Local

2019 defense budget calls for F-35 uptick; Hill expects more work

Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Next year’s Department of Defense budget figures to have a big impact on Hill Air Force Base,...

Local

Art as resistance: Black artist makes Utah debut with new Weber State exhibit

Fahamu Pecou

An internationally renowned artist is bringing his work that combines West African spirituality with concerns about violence and killings of black men to Utah for the first time with a free exhibit at Weber State University.


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

A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules, H model, flew into Hill last month for a primary structure inspection by the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.

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

Riverdale soccer fields proposal

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

Union Station development director

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.


Police & Fire

Friday's snow means more crashes on Northern Utah roads

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But the Utah Highway Patrol said they didn’t have as many crashes as from the storm earlier this week.


Local

LunaFest and International Fly Fishing film festivals coming to Ogden

LunaFest 2018 film Toys

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

Two men riding on electric bicycles and electric scooter

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.


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