Juab County Newswire

Juab County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Juab County, UT.

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  1. 2 news Utah County attorney won't run for re-election By Jessica Miller 28m agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... position. Orem attorney David Leavitt, who has served as city attorney in Fillmore and Nephi cities and as the Juab County Attorney, announced he also will run for Utah County Attorney this year as a Republican. In his announcement, Leavitt - who is ...

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  2. Utah County Attorney Jeff Buhman won't run for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Deseret News

    ... in history and an opioid epidemic ravaging our state." Attorney David Leavitt, who spent eight years as the Juab County attorney and served as city attorney for both Fillmore and Nephi, has also announced that he is running for Buhman's seat. ...

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  3. 5 news Juab County officials now - strongly' suspect foul play in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Juab County officials said Tuesday they now "strongly" suspect foul play in connection with two missing teens who were reported missing Jan. 2. The couple, 18-year-old Riley Powell and 17-year-old Brelynne "Breezy" Otteson, left Tooele about 9:30 a.m. Dec. 30 with plans to head to Eureka, where they share a home, family members have said, but the teens never arrived. The Juab County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that the circumstances surrounding the recovery of the Jeep - specifically its condition and general placement - are "highly suspicious," leading investigators to believe the vehicle had been intentionally abandoned by someone other than the two missing teens.

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  4. Foul play now suspected in disappearance of Eureka coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Deseret News

    The Juab County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced that "foul play is strongly suggested" in the disappearance of two people reported missing since Jan. 2. Brelynne "Breezy" Otteson, 17, and Riley Powell, 18, were last seen embarking for a drive from Tooele to Eureka. On Thursday, following an extensive search effort, crews found the couple's missing blue Jeep Cherokee partially hidden in trees, about a mile south of Cherry Creek Reservoir, according to the sheriff's office.

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  5. Sheriff fears 2 missing Utah teens may have met foul playRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | KSL-TV

    Sheriff's deputies say they fear two Utah teenagers who've been missing for two weeks may have been the victims of foul play. The Juab County sheriff's office said in a statement Tuesday deputies are continuing a missing persons' investigation but have suspended a search and rescue effort that began Jan. 2 for 18-year-old Riley Powell and 17-year-old Breezy Otteson of Eureka.

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  6. Police: Teens' Jeep found, but no signs of missing pairRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Deseret News

    A helicopter on Thursday spotted the Jeep of two Utah teenagers who have been missing for more than a week on a drive from Tooele to Eureka. The search-and-rescue crew found the SUV, partially hidden in trees, about a mile south of Cherry Creek Reservoir, according to the Juab County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. 3 news Utah crews search for teenagers missing for nearly a week By Paighten Harkins 25m agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... y Team organized a search of the Eureka-area and the East Tintic Mountains beginning Friday morning. All on-duty Juab County deputies were dispatched to the area to look for Otteson and Powell, department spokeswoman Tanielle Callaway said.

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  8. Search continues for couple missing between Tooele and EurekaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Deseret News

    ... the couple may have gone on a dirt road and become stuck. The Tooele County Sheriff's Office is assisting the Juab County Sheriff's Office, who has the lead in the case. Search and rescue crews, as well as others, such as the Utah Off Road Recovery ...

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  9. 2 news Train strikes and kills Utah dump truck driver By Paighten Harkins 3m agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A man was killed Tuesday after a train struck the dump truck he was driving across railroad tracks south of Nephi. David Stubbs, 27, was pronounced dead at the crash scene, along Sheep Lane Drive south of Nephi and west of the Juab County Sheriff's Office, according to a news release.

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  10. Police: Dump truck driver from Mona killed in crash with trainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Deseret News

    A 27-year-old dump truck driver died after his vehicle collided with a train in Juab County Tuesday afternoon. There are no crossing arms or warning lights at the crossroads in Nephi, the Juab County Sheriff's Office said in a prepared statement.

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  11. Mona man dies after train collides with dump truck in NephiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | KSL-TV

    A Mona man died after the dump truck he was driving was struck by a train Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Emergency crews responded to a report of a crash on Sheep Lane Road near Main Street just south of Nephi, according to Juab County Sheriff's Office in a statement.

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  12. Gunman in I-15 shootout had body armor, multiple weapons, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Deseret News

    A man injured by police during a shootout Wednesday night was heavily armed and was wearing body armor, investigators said Thursday. Arturo Gallemore-Jimenez, 37, was shot in the right side of his neck, and in the right forearm, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  13. Desert Mountain Gold LLC v. Amnor Energy CorpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    Judge Kate A. Toomey authored this Opinion, in which Judges Gregory K. Orme and Diana Hagen concurred.Kathryn J. Steffey and Clayton H. Preece, Attorneys for Appellant Allen K. Young and Tyler S. Young, Attorneys for Appellee A 1 This case arises out of a dispute over a fully integrated contract between Amnor Energy Corp. and Desert Mountain Gold LLC relating to mining claims on a property located in Juab County, Utah. After Amnor failed to timely make an annual royalty payment required by the contract, Desert Mountain brought an action for breach of contract.

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  14. 1 news Utah horse trainer accused of animal cruelty pleads guilty to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A former employee of a Juab County lavender farm - who allegedly tied a horse to a truck and repeatedly dragged it across the ground by its neck - has resolved the criminal case against him by pleading guilty to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct. Freeman A. Yoder, 39, of Nephi, was charged in last year in 4th District Court with one count of aggravated cruelty to an animal, a class A misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail.

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  15. The 'Habit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... two aids, a cook and the Batemans staff the school. The students come from White Pine County, Nevada; Juab County, Utah; and Tooele County. Bateman drives the bus a total of 50 miles a day, which breaks down to a morning and afternoon bus run ...

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  16. Robert Kirby HumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... on a rock pile last Saturday. Our crime - apparently not having enough to do. We drove out to Topaz Mountain in Juab County, 70 miles east of Nephi. Sonny's wife, Sue, came along to provide medical treatment and adult responsibility. Even so, things ...

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  17. Red Cliffs Elementary School bus driver gets a hero's welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... camp trailer swung into the bus he was driving. A half-dozen students also sustained minor injuries. NEPHI, Juab County - The Juab School District school bus driver who was seriously injured in a crash over a week ago is out of the hospital. ...

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  18. Love proposes to transfer Forest Service building to Juab County fire districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Deseret News

    Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, meets with constituents at her district office in West Jordan on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY - Unused U.S. Forest Service property in Nephi would house a Juab County wildland fire team under a bill Rep. Mia Love introduced Thursday.

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  19. Bus driver's actions 'nothing short of heroic' in Juab County crash, school administrator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A school bus driver is being credited with saving the lives of nearly 50 elementary and junior high school students after his school bus collided with an SUV hauling a camp trailer. Steve Peterson was driving the bus from Nephi to Levan on southbound state Route 28 about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday when a GMC Yukon traveling the opposite direction started to sway, pulling the SUV out of its travel lane, Utah Highway Patrol officials reported.

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  20. 2 news Students suffer minor injuries after school bus hits camp...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, in... An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, in... An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, in... An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, in... An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, injuring several students and the bus driver. An SUV pulling a camping trailer struck a school bus in Juab County on Wednesday afternoon, injuring several students and the bus driver.

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