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Woman found deceased in van parked at Roy strip mall - Gephardt Daily Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found in a van parked outside a Roy strip mall.

USU helping to launch outdoor industry certificates LOGAN - Utah State University, working with both Colorado and Western Colorado Universities, is launching three outdoor industry business certificates, offered online, each with a different emphasis.

Recycling is becoming a waste LOGAN - Recycling business is struggling locally and across the country due to China’s refusal to take on the world's junk.

Salt Lake City vows transparency, frugality in Olympic bid SALT LAKE CITY — Leaders of a new Salt Lake City Olympic bid committee vowed Wednesday to be transparent and frugal as they design a plan based around existing venues and experience from hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics but that will also include new, modern ideas.

Utah House approves making daylight saving time permanent SALT LAKE CITY — A bill to make daylight saving time permanent has passed the Utah House of Representatives and will go the governor for his signature. The Deseret News reports the House passed the legislation Wednesday with only one dissenting vote.

Asael Benjamin Griffiths April 5, 1926 ~ February 24, 2020 - Asael Benjamin Griffiths, passed away at the Sunridge Assisted Living Center in Roy, Utah.

New details released after fatal stabbing in West Valley City - Gephardt Daily Court documents have revealed new details after a Salt Lake City man was stabbed Tuesday night in West Valley City.

Celtics beat Jazz 114-103 to hand Utah 4th straight loss SALT LAKE CITY — Jayson Tatum had 33 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics over the skidding Utah Jazz 114-103 on Wednesday night.

Mom of missing kids waives extradition; bail stays at $5M HONOLULU — Bail will remain at $5 million for a mother arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho children, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Ask an Expert: wild animals are not pets A woman in New York paid $1,800 for a 9-week-old black leopard. She thought it was cute and friendly – until it attacked her.

Moroni residents urged not to give tap water to infants due to nitrate contamination - Gephardt Daily Moroni City has issued a drinking water warning, urging residence not to give local tap water - found to have high levels of nitrate B - to newborns and babies younger than six months old.

Big Dreams for Tiny Houses by Architectural Nexus in Salt Lake City They were not bidding goodbye and good luck to a coworker, but to the tiny house in their parking lot, a house they had designed and built together over the past year that would now be shipped to Seattle, placed on the property of a "host home", and become a residence for a person experiencing homelessness.

Video: Bodycam footage shows Idaho deputy's retreat after aggressive turkeys fail to comply with 'shoo' orders - Gephardt Daily Idaho's Ada County Sheriff's Office has released body camera video of two suspects ignoring a deputy's order to move along, then advancing on the officer as he backed away, toward the safety of his car.

Reduction in Lori Vallow's $5M bail denied; she now requests expedited extradition to Idaho - Gephardt Daily A judge in Hawaii has rejected a second request that bail for Lori Vallow - the Idaho mother whose two children have been missing since September - be reduced from the $5 million to an amount she can hope to pay.

Infants shouldn’t drink water in Moroni MORONI — City officials in Moroni warned that infants 6 months old and younger should not drink tap water due to high levels of nitrate B. That means tap water should not be used to make baby formula until further notice. Bottled water should be used for infants instead.

Suspect allegedly stole ambulance called to Salt Lake resource center - Gephardt Daily A suspect allegedly stole an ambulance that responded to the Salt Lake City women's resource center in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

St. George police searching for missing man 'with mental health condition' - Gephardt Daily George police are searching for an 18-year-old missing man they say has a "mental health condition and could be easily manipulated."

Logan man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting woman and teen girl LOGAN — A 23-year-old Logan man has confessed to sexually assaulting a woman and teenage girl several years ago. Tyler J. Ray accepted a plea deal that will keep him from going to trial.

Utah proposal to add warning label to porn moves forward PROVO, Utah — A proposal to require labels on some pornography in Utah is one step closer to becoming law. Another panel of lawmakers approved it Tuesday. The Daily Herald in Provo reports that a Republican lawmaker has narrowed his proposal to require the labels only on Read More.

Over 1,700 wild horses in Nevada and Utah removed, relocated LAS VEGAS — Land management authorities have completed removing more than a thousand wild horses in Nevada and Utah. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the Bureau of Land Management gathered 1,716 horses from herd management areas in Lincoln County in Nevada and Iron and Beaver counties Read More.

Local businessman, Mike Petersen, announces candidacy for Utah House District 3, challenging Val Potter LOGAN - Local businessman, Mike Petersen, announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for House District 3, challenging incumbent Val Potter.

Treat co-workers like family for the best work culture LOGAN - David Schramm, family scholar at Utah State University, has never taken a business class, but he believes his findings from a recent study should be shared with business students and CEOs alike.

Logan man pleads guilty to breaking into previous apartment and assaulting man LOGAN — A 33-year-old Logan man has confessed to breaking into his prior residence and attacking a man. Erasmo Avila accepted a plea deal that could place him in jail for up to a year.

James Beard Semifinalists from Utah. More than ever. Blake Spalding and Jen Castle: Hell's Backbone Grill, Boulder. Nick Fahs, David Barboza and Mike Blocher, Table X, Salt Lake City. Briar Handly, Handle, Park City, UT. Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, Laziz Kitchen, Salt Lake City.

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