Listen Live

 
 

Tag: Brent Taylor

Somber council to choose replacement for fallen mayor

Somber council to choose replacement for fallen mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The North Ogden City Council is expected to choose a new mayor to replace Maj. Brent Taylor, who was killed in Afghanistan while serving in the National Guard. The Deseret News reports the city council is expected to meet Tuesday night to select one of five applicants. […]

Read More

Wife of mayor killed in Afghanistan praises veterans charity

Wife of mayor killed in Afghanistan praises veterans charity

NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The wife a Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is calling for support of a veterans’ charity. The Deseret News reports that Jennie Taylor spoke to reporters at a news conference Thursday, just two month after her husband, Maj. Brent Taylor, was […]

Read More

Charity pays off house of Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan

Charity pays off house of Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan will have one less financial worry this holiday season after a charity paid off their mortgage. Brent Taylor’s widow, Jennie Taylor, said Thursday on “Fox & Friends” that she had […]

Read More

Delegations from Afghanistan, Pakistan, The United States of America and China discuss a road map for ending the war with the Taliban at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. The Afghan government expects a date to be set by the Qaudrateral Coordinating Group for direct peace talks with the Taliban by the end of this month, Afghan Foreign Minister, Salahuddin Rabbani said. Kabul, Afghanistan, February 23, 2016. Photo by Shamriz Sabawoon/Imagespic/Sipa USA

Rise in US deaths in Afghanistan clouds outlook for peace

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan is putting a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump’s commitment to pursuing peace with the Taliban. Trump has acknowledged that his original instinct was to withdraw from Afghanistan, but last week he suggested […]

Read More

Remains of mayor killed in Afghanistan returned to Utah

Remains of mayor killed in Afghanistan returned to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan have been returned to his home state. North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body was transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake […]

Read More

Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday. Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body will be transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake City on Wednesday afternoon. […]

Read More

Utah residents hold vigil for mayor killed in Afghanistan

Utah residents hold vigil for mayor killed in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Residents of the hometown of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor gathered Wednesday night to pay their respects to the Utah National Guard major killed while serving in Afghanistan. Hundreds of well-wishers held a candlelight vigil for Taylor, holding candles and other lights while walking from […]

Read More

Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by […]

Read More

Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah city mayor killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard (all times local): 2 p.m. The remains of Utah mayor who was also a major in the Utah Army National Guard and killed […]

Read More