Local

Weber County vegetable farmers dependent on Mexican workers

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Local farmers say they are dependent on Mexican seasonal workers for their livelihood.

Entertainment

10-Day Planner: Films, festivals, arts, sports and more

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Looking for something to do? Plan your next 10 days with these events, including films, festivals, visual and performance art, sports and more. 


Food

These are the best Northern Utah restaurants for chips, salsa and nachos

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Nine local restaurants were nominated by Standard-Examiner readers as having the best chips and salsa or nachos.


Local

C-130 will soon be a thing of the past at Hill AFB

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In one form or another, the C-130 Hercules has been associated with Hill Air Force Base for more than 50 years.


Government

Riverdale considers 6-field soccer project near Weber River Parkway

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The Utah Youth Soccer Association wants to build six soccer fields on Riverdale City property south of the city offices. The fields would sit between the railroad tracks and the Weber River Parkway trail. The association would pay for the construction and maintenance and the city would...


Business

Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

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Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when things at Union Station have been in flux.


Local

LunaFest and International Fly Fishing film festivals coming to Ogden

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The International Fly Fishing Film Festival and the all-women LunaFest make their way to Northern Utah this weekend for a good cause.


Agriculture

Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming not be forgotten.


Local

Bill would apply Utah's open-container alcohol laws to motorized bicycles

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After Utah was penalized for failing to comply with federal law, a new bill aims to amend the state code related to electric-assisted bicycles.


Police & Fire

Former Weber State employee booked on charge of misusing public money

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James Ervin Owens, 44, was booked Wednesday evening in Weber County Jail on one charge of forgery, a third-degree felony; one charge of misuse of public money, a third-degree felony; and theft by deception, a class A misdemeanor.


Recreation

Ogden-area ski resorts pleased with weekend snow, upcoming storms

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Weber County ski resorts celebrating weekend snowfall and a potential turnaround after the January visitor shortfalls that led to lift closures.


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