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Recent Articles
  • Minor injuries after airplane crashes near Hardware Ranch in Cache County

    CACHE COUNTY, Utah — Deputies responded to reports of a single-engine airplane that crashed near Hardware Ranch Thursday morning. Dispatchers with the Cache County Sheriff’s Office said a single-engine aircraft crashed near the Willow Sink Spring area, which is miles up from Hardware Ranch. Authorities said the plane being flown by a Utah man in his early 40’s went down around 10 a.m. Thursday. The plane crashed in a very remote area in Blacksmith Fork Canyon making it hard for […]

  • Three killed, one injured in crash involving three motorcycles on SR-35

    HANNA, Utah — Three people are dead and one other person is in very critical condition after a crash involving three motorcycles on State Route 35 in Duchesne County on Thursday. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on SR-35 at milepost 31 just west of Hanna in Duchesne County at 10:30 a.m. UHP said a group of motorcyclists travelling north bound collided when one bike went down and was struck by two more bikes. Three men and […]

  • Crooked Creek Fire prompts pre-evacuation notices for cabins in Sanpete County

    SANPETE COUNTY, Utah — Fire crews are fighting a wildfire east of Milburn in Sanpete County, and Thursday officials issued pre-evacuation notices for several cabins. According to the Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office, the Crooked Creek Fire is burning east of Milburn to the west of North Skyline. The sheriff’s office issued pre evacuation advisory notices for at least three cabins in the Tucker area of Sanpete County. Two Type 1 crews and one Type 2 Crew are fighting the fire […]

  • Shelter in place order lifted in Pleasant Grove; stabbing suspect now in custody

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Pleasant Grove City asked some residents to remain inside their homes with their doors locked as police searched for a suspect in the area Thursday. Just after 2 p.m., Lindon Police confirmed the suspect has been taken into custody. Pleasant Grove Police stated just after 1 p.m. that the shelter in place has been lifted, but they remind citizens it is always a good idea to keep their homes and vehicles secured. Police say the suspect […]

  • Riverton City Council declares intent to withdraw from Unified Police Department

    RIVERTON, Utah — Less than two months after stating they intended to remain with Unified Police, the Riverton City Council called an emergency meeting Thursday morning and voted to announce their intent to withdraw. Riverton City announced the emergency meeting Wednesday evening, and Thursday morning the council voted to withdraw from Unified Police. The vote was unanimous. Riverton City stated back in May that they intended to remain with Unified Police even after their neighboring community of Herriman was leaving. […]

  • Truck drives off Utah County cliff, six injured

    UTAH COUNTY — Three people suffered serious to critical injuries and three people had lesser injuries after a truck went off a steep road and rolled about 100 yards down a mountain early Thursday morning. Sgt. Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said the crash occurred on a steep road above Tibble Fork after the driver of the pickup truck failed to negotiate a curve. The crash occurred around 12:30 a..m Thursday near Silver Lake Flat Reservoir. Deputies […]

  • U of U reviewing contract with Papa John’s, removing all images of John Schnatter from campus location

    SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah is reviewing its contract with Papa John’s and considering other options for the student union’s food court. The move comes after Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter made headlines for using the N-word during a conference call. Schnatter has resigned as chairman and was kicked out of his office with the company but still owns shares.  The U of U confirmed Thursday they are reviewing their contract with the pizza chain and taking […]

  • Chick-fil-A axes popular product, upset customers take to Twitter

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Chick-fil-A has announced that they’re cutting a well-loved product from their line-up. The Cow Calendar. Chick-fil-A has officially declared that the 2018 calendar will be the chicken sandwich franchise’s last. The company sent out word Wednesday in an email to customers stating that the calendar is discontinued, marking an end to “20 years of steers,” reports The News & Observer. The Cow Calendar was popular not only for the pictures of Chick-fil-A cows up to their […]

  • Former school employee in Duchesne County charged with child sex abuse

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — A man who worked part-time at an elementary school in Duchesne County is facing child sex abuse charges. According to court documents filed Wednesday, Jacob Gary Christensen is charged with two counts of sodomy upon a child and three counts of sexual abuse of a child. All counts are first or second-degree felonies and the charging documents indicate there are three alleged victims. Scott Forsyth, a public information officer for the Duchesne School District, confirms that […]

  • Woman critically injured after crash at Bangerter Highway and 11400 South

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A woman suffered critical injuries after a crash on Bangerter Highway Wednesday. Sgt. Sam Winkler with South Jordan Police says the crash occurred around 11 a.m. at Bangerter Highway and 11400 South. Winkler said a GMC van traveling westbound on 11400 South crossed in front of a delivery van traveling southbound on Bangerter. The cargo van struck the GMC van in the center of the passenger door, where a 68-year-old female was seated. The woman was […]

  • Boil order for culinary water in Panguitch lifted; residents asked to flush water lines

    PANGUITCH, Utah – A boil order for culinary water in Panguitch has been lifted Wednesday. Panguitch City announced the end to the boil order Wednesday around 11:20 a.m., and they say residents will need to flush their water lines now that the boil order has been lifted. Instructions for flushing water lines can be found on the city’s website, here.  The boil order was issued after flash flooding caused concerns about watershed contamination.

  • Police identify man killed in go-kart crash in Provo

    PROVO, Utah — A man suffered fatal injuries while driving a go-kart on a street in Provo Tuesday night. Wednesday the deceased was identified as 46-year-old Chad Norton. Sgt. Nisha King with Provo Police said officers responded to the area of 750 South Meadow Drive around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after Norton crashed while operating a self-made go-kart. Police say Norton was driving southbound on Meadow Drive when he hit a speed bump, lost control of the vehicle and impacted a […]