South Weber firefighting force down to 9 after resignations

MS South Weber Fire 3

Issues at the fire department came to a head Tuesday night when firefighters appeared at the city council meeting to vent frustration over the state of the all-volunteer unit. The chief and deputy chief had been fired after an investigation into doctored call sheets.


Amid Hours of Debate and Insult, Campaign Finance Gets 85 Seconds

Photo credit: Ethan Miller, Getty Images News October 19, 2016 - All but ignored during the previous two presidential debates, campaign finance appeared ready to have its moment in the sun during the final televised bout. Within two minutes of the debate’s opening, former Secretary of State Hillary...


Despite arrest of owner’s brother, aquarium in Layton mall to open in November

Interior SeaQuest Stingrays

Despite the arrest of one owner’s brother, the SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium planned for the Layton Hills Mall will open in November, the mall’s general manager and Layton City officials say.


The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer

By Brian Kahn and Andrea Thompson Wednesday marked the final presidential debate of 2016 between major party candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It also marked the end of the second straight presidential debate cycle where the moderators failed to ask a single question about climate change....


Ogden’s Weber County Main Branch Library closing for renovation in November

Ogden's Main Library to close Nov. 11 for renovation

After the Weber County Main Branch Library in Ogden closes for renovations Nov. 11, patrons can take a free shuttle to other library locations.


US service member killed by roadside bomb in northern Iraq

Mideast Iraq Mosul

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military member assisting Iraqi forces in their push to retake Mosul was killed by a roadside bomb Thursday, marking the first American combat casualty in the campaign to oust the Islamic State group from its last major stronghold in northern Iraq. U.S. officials said the...


Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In one version of an Oct. 20 story about the final presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Donald Trump “repeatedly” called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman.” Trump did so once. A corrected version of the story is below: Debate stunner: Trump won’t say...


US home sales rebounded in September despite tight supply

Home Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans bought homes in September, many for the first time, despite a persistent shortage of properties for sale. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing homes rose 3.2 percent from August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47...


US: Ex-contractor committed 'breathtaking' theft of secrets

Classified Information Theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor’s theft of top secret government information was “breathtaking in its longevity and scale,” federal prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday aimed at keeping the man locked up as the case moves forward. They said he took enough...


Watchdog: EPA delayed for 7 months in Flint water crisis

Flint Water-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015 — seven months before it declared an emergency, the EPA’s inspector general said...

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