Peterson's bill would trim Ogden's halfway house beds by 77 percent

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Rep. Jeremy Peterson, R-Ogden, is sponsoring House Bill 270, which would shift some of the load at the Northern Utah Community Correctional Center to other counties and communities. 


Lack of affordable housing causing cold waits in shelter lines for homeless

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Officials say a trickle down effect is responsible for long lines after dark in the cold at the Lantern House homeless shelter. A bill designed to provide for more affordable housing throughout the state would fund already planned projects in the Ogden area. 


Ogden to build new subdivision at old Dee Elementary School site

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The last remnants of the old Dee Elementary School will soon be gone for good, but city officials plan to build a 21-home subdivision on the property. 

Weber State

Northern Utah natives Morris, Butler boost Weber State basketball as walk-ons

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Ben Lomond’s Brenden Morris and Viewmont’s McKay Butler may not be on scholarship, but Weber State basketball coach Randy Rahe says “We treat them like scholarship players because of everything they do for our team.”


Ogden River reaches concerning levels, locals react on social media

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Due to recent rain showers and melting snow, water levels and flooding have been a concern throughout Northern Utah.


Though Ogden River is filled to the brim, flooding not expected in Weber County

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Though flooding isn’t expected, the National Weather Service says the Ogden River’s current volume is higher than it’s been since spring 2011. 


More snow in forecast for Northern Utah later this week

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For those who think spring is just around the corner, think again. Snow is in the forecast for Northern Utah this week.


Ogden house perched atop eroding hill worries landowner down below

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The retaining wall supporting a hilltop home owned by Bennett Thurgood started eroding soon after it was complete and it’s got Lance Youngberg, who lives downslope, worried.


Q&A: Immigrant discusses Black History Month, learning to 'see' one another

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Weber State assistant professor shares her perspective on living as a black woman in Utah.


Northern Utah day care violations include 6 child walkaways, state data shows

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Six times in the past five years, children have been found by passers-by after wandering out of Northern Utah day care centers, state inspection data shows. Walkaways, lax supervision, choking and hanging hazards, incidents of physical punishment, sanitation lapses and failures in criminal...

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