Government

How to contact your US, state lawmakers in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

Legislature Session Utah-14

Want to express your feelings — positive or negative — on how Northern Utah’s...

Local

Renovation of once-crumbling downtown Ogden building to begin in spring

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At least on the surface, not much has changed with Ogden’s old Antique Emporium since a new ownership group bought the building last spring. But Ogden City says the owners have ensured them a transformation is about to begin.


Government

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

Trump Speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum. The House sergeant-at-arms will stand at the rear of the House of Representatives on Tuesday night and announce the arrival of Donald Trump before a joint session of Congress by...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his overdrawn apocalypse

Trump Conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump’s estimation, the U.S. border isn’t merely porous, it’s “wide open.” Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn’t just in need of improvement but it’s in “total disrepair and decay.” The health law is not only flawed, but...


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Comey in middle of political fray over Trump and Russians

FBI Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days — the middle of political tumult. As a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration, he clashed with the White House over a secret surveillance program. Years later as head of the FBI,...


Government

AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

Travel Ban Intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press...


Government

White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence...


Government

Fund to aid N. Ogden residents in the event of water line failure in the works

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North Ogden is looking to adopt a policy that would help citizens in the event their home is damaged by a failure in the city’s water infrastructure.


Government

Dems invite immigrants to Trump's first address to Congress

Trump Speech Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican’s policies. Lawmakers typically get one guest ticket apiece for presidential addresses, as they will for...


Government

Ogden City to name members of its Diversity Commission soon

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Ogden City’s highly touted Diversity Commission has finally been filled.


Government

Trump blasts media, anonymous sources _ after WH uses them

Trump Conservatives-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed. Unleashing a line of attack that energized an enthusiastic crowd at the...


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