Jacob SchollNorthern Utah Reporter
Reporter Jacob Scholl covers northern Utah as part of a newly-created partnership between The Salt Lake Tribune and Utah Public Radio. Scholl writes for The Tribune and appears on-air for UPR.
Scholl first moved to northern Utah in 2017 and has worked in Ogden, Salt Lake City and Idaho before joining The Tribune in 2022 as a state government reporter. He started his current role in early 2023.
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A planned housing development near the Logan River prompted the Logan City Council to pass code amendments, ones that update rules for future construction within the city’s floodplains.
Experts say the Cache Valley’s geography and harsh winters make for worse air quality and longer inversions.
The flooding gave an invasive plant a blank slate to expand, choking out other plant life and spreading across thousands of acres.
Utah’s current snowpack levels are just above the levels recorded in February 1983, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.