Utah County Newswire

Utah County Newswire

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

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  1. Octane claims U12 boys title in LoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Uintah Basin Standard

    ... traveling." Octane put up a 6-2 record scoring 46 goals and allowing 11 goals. The teams in the league were from Utah County. "We will do a few little team activities throughout the fall," Long said. "We don't play a winter league. We don't want to ...

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  2. Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... the measurement issue was enough to seal his decision. As they await the judge's final decision, deputy Utah County attorney Ryan Peters said prosecutors are deciding what to do next. Peters did not confirm whether prosecutors will take the case to ...

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  3. Orem, Provo rejects referendum opposing rapid bus routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | White Lake Beacon

    Utah County residents who oppose a proposed transit project say they will appeal to the Utah Supreme Court since their referendum petitions to block the bill were blocked. Orem and Provo sent on Thursday alerted opposing groups that the petitions, although validated by the Utah County clerk with the number of names needed, would not be referred to the November 2017 ballot.

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  4. Toxic algae bloom in Utah lake sickens more than 100 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fox News

    ... foam along the shore. "It smells like something is rotting," said Jason Garrett, water quality director for the Utah County Health Department. "We don't have an idea of how long this event will last." Toxic algae is a problem around the country. An ...

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  5. Op-ed: Utah Lake's problems have been a long time comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ous trout were fished into extinction. As communities were established along the edge of the lake in what became Utah County, their sewage flowed into the lake for more than a century, creating a giant breeding ground for bacteria and algae.

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  6. Toxic algae bloom swarms Utah Lake, seeps into farm supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    ... foam along the shore. "It smells like something is rotting," said Jason Garrett, water quality director for the Utah County Health Department. "We don't have an idea of how long this event will last." Toxic algae is a problem around the country. An ...

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  7. The Latest: Teen dies after lightning strikes watercraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item Extra

    ... are not releasing the identities of those involved until family is notified, but Potter said they lived in Utah County. Officials say one person is dead after being struck by lightning inside a canyon at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area ...

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  8. Girl, 15, killed by lightning while on personal watercraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item Extra

    ... are not releasing the identities of those involved until family is notified. But Potter said they lived in Utah County. She did not have the ages of the adults involved. Potter said the group was riding personal watercraft on a section of the ...

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  9. The Latest: Authorities ID teen killed by lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-Bulletin

    Authorities have identified the 14-year-old girl who was killed and a woman who was hospitalized in critical condition after they were struck by lightning at the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area straddling the Utah-Wyoming border. Brooklyn Reynolds, 14, and her stepmother, Jayleen Reynolds, 49, both of Utah County, were riding on a personal watercraft on Flaming Gorge Reservoir around noon Friday when their watercraft was hit by lightning.

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  10. The Latest: Farm water warning lifted in Utah algae bloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening ... more Jason Garrett, water quality bureau director at the Utah County Health Department, carries a water sample at Utah Lake Wednesday, July 20, 2016, near American Fork, Utah. A huge toxic algal ...

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  11. Teen girl killed, woman injured by lightning at Flaming GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Potter said. A third person, Reynolds' father, was unharmed and on a separate watercraft. The three people, from Utah County, were in a remote area known as Hideout, Potter said, which is accessible only by boat. A helicopter was dispatched to ...

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  12. Environmental regulators say levels of toxic algae decreasing; Utah Lake water OK for irrigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... evening. They'll know today if it's toxic and if they'll need to enforce closures. Thursday, July 14, 2016. The Utah County Health Department has decided to end its closure of the Jordan River in Utah County, but Utah Lake remains closed and health ...

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  13. Jordan River re-opens in Utah County after algal bloom; warning remains in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... evening. They'll know today if it's toxic and if they'll need to enforce closures. Thursday, July 14, 2016. The Utah County Health Department has decided to end its closure of the Jordan River in Utah County, but health advisories remain in effect. ...

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  14. Utah County theater's 'Oliver!' seeks to provide food for hungry childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Deseret News

    ... was common. But what most people don't know is that it's still common today - over 23,000 kids are in poverty in Utah County, but we wouldn't know that just by looking at them." Performances will be at the Covey Center for the Arts on Fridays, ...

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  15. 15-year-old killed in lightning strike at Flaming GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Deseret News

    ... confirmed at least one person was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir Friday. A 15-year-old Utah County girl was killed by a lighting strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Daggett County Sheriff's Office confirmed. DUTCH JOHN, ...

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  16. Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Deseret News

    ... airlines to the city's airport. A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. PROVO - A planned expansion at the Provo Municipal ...

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  17. Officials: 4 of Utah's 8 Zika cases seen in pregnant womenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... brain development. Two of the Utah women are still pregnant, including a case confirmed earlier this month by Utah County of a woman who caught the virus in an unnamed country in a Zika-affected part of the world and then moved to Utah County. She ...

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  18. My view: Algae blooms in Utah LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Deseret News

    ... and population grow. Utah's population is projected to double by 2060, with the highest growth predictions for Utah County. Unless we address the problem of excess nutrients in our waters, we can expect to see the effects of nutrient pollution. Most ...

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  19. 4 of Utah's 8 Zika cases seen in pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... te brain development. Two of the Utah women are still pregnant, including a case confirmed earlier this month by Utah County of a woman who caught the virus in an unnamed country in a Zika-affected part of the world and then moved to Utah County.

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  20. Utah County confirms Zika case in pregnant womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    SALT LAKE CITY a Authorities say they've confirmed a case of Zika in a pregnant woman in Utah County. Utah County Health Department spokeswoman Aislynn Tolman-Hill said Thursday the woman caught the virus in a Zika-affected part of the world.

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