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Ballet West II's 'Little Mermaid' surfaces in Ogden

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 4:22pm

The Little Mermaid is a creature with an identity crisis, if ever there was one. She longs to be human, yet belongs to the sea.Ballet West II tells her story in a production coming to the Browning Center on Saturday, April 26, courtesy of the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association.

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Specialties, hot off 'Dave's Grill' in Clearfield

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 4:09pm

Dave Gally believes in keeping things simple at his cozy grill."Essentially, there are four things that I do, and I do them well," he said, of his culinary specialties.Gally opened his restaurant in September 2013, distinguished as "Dave's Grill" using flags, a yellow banner and a hand-painted sign. He's surprised that so many customers have found...

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VIDEO: Weber library supporters strategize to save $45 million bond plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 3:58pm

OGDEN -- About 50 Weber County Library supporters gathered this week to discuss how to battle back against two county commissioners who seem intent on shrinking the size of a voter-approved $45 million bond and altering the vision of what those dollars were intended to fund.

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Keystone Pipeline punt is pure politics

Cagle Cartoons, Dick Polman
Apr 23 2014 - 3:11pm

Every so often, someone in politics says something so preposterously hilarious that we're at pains to prevent our coffee from exiting our noses.So it went on Sunday morning, when Democratic national chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz opined on "Meet the Press" about the Obama administration's decision to punt on the Keystone XL pipeline. The...

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Two-thirds of Weber County Jail inmates have mental illness

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 2:48pm

OGDEN -- Dr. Kay Haw, health administrator for the Weber County Sheriff's Office, said Wednesday approximately 65 percent of incarcerated jail inmates in the county have some kind of mental health issue.In 44 states and the District of Columbia, at least one prison or jail holds more people with serious mental illnesses than the largest state...

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SLC court shooting sheds light on ‘Tongan Crips’

Brady McCombs, Tami Abdollah, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 2:33pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- This week's fatal shooting of a gang member by a U.S. marshal inside Salt Lake City's federal courthouse during the man's trial has put the spotlight on his relatively unknown street gang.

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Parental pressure an ugly side of kids' sports

Meg Sanders, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 23 2014 - 2:28pm

We spend years teaching our children to share. Playdates are organized, kids are carted to various homes, and many a wasted breath is used to repeat the mantra "you need to share" only to have our toddler, nay our 5-year-old, rip a toy from another kid's hands. There is a moment of pride when we see our older child hand a coveted toy to his/her...

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We can't take up arms if we don't like a law

Rawn Swallow
Apr 23 2014 - 2:09pm

Editor,Concerning the issue with the Bundy family and the federal land issue, let me start off by saying that I don't know all the small details involved with this story, but from what I have read from both sides, is that plain and simple he was breaking the law. I don't agree with all the laws that are passed, but that is the way our system of...

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GALLERY: Faces: Senior Gala with Moonlight Seranade

Ruth Malan
Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am

Picture gallery of the Davis Senior Gala held at Davis High. The Moonlight Seranade is part of Davis High School's music department. The senior citizens enjoyed dinner, entertainment and dancing.

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Mystery solved: Ford Explorer reunited with owners in Centerville

Ben Lockhart
Apr 23 2014 - 11:20pm

CENTERVILLE -- A Ford Explorer has been reunited with its concerned owners in a bizarre case of a misplaced vehicle. 

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Police: Distracted driving caused rollover, near head-on collision

Ben Lockhart
Apr 23 2014 - 10:53pm

OGDEN -- Distracted driving was the cause of a nearly head-on crash Wednesday evening, police say, and it's fortunate more serious injuries didn't result.

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GALLERY: Boys 2A Soccer: Waterford Ravens vs St Joseph Jayhawks

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 23 2014 - 9:40pm

Waterford High School defeated St Josephs High School in a Boys 2A soccer match played at St Josephs in Ogden on April 23, 2014 by a score of 3-0.

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State lawmakers granted Weber County's $1.5 million gun range request

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 6:18pm

OGDEN -- Weber County's $1.5 million request to the state Legislature to help purchase an indoor gun range appeared dead in the water in mid-February, but got revived and funded during the session's final two days of frenzied activity.In what appeared to be a mid-session comedic mishap, Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, told the Standard-Examiner...

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Hill ALC commander reassigned to Ohio

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:58pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE --  The highest ranking military official at Hill Air Force Base will have a new home before the year is out.The Department of Defense announced earlier this week that Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., current commander of Hill's Ogden Air Logistics Complex, will be reassigned to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base ...

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New House member Fawson resigns N. Ogden council seat

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 5:50pm

NORTH OGDEN - Justin Fawson resigned his city council post this week. Fawson recently was appointed to take over Ryan Wilcox's vacated post in state House District 7, and Fawson also intends to run for the open seat this fall.

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VIDEO: Ogden's Roller Dolls do derby right

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN -- Jenae Miller remembers her introduction to roller derby. She was getting a tattoo at the time, and complaining about her co-workers."I'd had kind of a bad day and was bitching about something at work," the North Ogden woman recalls of that day four years ago. "The tattoo artist's girlfriend looked at me and said, 'You've got anger issues...

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VIDEO: Ogden's Roller Dolls do derby right

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN -- Jenae Miller remembers her introduction to roller derby. She was getting a tattoo at the time, and complaining about her co-workers."I'd had kind of a bad day and was bitching about something at work," the North Ogden woman recalls of that day four years ago. "The tattoo artist's girlfriend looked at me and said, 'You've got anger issues...

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VIDEO: Man Apologizes For Naked Walk In Wal-Mart

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 5:40pm

A South Carolina man says he's sorry and embarrassed about walking into a Wal-Mart in Tega Cay wearing nothing but a pair of shoes.

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VIDEO: Swim clubs making a splash in Top of Utah

Jennilyn E. Williams, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 4:31pm

CLEARFIELD -- Club swimming is a great way for kids to stay active, compete in swim meets and make new friends.There are many swimming clubs in Northern Utah for children ages 7 through 18. Some clubs even allow swimmers as young as 5.

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VIDEO: Weber library supporters strategize to save $45 million bond plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 3:58pm

OGDEN -- About 50 Weber County Library supporters gathered this week to discuss how to battle back against two county commissioners who seem intent on shrinking the size of a voter-approved $45 million bond and altering the vision of what those dollars were intended to fund.

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VIDEO: Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am

Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

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VIDEO: Air Force: $4.2B saved from grounding A-10s

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:20am

Speaking about the future of the United States Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

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VIDEO: Community engagement projects trumpeted at Weber State

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 9:00am

 OGDEN -- University students spend a lot of money on textbooks, but book learning is not enough.    "You read your textbook at 3 o'clock in the morning and you can get so much out of that, and that's important," said Brenda Marsteller Kowaleski, a sociology faculty member at Weber State University. 

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VIDEO: Proposal would revamp grading of Utah schools

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 7:30am

SALT LAKE CITY -- The governor's education adviser says Utah should use a new system to assess its public schools and colleges.Tami Pyfer's proposal says the state should drop its letter grade system, which gives schools a mark of A-F.

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GALLERY: Faces: Senior Gala with Moonlight Seranade

Ruth Malan
Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am

Picture gallery of the Davis Senior Gala held at Davis High. The Moonlight Seranade is part of Davis High School's music department. The senior citizens enjoyed dinner, entertainment and dancing.

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GALLERY: Boys 2A Soccer: Waterford Ravens vs St Joseph Jayhawks

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 23 2014 - 9:40pm

Waterford High School defeated St Josephs High School in a Boys 2A soccer match played at St Josephs in Ogden on April 23, 2014 by a score of 3-0.

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GALLERY: Faces: Earth Day at Eagle Bay Elementary

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 10:57pm

Picture gallery of students planting a tree on Earth Day. Bob Harmon, of Harmon's, donated and helped to plant the tree.

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GALLERY: Bonneville High softball beats Box Elder 8-0

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 6:59pm

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

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GALLERY: Hill Air Force Base Homecoming on April 22, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Apr 22 2014 - 6:12pm

Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned home from Korea at Hill Air Force Base on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Faces: Ribbon cutting for Zions Bank's new technology center

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 2:11am

Picture gallery of Zions Bank new technology center in Kaysville.

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GALLERY: Faces: Bountiful High School Prom

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 12:51am

Gallery of pictures from the Bountiful High Prom held at Davis Conference Center Layton.

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GALLERY: Historic Photos: Hi-Fi Murders 40th anniversary

STANDARD-EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 4:31pm

April 22nd is the 40 year anniversary of the Hi-Fi record shop murders in Ogden

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GALLERY: Faces: Senior Gala with Moonlight Seranade

Ruth Malan
Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am

Picture gallery of the Davis Senior Gala held at Davis High. The Moonlight Seranade is part of Davis High School's music department. The senior citizens enjoyed dinner, entertainment and dancing.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am


GALLERY: Boys 2A Soccer: Waterford Ravens vs St Joseph Jayhawks

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 23 2014 - 9:40pm

Waterford High School defeated St Josephs High School in a Boys 2A soccer match played at St Josephs in Ogden on April 23, 2014 by a score of 3-0.

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VIDEO: Ogden's Roller Dolls do derby right

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN -- Jenae Miller remembers her introduction to roller derby. She was getting a tattoo at the time, and complaining about her co-workers."I'd had kind of a bad day and was bitching about something at work," the North Ogden woman recalls of that day four years ago. "The tattoo artist's girlfriend looked at me and said, 'You've got anger issues...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 5:58pm


VIDEO: Man Apologizes For Naked Walk In Wal-Mart

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 5:40pm

A South Carolina man says he's sorry and embarrassed about walking into a Wal-Mart in Tega Cay wearing nothing but a pair of shoes.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 5:40pm


VIDEO: Swim clubs making a splash in Top of Utah

Jennilyn E. Williams, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 4:31pm

CLEARFIELD -- Club swimming is a great way for kids to stay active, compete in swim meets and make new friends.There are many swimming clubs in Northern Utah for children ages 7 through 18. Some clubs even allow swimmers as young as 5.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 4:31pm


VIDEO: Weber library supporters strategize to save $45 million bond plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 3:58pm

OGDEN -- About 50 Weber County Library supporters gathered this week to discuss how to battle back against two county commissioners who seem intent on shrinking the size of a voter-approved $45 million bond and altering the vision of what those dollars were intended to fund.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 5:24pm


VIDEO: Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am

Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

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VIDEO: Air Force: $4.2B saved from grounding A-10s

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:20am

Speaking about the future of the United States Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:55am


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