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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Life Lessons

10 notable Utahns share their biggest takeaway from the past two weeks.
A cross-section of notable Utahns answers the same question: What's the biggest lesson you've learned over the past two weeks?

Sunday, March 29, 2020

In Memoriam: Robert H. Garff

Automotive ‘giant’ succumbed to complications from COVID-19 on Sunday.
“It breaks my heart,” Sen. Mitt Romney, who was selected by Garff to head the games’ Organizing Committee said in a statement.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Governor Issues ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’ Directive

Congregation at trailheads and kids in playgrounds a no-no; leisurely drives OK.
During what continues to be a banner week for American Sign Language interpreters, Gov. Gary Herbert announced the enactment of a shelter-in … er, “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive on Friday.

Second COVID-19 Death Reported in Utah

Patient was female, under the age of 60 and suffered from ‘significant’ underlying medical conditions, state officials said.
The Tri-County Health Department, which covers most of the Uintah Basin, reported its first confirmed death due to COVID-19, the state’s second, on Friday.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Sen. Luz Escamilla Tests Positive for COVID-19

Senate minority whip made the announcement Sunday night.
"[P]lease take this seriously,” Escamilla said. “Even if you are young and healthy, please practice social distancing. If you can stay home, please do.”

Utah's First COVID-19 Death Has Been Reported

The man was a Davis County resident in his 60s.
The patient was a male, older than the age of 60 and had underlying medical conditions. He had been hospitalized for two days prior to his death.

A Utah Lege Report Card

Taking a break from COVID-19 coverage, we score your favorite representatives’ performance during the General Session of the 63rd Legislature.
Another session of the Utah State Legislature is in the books, and, as always, the lege passed some good laws and some terrible ones.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

COVID Week in Review

Boy, what a year these past seven days have been!
Maybe it’s the fact that a new alarming headline seemingly pops up every minute. Maybe it's the Benadryl.

Friday, March 20, 2020

This Pump’s for You

Ogden's Own Distillery, makers of Five Wives Vodka, temporarily gets into the hand sanitizer biz.
Fans of the company’s spirits, places like the Ogden Clinic, police entities and even the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) have expressed interest in the sanitizer.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Shaken and Stirred

Utahns wake up to 5.7 magnitude earthquake.
The state’s Division of Emergency Management, tasked with coordinating response to disasters and recovery, estimates aftershocks will continue to be felt throughout the rest of the day.

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