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Water features bring relaxation, adventures to backyards

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 25 2014 - 12:23pm

FARR WEST -- The benefits of backyard water features are numerous. Many find the sight and sound of trickling fountains to be calming. During the heat of summer, water helps cool things off and adds humidity to the air. Water features also create a focal point and add aesthetic appeal to the yard.According to Cory Wilks, of Wisco Inc. in Farr West...

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Marion Dickemore

Contributed
Feb 3 2014 - 11:58am

Marion Dickemore of Farr West will celebrate her 80th birthday. Family and friends are welcome to attend an open house and light luncheon in her honor from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Farr West Senior Center, 1896 N. 1800 West.

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Farr West man gets 2 years in prison for Hill bribery scheme

Mitch Shaw, Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 29 2014 - 6:59pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- A Farr West man convicted of engaging in bribery and fraud relating to federal contracts at Hill Air Force Base has been sentenced to 24 months in prison. Jose Mendez, 52, was a procurement program manager for the U.S. Air Force Foreign Materials Acquisition Support Office at Hill. Mendez was originally indicted in...

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Farr West man to be sentenced in Hill contract bribery scheme

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 21 2014 - 7:12pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- After his partner in crime received a prison sentence last week, a Farr West man and former Hill Air Force Base employee is set to be sentenced next week for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme involving federal procurement contracts handed out by the Air Force.Jose Mendez, 51, of Farr West, will be sentenced by U.S....

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Missionaries

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Dec 28 2013 - 5:44pm

Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Mondays. For more information, call 801-625-4258 or 801-625-4237.

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No distractions: Farr West teen focuses on goalball goals

Jon Oglesby, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 25 2013 - 11:47pm

PLAIN CITY -- Marybai Huking seems like a typical student at Fremont High School, except for the fact that she is anything but typical.

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Fire guts Farr West garage

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 20 2013 - 10:15am

FARR WEST -- An early morning fire caused an estimated $40,000 damage to a home but the occupants, alerted by smoke detectors, escaped safely, Weber Fire District officials said.Crews responded to a garage fire in a home at 2599 W. 2625 North in Farr West. The homeowners and some family guests staying with them for the holidays were home and...

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VIDEO: Police: Farr West McDonalds robbed by masked men

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 19 2013 - 1:47pm

FARR WEST -- At approximately 4:45 a.m. Thursday, two masked men robbed the McDonalds fast food restaurant located at 1838 W. 2700 N.

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VIDEO: Police: Farr West McDonalds robbed by masked men

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 19 2013 - 1:47pm

FARR WEST -- At approximately 4:45 a.m. Thursday, two masked men robbed the McDonalds fast food restaurant located at 1838 W. 2700 N.

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VIDEO: Farr West senior homeowners protest rent increases

Bubba Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 19 2013 - 5:23pm

FARR WEST -- Carrying signs and armed with determination, residents of the Westwood Village active senior home community staged a rally Saturday, protesting rent increases they say threaten their economic security. Richard Robinson, the community's homeowners association chairman, said monthly rent has increased nearly $200 in the last decade...

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VIDEO: Weber Fire District's first open house draws a crowd, despite weather

Anita Kersey, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 9 2013 - 10:28pm

FARR WEST -- The Weber Fire District held its first open house this week, in observance of National Fire Prevention Week, which started Sunday, Oct. 6, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Family glad as they can be

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) 
Chuck Susman (left) helps hang a sign along 2700 North in preparation for Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Lofland’s return home to Farr West on Thursday after a tour with the Utah National Guard in Iraq.

Michael McFall
Jun 16 2011 - 9:40pm

FARR WEST -- Lily Lofland sprang to her feet when she saw the black Chevy Suburban come up the street.

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VIDEO: Police: Farr West McDonalds robbed by masked men

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 19 2013 - 1:47pm

FARR WEST -- At approximately 4:45 a.m. Thursday, two masked men robbed the McDonalds fast food restaurant located at 1838 W. 2700 N.

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VIDEO: Farr West senior homeowners protest rent increases

Bubba Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 19 2013 - 5:23pm

FARR WEST -- Carrying signs and armed with determination, residents of the Westwood Village active senior home community staged a rally Saturday, protesting rent increases they say threaten their economic security. Richard Robinson, the community's homeowners association chairman, said monthly rent has increased nearly $200 in the last decade...

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VIDEO: Weber Fire District's first open house draws a crowd, despite weather

Anita Kersey, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 9 2013 - 10:28pm

FARR WEST -- The Weber Fire District held its first open house this week, in observance of National Fire Prevention Week, which started Sunday, Oct. 6, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 12.

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GALLERY: Farr West Bike Parade

Clarence Secor, Randy Aiken, and Smokey Burgess (l-r) take part in the Labor Day bike parade in Westwood Village in Farr West on Monday, September, 2, 2013. Aiken won for best bike with a design based off of his John Deer lawnmower. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Sep 3 2013 - 2:15pm

Nineteen residents and grandkids paraded around Westwood Village, a senior community in Farr West, during the Labor Day bike parade on Monday, September, 2, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

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GALLERY: Faces: Papageorge Family Dinner at Farr West Days

Jamie Lampros
Jul 5 2013 - 11:57am

Faces: Papageorge Family Dinner at Farr West Days

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GALLERY: Make a Wish Foundation rounds up the posse

Lincon Masuisui was surprised by the Weber County Sharifs Mounted Posse. The Make a Wish foundation made it possible for Lincoln to live out his wish of playing a realistic old west cops and robbers shoot out at his house. In Farr West, on May 13, 2013 (Brian Wolfer Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 14 2013 - 4:28pm

The Make a Wish foundation made it possible for Lincoln Masuisui to live out his wish of playing a realistic old west cops and robbers shoot out at his house.

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GALLERY: Farr West SWAT Standoff

Brenda Gallegos hugs a member of the negotiation team after extended standoff in Farr West ended peacefully with the suspect, her son, Lance Gallegos, 23, unhurt and in custody, headed to the Weber County Jail. His pregnant wife, right, Kristyn Kuck, is due in a few days. Sheriff’s Lt. Chad Ferrin said the standoff started around 1:30 p.m when the suspect fled his own house on 1300 North and ran to a neighbor’s. He said the warrants were just for misdemeanors — traffic or minor criminal offenses — but "he decided he wasn’t quite ready to go to jail yet." (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Aug 2 2011 - 7:12pm

An extended standoff in Farr West ended peacefully with the suspect, Lance Gallegos, 23, unhurt and in custody, headed to the Weber County Jail. Sheriff’s Lt. Chad Ferrin said the standoff started around 1:30 p.m when the suspect fled his own house on 1300 North and ran to a neighbor’s. He said the warrants were just for misdemeanors — traffic or minor criminal offenses — but "he decided he wasn’t quite ready to go to jail yet." (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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Family glad as they can be

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) 
Chuck Susman (left) helps hang a sign along 2700 North in preparation for Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Lofland’s return home to Farr West on Thursday after a tour with the Utah National Guard in Iraq.

Michael McFall
Jun 16 2011 - 9:40pm

FARR WEST -- Lily Lofland sprang to her feet when she saw the black Chevy Suburban come up the street.

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