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Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:29pm

Utah's coal country does not believe a unanimous vote by the Oakland City Council prohibiting port access for its coal puts the state's hope for an export terminal in the dust.

Child rescued from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:27pm

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for more than two hours as the temperature climbed.

Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:24pm

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus.

3 children located after Amber Alert; parents cooperating with police

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:22pm

The Kaysville Police Department asked for help Monday to locate three children who were reportedly abducted. They were found a short time after the alert went out.

Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Utah, experts say

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say.

Utah brothers create fashionable Velcro shoes for men

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:02pm

A new men’s shoe line offers style, simplicity and uniqueness, and two Utah brothers are behind it.

Program to fight hunger over summer break doubles in size

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:59pm

Something important is missing from thousands of students' lives once summer break begins in Utah. And it is even more essential to a child's survival and success than reading, writing and math.

Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son in SLC gets 12 prospects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:06pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

Growth pushes Powder Mountain developers to new water system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:41pm

Powder Mountain water users are looking for a new system as future development and the deletion of a spring as a drinking water source has forced changes to water rights in the area.

Hike Lakeview Trail for secluded overlook of Rockport Reservoir

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:29pm

With summer heating up, it’s a great idea to hit up a hike that also gives you the option of swimming.

Another evaluation ordered for woman accused of leaving newborn in trash

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:00pm

A woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can will face yet another competency evaluation before a decision is made about how to proceed with the case against her.

Police identify boy who died in Ogden fire

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:40pm

Ogden police identified the 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire over the weekend.

Go underwater, explore with new virtual reality games

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:01pm

Virtual reality games are increasing and improving, providing a unique immersive experience.

Utah's primary turnout already 'surpassing a snoozer' election

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:41pm

Many Utahns have already voted in Tuesday's primary thanks to a record number of counties holding vote-by-mail elections, but officials say it's not too late for voters to make their voices heard.

Is gluten making you sick?

Erica Hansen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:47am

Chances are you know someone who has been avoiding gluten. Should you be too?

Make Your Week: There is still good in the world

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:44am

It's hard to get out of bed on a Monday and even harder to go to work. strives to make your Monday better by sharing inspiring stories from our readers.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1-year-old Riverton boy left in car for hours, expected to survive

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:21pm

A 1-year-old boy has been upgraded from critical condition and is expected to survive after police say he was left in a hot car for more than two hours on Sunday.

Boy dies, woman critically injured in Ogden fire

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:19pm

A 4-year-old boy is dead and his 28-year-old mother is in critical condition after a fire was accidentally started by the boy as he was playing with a butane torch at a home early Sunday morning, police and fire officials said.

4 Utah public health clinics to expand dental services with new federal funds

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:00pm

Utah Partners for Health planned on offering dental care at its Midvale clinic, but with a new federal grant of $350,000, it is happening much sooner than expected. Three other clinics in Utah will also expand oral health care to patients in need.