National competitive eater comes to Twin Falls for the challenge

A nationally competitive eater and YouTube star will be heading to Twin Falls and taking on a food challenge at 2nd South Market on Friday April 9 and continuing her visit to Twin Falls until Saturday April 10. Her name is Raina Huang and she will be going to the …

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Utah trucking owner admits bribing FedEx manager and defrauding PPP loan scheme

A former owner of a Utah trucking company has pleaded guilty in federal court to bribing a former FedEx Ground manager as part of a payment scheme to gamble for lucrative contracts and to defrauding the PPP loan program. Hubert Ivan Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, pleaded guilty to fraud …

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Utah trucking company owner pleads guilty to bribery with FedEx

The owner of a Utah trucking company pleaded guilty to his role in two separate fraud schemes last week in federal court. Hubert Ivan Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, initially pleaded guilty to a federal corruption case involving the acquisition of shipping routes under contract with FedEx Ground worth $ …

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The famous Dave’s express launch models

Famous Dave’s, a 134-unit barbecue concept owned by BBQ Holding’s, is bringing its “Quick ‘Que” online counter and service prototypes to Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. The Las Vegas site – an online service model – will open in June at 4480 Paradise Road, a few blocks from the …

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Local and International Cuisine Make Utah Valley a Foodie’s Heaven: 8 Must-Do Options

With over 900 different restaurants, including 100 food trucks, Utah County is where you’ll find award-winning foods often made with locally sourced ingredients, Explores Utah Valley says. Whatever your mood, whether it’s Indian food or fried chicken, Utah Valley has it. There are over 28 international food cultures represented, 10 …

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Glenn Mendiola Obituary (1964-2021) – Roy, UT

Glenn Aguon Mendiola was called home by Heavenly Father on March 24, 2021 at the age of 57. He was born on March 12, 1964 in Tamuning, Guam to + Elias Cruz and + Rosa Aguon Mendiola. Glenn was a man of many talents. In his own words, he was …

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Utah gets two new state parks, including one named for Utahraptor

Over 40 states of Utah parks, from Antelope Island to Goblin Valley, bear witness to the region’s fascinating and diverse landscapes. Now like Travel + Leisure reports, the state adds two more: Utahraptor State Park and Lost Creek State Park. the bill, signed into law by Utah Gov. Spencer Cox …

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Cache Valley Bank senior vice president bids farewell after 44 years serving southern Utah

Composite image. Background photo of the Tabernacle branch of Cache Valley Bank in St. George, Utah, date unspecified. Inset image of Sheldon T. Banks, outgoing senior vice president of Cache Valley Bank, date and location unspecified | Photo courtesy of Cache Valley Bank, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT – After …

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Man allegedly set fire to propane tanks on I-90 near Frenchtown

At around 3 a.m. on Saturday, law enforcement responded to a report of a large fire on Interstate 90 near Frenchtown. When MPs arrived, they observed an active fire burning in the middle of the two eastbound lanes and a large number of vehicles backed up in traffic. The fire …

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Lubbock does everything to keep Chris Beard at Texas Tech

The Chris Beard saga in Texas has been hot this weekend, and it’s heating up further as the two schools involved and Beard himself have been silent since Shaka Smart left for Marquette last week. Sports bloggers from the world of burnt orange called Beard in Texas a deal made …

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