Education

Beloved Weber State professor Gordon Allred dies

GORDON ALLRED

“An institution,” “the most gentle of human beings,”...

News

Weber State to host town hall about race with police, community leaders

Town hall scheduled to explore police & race issues

Can we talk? That’s the question stakeholders in the Ogden community are asking after the onslaught of seemingly senseless shootings have roused tensions and turmoil in communities across the U.S. But rather than spawning more violence by debating which lives matter more — black or...


Local

Beloved Weber State professor Gordon Allred dies

GORDON ALLRED

“An institution,” “the most gentle of human beings,” and “the Obi-Wan Kenobi of Professors” are just some of the descriptions used for the larger-than-life English professor.


Education

After 26 years of stellar service in Ogden, Astro Camp directors say farewell

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Inspire kids to reach for the stars? Yeah, that’s exactly what Lois and Ed Douglas have done for 26 years with Astro Camp in Ogden.


Education

Middle school students publish book about Utah history

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“Utah: By Kids, For Kids” covers local geography, pioneer history, current pop culture, food and entertainment.


Education

Former Roy High teacher Eleanor Olson honored for 5 decades of teaching

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Eleanor Olson can’t hide the deep passion she has for changing the course of her students’ lives.


State

More Utah students filling out financial aid application

FAFSA

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say the number federal student aid applications are Utah on the rise, even as numbers nationally fall. The Deseret News reports that while Utah continues to lag behind the rest of the country, the number of students filling out the applications grew 5.5 percent...


Education

Some educators view Ogden School District's librarian plan as shortsighted

Much more than a book clerk

Is Ogden School District’s plan shortsighted? Educators weigh in on the district’s move to shrink its full-time, licensed librarian staff from seven to two in an effort to fill a teacher shortage.


Education

Ogden School District trims librarians from 7 to 2, encourages teacher

Ogden School District trims librarian positions again

Reminiscent of cuts made three years ago, Ogden School District is again shrinking its pool of certified librarians, this time from seven to two. 

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