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The new owners of a set of abandoned buildings in downtown Ogden say they’ve got their work cut out for them, but are committed to bringing life back to the northeast corner of 24th Street and Wall Avenue. On April 11, George and Dragon LLC finalized the purchase of the old Antique Emporium building, 2386 Wall Ave. The group also purchased two buildings to the immediate north of the emporium.
Compass Minerals was recognized by the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining with an “Earth Day Award” for its environmental efforts.
A legislative committee this year killed the proposed Food Freedom Act, saying it went too far. But state Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, who chaired the committee that heard the bill, said food freedom legislation will be back in 2017. Backers say millennials, urban homesteaders and home kitchen producers should be supported in selling their products.
The Weber-Morgan Health Department posts only basic reports on restaurants under critical violation enforcement, while the Davis County and Bear River departments promise complete reports, but many are not available on the internet at the moment.
Things are looking up for a vacant, dilapidated building on the corner of 24th Street and Wall Avenue. Ogden City says a new owner plans to refurbish the building.
Whirlybird Helicopters did not answer the federal suit the government filed July 23, 2015 after a Federal Aviation Administration investigation alleged the company failed to do federally required pre-employment drug tests on eight employees and that three of those employees were not in Whirlybird’s random drug testing pool. The U.S. Attorney’s Office asked a federal judge Friday to order a default judgment of $55,000.
Warrens Craft Burger recently moved to its current location from up the street, where, located inside the City Club, it had a burger-and-cold-beer focus. The new site has gourmet burgers and brews and has branched out with a greater variety of salads, sandwiches and appetizers.
The center has a federally budgeted capacity of 1,002 students and 375 employees. Celeste McDonald, an MTC vice president, said the center reached 95 percent of Labor Department goals in 2015, evidenced by 896 completions in career technical training programs, 905 placed in jobs, higher-education or the military, and 379 high school diplomas or equivalencies.