News

3 movies to see this weekend at northern Utah discount theaters

"The Divergent Series: Allegiant"

Discount theaters in Ogden and Kaysville screening “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,”...

Environment

Ogden not participating in Utah Rivers Council rain barrel program this year

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Instead of selling subsidized rain barrels as it did last year, Ogden will participate in Weber Basin Water’s smart irrigation controllers rebate program.


News

5 stories for Tuesday: Memorial Day services; Siblings pitch life-saving drug

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Happy Tuesday! Here are the top stories to know for the day.  


Education

Roy High senior graduates after six years living away from parents in Mexico

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“I’ve been a Royal all my life,” she said, having gone to Roy Elementary, Roy Junior High and Roy High School. 


Health

Ogden Health and Fitness Expo takes over amphitheater Saturday

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Vendors, competition and health products will be available at the 2016 Ogden Fitness Expo, Saturday, June 4, at the Ogden Amphitheater.


Business

Former Wall Street executive charged with giving stock tips to fishing buddy

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - They met at a marina on the south shore of Long Island where they both kept their fishing boats. Soon, according to federal prosecutors, the Wall Street executive and plumber were spending every Saturday together fishing, playing pool or watching sports....


Government

Want to Enroll Your Child in a Different School District? State Policies Vary

Florida schools are preparing for next year’s rollout of one of the nation’s most unrestricted open-enrollment laws allowing students to more easily cross district lines to go to school—a practice that has grown slowly nationwide amid both statutory and practical hurdles. Nationwide, 23 states had...


Business

US stocks slip, S&P 500 trims third consecutive monthly gain

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks slipped, with the S&P 500 paring a third straight monthly gain, as stronger spending data buttressed the case for higher interest rates as early as this summer. Equities are laboring to press higher after an advance last week pushed the benchmark index back into a...


State

Texas' Lt. Gov. asks schools to ignore transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The fight over bathroom rights for transgender students escalated in Texas on Tuesday as the state’s lieutenant governor urged schools to defy the Obama administration while parents of transgender children accused Republican leaders of stoking intolerance and making their kids...


State

Mourners: LGBT pioneer elevated Salt Lake restaurant scene

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of family, friends and colleagues have come together at a large concert hall in Salt Lake City to celebrate the life of the well-known restaurateur and LGBT pioneer who recently died in a house fire. Mourners at the funeral on Tuesday said that 72-year-old John...


State

Orrin Hatch to tour parks, speak about monument proposal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch on Tuesday kicked off a weeklong tour of the five national parks in Utah that includes a stop at a site involved in a controversial proposal to name a new national monument. Hatch is using the tour to highlight tourism, meet with park managers and walk...


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