Police & Fire

St. Joseph church fire caused by candle in a small closet

OGDEN — It’s difficult to see a structure fire as anything but bad news, but Monday’s blaze at St. Joseph Catholic Church could have been so much worse.


Standard Deviations

Women to Women Foundation promotes higher education for single mothers

Three years ago, Centerville resident Jennifer Call Holbrook found herself suddenly widowed, with an 18-month-old son to care for.


Column

Swedish study says shorter workdays are better for your health. Well, duh.

This week’s “Well, duh!” moment comes to us from Sweden, land of a certain well-known bikini team — not to mention ready-to-assemble furniture/housewares with funny-sounding names like “Godmorgon,” “Smakglad,” “Gonatt” and “Bjӧrksnäs.”


Business

Ogden's Social Axe Throwing on the cutting edge of business

OGDEN — It’s called Social Axe Throwing.


Health Care

Alcohol Awareness Month: How to help a loved one with a drinking problem

How do you help a loved one who has an alcohol problem?


Column

C'mon, hardened felons. Can we at least take a little pride in our appearance?

Two months ago I wrote a column decrying the laziness of bank robbers who couldn’t be bothered with exiting their vehicles during the commission of a felony.


Health Care

'An everyday deal': Northern Utah families learn to manage alcohol addiction

WEST HAVEN — Alcoholism and its effects have worked their way into every aspect of Jenifer Gorder’s life. They whip and swirl around the West Haven woman like a hurricane.


Standard Deviations

Annual Egg Dive at WSU offers Easter miracle — safe, fun event

Jake is 6 years old. Seemingly, the perfect age for an Easter egg hunt.


Standard Deviations

Arkansas 'April Execution Marathon' raises all sorts of questions

When a convicted criminal is executed by lethal injection, do you suppose they bother with sterilizing the skin around the needle? I mean, you could develop a pretty nasty infection.


Standard Deviations

Fence still in tree a not-so-subtle reminder of Weber County's rare tornado

WASHINGTON TERRACE — There’s an old saying: “Good fences make good neighbors.” But what happens when those good neighbors start complaining about a fence?


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