Local

Weber State professor recognized with 'freedom of information' award

Ogden records case heard by Utah Supreme Court

Dan Schroeder received the Roy B. Gibson Freedom of Information Award from the Utah chapter...

Sports

From a tiny Ogden gym, Golden Gloves boxing champion Diego Alvarez emerges

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Diego Alvarez, 17, of South Ogden, a junior at Two Rivers High School, bested the finest amateur boxers in the United States, taking the 114-pound national 2016 Golden Gloves championship. After he defeated Fernando Martinez, of Nevada, in the finals, Alvarez was tabbed the tournament’s most...


Government

Washington Terrace looking for funds to replace old public works complex

Washington Terrace hopes to build new public works complex

Anything related to municipal services in the small Weber County city of Washington Terrace depends on its Public Works facility. Unfortunately, that 60-year-old complex is showing serious signs of decline. Crammed full of big trucks, fleet vehicles, tools, small motors, municipal signs,...


Faith

Ogden's second 'Festival of Colors' celebrates spring and sprituality

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Ogden’s Lorin Farr Park burst with sunshine, tinted powder and smiling faces Saturday as locals turned out to celebrate springtime color. It marked the second year members of the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, the Utah Krishna Consciousness movement, have hosted the...


Business

New bookshop coming to 25th Street amid indie bookseller resurgence

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Literature-lovers, rejoice. The shop will sell new/used books and hold book readings, poetry readings, short story readings, book clubs and book signings.


Entertainment

Ogden's First Friday Art Stroll June 2016: 3 exhibits you have to see

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Prepare yourself to see plein air painting of Weber County, works from a respected Ogden artist at Weber State University’s first-ever summer art exhibit and more at next month’s First Friday Art Stroll.


Police & Fire

Clinton man assaulted for taking 5-year-old daughter into Walmart men's

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The man allegedly told him it was


Entertainment

Farmington man appears on 'Survivor' edition of 'The Price is Right'

Donald Johnson on the price is right

When Donald Johnson was recently accepted to appear on a special ‘Survivor’ edition of “The Price is Right,” not one — but two of his biggest dreams came true. 


News

Deer crashes through Ogden salon's plate glass window

Deer in Window

A deer that ran full-speed through an Ogden salon storefront window.


Government

Law firm's letter helped nix Ogden blight hearing; open house scheduled

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The Institute for Justice sent a letter dated May 23 to Ogden City’s Redevelopment Agency about the Oak Den Urban Renewal Area. It contributed to the cancellation of a May 24 hearing. The city has now scheduled an open house for Thursday, June 2, at Madison Elementary School.


Education

Northern Utah class of 2016: High school graduates getting diplomas this year

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Check out the Standard-Examiner’s lists of 2016 high school graduates from schools around Weber and Davis counties, including Ogden High School, Davis High School, Bountiful High School, Northridge High School, Clearfield High School and more.


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