Local

Northern Utah Theater: 'Once Upon This Island,' 'Bye Bye Birdie,' more

Island at NO Amphitheater

North Ogden Amphitheater’s first production, “Once Upon This Island,” debuts...

Police & Fire

Ogden police investigating after body found Monday near 26th Street

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Police are investigating the body as a “suspicious, unattended death,” according to Ogden Police Lt. Clint Christensen.


Police & Fire

Police: 2 bodies found in Ogden within 24 hours are not connected

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The body of a man was found around 7 a.m. Monday near the intersection of 26th Street and Monroe Boulevard. In the hours prior, police received a similar call.


Local

Despite pushback from owners, Ogden puts downtown building on historic register

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The Ogden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to designate the building as a “historic resource” on the Ogden City Register of Historic Resources.


Local

Volunteer fire departments struggle with recruitment, retention

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Especially in this rebounding economy, volunteer fire departments struggle with staffing issues.


Local

Ruth House closes, leaving vacuum for women transitioning from prison, drugs

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Since 2016, pastor Kyle Hill and his wife, Holly, had been operating The Ruth House as an inexpensive place for women to live while they transitioned from prison and drug use and began connecting with God. But at the end of June, the Hills were forced to close the home.


Local

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an unsupervised 4-foot deep wading pond, which they say raises the specter of an accidental drowning.


Education

Ogden students enjoy ballet folklórico and parkour as part of summer program

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Kaylin Anguiano, 10, said she likes the program because she has fun and because she can help others understand her culture.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

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The facility in Evanston, Wyoming, 77 miles from Ogden, would house those in the country illegally who are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and serve the greater Salt Lake City area.


Business

Young Automotive's expansion continues with dealership opening in Ogden

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The company’s persistent expansion and increasing stronghold on the Top of Utah’s automobile landscape continued Friday, as Young celebrated the official opening of its third dealership in the Ogden area.


Local

Ogden Valley residents share unease with Nordic Valley vision

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A few people spoke in favor of the project, but the overwhelming sentiment was one of concern — especially about water, dark skies, traffic and, above all, how the aggressive development would alter the fabric of the close-knit, pastoral mountain community.


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