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Bob Mims

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  • Salt Lake Valley’s Greek Orthodox Parish welcomes new senior priest
    Members of the Salt Lake Valley’s Greek Orthodox community will welcome a new priest on Pentecost Sunday at Holy Trinity Cathedral. The Rev. Archimand...
    Updated May 22 2017 10:06 pm   |     |   Share

  • One of 2 women hospitalized from Midvale crash has died
    One of two women critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in Midvale last week has died. Unified Police confirmed Monday that Jennifer Chavez, 41, s...
    Updated May 22 2017 06:08 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Near-idyllic spring in the north, a summer rehearsal in the south
    Near-idyllic spring days usher in the Wasatch Front’s new work week, but southern Utahns are already in full dress rehearsal for summer weather. After...
    Updated May 22 2017 08:18 am   |     |   Share

  • Cottonwood Heights police on hunt for serial armed robber
    Cottonwood Heights police are on the hunt for a serial armed robber who had hit several area businesses in the city’s Park Centre area over the past f...
    Updated May 22 2017 09:50 am   |     |   Share

  • Some sunshine, some rain; Utah’s forecast for more typical spring weather again
    Just in time for the weekend, the forecast calls for more typical Utah spring weather, with sunshine and clouds in an atmospheric ballet across power ...
    Updated May 19 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share

  • Longtime Mormon leader Glenn Pace, who steered faith’s welfare services, business ventures, dies at 77
    In his mid-30s, Glenn L. Pace reached a professional and spiritual crossroads. His business career was on cruise control — lucrative accounting gigs, ...
    Updated May 18 2017 11:39 pm   |     |   Share

  • Multi-vehicle crash critically hurts 2, closes down Midvale intersection
    A four-vehicle crash in Midvale on Wednesday morning critically injured two people and closed down a major intersection for several hours. Unified Pol...
    Updated May 17 2017 01:43 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Clouds begin to break above the Utah State Capitol Wednesday morning after the foothills were coated with a light snow from last night’s cold weather. Utah forecast: Midweek snow and rain along the Wasatch Front
    It’s mid-May of a northern Utah spring that just days ago saw temperatures flirting with 90 degrees, but Wednesday morning dawned with snow — and not ...
    Updated May 18 2017 11:28 am   |     |   Share

  • (Tom Wharton  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Learn about driving the Skyline Drive on the Sanpete County, Emery County or U.S. Forest Service websites. Missing Orem woman found alive, well in remote Sanpete County
    Searchers in Sanpete County on Tuesday found a woman who had been missing since Sunday. The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that 54-year-o...
    Updated May 16 2017 01:37 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Freakish mid-May cold front brings mountain snow, cooler temperatures
    A freakish May cold front brought a winter weather advisory for the Wasatch Front and Uinta Mountains, while pockets of eastern Utah were under a Free...
    Updated May 16 2017 09:23 pm   |     |   Share

  • Suspect in double-stabbing in Sandy arrested in St. George after chase, crash
    St. George police arrested a Sandy man sought in double stabbing in northern Utah that left the suspect’s father and a younger sister in critical cond...
    Updated May 16 2017 07:32 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The trailhead of Jump-off Canyon in Ogden. April 4, 2015. Autopsy needed to identify body found by hikers on Mount Ogden
    An autopsy will be needed to determine what killed a man whose badly decomposed body was found Sunday by a hiker in the foothills of Ogden. Weber Cou...
    Updated May 15 2017 10:09 pm   |     |   Share

  •   |  Courtesy   South Salt Lake Police said South Jordan resident Matthew Holt was found dead in this model of Mazda sedan, though this is not his vehicle. They are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect. S. Salt Lake police arrest suspect in Easter shooting death
    After a month of asking the public for help, police arrested a man Monday suspected in the Easter weekend shooting death of 46-year-old Matthew Holt. ...
    Updated May 17 2017 06:31 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: A Winter Storm Watch in mid-May? Inconceivable, and yet there it is
    A winter storm watch? In mid-May, for crying out loud? But there it is, pegged by the National Weather Service to kick in late Tuesday night and brin...
    Updated May 15 2017 08:05 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Father Justin Havens, a former Presbyterian, is a convert to Orthodox Christianity at Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church in Salt Lake City, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Utah Mormons, Protestants finding new spiritual home in ancient Orthodox church
    It shook the fundamentalist Christian world to its roots: Hank Hanegraaff, the darling of evangelicals as host of the long-running, nationally syndica...
    Updated May 13 2017 10:25 pm   |     |   Share

    Photo courtesy LDS Church Former four-time New York Attorney General Robert Abrams and Elder Quentin L. Cook of Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mormon, Jewish leaders trumpet their close ties at New York reception
    Israeli government and Jewish religious leaders joined with Mormon representatives this week in praising the increasingly close relationship between t...
    Updated May 12 2017 10:16 am   |     |   Share

  • Russian jets leave smoke in the colors of the national flag flying along the Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The parade will take place in Moscow’s Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 72 years since the end of WWII and the defeat of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) Faith surging in former atheistic East bloc nations even as Russia pushes back against Western religions
    Three-quarters of a century of official state atheism in the former Soviet Union and its Central and Eastern European satellite nations has all but ev...
    Updated May 12 2017 08:42 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Hot, windy Friday; cooler, tamer zephyr winds this weekend
    Hot, gusty winds that blew dust and grit throughout much of the state on Friday will ease Saturday, when an advancing cold front drops northern Utah t...
    Updated May 12 2017 08:09 am   |     |   Share

  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Weber County sheriff’s deputy comforts a neighbor as they continue to investigate a homicide at a residential home in the 7400 East block of 400 South in Huntsville Thursday morning May 11. Son arrested in slaying of stepfather, beating of mother in Huntsville
    Huntsville • Weber County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Huntsville man in the stabbing death of his 69-year-old stepfather and beating of his mot...
    Updated May 11 2017 09:14 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Sunshine and wind Friday, then cooler on Saturday
    Sunshine and wind. There’s your week-ending forecast, Utah — and it’s also the stuff of poets. Annie Dillard, for instance, saw such days as flexing w...
    Updated May 11 2017 07:57 am   |     |   Share

  • Chase, 2-hour manhunt ends with 3 arrests in Taylorsville
    West Valley City police had three suspects in custody after a high-speed chase ended with a prolonged manhunt early Thursday. About 3:30 a.m., WVCPD ...
    Updated May 11 2017 11:27 am   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin |  Tribune file photo)    A UTA TRAX train climbs out of downtown Salt Lake City as it heads to the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Monday June 24, 2013. TRAX services back on schedule as post train-car crash repairs completed
    Utah Transit Authority employees worked through the night to make repairs after a downtown Salt Lake City TRAX train-car crash that put a woman and te...
    Updated May 11 2017 09:41 am   |     |   Share

  • Police hunt California fugitive who taught guitar to unsuspecting Park City youths
    In Park City, Daniel David Courson apparently was a pretty fair guitar teacher. But students of his Park City Guitar Lessons business knew him as “Max...
    Updated May 10 2017 10:40 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: North, south and in between, here comes sunshine
    Utah’s occasionally wet midweek interlude is over. Up next: clear, breezy skies and abundant sunshine. Thursday’s highs will be in the upper-70s along...
    Updated May 10 2017 08:06 am   |     |   Share

  • Hooper couple arrested in hit-and-run that killed 82-year-old man
    A couple suspected in a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian crash that killed an elderly West Haven man last Friday night have been arrested. Weber County she...
    Updated May 09 2017 07:28 pm   |     |   Share

  • ‘Natural’ gas, indeed; two Alpine Schools briefly evacuated as smell spread
    Fearful of the worst, Alpine School District officials ordered precautionary evacuation of two schools Tuesday morning after a natural gas-like smell ...
    Updated May 09 2017 09:46 am   |     |   Share

  • Home invasion in Taylorsville; UPD says target has drug history
    Two gun-toting home invaders remained at large Tuesday, after breaking into a Taylorsville home with a history of alleged drug distribution. Unified P...
    Updated May 09 2017 01:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Not ‘The End,’ but yes, St. George about as cool as Salt Lake City
    Blink once, blink twice, but it’s still true: temperatures in northern Utah, where snow still caps the Wasatch Mountains, will match those of the stat...
    Updated May 09 2017 08:06 am   |     |   Share

  • Courtesy  |  Utah Highway Patrol  The driver of a Nissan Pathfinder died after being struck by this semi on I-80 Tuesday May 9, 2017. Fatality: SUV hits one truck, is then crushed by another on I-80
    A man died early Tuesday morning when his SUV was involved in crashes with two trucks on Interstate 80 near the Utah-Nevada border. The Utah Highway P...
    Updated May 11 2017 10:10 pm   |     |   Share

  • Courtesy of Unified Police Department  Joseph Sanchez Unified Police find missing Millcreek man with brain injury
    Unified Police say a Millcreek man suffering from head trauma and dementia was found in good condition Tuesday, after have gone missing overnight from...
    Updated May 09 2017 08:59 am   |     |   Share