Standard Deviations

'Brownney the Incontinent' teaches this columnist humility

What did the over-hydrated guinea pig say to the reporter? Urine big trouble, mister.


Bill advances to change justice court judge requirement from diploma to degree

A high school diploma would no longer be enough to serve as a justice court judge if the measure passes.


Hill Air Force Base parents applaud extension of leave time for new moms, dads

In addition to doubling paid maternity leave, the U.S. Department of Defense made the decision to increase paternity leave time, expand childcare hours and start a pilot program for freezing eggs and sperm.


New Ogden Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to promote, offer resources to

OGDEN — The latest chapter in the story of Hispanic businesses in Ogden involves, fittingly, a new chapter. Next month, the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-Ogden Chapter will open its doors for business. And that business, by all accounts, is good. Luis Lopez, an Ogden city council member,...


Utah quietly joined push to keep guns from domestic abusers last year

Utah legislators quietly passed an amendment to state law last year to keep firearms out of the hands of dangerous domestic abusers, following a nationwide trend of state legislative action on a rare area of consensus in the polarized debate over guns.

Arts & Culture

'Gallery of Broken Relationships' open for Valentine's Day at Union Station

OGDEN — Here’s a Valentine’s date idea that’s definitely different. The Gallery of Broken Relationships, a free exhibit featuring local artists open at Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave.,  through March 31, is like nothing the station has offered before. “There...


Sundance Film Festival's impact in Ogden still very tiny

The festival provides a big economic boost to Utah but the value in Ogden isn’t just about the money. 


Mormon church opposes one of two Utah medical marijuana bills

The Mormon church opposes a bill that would allow Utah residents with certain medical conditions to consume edible pot products.

High School

Longtime Ogden High coach Don Hall one of six inducted into school Hall of Fame

OGDEN — Don Hall was simply biding his time as an assistant coach on the football and baseball teams at Ogden High School when he arrived in 1990. Hall’s true passion was track and cross country because those were the sports he enjoyed the most when he was in high school and...


Clinton SWAT standoff ends after 11 hours with man in custody

Clinton police were in a standoff with a 34-year-old man at a home in the city.

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