Basketball helps save Ben Lomond's Ben Mendoza from the streets

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Ben Mendoza’s life was filled with drugs, alcohol, guns and gangs. He was 10 years old.


Peterson's bill would trim Ogden's halfway house beds by 77 percent

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Rep. Jeremy Peterson, R-Ogden, is sponsoring House Bill 270, which would shift some of the load at the Northern Utah Community Correctional Center to other counties and communities. 


5 stories for Monday: Missing teen found; local day cares log 344 violations

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Happy Monday! Catch up on the latest news in Northern Utah with these five stories for Monday, Feb. 20.


Lack of affordable housing causing cold waits in shelter lines for homeless

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Officials say a trickle down effect is responsible for long lines after dark in the cold at the Lantern House homeless shelter. A bill designed to provide for more affordable housing throughout the state would fund already planned projects in the Ogden area. 


Ogden to build new subdivision at old Dee Elementary School site

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The last remnants of the old Dee Elementary School will soon be gone for good, but city officials plan to build a 21-home subdivision on the property. 


Ogden River reaches concerning levels, locals react on social media

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Due to recent rain showers and melting snow, water levels and flooding have been a concern throughout Northern Utah.


Though Ogden River is filled to the brim, flooding not expected in Weber County

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Though flooding isn’t expected, the National Weather Service says the Ogden River’s current volume is higher than it’s been since spring 2011. 


More snow in forecast for Northern Utah later this week

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For those who think spring is just around the corner, think again. Snow is in the forecast for Northern Utah this week.


Box Elder County residents experience heavy flooding, mudslide Sunday

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Residents in Box Elder County had an eventful weekend due to flooding and a mudslide Sunday, Feb. 19.


Ogden house perched atop eroding hill worries landowner down below

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The retaining wall supporting a hilltop home owned by Bennett Thurgood started eroding soon after it was complete and it’s got Lance Youngberg, who lives downslope, worried.


Q&A: Immigrant discusses Black History Month, learning to 'see' one another

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Weber State assistant professor shares her perspective on living as a black woman in Utah.

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