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Becky Wright

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Education

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...


Fire

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...


Government

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....


Education

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...


Local

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...




Local

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...


Local

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....


Education

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...


Education

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...


Education

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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