Local

Driverless cars, Uber, wayfinding to be discussed in Ogden transportation plan

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Ogden officials will spend the next year developing a comprehensive blueprint for how transportation should work in the future. And they’re looking for ideas.


Education

Weber State town hall on race sees small turnout, big spirit

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About 20 people attended the sixth Weber State University town hall on race, a decrease from about 200 who attended the first one held a year ago.


Food

Kaffe Mercantile to open new coffee shop in downtown Ogden

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A new café will soon be percolating downtown.


Local

Ogden council hopes virtual town hall will spur involvement in city budget process

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Ogden City Council will hold a second “Virtual Town Hall” meeting on the budget Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. on Facebook Live. The council held a similar meeting on July 11.


Local

Counseling available in Ogden for I-15 plane crash witnesses

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Witnesses to Wednesday’s plane crash on Interstate 15 are welcome to contact a counseling center in Ogden set up by the Department of Public Safety’s Victim Services and Weber County Advocates.


Police & Fire

Probe into cause of I-15 plane crash will take 12-18 months, officials say

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A preliminary report could be available as soon as early August.


Local

West Bountiful police searching for missing man last seen Monday

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West Bountiful police are searching for John Darrell Page, who has been missing since Monday.


Government

Summit home construction, large and small, is under way on Powder Mountain

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Since Summit purchased Powder Mountain in April 2013, the youthful collective has had to buckle down to the tedious task of high-altitude development, demanding work due to shorter construction seasons and more stringent geological demands.


Environment

Utah solar advocates generating support ahead of Aug. 9 net metering hearing

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Utah solar advocates are working to amp up support ahead of a hearing next month on Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed changes to net metering.


Health & Fitness

Northern Utah beneficiaries laud Obamacare as U.S. lawmakers debate its future

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Nearly 200,000 across Utah signed up for health care coverage via Obamacare marketplaces in 2017, at risk if the health care program — the focus of fierce Senate deliberations — is repealed.


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