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Inside Injunction: Q&A with professor, former Ogden gang member

Robert Duràn wants to change the conversation about gangs. They’re not about crime, he argues, but complex social groups trying to fill the needs of marginalized communities. Duran also has a unique perspective on the issue, studying gang life from the inside.


RMP’s offering some altruistic social STEP benefits. What’s in it for them?

The Standard-Examiner is exploring the nuances of Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan, point by point.

Snowbasin marks its 75th anniversary

Generations ago, the community came together to restore a magnificent but devastated mountain landscape and transform it into a “winter playground.”


What's new at Powder Mountain and Nordic?

Ogden Valley’s other two ski resorts may not be 75 years old, but they are celebrating their own heritage this season.


Breaking down Rocky Mountain Power's STEP energy proposal

Understanding utilities’ inner workings is complicated and tedious stuff.


Weber River Strong aims for $41M in grants to restore watershed

The 2011 floods along the Weber River might be fading from memory for some but the aftershock has several state agencies and municipalities thinking about the future.

Weber River's precious resources discussed at annual symposium

The verve for the Weber River Partnership lost some velocity this year, but organizers say the collaboration is still urgently needed to save the watershed.


Ogden gang member turned professor says police tactics flawed

Gangs have long been linked to criminal activity, but some researchers say their purposes and memberships are more nuanced.


Ogden Ranger District releases motorized travel plan for forests

After hitting plenty of bumps over a long road, the U.S. Forest Service has issued its final record of decision for the revised Ogden Ranger District Travel Plan.


Why does Ogden have a gang problem?

Cracking down on gang violence takes tough law enforcement, but it also signifies a deep social wound.

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