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I enjoy hearing from readers of my column. I’m often surprised at what strikes a chord with people and last week was no exception: I received more emails from...

Music

Local teacher-composer commissioned to create piece for LSU

OGDEN — After a lost friendship was rekindled, a local music teacher-composer and his orchestra conductor counterpart will once again conjoin over an...


Police

2 killed in crash with Payson school bus identified

SALT LAKE CITY — The two men who died after a pickup truck they were riding in collided with a school bus near Payson have been identified. Payson Police Lt....


Courts

Gang member switches story in Ogden stab trial

OGDEN — Jose Amparo Garcia's gang brother took the stand in 2nd District Court Tuesday to say it was he who did all the stabbing, not Garcia...


Education

BYU suffers 9 percent enrollment application drop

More than 20 million students are expected to return to college quads this fall, a 24 percent increase from 2000. Still, the enrollment surge doesn’t mean...


Business

Midwest corn goes from soaked to choked

Bill Long says the 1,500 acres of corn he grows in Illinois is a mix of the good, the bad and the ugly, after soaking rains in June and July were followed by a dry...




Business

Unconvincing reasons the Fed will wait on rates

There have been several theories floating around for why the Federal Reserve won’t raise rates in September: oil at $40 a barrel means there’s no...


Business

Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

TOKYO — Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used...


Business

How Trump is winning over anti-Wall Street Republicans

It may sound absurd that a super- rich real estate mogul who peddles opulence is enticing voters who are fed up with the finance community. And yet a new Bloomberg...


News

Thieves hit Ogden Salvation Army, cause extensive damage

OGDEN — Thieves caused an estimated $10,000 in damage when they stole copper tubing from a Salvation Army freezer in August. But they ruined more...


Police

Standoff aftermath: County attorney screening case for charges

OGDEN — The Weber County Attorney's Office is screening evidence from a 5 ½-hour standoff between a suicidal man and law enforcement that ended...


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Gang member switches story in Ogden stab trial

OGDEN — Jose Amparo Garcia's gang brother took the stand in 2nd District Court Tuesday to say it was he who did all the stabbing, not Garcia...


Bible-quoting child sex abuse defendant faces new charges

FARMINGTON — A man who told police there is no biblical age restriction set between sex partners has been found mentally competent to stand trial and now...