Ogden proposes state urban tax credits to fight blight

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Depressed areas like the Oak Den District led city leaders to send a proposal to the Utah...


Ogden Chicken Alliance working to scratch up more support for backyard birds

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Their signature petition seeks to do away with Ogden’s ban on chickens.


Riverdale’s Motor-Vu drive-in brings movies for decades, through ups and downs

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When it comes to summertime cinema, nothing quite beats the drive-in. At twilight on Friday, families gathered around the four screens at Riverdale’s Coleman’s Motor-Vu in the backs of pickup trucks and in circles of camp chairs. They played cards, munched snacks and...


Firewalkers pyrotechnics a thrilling punctuation to Hill AFB air show

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An air show without pyrotechnics is just another fly over. At least that’s how Rick Myers and his team of flame-throwing pyrotechnicians see it. Myers and his Firewalkers International crew have been in town for nearly a week now, preparing to — as Myers puts it —...


Pineview and Causey reservoirs fill, but Northern Utah drought isn't over

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Those stopping by Pineview Reservoir in recent weeks may have noticed something unusual. It’s full. But northern Utah’s drought continues. The Ogden River was the only “bright spot” in the Weber Basin. Most reservoirs remain below capacity, including Rockport, East...


Ogden School District trims librarians from 7 to 2, encourages teacher

Ogden School District trims librarian positions again

Reminiscent of cuts made three years ago, Ogden School District is again shrinking its pool of certified librarians, this time from seven to two. 


Thunderbirds make wishes come true for children in Hill Air Show preview

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Little Lusee Williams of Washington Terrace was enjoying the USAF Thunderbirds Friday afternoon. Lusee, 4, suffers from serious breathing problems. She joined her mom, Brittnay Williams, her sister, Hannah, 7, and many other children and families, courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Utah...

Police & Fire

Peplin wildfire in Box Elder grows, fueled by dry condtions

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Authorities stress conditions for wildfires in Utah are getting worse each day. They urge extreme caution.


Ogden’s Historic 25th Street finishes 5th in national 'Best Main Street' vote

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Ogden’s hip and historic downtown hot spot couldn’t come out on top, but did take fifth place in a USA Today vote for Best Main Street in the United States.


Closed Bookateria store donates thousands of books to jails, others

Book donation enhances jail library

The Weber County Jail on 12th Street received a donation of about 1,200 books three weeks ago.


Ogden proposing property tax hike but says residents won't notice a difference

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Ogden City is considering a property tax hike up to 35 percent, but city officials say the increase will have little to no impact on residents’ bottom lines.

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