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Freezing rain, black ice cause multiple wrecks


US 6 turns into a glistening parking lot for eastbound trafiic outside Wellington Monday morning as drivers wait for the black ice to thaw. Public safety officials closed the highway at about 8 a.m. because of at least four accidents between the ...

Wild lands: protection or federal 'land grab?'


There was not enough room at the inn for the crowd, many of whom sported yellow or red badges depending on their point of view, that showed up on Friday at the Utah State Capitol for a meeting of the governor's Balanced Resource Committee....

Board gets food for thought about school lunch nutrition


The criticism that school lunch has taken over the years began a long time ago, basically when the whole program began in the 1940s. One of those criticisms has always been that the programs don't serve what kids will eat....

Hypotheses put to the test


Dylan Barker, a 9th grader at Mont Harmon Junior High School, explains his hypothesis, research and conclusion at the Carbon District Science Fair. Junior high students competed to earn the honor of presenting their projects for statewide judging...

Price electric sales offset sagging taxes


Even as marginally improving numbers celebrate the nation's emergence from economic eclipse, many local Utah officials say they're still struggling to escape its shadows.

Prehistoric Museum invites photos for new exhibit


The USU/CEU Prehistoric Museum is calling for photography submissions from professional and amateur photographers for their upcoming gallery exhibition titled Exposures.

NRCS seeks conservation proposals


The National Resource Conservation Service is seeking proposals for projects that will bring partners together to help farmers, ranchers and private nonindustrial forest landowners implement beneficial water and land conservation practices under ...




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