Utah ski resorts giddy over Olympic bid, worried by DUI law

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Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter...


Man killed while crossing street in Logan

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A man on a bike has died after being struck by a pickup truck in Logan. The Herald Journal in Logan reports that Logan Police Capt. Curtis Hooley said the man was hit while trying to cross Main Street in Logan at about 11:15 a.m. Friday. The man was taken to a hospital...


No. 25 Alabama tops BYU in Barclays Center Classic

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NEW YORK (AP) — To hear Avery Johnson speak, the importance of preseason tournaments for his young team can be distilled to one word. “Exposure,” Johnson said after No. 25 Alabama’s 71-59 win over BYU in the Barclays Center Classic on Friday. “(It) gives the kids a new experience. You can’t take...


Utah man convicted in 2007 murder of prison guard loses appeal

Prison Guard Murder

In a ruling issued Wednesday, the Utah Supreme Court rejected Curtis Allgier’s argument challenging the constitutionality of a statute governing plea withdrawals. 


France's Adrien Theaux tops Lake Louise World Cup training

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LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Frenchman Adrien Theaux had the fastest run Friday in training for the season-opening World Cup downhill Saturday. Theaux finished in 1 minute, 51.54 seconds. The racers finally hit the course after the scheduled first two practice sessions were wiped out Wednesday and...


Man killed in crosswalk drunken-driving crash identified

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a crosswalk when police say he was hit by a drunken driver. Unified Police said Friday that 19-year-old Robert Harsh of Taylorsville was crossing a street there late Wednesday night when he was hit by an SUV. Police say 27-year-old...


Man arrested after posing nude on Utah bridge, police say

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A man is under arrest after police say he was caught posing nude for a woman photographing him on a Utah bridge. The Standard-Examiner in Ogden reports the couple apparently decided to take advantage of unseasonably warm temperatures and stage a photo shoot on a railroad bridge...


Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

Hard Winter Hunting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has more than 20 clients lined up each fall for trips deep into Wyoming’s western wilderness to shoot mule deer, prized by hunters for their size and impressive antlers. But unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall that blanketed much of the...


Woman wants charge of killing twin in cliff crash dismissed

Maui Cliff Crash Twins

HONOLULU (AP) — A murder charge against a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister should be dismissed because prosecutors misled the grand jury that indicted her, a defense attorney said. Authorities described the 2016 crash as a hair-...


EPA's work on Navajo Nation uranium sites under review

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation. The EPA received funding in 2015 from a $1 billion settlement to address 50 sites in northeastern Arizona. The sites were run...


Orem students make princess wigs for girls battling cancer

PROVO, Utah (AP) — It’s hard to feel like a princess when you have no hair. Students at the Lumen Scholar Institute in Orem want little girls struggling with cancer to feel like princesses. After two months of preparation, they gathered last week at the school to assemble 91 unique yarn wigs to...

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