Kitchen manager at Ogden Rescue Mission recalls his own path to gratitude

Kitchen manager at Ogden Rescue Mission recalls his own path to gratitude


Christmas Tree Jubilee benefits, commemorates special-needs students

OGDEN — A white Christmas tree with green, blue and “Toy Story” highlights and toys honors a legacy of service that sprang from the life of a special-needs graduate of Roy High School.


Weber County's Holiday Festival canceled this year

OGDEN — A Weber County holiday event that grew to attract more than 20,000 visitors a year has been canceled for 2017.


Orphan Quilt Project

This summer, women who attended a weekly quilting class at the Weber County Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum collected "orphan" quilt squares from those who participated. The squares came from projects not completed or were leftovers from projects not requiring as many squares as were created. The women now are creating quilts using these leftover squires. Some of them will be featured in an upcoming "Old Time Christmas Bazaar" which will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at the museum, 2104 Lincoln Ave. in Ogden.


Retiring Dr. Donald Carpenter credited for helping thousands

OGDEN — Dr. Donald Carpenter is one man whose quiet efforts are credited with directly and indirectly changing enough people’s lives to roughly populate the city.


Where to get a free meal this Thanksgiving in Ogden

OGDEN — Volunteers have organized six upcoming free Thanksgiving meals for those in need in the community this year. They will take place at:  


Here's where you can volunteer this Thanksgiving season

OGDEN — There are local opportunities to serve those in need this Thanksgiving season.


Donations encouraged now for Northern Utah turkey drive

OGDEN — This week would be a good time for area residents to drop off turkeys or hams for the United Way and Catholic Community Services turkey drive.


Alternative high school students raising funds for school sweaters, jackets

Editor’s note: This story was updated after a previous version incorrectly spelled Angela Arnell’s last name. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.


Part of 25th Street closed for filming of new Kevin Costner TV series

OGDEN — Part of Ogden’s Historic 25th Street was closed Monday as a film crew works on a new TV series being shot around the state.

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