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Worth The Drive: Corn mazes, concerts and a Bark in the Park

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While there’s always plenty to do around Ogden, here are a few things going on nearby that are well worth the drive.


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Docks, marinas get repaired after microburst on Lake Powell

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say repairs are nearly finished to property in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that was damaged by last week’s microburst along the Arizona-Utah border. A sudden, powerful downward gust of wind swamped or sank dozens of powerboats and jet skis last Thursday...


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Lawyer says Roy police justified in fatal February shooting

ROY, Utah (AP) — Weber County Attorney Chris Allred says the fatal shooting of an armed 38-year-old man by two Roy police officers was justified. Allred says in a letter that officers Cash Ricks and Robert Jackson had reason to believe deadly force was necessary when they encountered Nicolas...


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Polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run pleads guilty in escape, fraud

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run pleads guilty in escape, fraud case .


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The Latest: Sect leader faces up to 5 years in prison

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest in the case against polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A polygamous sect leader is facing up to five years in prison after agreeing to a plea deal in a food-stamp fraud and escape case. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty to two felony charges...


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4 Utah students charged in painting of BYU cougar statue

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four University of Utah students accused of spray-painting a cougar statue at Brigham Young University the day of the rivalry football game have been charged with criminal mischief. Online court records show that the students were charged Monday with misdemeanors. The Salt...


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California condors return to the skies after near extinction

Return of the Condor

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. The giant vultures flap their wings and circle the sky before perching on branches and observing their observers. Wildlife biologist Amy List uses...


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Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty to escape, fraud

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A high-ranking polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run pleaded guilty Wednesday in a food-stamp fraud and escape case, ending a wide-ranging investigation seen as a crackdown on the secretive group. Lyle Jeffs is facing three to five years in prison after...


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BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.65, up 5; hard red winter 4.45, up 5; DNS 5.65, up 5; hard white 4.45, up 5; BURLEY __ soft white 3.74, down 4; hard red winter 3.75,...


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4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed...


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