Local

Ogden east downtown revitalization plan open for review

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The city has plans to invest in and revitalize a 150-acre area spanning 23rd to 28th streets,...

Business

Work hard, then work harder: Entrepreneur Latinos, immigrants in Ogden

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Figures show that the number of Latino-owned businesses in Utah, though a small percentage of the overall total, have grown dramatically since the late 1990s.


Government

FACT CHECK: Marijuana town hall at Bonneville High School

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Last week’s town hall meeting at Bonneville High School focused on the ills of marijuana, presenting data primarily from a law enforcement perspective. And some of the information shared seemed to merit closer scrutiny.


Education

Farr West school crossing crash spurs talk of heightening safety measures

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A 10-year-old suffered minor injuries in the crossing after he was hit by a car and one parent says close calls at the location are fairly regular.


Police & Fire

Weber Fire, other state agencies send firefighters to battle California wildfires

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Hundreds of buildings and large expanses of land have been destroyed by the fires. 


Local

Harrisville good Samaritan recognized for putting out Weber Canyon fire

Cement mixer hero

Driver uses tank on concrete mixer to knock down flames following accident on I-84.


Courts

Intermountain Healthcare to pay $1M in drug diversion settlement

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According to the release, the U.S. contends that between September 2007 and March 2015, 244 prescriptions of oxycodone 30-milligram tablets — a total of 46,616 pills — were “issued without a legitimate medical purpose and not in the course of the doctor’s professional...


Local

Ogden east downtown revitalization plan open for review

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The city has plans to invest in and revitalize a 150-acre area spanning 23rd to 28th streets, from Washington Boulevard to Jefferson Avenue.


Basketball

Bonneville alum Cortney Porter laying foundation in final year at Air Force

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The college basketball career of former Bonneville High player Cortney Porter is coming full circle. Now a senior at the Air Force Academy and team captain for the women’s basketball team, Porter’s Falcons make a stop at home to square off against Weber State on Saturday afternoon...


Local

Roosters expanding with a new production brewery in west Ogden

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A long-time pillar of Ogden’s restaurant community is expanding by opening a new brewery in a neighborhood that until recently, has been mostly forgotten.


Education

Davis Schools receive $207K to teach computer coding at elementary schools

Davis School District

The Davis School District has received a $207,000 grant to teach coding to elementary school students and increase opportunities in computer science for junior high schools.


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