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Two Ogden-area plants receive ENERGY STAR recognition

OGDEN — Energy savings can come from small steps, even for some of the Ogden area’s largest manufacturing plants. This week, the U.S....


Earth Day tips for greening your routine

Earth Day falls in the middle of the week and at the onset of summer break. With so many distractions, it might be at the back of many Utahns’ minds. Still,...


Solar power coming to the Top of Utah

OGDEN — Just in time for Earth Day, Weber State University is announcing a partnership with Utah Clean Energy to bring more solar power to northern Utah....


Ogden Travel Plan could include new miles of ATV trail routes

The U.S. Forest Service is nearing a final decision on the Ogden Travel Plan, with small bumps and boosts for both ATV enthusiasts and those seeking quiet...


Weber State balloon project tests air for pollutants

OGDEN — The Weber State clock tower finished chiming at 11 a.m. just after the aerostat made its first float in the outside air, which felt unusually...


USU geographer models diverse landscape of climate change belief

Climate change surveys help paint a picture of the public’s opinion on a national scale, but a Utah State University geographer’s efforts mean we now...


Fort Buenaventura keeps Wild West alive through Easter weekend

OGDEN — Fort Buenaventura’s Easter Rendezvous had a lot of event competition this weekend, from egg hunts to LDS general conference. But by 11 a.m.,...


Jeff Lowe returns to his roots to screen film on life, climbing

OGDEN — Renowned climber Jeff Lowe will return to his roots during the Ogden Climbing Festival, where he’ll also be showing his biographic film....


Urban water future: Changing climate means changing water

Editor’s note: This is the final in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of Utah’s urban water supplies. The first story delved into aging...


What do old trees tell us about future water?

Trees respond to water like all living things, and they make useful records of dry and wet seasons. When it’s wet, the trees flourish. When it’s dry,...

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