Health Care

Utah health providers concerned over pending repeal and replace of Obamacare

OGDEN — Health care providers in Utah are watching warily as President-elect Donald Trump and the predominantly Republican Congress take aim at dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.


Ogden women marching on Washington hope to promote equality, green policies

OGDEN — Northern Utah women planning to join the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington believe not only in the importance of showing solidarity, but in the urgent need for their messages to be heard.


5 years after Matthew Stewart's death, mother still hopes to clear son's name

OGDEN — Exhausting.


Northern Utah lawmakers busy preparing for upcoming 45 day session

With the state’s 45-day legislative scrum kicking off in less than two weeks, several northern Utah lawmakers have filed a host of bills spanning a wide array of topics, with many more unnumbered measures in process.


Ogden makes $700,000 in funding for Lantern House a legislative priority

OGDEN — On the list of Ogden’s legislative priorities for 2017 is a $700,000 request to pay off an outstanding loan for the area’s new homeless complex that opened in June 2015.


Ogden transgender woman assaulted at movie theater believes it was hate crime

OGDEN — After being assaulted last week in an Ogden movie theater, a transgender woman believes she was attacked for more than just looking at her cellphone.


Renovation to Weber library main branch reveals plans for new gathering places

OGDEN — Stripped down to its bare concrete walls and lit mostly by dull winter light coming through the windows, the three levels of Weber County Library’s Main Branch feel foreign.


Ogden City Council OKs new police chief, justice court judges and leadership

OGDEN — In their first meeting of 2017, Ogden City Council members approved a new police chief, two justice court judges and leadership to steer the new year’s agenda.


Jim Harvey moves from employee to elected official for Weber County

OGDEN — For many years, Jim Harvey addressed the three-member Weber County Commission as part of his job as Golden Spike Event Center manager. But on Tuesday, Jan. 3, Harvey took his place as an elected member of that body.


New training in Weber-Morgan will focus on suicide prevention in the workplace

OGDEN — Every 16 minutes, on average, someone dies from suicide in the U.S. And according to the Centers for Disease Control, a startling 70 percent of those devastating losses occurred among people old enough to punch a time clock.

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