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Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

Interior Department-Tumultuous Year

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees. The evolving...


State

Utah man dies in avalanche near Wyoming ski resort

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A family says an Orem man they considered to be part of their family died in an avalanche in Wyoming. The Deseret News reports Alex Marra of Orem died Saturday after being trapped in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. According to Teton County Wyoming Search and...


State

Storm expected to dump snow on Utah through President's Day

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A winter storm that’s already dropped more than a foot of snow on some parts of Utah and snarled roads is expected to continue through the day. The National Weather Service says the snow that started overnight had blanketed the mountains by Monday morning and left nine inches...


State

Ex-Utah St football player wants sexual assault trial moved

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women is trying to get his jury trial moved. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Skye Lazaro, the attorney for former Utah State linebacker Torrey Green, argues Cache County is too small and media...


Government

Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Obit Desfor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104. Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he’d been living in his...


State

Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

White House Aide Hatch

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from “a vile attack” after two ex-wives accused Porter of domestic abuse. Porter resigned Feb. 7 after the...


Environment

Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.


Local

By the time it's built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent

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By the time the Business Depot Ogden is built out — a milestone officials say should occur within the next 15 years — the number of employees working at the business park will grow by about 70 percent.


Health Care

This year's flu is nasty, but Utah's hospitalization rates have slowed

Flu vaccines still available and recommended

Physicians still recommend getting the flu shot if you haven’t already. 


Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


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