FACT CHECK: Marijuana town hall at Bonneville High School

Medical Marijuana PTSD-1

Last week’s town hall meeting at Bonneville High School focused on the ills of marijuana,...


Pesky land-use provision removed from final national defense bill

Ogden Nature Center should be safe for decades

An amendment that would have left the Ogden Nature Center and Golden Spike Events Center vulnerable to economic development was extracted from the final National Defense Authorization Act signed by Trump Tuesday.


Section of S.R. 158 in Eden to be closed for 2 hours Friday for trail work

Donated concrete culvert to span Eden Irrigation Canal

A stretch of multi-use trail connecting Wolf Creek to Eden is under construction and expected to be completed by spring. But to accomplish that feat, a two-hour road closure is scheduled this Friday.


The Latest: Some in GOP cheered by Moore loss in Alabama

Alabama Senate-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate election (all times local): 9 p.m. Some establishment-minded Republicans are cheering Roy Moore’s loss in Alabama’s Senate race. The prospect of a high-profile Republican senator dogged by sexual misconduct accusations had unnerved a GOP that’s...


GOP's not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama fallout

Alabama Senate-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own party’s scandal-plagued candidate in deep-red Alabama. Yet all is not well in a party confronted with new rounds of infighting and a suddenly shrinking Senate...


The Latest: Trump Jr. finishes 9-hour interview in Senate

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Donald Trump Jr. has finished a nine-hour interview with the Senate intelligence committee, concluding his third interview on Capitol Hill as part of probes into Russian...


Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson facing Ogden police investigation

Kerry Gibson WEB ONLY

Kerry Gibson, in his second term as commissioner, announced Tuesday he is be stepping down to take a job with the Utah Department of Natural Resources.


The Latest: China raises key policy rate after Fed's hike

Fed 3 Things To Watch For

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The People’s Bank of China says it is responding to market forces by raising the rate charged by its one-year lending facility by 0.05 percentage points to 3.25 percent. Rates paid on bank...


GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

APTOPIX Congress Taxes-3

Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans — Donald Trump among them — and deliver the first major legislative accomplishment to the GOP president.


Republicans criticize Mueller's probe, but want him to stay

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans ratcheted up criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling Wednesday, questioning whether there was bias on his team of lawyers but stopping short of calling for his firing or resignation. The criticism directed toward Deputy Attorney...


Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018

Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the U.S. economy remains on solid footing 8½ years after the end of the Great Recession. The Fed said Wednesday that it’s...

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