Government

Utah inmate's death highlighted in 'debtors' prison' report

Rex Iverson supplied photo Box Elder jail death suicide 2016

Utah is one of 44 states that allow the jailing of debtors if they falt to appear in court or...

Government

Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

Trump-Russia Probe-Democratic Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI...


Local

Weber County's new economic growth plan may be ready by late March

James Ebert

County officials have made economic development a priority, seeking input from consultants and others, and one apparent goal will be boosting the median income here. 


Government

Weber County social media presence 'leading the state,' PR rep says

Sasha Clark Dicio

The Dicio Group received a $94,500 contract with the county to help with marketing and a company rep updated county commissioners on its efforts.


Government

The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Democrats on the House intelligence committee are rebutting Republican...


Government

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Trump-Russia Probe-Democratic Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI...


Government

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

School Shooting Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him “getting into a school and just shooting the place up.” The Associated...


Government

Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI’s Russia probe.


Government

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Trump and Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. Trump spent the first days after the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida fixated on the grieving and anguished students and parents. While at his Florida estate for the long weekend after the...


Government

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate has changed after the sorrow in Florida, a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. But they are skeptical Congress can seize the moment, overcome its...


Government

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting — a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee puts it this way: “There’s no question we’re in a different environment.” But governors...


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