Cathy McKitrick

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New Ogden Canyon Siphon finished on time with no injuries

OGDEN — Winter-time construction can be fraught with challenges, but add the elements of height, wind and plenty of traffic down below, and that gives a sense of what workers faced replacing the irrigation pipeline that spans the mouth of Ogden Canyon.


Government

Some Ogden neighborhoods lack secondary water, Pineview hustles to keep up

OGDEN — As the weather warms, residents in neighborhoods near the Harrison Boulevard road-widening project are growing anxious about their lawns, fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Their secondary water that typically starts to flow through underground pipes on April 15 has either been sporadic or altogether absent.


Government

Weber and Davis communities nab urban revitalization grants

A handful of Weber and Davis County communities have received grants aimed at encouraging healthy lifestyles, boosting local economies, and shaping future “downtowns” near public transit facilities.


Government

Ogden aims to build pipeline to competitive youth sports with advisory board

OGDEN — The Ogden City Council is considering creating a competitive sports advisory board that would help bridge the gap between the city’s just-for-fun recreation leagues and the higher level of athleticism and commitment required to play on junior and senior high school teams that contend for division titles.


Government

Summit is prepared, water-wise, to start building homes on Powder Mountain

EDEN — Construction is expected to start soon on at least six homes within Summit’s first development phase near the top of Powder Mountain.


Government

Clemens vs. Bishop: 2 distinct choices in Utah's 1st Congressional race

NORTH OGDEN — Democrat Peter Clemens juggles his time these days between his work as a primary care physician and getting the word out to voters about the differences between himself and Republican Congressman Rob Bishop, the man he hopes to prevent from securing an eighth U.S. House term in Washington D.C.


Government

Costly Union Station upgrades hinge on pending land lease renewal

OGDEN — The future of Ogden’s Union Station appears to hang in limbo as Ogden City officials await a response from Union Pacific Railroad about renewing the lease for the land underneath the historic structure.


Food

Union Grill is leaving Union Station, plans to be ‘bridge’ in downtown Ogden

OGDEN — After a quarter-century tucked cozily inside the landmark Union Station at the base of Historic 25th Street, the popular Union Grill will relocate to another nearby historic site this summer.


Government

Powder Mountain's Summit clears hurdle toward water mitigation

EDEN — The Summit collective that owns Powder Mountain has cleared another hurdle toward launching home construction near the top of the peak that straddles two counties. 


Education

Weber School District details stance on teacher's N-word use

SOUTH OGDEN — The Weber School District’s investigation into an eighth-grade history teacher’s showing of the movie “Glory” and use of a racial slur in class has concluded, but controversy surrounding his actions has yet to subside.


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