Mark Saal: Controversial presidential inauguration shouldn't be missed

All due respect, but anyone who plans to skip this Friday’s presidential inauguration is — as the kids would say — “totes cray-cray.”

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Opinion: Forget Sundance Film Festival, here are some actual fun things to do

OGDEN — First, “over-rated” actress Meryl Streep disrespects our next commander-in-chief. Now, we’re about to get 11 straight days of reminders that the Hollywood liberal elites simply don’t care about us.


Formerly homeless 'Boy Scout' looks to future of hopes, dreams

OGDEN — No one has ever accused Doug Harding of being typical. Or even normal, for that matter.


Weber, Davis, Cache, Box Elder seek volunteers for homeless Point-In-Time Count

Editor’s note: This story was updated after a previous version incorrectly listed the hours of the Weber County Point-In-Time Count. We regret the error.

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Ogden Pioneer Days book's author looking for photos of event's early years

Now that it’s January, it only makes sense that we should talk about …


Funk ‘n Dive owners set to open Harp and Hound gastropub in downtown Ogden

OGDEN — You’ve met Funk ’n Dive. Now meet Harp and Hound.

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Column: News and reactions highlight our worst, best and worst again

Cold enough for you?


Ogden's Ice Sheet continues, long after the 2002 Winter Olympics

OGDEN — Say what you will about the social and economic pitfalls of hosting an Olympics. But at the very least, Weber County officials believe residents got a darn fine ice skating facility out of the deal.


A beginner's guide to snowshoeing in Northern Utah

What? Are you going to let a little snow stop you?

Guest Commentary

Journalist vents over Mormon Church's relationship with the media

There’s a scripture in the New Testament that lies at the very heart of Mormonism. Back in the 1800s, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints founder Joseph Smith was agonizing over which religion to join when he came across a passage that read: “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”

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