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Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

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Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

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Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

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Almost 5,000 will graduate from Weber State on April 25

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:18pm

OGDEN -- Weber State University officials expect the class of 2013-14 to total more than 4,938 graduates; 2,804 candidates have applied for spring graduation and will be honored April 25 during WSU's 143rd commencement. Others received their diplomas during winter commencement ceremonies. 

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Think like a seller when you buy a home

Contributed, Tim Carver
Apr 15 2014 - 5:02pm

Several weeks ago I was touring a home with a client and pointing out some problems with cracks and poorly finished drywall. He looked at several of the spots and said, "That doesn't bother me."That stopped me. I paused and asked, "So you're planning on living here the rest of your life?"That stopped him."No way," he responded."So you'll be...

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Reader grateful for article about adopting pets

Contributed, Sara Frost Green
Apr 15 2014 - 4:37pm

Editor,I just would like to say thank you to the editors and writers of the paper who have recently shed light on something many others and I care so much about. I have appreciated the recent articles regarding pet adoption, adoption groups, and the Weber County Shelter trying and succeeding in limiting the needless euthanization of pets, and also...

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Change religion if you don't like its tenets

Contributed, Sandy Moyes
Apr 15 2014 - 3:11pm

Editor,I would like to address the April 10, "Me, Myself as Mommy" column by Meg Sanders, "Ordain Women movement good for LDS discussion." I was quite interested in her opinion and her ability to address an issue that has become quite controversial. So, I would like to address some issues regarding this. First of all, in the Constitution of the U....

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Dee and Ilene Bambrough

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Apr 15 2014 - 12:25am

Happy 50th Anniversary!Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary are Dee and Ilene Bambrough of West Haven. A family celebration was held in their honor at Maddox restaurant. Attending were their children and grand-children.

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Cable carrier may offer refunds for service interuption

Contributed, David DeTorres
Apr 14 2014 - 4:51pm

Editor, I want to share some information regarding the 9-10 hour Comcast outage that occurred on Saturday, April 12 to residents in Roy and the surrounding area. I contacted Comcast (1-800-COMCAST) this morning to inquire if an automatic credit would be made on my next bill regarding loss of service (phone, cable and Internet). I was informed...

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Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

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Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am


Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm


Almost 5,000 will graduate from Weber State on April 25

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:18pm

OGDEN -- Weber State University officials expect the class of 2013-14 to total more than 4,938 graduates; 2,804 candidates have applied for spring graduation and will be honored April 25 during WSU's 143rd commencement. Others received their diplomas during winter commencement ceremonies. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:18pm


Think like a seller when you buy a home

Contributed, Tim Carver
Apr 15 2014 - 5:02pm

Several weeks ago I was touring a home with a client and pointing out some problems with cracks and poorly finished drywall. He looked at several of the spots and said, "That doesn't bother me."That stopped me. I paused and asked, "So you're planning on living here the rest of your life?"That stopped him."No way," he responded."So you'll be...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:40pm


Reader grateful for article about adopting pets

Contributed, Sara Frost Green
Apr 15 2014 - 4:37pm

Editor,I just would like to say thank you to the editors and writers of the paper who have recently shed light on something many others and I care so much about. I have appreciated the recent articles regarding pet adoption, adoption groups, and the Weber County Shelter trying and succeeding in limiting the needless euthanization of pets, and also...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 4:39pm


Change religion if you don't like its tenets

Contributed, Sandy Moyes
Apr 15 2014 - 3:11pm

Editor,I would like to address the April 10, "Me, Myself as Mommy" column by Meg Sanders, "Ordain Women movement good for LDS discussion." I was quite interested in her opinion and her ability to address an issue that has become quite controversial. So, I would like to address some issues regarding this. First of all, in the Constitution of the U....

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James "Jim" Harold Dawson

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Apr 15 2014 - 9:35am

ROY - James Jim Harold Dawson passed away peacefully on April 9, 2014.

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Thomas Elza Lucas

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 15 2014 - 9:25am

Thomas Elza Lucas, 91, passed away on April 13, 2014 at his sons home in Coalville. He was born May 29, 1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Elza and Marie Isabella James Lucas. He lived in SLC for six years, Magna for two years and Ogden for 83 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII for over two years.

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VIDEO: UDOT chief outlines plan to integrate roads with mass transit, bikes and walking

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Apr 9 2014 - 2:02pm

WASHINGTON - In a new video from the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, Utah Department of Transportation Executive Director Carlos Braceras outlines his vision for UDOT -- an agency with more than 1,600 employees, responsible for 6,000 miles of roadway.

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VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

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Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

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VIDEO: VIDEO: 421st Fighter Squad arrives in Korea

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Jan 29 2014 - 5:50pm

Airmen from the 388th Fighter Squadron and the Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Squadron recently deployed to the Republic of Korea for several months. Pilots, maintainers and operations airmen flew from Hill Air force Base, Utah to Osan, South Korea. After the theater security package arrival at Osan AB, flightline airmen taxi each F-16 aircraft...

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VIDEO: WSU women fall a bit short in battle with North Dakota

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Jan 11 2014 - 6:14pm

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's basketball team (4-9, 0-4) fought back from a big first half deficit but fell short to the Big Sky's first-place team, North Dakota, 83-72.

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VIDEO: ATK's second-stage motor powers Antares space launch

Contributed, The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its unmanned Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Va., offering a view to much of the East Coast. It successfully hoisted a capsule packed...

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VIDEO: Sandy Hook victim's family recalls one year without daughter

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Dec 10 2013 - 1:00pm

The Utah family of Emilie Parker, a 6-year-old that was shot in the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, has published a video marking the first year without their daughter since the Dec. 14 shooting.

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VIDEO: Father of actress Blake Lively has historic heart procedure at U of U hospital

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Nov 27 2013 - 12:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Ernie Lively moved to a scenic home in the mountains of Wasatch County to escape the hectic pace of Hollywood when he retired. The actor, who resides in Heber City with his wife Elain has credentials that include a long list of TV and film appearances, including Passenger 57 and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants --the...

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VIDEO: Hill Air Force video production wins awards

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Nov 25 2013 - 12:06pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE - Two Air Force video productions won awards at the 23rd International Defence Film Festival in Rome last week, including the "Grand Prix - Plaque of the President of the Italian Republic" award for best overall production, according to a festival press release.

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GALLERY: Selfies from Standard-Examiner readers

Selfie sent by Farrell Lafferty

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Mar 6 2014 - 11:52am

"Selfie" photos are self-taken photos. If you have a selfie that you would like to add to this photo gallery please email it to visuals@standard.net

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GALLERY: Images from Nov. 21, 2013 wind storm

Ray Knudson, left to right, AAA Tree Surgeons of Utah owner Warren Smith, and Michael Gallegos finish cleaning up the 25 foot limb that fell on the home of Bonnie Hayes in Ogden on November 22, 2013. This is the second time a branch from this tree has fallen during a wind storm.
"Its an evil tree," Hayes joked. "I think it needs to go." (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 12:42pm

Here is a collection of photos from the wind storm that blew across Northern Utah Nov. 21. Do you have photos of wind damage? Email us at cityed@standard.net.

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GALLERY: Historical and Architectural photos of Ogden High School

Contributed, Staff
Oct 28 2013 - 12:15pm

Photos include current school, construction phase of current school, and previous locations.

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VIDEO: UDOT chief outlines plan to integrate roads with mass transit, bikes and walking

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Apr 9 2014 - 2:02pm

WASHINGTON - In a new video from the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, Utah Department of Transportation Executive Director Carlos Braceras outlines his vision for UDOT -- an agency with more than 1,600 employees, responsible for 6,000 miles of roadway.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 3:19pm


VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

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Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


GALLERY: Selfies from Standard-Examiner readers

Selfie sent by Farrell Lafferty

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Mar 6 2014 - 11:52am

"Selfie" photos are self-taken photos. If you have a selfie that you would like to add to this photo gallery please email it to visuals@standard.net

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 7 2014 - 11:20am


VIDEO: VIDEO: 421st Fighter Squad arrives in Korea

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Jan 29 2014 - 5:50pm

Airmen from the 388th Fighter Squadron and the Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Squadron recently deployed to the Republic of Korea for several months. Pilots, maintainers and operations airmen flew from Hill Air force Base, Utah to Osan, South Korea. After the theater security package arrival at Osan AB, flightline airmen taxi each F-16 aircraft...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 29 2014 - 5:50pm


VIDEO: WSU women fall a bit short in battle with North Dakota

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Jan 11 2014 - 6:14pm

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's basketball team (4-9, 0-4) fought back from a big first half deficit but fell short to the Big Sky's first-place team, North Dakota, 83-72.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 11 2014 - 9:47pm


VIDEO: ATK's second-stage motor powers Antares space launch

Contributed, The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its unmanned Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Va., offering a view to much of the East Coast. It successfully hoisted a capsule packed...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm


VIDEO: Sandy Hook victim's family recalls one year without daughter

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Dec 10 2013 - 1:00pm

The Utah family of Emilie Parker, a 6-year-old that was shot in the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, has published a video marking the first year without their daughter since the Dec. 14 shooting.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 10 2013 - 1:16pm


VIDEO: Father of actress Blake Lively has historic heart procedure at U of U hospital

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Nov 27 2013 - 12:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Ernie Lively moved to a scenic home in the mountains of Wasatch County to escape the hectic pace of Hollywood when he retired. The actor, who resides in Heber City with his wife Elain has credentials that include a long list of TV and film appearances, including Passenger 57 and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants --the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 27 2013 - 2:58pm


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