SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
1. A snowstorm blew into Utah with reckless abandon Sunday night, causing a short but heavy snowfall impacting roads all over the state.
A snowstorm Sunday night caused major traffic and road closures throughout most of Utah. The mountains saw more than a foot over the 24-hour period, and valleys accumulated several inches of snow.
A 49-year-old Mona man who died in an avalanche near Coalville on Saturday was identified by Summit County Sheriff's officials as Jason Lyman. Lyman, along with a friend and his 14 year-old son, was snowmobiling in the East Fork of the Chalk Creek area of Summit County.
On Saturday night Belinda Thomas was discovered by her 5-year-old child with multiple stab wounds. The child called 911, and police responded but were unable to resuscitate her. 50-year-old Darren Byrd has been identified as a suspect and is being held in investigation of aggravated murder.
A 68-year-old man was critically injured Saturday morning after being hit by a semitruck on I-15 near the freeway's south interchange with I-215.
Many people pay a fee to have their mattresses recycled, but just 14 percent of the mattresses are getting recycled. When investigated, the landfill said it was a "disposal fee," not a recycling fee.
Nacua will be a Husky, after all — despite the Trojans' advances, as well as others from Oregon, Utah, BYU and a wide assortment of other schools.
Hotshots quarterback John Wolford hurled four touchdowns, including two to former Arizona State wide receiver Rashad Ross, as Arizona handed the Stallions their first loss in franchise history, 38-22 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.
Utah senior guard Sedrick Barefield took the ball from the opposite end of the court, turned around and flicked the ball back to a rolling Van Dyke for the shot that would end it all.
Nothing but net. Ball game.
Yoeli Childs poured in 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Harding added 13 points with four boards to help BYU move past Pacific, 69-59 Saturday night in the Marriott Center.
Aldridge will be going to Charlotte for the All-Star Game next weekend. Meanwhile, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will not. That was the source of some controversy, especially in Utah. But there wasn’t any question who was the better player during the Jazz’s 125-105 win over the Spurs on Saturday.