Cathy McKitrick

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Government

Updated Ogden Valley General Plan ready for final approval

OGDEN — The blueprint for shaping growth in the upper Ogden Valley, a document almost two years in the making, garnered hearty support Wednesday from planners and area stakeholders.


Government

Weber County RAMP board accepting applications for 8 open spots

OGDEN — Interested in public service related to recreation, arts, museums and parks?


Education

Some educators view Ogden School District's librarian plan as shortsighted

OGDEN — Some educators fear the Ogden School District’s recent decision to decrease its pool of certified librarians from seven to two might undermine the future success of its students, many of whom are in low-income and minority populations.


Government

Jim Harvey wins the Weber County GOP primary with 56 percent

OGDEN — Both Republican candidates in the Weber County Commission race watched primary election returns from their respective homes Tuesday night, June 28, along with family members and scores of supporters. And because of changes ushered in by SB54, it was anybody’s guess who would emerge the victor. 


Government

North Ogden Library agreement reached between county and city officials

NORTH OGDEN — Adequate parking posed the major road block halting progress on the long-planned renovation of the North Ogden Branch of the Weber County Library. But now that hurdle appears to have been overcome.


Police & Fire

After death in Davis County Jail, family alleges inmate wasn't given medication

SUNSET — After their mother died in Davis County Jail last week, three adult siblings have accused the jail of failing to provide the 46-year-old woman with blood pressure medication she needed.


Government

Looming growth drives changes to Powder Mountain water system

EDEN — Pending development in Wolf Creek and Powder Mountain, combined with the deletion of a spring as a current source of drinking water, offer a glimpse of future changes in Ogden’s upper valley.


Education

Ogden School District trims librarians from 7 to 2, encourages teacher applications

Ogden School District trims librarians from 7 to 2, encourages teacher applications


Government

Utah's medical marijuana advocates go to bat for federal initiative in D.C.

This story has been edited to reflect that state Sen. Mark Madsen and Christine Stenquist met with five of six members of Utah’s congressional delegation. 


Local

Wall Avenue businesses say Lantern House's arrival came with uptick in trouble

OGDEN — Lamar Eskelsen is getting a lot more walk-in traffic at his Wall Avenue car lot these days, but it’s not helping his bottom line. He says the transients frequenting his property are committing crimes and probably driving away paying customers.


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