Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart’s father comes out as gay

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The father of Utah kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has come out as gay, saying his decision brings challenges but also “huge relief.”

Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart’s father comes out as gay

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BYU nixes homecoming parade as part of handful of announced changes

Brigham Young University’s traditional homecoming parade has marched its last route, the university announced Friday.

BYU nixes homecoming parade as part of handful of announced changes

New, required child protection training announced by the LDS Church

In a effort to protect children and youth more directly and effectively, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday the launch of an online training course for all adults who interact with children and youth in church…

New, required child protection training announced by the LDS Church

Orem man found alive after nearly five days missing in Montana mountains

An Orem man missing in the mountains of Montana was found alive early Friday morning.

Orem man found alive after nearly five days missing in Montana mountains

Provo students return to school as November bond vote looms

Provo welcomed students back to school Thursday, including in a handful of buildings that might look vastly different a few years from now.

Provo students return to school as November bond vote looms

What exactly is in the new Utah County government optional plan?

The latest plan for changing Utah County’s form of government has been released, and signatures are actively being gathered to put it on the ballot.

What exactly is in the new Utah County government optional plan?

Police: Man previously charged with child sex abuse arrested for possession of child porn

Orem Police arrested Austin Terry, 27, on several charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after finding him in possession of child pornography.

Police: Man previously charged with child sex abuse arrested for possession of child porn

Orem police: Man arrested for sexually abusing child

Orem Police arrested Felix Zurita-Solano, 47, after receiving a report of a delayed sexual abuse case involving a child.

Orem police: Man arrested for sexually abusing child

Police: Woman threatens to press rape charges if man didn’t pay her bills

Provo Police arrested Adaline Hernandez, 32, on charges of extortion, theft and forgery after she threatened to press rape charges against a man after he stopped paying her bills.

Police: Woman threatens to press rape charges if man didn’t pay her bills

Alpine School District gathers thousands to help reduce student suicide

A roll call of dozens of cheering Alpine School District schools took ten minutes to complete Thursday afternoon. Classes don’t begin in the Alpine School District on Tuesday, but the 9,000 people packed into the UCCU Center for the 2019…

Alpine School District gathers thousands to help reduce student suicide