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City looks to continue successful relationships for emergency holds
EVANSTON — Only two items were on the Evanston City Council work session agenda for Tuesday, Dec. 11. All council members and Mayor Kent Williams were in attendance. The first item for discussion was brought by Uinta County Attorney Loretta Howieson-Kallas. She was asking for a written signed agreem
Inquest to be held into death of a British carpenter 'murdered by a US serial killer 30 years ago'
An inquest is to be held into the death of a Brit feared murdered by a suspected serial killer in America 30 years ago - after a cold case investigation by two retired cops. Carpenter Stephen Scane moved from his home in Frome in Somerset to Wyoming in 1981 after falling in love with a girl he then
Former senior center director to be sentenced for embezzlement
EVANSTON — A former director of Uinta Senior Citizens, Inc., which operates the senior centers in Evanston and the Bridger Valley, is scheduled to be sentenced in Cheyenne on Jan. 3, 2019, for misusing public funds.
Police: Semi driver arrested after running deputy off I-80 during pursuit in Summit County
SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Police in Summit County arrested a semi-truck driver Saturday. According to Lt. Andrew Wright with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, five different people called in Saturday afternoon about a driver of a semi-truck operating the vehicle erratically near Kimball Junction.
Drug addict parents arrested after Wyoming baby tests positive for meth
Wyoming couple, Aube Ringer and Tosha Scott are charged with child endangerment after newborn child tests positive for methamphetamine. A Jackson, Wyoming coupe have been arrested after their 10 day old baby tested positive for methamphetamine after their newborn child and her mother tested positive
Group seeks volunteers for annual Christmas bird count
EVANSTON — Bird enthusiasts are seeking volunteers to help with this year’s Evanston Christmas Bird Count, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. Those interested are asked to meet at the Hornet’s Nest, 8 miles north of Evanston on Hwy. 89. Horses, snowmobiles, cross-country skis and ATVs are
Pileup shuts down I-80 for several hours
EVANSTON — A nine-vehicle pileup on westbound Interstate 80 at mile marker 27 near Evanston Wednesday morning shut down lanes for close to seven hours. The initial crash that led to the pileup occurred just before 10 a.m., after a semi-truck hauling irrigation pipe was driving too fast for the winte
Court report: Coalville man pleads guilty to attempted aggravated assault
According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Dec. 10, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:. Garnik Agaronyan, 64, of Sandy, entered into a six-month plea in abeyance to theft, a class A misdemeanor. The court ordered the defendant
Photos: And it came to pass: UDOT opens wildlife crossing in Parleys Canyon
Traffic on I-80 passes under a wildlife crossing near Parleys Summit in Parleys Canyon on Thursday. The overpass, the first in Utah built solely for wildlife crossings, is located near Parleys Summit. The Utah Department of Transportation constructed the overpass, which spans six lanes of interstate
Charges: Utah man who tried to kill two roommates faces 19 felonies
PARK CITY — A man that prosecutors say was very intoxicated when he tried to shoot his two roommates — firing his handgun until it was empty — now faces a total of 21 charges, including 19 felonies.
UDOT debuts Utah's first wildlife overpass
(KUTV) — Utah's first wildlife overpass officially opens on Thursday. After months of construction above Interstate 80 in Parley's Summit, the bridge is completed. The $5 million overpass was built to help protect wildlife and drivers on I-80.
Cache County to discontinue tailpipe emissions tests in 2021
The Cache County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved amendments to the Vehicle Emissions and Maintenance Program that would discontinue tailpipe testing, moving to a program that solely uses On-Board Diagnostic testing, effective 2021.
County must pay Merit Energy $3 million
EVANSTON — Uinta County owes Merit Energy Company just over $3 million in tax rebates due to a notice of valuation change received from the Wyoming Department of Revenue on state-assessed oil and gas production at the company for the 2013-15 tax years. The Uinta County Commissioners were apprised of
Evanston's Feuz gets top honors from UW Extension
Developing programs for ranchers focusing on increased production and efficiency and collaboration with peers are among the reasons why a Uinta County University of Wyoming Extension educator has received the organization’s highest honor.
Police: Utah man fires 15 shots at roommates after drunkenly knocking over Christmas tree
FRANCIS, Utah -- A man was arrested after police say he knocked over a roommate's Christmas tree while intoxicated and then fired about 15 shots from a handgun at two people inside the home.
Red Devils battle back to claim fifth place at EI
EVANSTON — Another Evanston Invitational is in the books from this weekend past, marking another chapter in the illustrious 50-year plus history as one of the premier wrestling tournaments in the west. A near-capacity crowd was on hand to take in all the grappling action, as 13 teams in varsity and
Utah Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women
SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump does not understand the Republican Party's issue with minority women, outgoing Utah Rep. Mia Love said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the Women Rule Summit in Washington.
All West Communications Works to Fill Local Food Banks’ Shelves
KAMAS, Utah– All West Communications held their annual food drive in all four of their offices—Kamas and Coalville, Utah, and Evanston and Rock Springs, Wyoming—from November 1 to November 16.
Summit aims to boost Utah’s defense and aerospace trade with Indo-Pacific nations
The U.S. government’s desire to promote American industry on the global stage was on display Tuesday as diplomats mingled with Utah business representatives hoping to expand their sales to Asian markets.
Interstate 80 closed after pileup involving 7 semis
Wyoming transportation officials were forced to close down both directions of I-80 following a chain reaction crash involving multiple semi trucks. The crash was reported around 10 a.m. near mile marker 27 on westbound I-80 near Evanston, Wyoming.