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Hiker who went missing for nearly two weeks in Zion National Park found alive, reunited with family

A hiker in Zion National Park for nearly two weeks has been found alive, her family said Sunday. Holly Courtier, 38, was last seen entering the Utah park October 6. The National Park Service said search and rescue teams found Courtier on Sunday after receiving ” a credible tip from a park visitor that they […]

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Landlord evicts teenager from student housing, saying her suicidal thoughts breached her contract

An 18-year-old woman was evicted from student housing in Orem, with the landlord suggesting she broke her contract because she “vocalized suicidal tendencies” to her roommates last month. The notice was taped on her door on Tuesday this week, where she found it after getting out of bed. Still in her pajamas, she said, she […]

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Covid-19 has killed thousands of mink at US fur farms after virus spread from humans

Thousands of mink died at fur farms in Utah and Wisconsin after a series of coronavirus outbreaks. In Utah, ranchers have lost at least 8,000 mink to Covid-19 among the animals known for their silky, luxurious pelts. The virus first appeared in the creatures in August, shortly after farmworkers fell ill in July, according to […]

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Two Utah fishermen plead guilty to cheating in fishing tournament

Fishermen in the US state of Utah have pleaded guilty to cheating in a low-stakes fishing tournament. Two fishermen, Robert Dennett and Kamron Wootton, participated in a fishing tournament held at Lake Powell in October 2018. Whoever caught the heaviest live largemouth bass was to win US$ 2,500. Dennett and Wootton submitted a bass that […]

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89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets a surprise $12,000 tip

An 89-year-old pizza delivery driver received a surprise delivery of his own from “regulars” on his route, a US$ 12,000 tip. Derlin Newey was in disbelief Tuesday morning when the Valdez family knocked on the door of his Utah home. “How do I ever say thank you? I don’t know what to say,” said Newey as […]

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5-year-old caught driving to California on highway

Five-year-old Adrian took the family car, and was only caught when police in Utah state stopped him on the freeway. A patrolman spotted the SUV weaving across lanes at 30mph (50km/h), and issued a traffic stop, duly obeyed by the driver. He was shocked to discover the child behind the wheel, who said he was […]

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4 killed, 1 injured in Utah shooting

Four people were shot to death in a residence in Grantsville, Utah, Friday night, according to police. A fifth person also was shot and is in the hospital. The suspected shooter is in custody. Investigators are confident there was only one shooter and there is no further danger to the community, said Cpl. Rhonda Fields […]