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Bear River wildlife refuge showcased in film for its 'urban' connections

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:37am

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is one of 14 priority "urban" wildlife refuges identified by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. As such, it is being featured in a new film that celebrates its vast expanse of marshes and plentiful migratory birds.

Utah mosque invites people to 'Meet The Muslims'

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:33am

The imam of a Utah mosque says controversial statements made by Donald Trump have brought on a sudden interest in Islam.

4 local places to get cookies for National Cookie Day

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:19am

Sunday is National Cookie Day, and although it seems like there is a national day for everything, cookies are definitely worth celebrating, in my humble opinion.

Candy Cane Corner opens with the help of Salt Lake City's RDA

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:54am

Candy Cane Corner opened Friday for the 20th year at the Utah PaperBox building at 340 W. 200 South. The holiday store provides gifts to children, youths and families who are clients of YWCA Utah, Volunteers of America-Utah and Road Home.

Police: Multiple robbers invade home through unlocked door in WVC

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:06pm

West Valley City Police officers were looking for several people involved in a home invasion robbery on Friday.

Ogden woman charged with stealing from preschool program for kids with autism

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:36pm

The "parent president" of the Northern Utah Autism Program is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization, according to an ongoing criminal case in 2nd District Court.

Josh Romney will 'strongly support' Sen. Hatch re-election, still eying own bid for governor

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:06pm

Josh Romney, son of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said Friday he will "strongly support" Sen. Orrin Hatch if the Utah Republican runs for re-election in 2018.

Warm Nov. leaves the month an 'average' performer on precipitation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:36pm

A mild and warm November delivered a ho-hum result when it comes to water supply in much of the state, with slightly above average numbers in southern Utah and sightly below numbers in the north. Forecasters are hopeful December performs better.

Payson mom gives birth to twins — 11 days apart

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:04pm

Lizzy Baird's twins were born 11 days apart. The "extremely rare" event is called a delayed interval delivery, or asynchronous delivery of twins.

St. George man found guilty in 2008 baby death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:26pm

A St. George man has been found guilty for his role in the 2008 death of a baby he was watching.

Opening of 'Oliver' represents hard work from young actors

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:22pm

While adults talk about the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, some children put "pedal to the metal" balancing school, rehearsals and performances. It's just a day in the life of the young actors in Pioneer Theatre Company's "Oliver."

Tests never identified what made officer think he'd been drugged at Subway

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:49pm

Nearly four months after a Layton police sergeant accused an 18-year-old restaurant worker of slipping something into his drink, it is still unknown what actually left the officer slurring and impaired to the point he believed he had been drugged.

Winter weather is no excuse for not exercising

Erin Goff  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:30pm

The weather outside is frightful, but that does not mean your workout needs to be. How to winter proof your fitness routine.

Donald Trump goes off on Evan McMullin at Ohio victory rally

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:15pm

President-elect Donald Trump went off on independent candidate and Utah native Evan McMullin without mentioning his name during the first stop on his "thank you" victory tour in Ohio.

Man arrested in West Haven shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:46pm

A man wanted in connection with a shooting in West Haven a week ago has been arrested.

Mom with 3 young kids, drugs in car arrested after chase

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:33pm

A West Valley woman was arrested Thursday after police say she led them on a low-speed chase while her three young children were in the car unrestrained, as well as $10,000 worth of drugs.

Messages greet Bountiful students as police seek more answers in shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:29pm

When a 15-year-old student walked into a first-period science class at Mueller Park Junior High Thursday, firing a blast from a shotgun into the ceiling without saying a word, one of his best friends pleaded with him to stop.

#LighttheWorld participants share their experiences

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:44pm

As part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ “Light the World” campaign — a global initiative focused on service — LDS Church members performed small acts of service Thursday.

Changes for 2017 duck, bear hunts proposed; state wildlife agency seeks feedback

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:05pm

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending several changes for the 2017-2018 duck and bear hunting season and are asking for the public’s feedback.

Utah State player pleads guilty to drug, weapon charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 12:16pm

A 24-year-old former Utah State football player has pleaded guilty to felony drug and weapon charges after he was charged with selling drugs.