Education

Weber State president visits Ghana with respiratory therapy students

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Weber State University President Charles Wight spend about a month in Africa working alongside respiratory therapy students holding clinics. He also worked with government and education officials, urging them to make respiratory therapy an official medical profession.


Softball

COACH OF THE YEAR: Fremont's Aiken led perfect region run in rookie year

Kelly Aiken

Kelly Aiken has a long history of helping on coaching staffs, and it started before he even graduated high school. This season, Aiken got a shot as a head coach; the head softball coach at Fremont. He guided the Silver Wolves to a 12-0 record in Region 1 play and has been named the 2017...


Local

Ogden woman combines two of her passions — dogs and gardening

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When she retired, Linda Weiskopf needed a meaningful way to fill her time. This is what she came up with.


Softball

ALL-AREA MVP: Davis base-swiper Paige Reynolds was the ultimate offensive spark

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Paige Reynolds has always been counted on to be the spark at the top of the lineup for Davis, and she’s always been good at it. Her freshman year, she totaled 18 hits and batted .375. She was good at it even after switching to the opposite batter’s box — she started high...


Government

Crisis intervention, de-escalation training seen as valuable tools for Utah

Role-playing part of crisis intervention training

On any given day, the men and women that make up Utah’s “thin blue line” face the likelihood of having to intervene in situations where people are in crisis or could be wrestling with a mental illness.


Government

Utah chronic pain sufferers pin hopes on medical cannabis initiative

Chronic pain fuels woman's drive to legalize cannabis

On Monday, Kaysville resident Lora Romney will help unveil Utah’s long awaited ballot initiative to legalize medical cannabis. And in her case, this push is personal.


Food

These are 5 of the best places to get a beer in Ogden, according to S-E readers

Pie and beer Roosters

Based on a poll of Standard-Examiner readers and comments on Facebook, here are five of the best places to get a good beer in Ogden.


Local

Crumbling road bordering two cities causing a stir in Northern Utah

Cottonwood Drive

A crumbling road bordering two cities on the Weber and Davis county line is causing quite a stir.


Home & Garden

Follow these tips to ward off deadly Black Widow spiders

Black Widow Spider

Few bugs strike fear in the hearts of Northern Utahns like black widows. They’re one of the only spider species that pose a threat in the state due to their poisonous bite. Their venom can be fatal to humans. Although arachnids don’t usually become a nuisance until the fall — when...


Government

Ogden seeks demolition of buildings ruined by fires

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On April 13, 2017, an arson fire heavily damaged the former R.J. Wrigley’s dealership at 3350 Wall Ave., Ogden. City code enforcers also are pushing for demolition of a home at 2831 Monroe Blvd., where a natural gas blast March 7 fatally injured the homeowner.


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