Man taken into custody, freeway reopened following hours-long closure in

UPDATE: Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street says a man has been taken into custody. All lanes of traffic were reopened around 9 p.m., according to a tweet from the Utah Department of Transportation. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. PREVIOUS STORY: CLEARFIELD — Both directions of I-15 are closed in …

Nursing assistant accused of abusing residents at Utah assisted living center

CLEARFIELD — A certified nursing assistant at an assisted living center is accused of abusing at least two residents. Jason Harold Knox, 30, of Hooper, was arrested Sunday for investigation of six counts of aggravated abuse of an elderly or disabled person. Clearfield police were called to Chancellor Garden Assisted Living, 1425 S. 1500 East, …

San Juan High School students help bring Navajo to Duolingo

BLANDING, San Juan County — A program to learn the Navajo language will go live on Duolingo’s website Monday — and it was created locally by teachers and students in the San Juan School District. “Duolingo recently decided that after covering some of the world’s largest languages, we also had a responsibility to some of …

Latter-day Saint leaders call for shortened church, more 'home-centered' worship

SALT LAKE CITY — Latter-day Saints will pursue a worship environment that is “home-centered” and “church-supported,” as church services shift from three to two hours starting in January. The new change was announced Saturday under the direction of President Russell M. Nelson, the council of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. …

Playoff push? RSL already in postseason frame of mind as regular season wraps up

SANDY — Officially, the Major League Soccer Cup playoffs start next month. But for Real Salt Lake, the playoffs have already begun. With three games remaining, including Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. MDT home kickoff against Portland (13-9-9, 48 points), the Salt Lake side sits strapped to the narrowest of postseason margin, clinging to sixth place in …

Latter-day Saint leaders call for 2-hour church services, more 'home-centered

SALT LAKE CITY — Latter-day Saints will pursue a worship environment that is “home-centered” and “church-supported,” as church services shift from three to two hours starting in January. The new change was announced Saturday under the direction of President Russell M. Nelson, the council of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. …

3 keys for Utah State to pick up back-to-back wins over BYU for first time

LOGAN — It has been 44 years since Utah State has done what BYU fans might consider the unthinkable. The Aggies haven’t beat the Cougars twice in a row since the 1973-74 seasons. Yes, there have been wins over BYU throughout the years but never in back-to-back seasons. On Friday night, in the 87th installment …