In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories.
JessiKate Riley wins Miss Utah 2017
JessiKate Riley, a violin performance major at BYU, was crowned Miss Utah 2017 at the Miss Utah Pageant Saturday. Riley received at $10,000 scholarship and new car. She will compete in the Miss America pageant in September.
Also at the pageant, Jesse Craig, Miss Greater Salt Lake who is from Orem, Utah, won first runner-up; Alexa Knutzen, Miss Springville/Mapleton, won second runner-up; and Madison Monson, Miss Provo, won third runner-up.
Chris Herrod nominated for Congress
Chris Herrod, former state congressman, took the nomination after five rounds of voting for the 3rd Congressional District in Utah, reported the Salt Lake Tribune. The voting convention was held in the Timpview High School auditorium. John Curtis and Tanner Ainge also hold nominations to replace the vacancy left by Jason Chaffetz.
BYU students win top honors at ad competition in New Orleans
BYU students attended the Student American Advertising Awards Competition in New Orleans last week and won best of show, reported The Deseret News. The winning entry was a commercial promoting Vespa. Creators of the commercial include Taylor Dahl, Faith Ivory, Scott James, Ryan Schade, Abby Christensen and Chris Petersen.
Lehi man dies after falling in Bell Canyon
Lehi’s 39-year-old Zachery Zimmerman fell about 500 feet in Bell Canyon near Sandy Saturday morning, Fox13 reported. Zimmerman had been running with a friend when he fell. The friend called 911 at about 9:20 a.m. Emergency teams searched for Zimmerman by helicopter, and found his body at about 10:30 a.m. Zimmerman was pronounced dead on the scene.
Grocery delivery in Utah Valley from Smith’s Food and Drug
The Deseret News reported that Smith’s Food & Drug now delivers online orders from Saratoga Springs locations and will start delivering from the Springville location on June 29. Smith’s Food & Drug uses ClickList, which is an application for online orders. Customers can order online and reserve a pickup time or have their groceries delivered if customers live near either of the two delivery locations. The delivery fee for each order is $11.95.