Politics

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges includes Bear River

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A plan announced Monday by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke would increase access to...

State

CDC: Fake CBD oil sickened 52 people in Utah

Marijuana to Hemp CBD Boom

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah.


Environment

Migratory bird advocates file suit to stop feds from easing protections

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service signaled it wouldn’t punish companies or people whose actions unintentionally kill birds. The move came as a relief to some Utah industries but was a blow to the National Audubon Society, which filed a lawsuit against the federal government Thursday.


Politics

Weber Co. GOPers pick replacement to fill term of resigning Utah Rep. Fawson

District 7 candidates

Kyle Andersen beat out Lisa Roskelley to serve in the post through the end of 2018, but they’re still facing off in the GOP primary for the next two-year term in the seat.


Government

West Haven, western Weber Co. cities register fastest growth, new data shows

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From 2010 to 2017, West Haven, Pleasant View, Plain City and Hooper all registered population jumps of more than 20 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau figures.


Fishing

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges includes Bear River

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A plan announced Monday by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke would increase access to hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges across the country, including one location in Utah.


Politics

Weber Co. candidates knocking on doors, seeking voters as primary looms

Neil Hansen

Twenty-eight of the hopefuls — for everything from the U.S. House to the Weber County Commission — gathered for a candidate forum at Weber High School.


Government

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

Marlin Jensen

The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors — doesn’t come without a measure of controversy.


Government

Utah Rep. Fawson resigning, sets up special vote among GOPers to replace him

District 7 candidates

Lisa Roskelley and Kyle Andersen are to face off in the May 23 special election, but Roskelley is proposing a delay until after the June 26 GOP primary, thus eliminating the possibility of one GOPer serving through 2018 and another, depending on results on June 26, serving when the new term starts...


State

Medical marijuana foes ask judge to block issue from ballot

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Medical marijuana opponents in Utah are filing an emergency motion asking a judge to block the proposal from the ballot, arguing it would break federal law


Politics

Commissioner Gibson cleared in Ogden police probe, won't face charges

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The Davis Co. Attorney’s Office has finished its review of the Gibson matter and said there is “insufficient evidence” to charge Gibson with wrongdoing.


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