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  1. Riverton students learn Veterans Day lessons from wounded soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Deseret News

    For most children, Veterans Day and the consequences of military service are what they read about in books. But students at a Riverton grade school got a firsthand account Monday of the pain and passion that comes with wearing a U.S. military uniform.

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  2. Salt Lake County sheriff, district attorney poised to win re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Deseret News

    ... Winder. Rivera became the Unified Police Department's first female chief when she became head of the department's Riverton precinct while Winder was in office. Hoyal was on the SWAT team. Rivera was the first female officer in the Metro Gang Unit. ...

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  3. Incumbents have early lead in both Salt Lake County law enforcement racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | KSL-TV

    ... Winder. Rivera became the Unified Police Department's first female chief when she became head of the department's Riverton precinct while Winder was in office. Hoyal was on the SWAT team. Rivera was the first female officer in the Metro Gang Unit. ...

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  4. The Latest: Voter says Love helps provide 'check' on TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    Riverton stay-at-home mother Shelly Cluff says she's voting for Republican Mia Love because the congresswoman has been willing to speak out against President Donald Trump on key issues. The 31-year-old Cluff is a Republican party activist but doesn't support the president and is particularly disturbed by his talk on immigration.

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  5. Judge throws out Republican Salt Lake County clerk candidate's last-minute lawsuit against her bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen complied with state election law in issuing ballots to registered voters in a timely manner, a judge ruled Monday. Third District Judge Robert Faust dismissed a lawsuit filed Thursday by Swensen's opponent, Republican county clerk candidate Rozan Mitchell, and Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, who had pointed to discrepancies between the clerk's statements to the media about when and how many ballots were mailed in the first batch sent to voters to make their case.

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  6. Republican candidate for Salt Lake County clerk files a lawsuit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... a political stunt aimed at boosting her campaign. The suit filed Thursday by Rozan Mitchell and Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, who's running for election in Senate District 11, contends that Swensen did not ensure an unknown number of by-mail ballots ...

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  7. ServiCom bankruptcy documents list five unsecured creditors based in Cape BretonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Cape Breton Post

    ... Post, the largest unsecured business debt owed to a company is $289,097.34 to Growth Funding Equipment Finance of Riverton, Utah. ServiCom also owes $205,893.91 in income taxes to the Canada Revenue Agency. A Sydney cleaning company owed $62,507.73 ...

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  8. Salt Lake County Republican Party worries about long voting lines on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Thursday. And while the more liberal Salt Lake City area has one voting center for every 11,000 registered voters, Riverton has just one center for its entire registered voter population of 21,716. "Riverton is a strong Republican area and as I look ...

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  9. 5A and 6A volleyball tournaments feature undefeated region champs, abundance of talent, experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Deseret News

    ... Titans open with Cyprus, while Bingham has a tough first-round draw in Herriman. Fourth-ranked Pleasant Grove faces Riverton in a 9 a.m. first-round match, while fifth-ranked Copper Hills' opponent is still to be determined. All four of the region ...

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  10. Salt Lake County sheriff candidates are similar, but each believes their vision is bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Deseret News

    ... Winder. Rivera became the Unified Police Department's first female chief when she became head of the department's Riverton precinct while Winder was in office. Hoyal was on the SWAT team. Rivera was the first female officer in the Metro Gang Unit. ...

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  11. Mary R. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... survived by her two sons Eugene (Skip) B. Smith, Jr. (Joanne) of Sandy, Utah and William (Bill) Smith (Kaylene) of Riverton, Utah; two daughters JoAnn Smith (Linda) of Sequim, WA and Judy Hunt of Taylorsville, Utah; one brother Anthony (Tony) ...

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  12. With election near, Riverton City opts to leave UPD and form its own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Riverton City on Wednesday announced its decision to split from the Unified Police Department it has been a founding member of since 2009 and form its own police department. The move was approved by the City Council on a 3-2 vote Tuesday night during the final meeting before the Nov. 6 election that includes a Salt Lake County sheriff's contest where this has become a campaign issue.

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  13. Citing unsuccessful negotiations with Unified police, Riverton takes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | KSL-TV

    Despite three months of negotiations with the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, Riverton city leaders are moving forward with their decision to officially separate from the Unified Police Department. "We are excited to begin the process," Mayor Trent Staggs said in a prepared statement issued Wednesday, noting the first step will be to hire a chief of police.

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  14. With emphasis on de-escalation, why so many police shootings in Utah?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Deseret News

    Law enforcement officers on the scene of an officer involved shooting where a man was killed when Unified police responded to a report of domestic violence at a Riverton home near 1400 W. Stone Ridge Lane on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. SALT LAKE CITY - A spate of officer-involved fatal shootings on the Wasatch Front the past two weeks has rekindled discussions about police use of deadly force.

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  15. Once shunned, officers now encouraged to get help after shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Deseret News

    ... Police Lt. Matt Pennington feels like he has to defend his profession. Dr. Brian Partridge, a psychologist in Riverton who runs the Partridge Group, encourages officers who are involved in shootings to get the help they need, on Monday, Oct. 22, ...

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  16. A Riverton man is dead after he's shot by police. It's the sixth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A man reportedly holding a knife to the throat of a woman was shot and killed by police in Riverton on Monday morning. Two officers responded to a report of domestic violence at a home near 1400 West and Stone Ridge Lane at about 6:40 a.m., according to Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera, when the man threatened the woman with a knife.

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  17. Officers shoot, kill man allegedly holding woman at knifepoint in RivertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Deseret News

    A man who investigators say held a knife to a woman's throat during a domestic violence incident was shot and killed by Unified police Monday. About 6:40 a.m. Monday, police were called to a home at 11779 S. Stone Ridge Court .

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  18. Cross Country: American Fork makes it a double as boys deliver 6A title, girls pull off upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Deseret News

    ... for obstruction. American Fork senior Luke Grundvig won the 6A state title with a time of 15:17.7, while Riverton's Joey Nokes earned second, finishing in 15:24.9. Lyman Floyd was awarded third place after Clinger's disqualification, as he crossed ...

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  19. Man solicited random teenage girls offering $70,000 for sex, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Deseret News

    Unified police are investigating a man who has allegedly been soliciting teen girls to have his baby for $70,000, even going so far as to leaving a note in the vehicle of an unsuspecting family, according to court documents. RIVERTON - Unified police are investigating a man who has allegedly been soliciting teenage girls to have his baby for $70,000, even going so far as to leave a note in the vehicle of an unsuspecting family, according to court documents.

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  20. EOD soldiers at Fort Bragg honored for actions in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Medal with Combat device in recognition of service in Afghanistan from March to August 2016. Staples, of Riverton, Utah, was awarded a Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor device for support during a special operations raid in September 2016, ...

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