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Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a utility company filed by the widow of a state trooper killed after trying to alert a driver to a downed power line. The Herald Journal reports Janica Ellsworth sued Rocky Mountain Power earlier this year, claiming the death of […]

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Utah man, 20, sentenced to up to 15 years for teen sex abuse

Utah man, 20, sentenced to up to 15 years for teen sex abuse

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A 20-year-old northern Utah man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for forcible sexual abuse of a teenage girl. The Herald-Journal reports Christopher VanDam of Lewiston was sentenced Tuesday in Cache County District Court in Logan. He was arrested in February after an investigation […]

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Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters have demonstrated in several Utah cities calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. In Salt Lake City, more than 200 people held signs and sang songs Thursday. Meanwhile, the Herald Journal reports that […]

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Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A new study finds a Utah aspen grove considered the world’s largest living organism is continuing to decline despite new fencing designed to keep out mule deer whose appetites are blamed its deterioration. The Logan Herald Journal reports that two Utah State University professors found that some fencing […]

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Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A U.S. Army Reserve unit based in Logan in northern Utah is deploying to Kuwait. The Herald Journal reports the 103-member 890th Inland Cargo Transfer Co. is leaving this week for a one-year deployment to support of ongoing military operations in the Middle East. Sgt. Liz Vargas says […]

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Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a small python that was found in a Logan neighborhood was positively identified by his owners after it was allegedly stolen from their home earlier this summer. But the Herald Journal reports Logan Police Capt. Tyson Budge said Friday that the snake suffered convulsions and died […]

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Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The estimated cost for a new wastewater treatment plant in northern Utah has increased by $25 million over the last two years, and officials say it’s because of climbing construction costs and President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs. The Logan Herald Journal reports Wednesday officials are planning to borrow […]

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14-year-old Weber County boy fatally hit by target shooter

14-year-old Weber County boy fatally hit by target shooter

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed while riding in his family’s car in northern Utah near a group of target shooters. The Herald Journal in Logan reports the incident happened Sunday afternoon as the family of four was driving near Monte Cristo Peak. Rich […]

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Wildfire costs, scorched lands nearly double this year

Wildfire costs, scorched lands nearly double this year

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The costs to fight wildfires in Utah are increasing by about $1 million a day right now, and authorities expect the season to last throughout October. On average, there are about 1,100 wildfires in Utah that burn about 195 square miles (506 square kilometers) and carry […]

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New sculpture taking shape at Utah State University

New sculpture taking shape at Utah State University

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A library at Utah State University will soon have a new sculpture made out of six tons of willow branches. The Herald Journal newspaper reports that the sculpture is being constructed at Merrill-Cazier Library over the course of several weeks, with the help of people in Logan. Sculptor […]

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