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UHP trooper dies in fall

 UHP Trooper Aaron Beesley Ellen Cook Leader Editor Aaron Beesley, a 13-year veteran Utah Highway Patrol trooper and Bear River City resident, fell to his death during a rescue mission on the Mount Olympus Trail near Salt Lake City. Lt.…


Local teen drowns in Montana

The body of a  teen was found in the Yellowstone River on Saturday and an autopsy confirmed the victim as 15-year-old Robert Anthony Thompson. Robby, a Box Elder County resident,  was in Billings, Mont., with his mother, Julie Watts, and…


Tremonton man dies in ATV crash

An ATV accident near Mount Logan left a 24-year-old Tremonton man dead and another  injured. Cache County sheriff’s officials were dispatched to the crash about 9 p.m., Sunday night.   Cory Crump was killed in the accident and the injured…


Truck and trailer rollover

On Thursday morning, June 28, at about 8:40 a male driver hauling a 25-ft travel trailer lost control and rolled his vehicle and trailer near mm 3 on SR-91at the mouth of Sardine Canyon. According to Brigham City Lieutenant Dennis…


Bystanders save rollover victim

Ellen Cook Leader Editor   An Ogden woman suffered severe injuries in a rollover accident on I-15, but bystanders, including an off-duty Utah Highway Patrol trooper, are credited with saving her life. Lt. Lee Perry with UHP said Box Elder…


Primary Election Results

With 100 percent of the votes counted in Tuesday’s Primary Election, Stan Summers squeaked past incumbent county commissioner Brian Shaffer, 2,621 to 2,150 votes, or 54.94 percent to 45.06 percent, to earn that commission seat. In other races, Mitt Romney won…


Board Officers

Leader/Ellen Cook Several local women were recently installed to the Alpha Delta Kappa State Board.  Pictured from left are Joan Stokes, corresponding secretary; Iris Douglas, chaplain; Linda Kuwana, state president; and Linda Cullimore, Ways and Means committee.  Alpha Delta Kappa…