Government

Pineview, Causey beach booze ban comes up for final vote Tuesday

OGDEN — Weber County Commissioners are poised to vote next week on an ordinance to ban alcohol possession and consumption on the beaches, trails and parking areas around Pineview and Causey Reservoirs.


Police & Fire

Charges still not filed against attorney accused of bringing drugs into jail

OGDEN — An Ogden criminal defense attorney who was booked and released from the Weber County Jail several weeks ago for allegedly smuggling drugs into the facility has yet to be charged.


Recreation

New open swim course at Pineview installed Friday

OGDEN — Thanks to a collaborative and concerted effort, Pineview Reservoir now has a safe open swim course where triathletes can train without the fear of getting hit by watercraft.


Government

Medical marijuana advocates continue push for new legislation in Utah

KAYSVILLE — Utah advocates for medical cannabis have all but given up on state lawmakers making the kind of progress they believe people battling chronic conditions and severe pain so desperately need.


Government

South Ogden City Council tables zoning for sexually oriented businesses

SOUTH OGDEN — Few issues ignite resistance like the fear of a strip club, adult movie theater or risqué lingerie shop moving into the neighborhood. But that possibility motivated one Riverdale Road business owner to urge city officials to look elsewhere when deciding where to permit sexually oriented businesses to set up shop.


Government

Alcohol ban around Pineview and Causey reservoirs sails over first hurdle

OGDEN — An ordinance banning alcohol on the beaches surrounding Pineview and Causey reservoirs advanced Tuesday with unanimous support from Weber County’s three commissioners. 


Government

Weber County considering alcohol ban on beaches at Pineview, Causey reservoirs

OGDEN — Parties on the beaches bordering Pineview and Causey reservoirs could soon become cocktail-free if Weber County Commissioners approve a new ordinance banning alcohol except in a few clearly defined areas.


Government

South Ogden City Council to discuss sexually oriented business zone

SOUTH OGDEN — The question of where to allow adult bookstores, theaters and other types of sexually oriented businesses is a tough one to answer, but members of the South Ogden City Council will attempt to do just that during their 6 p.m. meeting this Tuesday, May 16, at City Hall, 3950 S. Adams Ave.


Local

Boy's drowning death stuns Ogden's homeless community, spurs generosity

OGDEN — Tuesday’s drowning death of 8-year-old Korbin Minchey sunk the greater Lantern House community into shock and mourning. 


Real Estate

Affordable housing shortage worsens with seller's market and rising rents

OGDEN — Rising apartment rents coupled with a real estate market where demand outpaces supply are causing an affordable housing crunch in northern Utah. 


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