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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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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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Why Utah requires an ethics course before you can go ‘shed hunting’

An all-terrain vehicle loaded with fallen timber collected from the Utah wilderness in 2009. People must now complete a Utah wilderness timber collection ethics course between Feb. April 15. (Randall Stilson via Utah DWR) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Late winter and early spring is a …

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Clean Slate Law will be implemented in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Destiny Garcia was homeless and battling addiction when she was arrested in 2017. “I’m a woman in long-term recovery from heroin and meth use,” says Garcia, “I was thrown in jail with 13 warrants and went through treatment. After that, I finished my treatment, graduated …

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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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Mayor’s proposal to cut new land for the homeless to Planning Commission, which says ‘not without a plan’

Under the ticking of the city’s six-month moratorium on any new homeless shelters, announced by Mayor Erin Mendenhall in October, the Planning Commission last week heard the administration’s case for the next stage of revising its zoning code regarding homeless shelters and homeless resource centers. Things did not go well …

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🌱 1,400 new homes at Sugar House + U’s new security manager

Hello, people of Salt Lake City! It’s me again, Joseph Peterson, your Salt Lake City Daily host. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: A little sun, then clouds. High: 48 Low: 33. Here are the 4 best stories in Salt Lake City today: the Sugar house district …

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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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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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Utah adds commitment from Oregon athlete Justius Lowe

Justius lowe (Photo: Brandon Huffman, 247Sports) Wednesday, Kyle whittingham and its University of Utah football program earned Oregon Product Commitment, Justius lowe. After an interesting recruit that included half of the Pac-12, the Utes took the biggest step towards signing day and managed to win him over. Lowe made an …

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Staff shortage is changing how Utah prisons operate

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – For months, staff shortages have plagued businesses like restaurants, department stores and even schools. These shortages continue to hit different industries across the state, and now some Utah prisons are feeling the pressure as well. It’s eerily quiet inside the Weber County Kiesel Prison facility …

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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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Obituary of Louis Henry Callister (1935 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

LOUIS HENRY CALLISTER, JR.Louis Henry Callister, Jr., (86), passed away on December 5, 2021 in Bountiful, Utah, surrounded by his family and loved ones.Louis was born August 11, 1935, son of Isabel Barton and Louis H. Callister, Sr. He was the eldest of two children, his younger sister Sharee Callister …

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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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Visit Salt Lake CEO Kaitlin Eskelson makes lemonade with lemons • Salt Lake Magazine

It’s a familiar story. The bright-eyed kids come here to ski and end up staying in Utah. But not all ski enthusiasts who have found their way west grow up to be Salt Lake City’s chief cheerleader. Visit Salt Lake’s new CEO Kaitlin Eskelson came from Wisconsin to Utah at …

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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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Voters in many Utah cities to elect mayors this year

We are less than a week from election day and postal voting is already underway. Across Utah, there are a number of key municipal races in this odd year. In Salt Lake City, several city council seats are open. In many of Utah’s largest cities, there are heated contests for …

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Last mild day: rainy day ahead for much of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4) – Happy Tuesday, Utah! It’s a soggy start to the day for southern Utah, with cloud cover and humidity increasing from the north and east as we progress through the day. The changes are here, and we’ll start to feel them throughout the work week. …

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Utah State Perspective: Aggies abandons massive home game

Expectations. It’s one of the words Blake Anderson has used this season to describe his team this season and it’s an interesting word to describe Utah State. At the start of the season, Utah State did not have high expectations. They only managed to secure one win in the odd …

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NM State Battles Utah Valley in 2021 WAC Opener

History links Match thirteenState from NM (9-3, 0-0 WAC) to Utah Valley (5-6, 0-0 WAC)Thursday September 23 | 6:00 p.m. | Lockhart Arena | Orem, UtahWatch | Live Statistics | Tickets | NM Status Match Notes FIRST SERVED• Hoping to win their 10th Western Athletic Conference opening game since 2010, …

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University of Utah, State of Utah, and Weber State to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Three of Utah’s largest universities will require students who attend classes in person to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The University of Utah, Utah State University and Weber States University announced on Friday that they will begin implementing vaccination mandates for their campuses as the coronavirus continues to spread. Decisions are …

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FOCUS Discussion: Utahns living in vehicles

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Currently in the state of Utah, there is no collective data on vehicle residents, that is, people who live in their car, van or their motorhome. However, local advocates who work with our homeless population say they are seeing an increasing number of people living …

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Utah’s smoky skies will stay, National Weather Service says

Forest fires in northern California and southern Oregon are primarily responsible for the poor air quality in Utah right now. (Eric Walden | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah skies are hazy Sunday due to smoke from wildfires in northern California and southern Oregon. The National Weather Service says the …

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Seven surprising Utah alcohol quirks you didn’t know about

Ask any other state what it knows about Utah and up there, with its snow-capped mountains, more than likely lies our infamous liquor laws – some of the most conservative in the United States. For reference, you can find the complete guide to Utah’s alcoholic beverage laws here. We update …

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Mountain Division Sneak Peek

Freshmen are coming to campus and media days are looming on the horizon. With college football magazines already on the shelves, it’s time for more predictions. This week we will be taking a look at the Mountain Division. Good: Boise State Not only do the Broncos have a new head …

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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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Utah Governor issues proclamation celebrating LGBTQ pride

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Spencer Cox has issued a proclamation supporting LGBTQ Pride Month. “Here in Utah, we strive to create a culture of hope, love, understanding and respect by celebrating our common humanity,” the governor said on his official Twitter account. “Happy #Pride Month, Utah!” The proclamation itself …

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BYU Football presents Vae Soifua

BYU offered a scholarship to 2022 offensive line prospect Vae Soifua on Friday. Soifua, who weighs 6’5,285 pounds, is preparing for Orem High School. I was fortunate enough to catch up with Soifua to discuss his recent offer from BYU and get an update on his recruiting. Soifua grew up …

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