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September 25, 1999 | Reuters
Law enforcement agents uncovered what might be the biggest marijuana crop in Utah history after a hiker noticed an armed man in a grove of plants and alerted police, officials said. Federal and Weber County sheriff's officials swarmed over the mountainside eight miles northeast of Ogden on Wednesday, where they found thousands of mature marijuana plants with a sophisticated irrigation system, weapons and evidence of a recently used campsite. Two men were taken into custody.
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September 25, 1999 | Reuters
Law enforcement agents uncovered what might be the biggest marijuana crop in Utah history after a hiker noticed an armed man in a grove of plants and alerted police, officials said. Federal and Weber County sheriff's officials swarmed over the mountainside eight miles northeast of Ogden on Wednesday, where they found thousands of mature marijuana plants with a sophisticated irrigation system, weapons and evidence of a recently used campsite. Two men were taken into custody.
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SPORTS
February 10, 1991 | SCOTT MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stakes were simple. After being blown out Thursday at Brigham Young, San Diego State came to the University of Utah on Saturday looking for respect. The Aztecs' record suffered another bruise, but their egos got a slight massage. No. 17 Utah defeated SDSU, 67-60, in a game the Aztecs might have won had they been better able to hang onto the ball down the stretch.
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July 23, 1997 | KATHY STICKEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After 97 days of walking, riding, pushing handcarts and pulling wagons over more than 1,100 miles, the survivors came to the end of the trail Tuesday when they arrived at This Is the Place State Park. When Brigham Young uttered the words that gave the site its name 150 years ago, there was no welcoming party.
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July 23, 1997 | KATHY STICKEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After 97 days of walking, riding, pushing handcarts and pulling wagons over more than 1,100 miles, the survivors came to the end of the trail Tuesday when they arrived at This Is the Place State Park. When Brigham Young uttered the words that gave the site its name 150 years ago, there was no welcoming party.
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August 22, 2011 | By Mark Z. Barabak
In a big boost to Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, two-term congressman and “tea party” favorite Jason Chaffetz backed away Monday from a threatened intraparty challenge of the venerable GOP lawmaker. Chaffetz, 44, announced his surprise decision at an afternoon news conference in Salt Lake City, saying a run for Senate would result in “a multimillion-dollar bloodbath.” "I don't think that's necessarily in my best interests,” Chaffetz said. “I don't think it's in the best interest of our party, the nation or our state.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 1997 | MATTHEW BROWN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Elsewhere in the country, July 24 will be business as usual. And that will make the day doubly frustrating for people like Ed Schmidt. "I'll have four employees sitting around with nothing to do because our customers won't be open for business," said Schmidt, a district manager for a national hardware distributor that--like the rest of the country--doesn't recognize Pioneer Day as a holiday.
SPORTS
December 2, 1993 | DANA HADDAD DANA HADDAD
Utah kicker Chris Yergensen has noticed a change in his lifestyle in the past week and a half. He suddenly is a celebrity to the man who changes his car's oil. Strangers recognize him when he goes out for dinner. Winter in Salt Lake City will be a little warmer for Yergensen after his 55-yard field goal lifted Utah to a 34-31 victory over bitter rival Brigham Young, the Utes' first victory over the Cougars since 1971. His teammates don't treat him any differently, though.
SPORTS
February 14, 1986 | JOHN WEYLER
Greg Grant became the all-time scoring leader in Utah State history Thursday night, but he reached only half his season average and was sitting on the bench when the Aggies rallied from a three-point deficit in the last two minutes to beat Cal State Fullerton, 74-68, before 1,642 fans at Titan Gym. Grant scored 13 points before fouling out with 3:55 remaining. He has 2,003 career points and is just 62 short of the Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. record set by Ron Cornelius of University of Pacific.
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March 21, 1998 | GREG SANDOVAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The friendly Finn is in finishing school, supposedly picking up the finer points of throwing elbows, talking trash and, yes, slamming home the alley-oop pass. But Utah's 6-foot-10 sophomore forward, Hanno Mottola, is still too Finnish to employ those tactics. And that may be his problem.
SPORTS
February 10, 1991 | SCOTT MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stakes were simple. After being blown out Thursday at Brigham Young, San Diego State came to the University of Utah on Saturday looking for respect. The Aztecs' record suffered another bruise, but their egos got a slight massage. No. 17 Utah defeated SDSU, 67-60, in a game the Aztecs might have won had they been better able to hang onto the ball down the stretch.
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May 15, 1999 | J.A. ADANDE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To the Sacramento Kings, it was merely a golden opportunity. For the veterans of the Utah Jazz, it might have been the last chance at the championship that has eluded them for so long. Is it any wonder that the Jazz pulled out a 90-89 victory that staved off elimination and evened this best-of-five Western Conference series at 2-2? They're in the driver's seat now, with the decisive Game 5 on Sunday in Salt Lake City.
NEWS
February 22, 1996 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Gay/Straight Alliance, a gay and lesbian high school club formed at a downtown campus here, has taken pride in helping youths struggling with their sexual identity to support each other. "Going to high school when you are gay or lesbian is a miserable, lonely experience," said 17-year-old Kelli Peterson, who founded the club at East High School in December. "I know, I've been beat up twice." But on Tuesday, the Salt Lake City Board of Education voted to squash the club.
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