Becky Wright

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North Ogden pioneer paid for land with a cat

NORTH OGDEN — The Jones family paid a steep price for their home in North Ogden — one cat. Richard Jones, and his wife Naomi Parson, emigrated...


Ogden school board replaces Superintendent Brad Smith

OGDEN — Brad Smith takes over as state Superintendent of Public Instruction in early November, so the Ogden school board voted for an interim replacement...


Who will be the next Bonneville Idol?

WASHINGTON TERRACE — By the time tryouts were over for Bonneville Idol, Devrey Martin was in awe. “Honestly, I was surprised we had that much...


WSU research cuts need for medical testing on humans and animals

OGDEN — Testing new medical devices can be a difficult, and sometimes painful, process. A Weber State University student may have helped cut down on the...


VIDEO: Columbine victim's example motivates West Haven school

WEST HAVEN — When Rachel Joy Scott was around 13 years old, she pushed her chest of drawers away from the wall and traced her hands on the back of it....


It's all about family fun at The Corn Maize

WEST HAVEN — Kari Fredrickson had so much fun at The Corn Maize with her grandchildren that she brought them back again the next day. “They loved...


Howard Hughes pal blasts 'garbage' portrayals of tycoon

HARRISVILLE — Jim Whetton says most of what has been written about Howard Hughes is garbage. He worked closely with the reclusive tycoon for several...


Willard man receives Purple Heart, after 63 years

OGDEN — Roy Torgeson finally received his Purple Heart Medal — 63 years, four months and three days after he was wounded fighting in the Korean War....


No trick - Ogden kids invited to meet authors for Halloween

OGDEN — Kids will get two kinds of treats at the Trunk or Treat sponsored by Avis Car Sales and Ogden School Foundation — in addition to candy,...


Utah lawmakers stand firm on campus concealed carry

LOGAN — Several Utah legislators are defending the state law that prevents universities from barring guns on campus, but at least one says Utah State...

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