Feds to probe alleged racial discrimination at Utah schools

SALT LAKE CITY — The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah says federal investigators will probe allegations that minority students are subjected to harsher...


Textbook hits sweet spot for renewable energy engineering

OGDEN — A local professor has written the book on renewable energy engineering, literally, and also bridged a viable academic gap. Kirk Hagen, a...


New West Weber to hold open house for 2015-16 school year

WEST WEBER — West Weber Elementary has been a school on the move for the past few years, but that transient life is coming to an end. Before the decision was...

Preventing Teen Suicide

Young people especially vulnerable to suicide contagion

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of the Standard-Examiner’s yearlong project on preventing teen suicide. When the news of Robin Williams’ death was...


Parents invited to learn about new charter school

HARRISVILLE — GreenWood Charter School isn't open yet, but enrollment for the new elementary school is almost full. “We're chartered for 530...


Weber school board looks at tax hike, refunding bonds

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Just as homeowners can save money by refinancing mortgages, the school district can save taxpayers money by refinancing at a lower...


Why are there so few female engineers?

OGDEN — For young women considering a career in engineering, Kathleen Kramer has some straight advice: “truthfully, just do it.” As a...


WSU engineers create solar generator, charging station

OGDEN — Weber State University drew engineers from across the globe and provided a venue for local solar projects to shine. It’s the third time...


Kindergartners party at Treehouse Museum

OGDEN — Hundreds of kindergartners thronged with their parents, siblings and grandparents to party at the Treehouse Museum on Saturday. Many, including...


Security features part of Highland Junior High remodel

OGDEN — Highland Junior High School is getting a face lift, and being made safer in the process. “We're redoing the entire front,” said Ken...

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