Pioneer Day 2016: Rules for when, where to get a seat for Ogden’s Grand Parade

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The parade director suggests where to park and when to reserve a spot, but there are also many...


Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo's mutton busting clown follows in father's footsteps

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For the Caz and John Harrison, clowning around and keeping rodeo participants safe is a family affair.


Former Miss Rodeo Utah JaNae Barlow Francis talks about keys to success

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Despite unexpected hurdles, Miss Rodeo Utah 1987 JaNae Barlow Francis (and Standard-Examiner reporter), kept what she calls her ‘princess mentality’ in order to earn the crown.


Ogden proposal will require secondary water for irrigation where it's possible

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The proposal stipulates those with access to secondary water systems to tap that source for irrigation instead of the city’s culinary water supply.

Police & Fire

Roy house fire results in $250,000 in damage, with cause still unknown

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Roy Fire Department officials say a house fire Friday, July 21, displaced a family of three and caused $250,000 in damage.

Police & Fire

Pioneer Day 2016: 3rd deadliest travel holiday arrives as motorists hit roads

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Pioneer Day is one of the deadliest travel holidays in Utah, but law enforcement will be active in trying to curb that this weekend. 


Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo 2016: Day 3 results, photos

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Day 3 results from the 2016 Ogden Pioneer Days rodeo on Friday, July 22, 2016.


Pie and Beer Day 2016: Enjoy Pioneer Day with these Northern Utah food pairings

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Celebrating Pie and Beer Day, the estranged step-sibling holiday to Pioneer Day, is simple. Crack open a cold one, cut yourself a slice of pizza pie or pastry and maybe toss in a toast to Utah’s cheeky counterculture. Here are suggested pairings from four Northern Utah restaurants: Slackwater...


5 fun things to do on Pioneer Day Weekend in Northern Utah

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Happy weekend! For many Utahns, it’s a three-day weekend thanks to Pioneer Day. There’s no shortage of fun things to do to celebrate the holiday — including the rodeo, parades, tasty events and more. 


Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo: Day 2 results

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Cowboys and cowgirls competed in bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie down roping, barrel racing.

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A look back at past Miss Rodeo Utah queens

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The Miss Rodeo Utah competition began in 1955 with the start of Miss Rodeo America and has been one of the most beloved highlights of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo ever since. 

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