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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:21am

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

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots must be postmarked by Monday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:02am

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots from voters in the 27 of Utah's 29 counties holding largely by-mail elections must be postmarked no later than Monday to be counted.

Police investigate possible attempted abduction in West Jordan

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:41am

Police are looking for a man they believe may have tried to abduct an 8-year-old girl in West Jordan Sunday evening.

Utah man dies in Flaming Gorge boating accident

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:42pm

The body of a Utah man was recovered and two other men were rescued after a boating accident in Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell said Sunday.

6 injured in Clinton 3-car crash

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:00pm

At least five people are in critical condition following a three-vehicle crash Sunday evening.

Inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs named at University of Utah

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:23pm

The inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs at the University of Utah were announced Tuesday, a distinction that recognizes excellence in research, clinical care and career progression in health sciences.

2 public art projects in Utah given national recognition

KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:42pm

Public art projects at the Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah — as well as the Utah Public Art Program — have been recognized among the best projects nationally in 2017.

Suit over 2015 fatal crash in Ogden that killed 2 is settled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:14pm

A lawsuit over car crash in Ogden that killed a Layton man and his young daughter nearly three years ago has been settled out of court.

Salt Lake Valley recycling services at risk due to Chinese restrictions

Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:17pm

As a result of changes to the Chinese scrap market, 250,000 customers in the Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District could lose their curbside recycling service.

St. George police search for woman missing since Wednesday

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:33pm

St. George police are asking for the public's help to locate a woman missing since Wednesday. Amanda Matthews was last seen near the Tuweap Trailhead.

New legislation seeks to fight opioid use among pregnant women

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:13am

Among the legislation the U.S. House of Representatives passed Friday to curb the opioid crisis was a bill designed to address this statistic: Utah leads the nation in opioid prescriptions for pregnant women.

Utah mom devises toy set to help kids connect and learn with their parents

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:28am

A Davis County couple has designed and developed a toy set called MagStix, a 41-piece magnetic building set aimed at creating opportunities for connection between children and their parents, along with serving some kids with special needs.

Fire near Evanston likely caused by campfire, officials say

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:44am

A wildfire burning in the Uinta Mountains about 30 miles south of Evanston since Thursday was likely caused by a campfire, fire officials said Sunday.

Group of city leaders file complaint to stop $58 million SL County tax hike on 'technicality'

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:04am

Several elected officials opposed to Salt Lake County's $58 million sales tax hike for transportation projects aren't letting the tax go into effect without a fight.

Utah refineries on tap to produce cleaner Tier 3 fuel

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:39am

A pair of Salt Lake City refineries are planning to produce Tier 3 gasoline by a federal deadline in 2020, with one that may be producing by the third quarter of 2019. The refineries' investment will bring cleaner burning fuel to the local market.

Man in custody after stabbing in Nephi, police say

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:47pm

Police say a 26-year-old man was taken into custody after another man was hospitalized with stab wounds Saturday night.

Utahns grieve for families separated at border, call for 'just and humane' immigration laws

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:04pm

Dozens gathered at City Creek Park on Saturday for a vigil hosted by the Utah chapter of Mormon Women for Ethical Government, joining in song and prayer to grieve for the immigrant community and to call for change.

Air show stuns with spectacular array of performers over the Wasatch

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:29pm

Utah's Hill Air Force Base kicked off the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air and Space Show on Saturday. The free public show also runs Sunday.

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:20pm

The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."

Utahns learn to swim during world's largest swim lesson

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:47pm

Hundreds of Utah kids participated in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, a worldwide effort to increase awareness of the importance of water safety and to prevent drowning.