The Tie Canyon fire was estimated at 890 acres Wednesday morning and moving closer to subdivisions in the Pine Creek area. Residents were advised to begin thinking about what they would do if forced to evacuate.
A few families evacuated from their homes in the Birch Creek area in Ririe, one couple is crediting their safety to the farmers and firefighters nearby. A group of farmers is helping people out in Ririe to save their crops and cattle.
Mormon church attorneys argue that a lawsuit accusing religious officials of not doing enough to protect four Navajo children from sexual abuse in a now defunct church-run foster program belongs in federal court because the alleged incidents occurred off tribal land.
Two polygamous leaders recently sent back to jail for breaking terms of their supervised released by meeting with each other several times at the direction of imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs leaders say they can still be trusted if let out again.
After reviewing investigative reports, the Bonneville County Prosecutor's office has charged Patricia Ann Beyer, 33, with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of 22-year-old Anne Davis of Virginia.