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Union Pacific train engine caught fire in Weber Canyon

A Union Pacific train engine caught fire while the train was traveling eastbound through Weber Canyon on Thursday night.No one was hurt by the fire and 25-30 firefighters from four departments were able to put the fire out with foam just after 5 p.m., according to the Uintah City Fire Department.The

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Authorities suspect drowsy driving responsible for SLC crash

The crash could have been far worse, troopers say, but luckily there were no other cars on the road when the crash happened.


Registration deadlines approaching for Summit County voters

The Summit County Clerk's Office is busy preparing to send thousands of mail-in ballots to Summit County's registered voters for the upcoming primary election.The Clerk's office will once again conduct the primary, scheduled on June 26, through the mail. Ballots will be sent June 5 — three weeks bef

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Summit in 60: Hoytsville man faces charges, noise barrier poll and Memorial Day ceremonies

Summit in 60 is brought to you this week by County Reporter Angelique McNaughton and Photographer Tanzi Propst.Hoytsville man facing chargesA Hoytsville man who was shot in the leg last week by his father was charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors. Prosecutors allege he attacked his sibling

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Regulations for food trucks to operate in the Snyderville Basin currently on the table

Summit County may soon open the door for food truck vendors to operate in the Snyderville Basin.The Snyderville Basin's Development Code doesn't mention food trucks, which has prevented vendors from obtaining a permit to operate. But, county staffers recently created regulations to allow for the ope


Revised Notice Weber County Commission

Revised NoticeWeber County CommissionWeber County CommissionNotice Date & Time: 5/22/18 10:00 AMDescription/Agenda:PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Weber County, Utah will hold a regular commission meeting in the Commission Chambers of the Weber Center,2380 Washington


Teri Orr: All the news that fits

I met her at a crime scene…As I recall, she was stringing for theDeseret Newsat the time. I was the editor of this paper. Nadalee Noble, who had lived in Samak (yes, Kamas spelled backwards) and worked in Park City at a sporting goods store by the movie theaters — was murdered by her estranged husba


The best of Northern Utah from last week

Each week the Standard-Examiner hashes out issues large and small and takes a thumbs-up, thumbs-down stance. Have a thumbs-up or thumbs-down you’d like to give? Email a submission of 100 words or less to jmccabe@standard.net.Here are some of the good things that happened last week around greater Web


Best graduation gifts for Class of 2018? Money, technology, memories

It’s graduation time, and we all know what that means.While the high school seniors in your life are facing all manner of life-altering choices in the near future — where to live, where to work, where to go to school, what to do next — you’ve basically got only one decision to make: What to get them


Within the big beat and the sacred whisper, Kimbra is starting to find herself

SALT LAKE CITY — There’ssomethingthat connects the music of Skrillex and Paul Simon — some place where these opposite ends of the musical spectrum meet. Kimbra is sure of that. As for what or where that is exactly, she’s still figuring it out.The New Zealand-born singer, who headlines Metro Music Ha


Developer wants to build housing community on Bitner Road in Kimball Junction

A Park City developer wants to build a new housing community on Bitner Road in Kimball Junction and claims the project will address Summit County's most pressing issues: affordable housing and transportation.The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission is scheduled to consider whether the project, with


Pluralsight becomes 2nd Utah tech company to go public with offering over $350M

FARMINGTON — Local tech unicorn and cloud-based learning platform Pluralsightwent publicThursday morning, offeringhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pluralsight-announces-pricing-of-initial-public-offering-300649986.html?tc=eml_cleartime" target="_blank">20.7 million shares of Class A common s


Court report: Kamas woman sentenced to 30 days in jail for DUI

According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, May 7, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:Trista Chantil Poulsen, 41, of Hooper, entered a guilty plea to theft of services, a class A misdemeanor. Sentencing is scheduled for May 21.Je


Echo State Park opened to vehicles, campers and boaters

Echo State Parkopened to the public Saturday morning despite the heavy rains.The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation announced while walk-in access has been available over the transition period over to Utah State Parks, this will be the first time Echo is open to vehicles and those wanting to camp


Upper Ogden Valley bicentennial 7 years away, but not too early to celebrate

Made up of local volunteers, theOgden Valley Bicentennial Council(OVBC) formed in 2017 and is working on an ambitious set of plans to mark May 16, 1825 — the day Peter Skene Ogden descended on the land known by many today simply as “The Valley.”


Summit County implements new features for electric bike share program

When Summit County launched the nation's first all-electric bike-share program last year, users encountered some bumps along the way.The community, while overwhelmingly supportive of the program, dealt with issues such as problems with the mobile phone application and availability of bikes. There ar


Music and the Spoken Word: 'Go home and love your family'

APFILE - In this 1978, file photo, Mother Teresa, head of the Missionaries of Charity order, cradles an armless baby girl at her order's orphanage in what was then known as Calcutta, India, in 1978. Pope Francis has signed off on the miracle needed to make Mother Teresa a saint, giving the nun who c


1 dead, 2 injured in 1-80 crash near Coalville | Gephardt Daily

A woman died and her son and husband were injured Wednesday in an 1-80 crash near Coalville. Utah Highway PatrolCOALVILLE, Utah, May 11, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A 75-year-old woman is dead and her son and husband were hospitalized Wednesday after a crash on Interstate 80.The driver, 48-year-old Chad


‘Love’ and ‘Mother’ — these two words are synonymous

My first childhood memories were of the Old Porterville Church house. It sits on a hillside overlooking Morgan, Utah. Grandmother lived there with us, as she had since before I was born. A quadriplegic, her rocking bed sat by the large front windows that overlooked the valley. I loved living with Gr


Monte Cristo Highway to open Saturday after Ogden Marathon

The Monte Cristo Highway will open to all traffic for the spring and summer season beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.