s hard to see companies go back to the days before the pandemic. In April, three of the four workers …

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What BYU products could varsity athletes approve under NIL law?

While Senate Democrats and Republicans largely agreed on Wednesday that Congress should quickly pass legislation to allow varsity athletes to enjoy their name, image and likeness, a senator from Utah said that there were legitimate concerns about what might happen if this was allowed. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said it …

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BYU Football adds Viliami Tausinga to 2021 roster

PROVO, Utah – There might only be 12 weeks left until the BYU football season starts, but the activity on the list never sleeps. BYU officially announced the addition of former East High Viliami linebacker Tausinga on Tuesday. Tausinga signed with BYU as part of the Class of 2018. A …

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Teens Help With Staff Shortages At Provo Pizzeria

PROVO, Utah – Business is booming these days, but the owner of Fat Daddy’s Pizzeria in Provo said he couldn’t find enough employees. “Trying to find skilled labor for our kitchen has been particularly difficult for us,” said Chad Pritchard. The labor shortage in the restaurant industry has forced him …

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BYU set to sue Danny Ainge for joining university staff

PROVO, Utah –When news broke on Wednesday that Danny Ainge was stepping down as director of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics organization, I couldn’t help but think of one thing. BYU should attempt to hire Ainge on its university staff. When you’ve got one of the greatest all-around athletes …

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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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Qualtrics announces Spotlight – GuruFocus.com

PROVO, Utah and SEATTLE, May 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / Â -Â Qualtrics (Nasdaq: XM), the world’s # 1 experience management (XM) provider and creator of the XM category, today announced Spotlight Insights ™ giving teams and leaders automated and actionable information based on real-time employee feedback. Instead of taking …

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Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Flights

For the first time, travelers will be able to fly Allegiant Air from Phoenix Airport. The airline, which targets the leisure market, currently flies from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport east of Mesa. Starting October 8, Allegiant will offer non-stop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Provo, Utah. On …

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Nu Skin: First Quarter Revenue Snapshot

PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) on Wednesday reported net income of $ 47.4 million for the first quarter. The Provo, Utah-based company said it had net income of 91 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. The average estimate of four analysts polled by …

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