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Ogden apartment building on 26th Street to be demolished

OGDEN — Ogden City officials and staff stand poised to pull the plug on the 18-unit New Life Apartment building at 503 26th St. 


Construction on Powder Mountain tree lodge begins; completion set for 2017

POWDER MOUNTAIN — When the small crew recently began constructing a super-sturdy platform for a future tree house to nestle among three stately pines, the falling snow was blowing sideways.


Election 2016: Weber County Democrats question GOP campaign expenditures

OGDEN — While their Democratic challengers often struggle to pay for signs, ads and mailers, Utah’s incumbent GOP lawmakers sometimes find themselves flush with campaign cash, and end up using some of those funds to make charitable contributions or to pay expenses related to their legislative work.


Morgan County ballot error causes confusion but miscounts not expected

MORGAN —  Voters in Morgan County recently received mail-in ballots with an unexpected bonus. Although only two of the county’s 15 precincts fall within state Senate District 19 boundaries, all 5,800-plus countywide ballots included that race. 


Ogden Good Landlord Program now offers certain convicts more housing choices

OGDEN — Ogden City’s Good Landlord Program, launched in 2004, gives landlords hefty discounts on their business license fees if they refuse to rent to felons.


Ogden’s Weber County Main Branch Library closing for renovation in November

OGDEN — For more than 48 years, the doors of Weber County’s Main Branch Library on Jefferson Avenue have opened wide to greet patrons checking out books and DVDs, taking English as Second Language classes, participating in children’s activities and attending community events.


Praying before public meetings questioned in Northern Utah

OGDEN — For at least the past three years, Weber County has opened its weekly commission meeting with a Christian prayer.


Sparks fly during Monday's debate between Bishop and Clemens

OGDEN — Congressman Rob Bishop, the seven-term Republican incumbent representing Utah’s 1st Congressional District, sparred with Democratic challenger Peter Clemens Monday night during an hour-long debate held at Weber State University.


Dixon Pitcher, Jesse Garcia weigh in on issues in House District 10 race

OGDEN — House District 10 stayed in Democratic hands for a decade before Dixon Pitcher won the seat in 2010. Now the Republican incumbent seeks a fourth term and is challenged by Democrat Jesse Garcia. 


Utah presidential candidate Evan McMullin speaks to packed house in Syracuse

SYRACUSE — It appears Evan McMullin might be the white knight some Utah voters had been seeking in this year’s turbulent presidential race.

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