Health Care

Syracuse woman fights chronic, painful bladder condition

SYRACUSE — Jackie Owen of Syracuse was still teaching kindergarten when she was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis in 2006. Since then, she’s had to leave the career she loved and learn how to deal with intense daily pain that rarely backs off. 


Forum in Washington Terrace will dissect civility, free speech Thursday night

OGDEN — The onslaught of inflammatory campaign rhetoric leading up to the 2016 presidential election seemed to indicate deep polarization and mistrust on the part of most Americans.


New organization aims to boost road access to upper Ogden Valley, Morgan County

OGDEN — A new rural planning organization that will chart future transportation projects to better connect the lower and upper Ogden valleys and Morgan County was unanimously approved by the Weber County Commissioners Tuesday.  


No hard data yet on homeless migration after Operation Rio Grande

OGDEN — No firm data exists to determine whether the Ogden area has seen a significant surge in its homeless population since Operation Rio Grande commenced in Salt Lake City in mid-August. 


Ogden family-owned appliance business celebrating 60th anniversary

OGDEN — Longtime Ogden business owner and appliance technician Rick Spencer busily dispensed customer advice Thursday before pausing to celebrate the 60th anniversary of family-owned Mark-A-Newt Appliance Specialists.


Ballot initiative would put redistricting question to voters in 2018

OGDEN — Pending the results of signature gathering over the next seven months, Utah voters could have the opportunity to change the way the state’s congressional and legislative boundaries get redrawn every 10 years.

Police & Fire

Officials reflect on preparation that led to successful Uintah fire evacuations

WEBER COUNTY — When a freakish tornado touched down in Washington Terrace last September, the incident provided public safety personnel with a big challenge.


Mormon women's group dives into civic engagement in wake of Trump's election

Soon after President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, a small group of Mormon women privately discussed their mutual concerns about where the nation was headed.


Forum for voter redistricting slated for Monday evening at Weber State

OGDEN — Every 10 years, after new U.S. Census numbers get released, Utah lawmakers take up the task of redrawing boundaries for federal, state and local legislative districts.


Uintah fire costs start trickling in, will skyrocket as numbers are crunched

WEBER COUNTY — It could take days or weeks to tally all the costs associated with the wildfire that rampaged across 619 acres in the Uintah Highlands area this past week. 

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