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WSU graduates include NBA star Damian Lillard

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OGDEN — Dame and Shaq both spoke at Weber State University's commencement ceremony – NBA star Damian Lillard, and Shaquille Heath, a communications major who was named after another...

Government

Montana governor vetoes Utah-influenced public land bill

HELENA, Mont. — Montana’s governor vetoed a bill he said would have created a task force to study the transfer or sell-off of public lands. Democratic...


Government

Layton city councilman cutting the fat

LAYTON — For four years Layton City Councilman Jory Francis has been cutting the fat. He has the abs to prove it. On Tuesday, Francis, 41, a near four-...


Environment

Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported...


Environment

Intense wildfire season expected in West

Amid one the West’s worst droughts in centuries, more than 5,600 wildfires scorched more than 600,000 acres last year in California alone. It could happen...


Local

Emergency preparedness fair May 16 in South Ogden

SOUTH OGDEN – An emergency preparedness fair will be held May 16 at the Pleasant Valley LDS Stake Center, 5640 S. 850 East in South Ogden. The fair will...




Environment

Report: Utah relying on faulty data on water use, shortages

SALT LAKE CITY — As state lawmakers consider paying billions for controversial new water projects in the years ahead, a report released Tuesday shows that...


Outtakes

Facebook inflames political squabbles in families

As I type these words, I’m well aware that more of my Facebook “friends” will be clicking the “unfollow” button in the months ahead....


Military

$38.4M worth of F-35 work at Hill included in 2016 Defense Act

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The National Defense Authorization Act, which contains major dollars for Hill Air Force Base, has just two hurdles to pass through...


Government

Students scrutinize future transit along 25th and 30th streets

OGDEN — While the railroad once gave this city its boom and bustle, many now view Ogden as an outdoor recreation mecca. But some believe that future transit...


Courts

Man accused of fatally punching woman pleads not guilty

FARMINGTON -- A 32-year-old man accused of causing a woman’s death after punching her plead not guilty at an arraignment hearing Tuesday morning. Alcario...


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