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Raise Utah income tax for schools? May be a tough sell

SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Jack Draxler has not backed down on his proposal to raise the Utah income tax rate, but he is changing some of the details about...


Firefighters: Child nearly dies in South Ogden bathtub

SOUTH OGDEN — A 1-year-old girl was transported to the hospital after a near-drowning in South Ogden.  Emergency responders were...


Bill would let Utah officials opt out of performing marriages

A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature would allow a government official to refuse to perform a marriage that is not in line with his or her religious beliefs....


Coroles named Ogden schools superintendent

OGDEN — The Ogden school board voted unanimously Thursday night to remove the word “interim” from Sandy Coroles’ title, and offer...


Recent shootings highlighted at Ogden MLK Day

OGDEN - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a lot more than a day off for Gregory Noel. “Some people gloss over this holiday as just another holiday, but it has...


Layton man glad the Alabama of 1965 is no more

LAYTON — It's been 50 years since Don Erekson found himself in Montgomery, Alabama, but he still vividly remembers the prevailing atmosphere of prejudice...


Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Utah

OGDEN — A march and voter registration are among the activities planned for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, and a week of service, in Ogden....


Weber State bans watches in testing centers

OGDEN — Don't plan on using your wristwatch to pace yourself during a test at Weber State University — watches have been banned from testing...


Ogden school board ponders pools, finances

OGDEN — On a night the Ogden school board started the new year by swearing in a new member, and electing a new president, the topic of swimming...


Partners create STEM hubs in Ogden schools

OGDEN — Students in the Ogden School District have new opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math, thanks to a partnership...

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