Government

Ogden library upgrade taking longer than expected, March re-opening still eyed

BZ 110717 Library Tour 04-2

The delay in substantial completion stems from difficulties by the contractor in finding...

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Government

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

Trump Physical

President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president’s mental fitness for office.


Government

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

Trump Russia Probe-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel’s Republican chairman. The development brought to the...


Government

The Latest: Homeland secretary unclear on Trump vulgarity

Trump-8

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary is the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist....


Business

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Trump Panama Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump’s family-owned company in federal court Tuesday, alleging that the namesake business committed mismanagement and fraud. The lawsuit includes previously confidential arbitration filings before the...


Government

Construction adds complexity for people with a physical disability at MU

John Bowders used to be able to dash from Lafferre Hall to Jesse Hall in under three minutes. Bowders now has to roll around Jesse and enter through the basement because that’s where the ramp is. There are three ways to enter the building, but he can only use one. Bowders, who has taught...


Government

Two candidates announce bids for associate circuit judge positions

Two Boone County prosecutors have announced their candidacies for associate circuit judge positions that will be filled in the November general elections. They hope to fill the Division IX and Division XI seats that will be vacated with the pending retirements of Deborah Daniels and Michael Bradley....


Government

EDITORIAL: Self-dealing by nursing home owners threatens patient care

The outsourcing of logistical support services, which became commonplace in the U.S. military in the 1990s and later was adopted by state prison systems, has now come to dominate the nursing home industry. And while nursing homes, unlike the military or prisons, are not part of federal or state...


Government

GUEST COMMENTARY: Broadway Hotel TIF needs reworking

The Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, legal process is not over until a TIF-contract is approved by Council and signed by the parties. The TIF-process consists of two parts: • A TIF-Commission recommendation to the City Council and a Council decision to approve or reject the proposed TIF project....


Government

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Navy Collisions Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday. A Navy spokesman, Capt. Greg Hicks, said the charges, which also include dereliction of duty and endangering a ship,...


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