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For longtime Sunset art teacher, final show is part of battling Parkinson's

WEST POINT — Former Sunset Junior High art teacher Ned Shelley can no longer draw, paint or speak on most days as a result of Parkinson’s disease, but he’s still making a difference with his masterpieces.


Local

Here are results for Northern Utah Boston Marathon runners

Northern Utah had some noteworthy showings Monday at the Boston Marathon, which drew 26,948 participants from around the world.


Community

New Ogden warehouse, food drive fight childhood hunger

OGDEN — A local food drive is corresponding with the opening of a new warehouse at the Catholic Community Services of Northern Utah Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank.


Faith

Genetics professor featured at Ogden FamilySearch lecture

OGDEN — The Ogden FamilySearch Library will present a lecture by a genetics professor for the library’s quarterly third Saturday lecture at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21. 


Local

Ogden native finishes 2nd at Boston Marathon

OGDEN — In her second career marathon race, former Weber State University track and field standout Sarah Callister Sellers finished second in the Boston Marathon on Monday, despite extremely windy and rainy conditions.


Local

Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership names new director

OGDEN — The Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership has named Christine Ipsen as its new executive director.


Community

Family starts work on Habitat for Humanity home after losing trailer in tornado

OGDEN — Brenda Guzman was so excited to break ground for her family’s upcoming Habitat for Humanity home that she couldn’t keep her hard hat on.


Guest Commentary

Readers react: North Ogden considers dumping recycling program

NORTH OGDEN — There appears to be some polarized thinking locally about recycling.


Entertainment

Free performances offered during cowboy poetry week

OGDEN — Cowboy poetry will ride into town next week, April 17-19, with three family-friendly and free performances at Weber County Library branches.


Faith

Thai and Lao New Years celebration coming to Layton Buddhist Temple

LAYTON — Honor the Thai and Lao New Years at the Layton Wat Dhammagunaram of Utah Buddhist Temple next Saturday. 


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