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GALLERY: Tremonton Family Ordered to Leave the US

Ana Cañenguez, center, prays with her children and supporters before meeting with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez came to the United States eleven years ago, but is now being deported after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm

Family, friends, and activists gathered to support Ana Cañenguez as she met with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez found out Monday morning that she is being ordered to leave the country by June after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. Contact reporter Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

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VIDEO: Coming Soon: Making The Grade Documentary Series

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter
Mar 28 2014 - 3:08pm

The Standard Examiner is premiering "Making the Grade: Why Some Schools Succeed and Others Fail" at the Pleasant Valley Library in Washington Terrace on Thursday April 17, 2014. Making the Grade is an original six-part documentary series on education around Northern Utah. New episodes in the series will be published weekly on www.standard.net...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 3:17pm


VIDEO: 6-year-old drives mom's SUV up Ogden utility pole in brief joy ride

Andreas Rivera, Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:03pm

OGDEN - A family's SUV ended up in an unusual predicament when an unattended child went for a brief joy ride Tuesday night.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 8:20am


GALLERY: Car Crashes into Utility Pole

Benjamin Zack
Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am

First Responders and tow-truck operators spent over an hour trying to remove a Chevrolet Tahoe that drove up a utility pole guy-wire and got stuck in Ogden late Tuesday night, March, 25, 2014.

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VIDEO: Thousands of Tundra Swans Fill Bear River Refuge

Benjamin Zack
Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm

Every year, tens of thousands of tundra swans stop over in Northern Utah on their migration to nesting grounds in the Arctic. Read more about it and see photos in Sunday's Standard-Examiner.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm


GALLERY: Prep Basketbal: Box Elder defeats Bonneville 84-60

Benjamin Zack
Jan 15 2014 - 11:17pm

Box Elder High School defeated Bonneville 84-60 at Box Elder on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Weber State Women Fall to Northern Colorado

Benjamin Zack
Jan 9 2014 - 6:14pm

Weber State University fell to Northern Colorado 68-49 in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 12:27am


GALLERY: Prep Basketball: St. Joseph Falls in Overtime

Benjamin Zack
Jan 8 2014 - 11:00pm

St. Joseph Academy fell to Wendover High School 75-67 in overtime at St. Joseph on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Tremonton Family Ordered to Leave the US

Ana Cañenguez, center, prays with her children and supporters before meeting with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez came to the United States eleven years ago, but is now being deported after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm

Family, friends, and activists gathered to support Ana Cañenguez as she met with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez found out Monday morning that she is being ordered to leave the country by June after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. Contact reporter Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm


VIDEO: Coming Soon: Making The Grade Documentary Series

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter
Mar 28 2014 - 3:08pm

The Standard Examiner is premiering "Making the Grade: Why Some Schools Succeed and Others Fail" at the Pleasant Valley Library in Washington Terrace on Thursday April 17, 2014. Making the Grade is an original six-part documentary series on education around Northern Utah. New episodes in the series will be published weekly on www.standard.net...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 3:17pm


VIDEO: 6-year-old drives mom's SUV up Ogden utility pole in brief joy ride

Andreas Rivera, Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:03pm

OGDEN - A family's SUV ended up in an unusual predicament when an unattended child went for a brief joy ride Tuesday night.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 8:20am


GALLERY: Car Crashes into Utility Pole

Benjamin Zack
Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am

First Responders and tow-truck operators spent over an hour trying to remove a Chevrolet Tahoe that drove up a utility pole guy-wire and got stuck in Ogden late Tuesday night, March, 25, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am

VIDEO: Coming Soon: Making The Grade Documentary Series

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter
Mar 28 2014 - 3:08pm

The Standard Examiner is premiering "Making the Grade: Why Some Schools Succeed and Others Fail" at the Pleasant Valley Library in Washington Terrace on Thursday April 17, 2014. Making the Grade is an original six-part documentary series on education around Northern Utah. New episodes in the series will be published weekly on www.standard.net...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 3:17pm


VIDEO: 6-year-old drives mom's SUV up Ogden utility pole in brief joy ride

Andreas Rivera, Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:03pm

OGDEN - A family's SUV ended up in an unusual predicament when an unattended child went for a brief joy ride Tuesday night.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 8:20am


VIDEO: Thousands of Tundra Swans Fill Bear River Refuge

Benjamin Zack
Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm

Every year, tens of thousands of tundra swans stop over in Northern Utah on their migration to nesting grounds in the Arctic. Read more about it and see photos in Sunday's Standard-Examiner.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm


VIDEO: Artist Cuts Into 380 Pounds of Pumpkin

Benjamin Zack
Oct 27 2013 - 12:05am

Lots of people carve pumpkins for Halloween, but not many people take it to the level of Adam Smith. Smith, an art student at Weber State University, spent the Saturday before Halloween on the sidewalk along 25th Street in downtown Ogden carving a 380 pound pumpkin into the face of Michelangelo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.Watch the...

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VIDEO: Cavers slip through Black Crack; descend into Heaven’s Gate

Benjamin Zack
Aug 25 2013 - 12:03am

LOGAN -- Kirsten Bahr stands with her back against the cliff wall. Behind her is a triangular crack the size of a car door. Crouching down, she backs slowly into the hole. Five feet back and she is on her knees as the hole shrinks in around her. Bahr backs up another three feet and the floor disappears below her.From here, it's 190 vertical feet...

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Fire for the Forest: Prescribed burn at Hell’s Hollow nurtures new growth of aspens

From a ridge above Logan, Jesse Kurpius (right) points out regrowth in the area of the 5,700-acre burn of Hell’s Hollow. The Forest Service began burning in the area in 2008 to try to improve the health of the aspen groves. 

(BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jul 14 2013 - 1:06am

HARDWARE RANCH -- When someone talks about helping wildlife or improving water quality, the first thing that comes to mind usually isn't flames raining down from the sky. But on a brisk October day in 2012, a helicopter passes low over a tight-knit grove of aspens while fire pours out from a hose below.This is Hell's Hollow.

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Davis County's BearCat: Excessive or defensive?

Davis County resdients (clockwise from top left) Carlos Laguna, Lyn Anderson, Pam McLaughlin, Tamara Werner, Dennis Bergendorf, and David Jennings, shared their thoughts on the Davis County Sheriff Office’s BearCat armored vehicle (center). (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Mar 17 2013 - 10:00pm

In the eyes of Davis County residents, the BearCat armored vehicle sits somewhere between public safety, police state and the Batmobile.Since the high-profile use of Davis County Sheriff's BearCat in a chase on Interstate 15 in February, residents' reactions to the vehicle have been mixed. West Point resident Dennis Bergendorf is one of several...

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GALLERY: Tremonton Family Ordered to Leave the US

Ana Cañenguez, center, prays with her children and supporters before meeting with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez came to the United States eleven years ago, but is now being deported after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm

Family, friends, and activists gathered to support Ana Cañenguez as she met with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez found out Monday morning that she is being ordered to leave the country by June after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. Contact reporter Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm


GALLERY: Car Crashes into Utility Pole

Benjamin Zack
Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am

First Responders and tow-truck operators spent over an hour trying to remove a Chevrolet Tahoe that drove up a utility pole guy-wire and got stuck in Ogden late Tuesday night, March, 25, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am


GALLERY: Prep Basketbal: Box Elder defeats Bonneville 84-60

Benjamin Zack
Jan 15 2014 - 11:17pm

Box Elder High School defeated Bonneville 84-60 at Box Elder on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 15 2014 - 11:17pm


GALLERY: Weber State Women Fall to Northern Colorado

Benjamin Zack
Jan 9 2014 - 6:14pm

Weber State University fell to Northern Colorado 68-49 in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 12:27am


GALLERY: Prep Basketball: St. Joseph Falls in Overtime

Benjamin Zack
Jan 8 2014 - 11:00pm

St. Joseph Academy fell to Wendover High School 75-67 in overtime at St. Joseph on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Bighorn Sheep Moved From Antelope Island

Utah Department of of Wildlife Resources employees and volunteers from Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife weigh a bighorn sheep on Antelope Island on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. State wildlife officials are capturing and moving 30 sheep from the island to form a new herd in Central Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jan 7 2014 - 6:15pm

Wildlife officials capture and move bighorn sheep from Antelope Island in order to control the population and establish a new herd in Central Utah. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Standard-Examiner Photos of the Year: 2013

Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo wrapped up the final night at Pioneer Stadium on Wednesday, July, 24, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Briana Scroggins, Dylan Brown, Nick Short, Reynaldo Leal
Dec 31 2013 - 6:41pm

Top photos from 2013 in the Top of Utah by the Standard-Examiner staff photojournalists. Photos by Dylan Brown, Briana Scroggins, Benjamin Zack, Reynaldo Leal and Nick Short.

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GALLERY: Prep Basketball: Davis Defeats Bountiful 56-53

Benjamin Zack
Dec 31 2013 - 5:24pm

Davis High School came from behind to defeat Bountiful 56-53 in the final minute at Davis High on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Tremonton Family Ordered to Leave the US

Ana Cañenguez, center, prays with her children and supporters before meeting with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez came to the United States eleven years ago, but is now being deported after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm

Family, friends, and activists gathered to support Ana Cañenguez as she met with immigration officials in Ogden on Monday, April, 7, 2014. Cañenguez found out Monday morning that she is being ordered to leave the country by June after she was caught bringing her sons up from El Salvador in an attempt to escape gang violence. Contact reporter Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 12:36pm


VIDEO: Coming Soon: Making The Grade Documentary Series

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter
Mar 28 2014 - 3:08pm

The Standard Examiner is premiering "Making the Grade: Why Some Schools Succeed and Others Fail" at the Pleasant Valley Library in Washington Terrace on Thursday April 17, 2014. Making the Grade is an original six-part documentary series on education around Northern Utah. New episodes in the series will be published weekly on www.standard.net...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 3:17pm


VIDEO: 6-year-old drives mom's SUV up Ogden utility pole in brief joy ride

Andreas Rivera, Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:03pm

OGDEN - A family's SUV ended up in an unusual predicament when an unattended child went for a brief joy ride Tuesday night.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 8:20am


GALLERY: Car Crashes into Utility Pole

Benjamin Zack
Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am

First Responders and tow-truck operators spent over an hour trying to remove a Chevrolet Tahoe that drove up a utility pole guy-wire and got stuck in Ogden late Tuesday night, March, 25, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 9:44am


VIDEO: Thousands of Tundra Swans Fill Bear River Refuge

Benjamin Zack
Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm

Every year, tens of thousands of tundra swans stop over in Northern Utah on their migration to nesting grounds in the Arctic. Read more about it and see photos in Sunday's Standard-Examiner.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 14 2014 - 12:47pm


GALLERY: Prep Basketbal: Box Elder defeats Bonneville 84-60

Benjamin Zack
Jan 15 2014 - 11:17pm

Box Elder High School defeated Bonneville 84-60 at Box Elder on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 15 2014 - 11:17pm


GALLERY: Weber State Women Fall to Northern Colorado

Benjamin Zack
Jan 9 2014 - 6:14pm

Weber State University fell to Northern Colorado 68-49 in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 12:27am


GALLERY: Prep Basketball: St. Joseph Falls in Overtime

Benjamin Zack
Jan 8 2014 - 11:00pm

St. Joseph Academy fell to Wendover High School 75-67 in overtime at St. Joseph on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 8 2014 - 11:09pm


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