Roy honors brothers who raised money for fallen officers with lemonade stand

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“Thank you Kaden and Carson for putting service before self,” the Roy City Police...


Weber State to host town hall about race with police, community leaders

Town hall scheduled to explore police & race issues

Can we talk? That’s the question stakeholders in the Ogden community are asking after the onslaught of seemingly senseless shootings have roused tensions and turmoil in communities across the U.S. But rather than spawning more violence by debating which lives matter more — black or...

Standard Deviations

30 years in the making: Mark Saal's search for the perfect cowboy hat

New cowboy hats

Standard-Examiner columnist Mark Saal buys his first Stetson after years of covering the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo.

Police & Fire

Retired Weber Sheriff’s deputy to be honored during Ogden Pioneer Days parade

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“He never turned down an assignment. He went above and beyond.”


'LGBTQ Friendly' window stickers spreading in Ogden businesses

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After the rain, come the rainbows. Businesses along Historic 25th Street in downtown Ogden are taking on a multicolored hue in the aftermath of the June 12 mass shooting in Florida. Small rainbow-colored window stickers featuring the phrase “LGBTQ Friendly” are popping up along the...


Passionate Miss Rodeo spreads light in Utah while fighting terminal cancer

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Not even stage 4 breast cancer can take the passion out of Tammy Taylor Mitchell, who was honored during the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo this year. She’s a former Miss Rodeo Utah.


Deputies: Wallet found in hotel held meth; 3 arrested

HOUMA, La. (AP) — South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Utah men in jail. Terrebonne (TEHR-uh-bohn) Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the wallet was turned in to the sheriff’s office and turned out to hold a driver’s license and crystal meth. He says deputies went to the...


Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue. Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called “mild behavioral impairment” that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and...


'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

Film-Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Trek Beyond” has landed atop the weekend box office. Paramount’s latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to $59.6 million in domestic ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday, knocking Universal’s “The Secret Life of Pets” from the No. 1 spot. “Pets”...


Gender-swapping voice experiment suggests new factor in tech gender gap

Special To The Washington Post. When Aline Lerner worked as a tech recruiter, she saw a lot of biased hiring. “The kind of discrimination and bias I witnessed went beyond gender and race, though those are certainly palpable and very, very real. It was discrimination against people without pedigree,...


Man shot dead in Cedar City, suspect still at large

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Cedar City police say a man is dead and a suspect is still at large. Sgt. Jerry Womack tells KSL-TV of Salt Lake City ( ) that officers responded Sunday after shots were fired around 6:30 a.m. A 34-year-old man was found dead at the scene. According to...

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