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Sanctions at issue in Bank of Utah's Iran plane connection

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:35pm

OGDEN -- A U.S.-registered plane found this week in Iran and for which Ogden-based Bank of Utah is listed as the trustee was used by Ghanaian officials as part of a diplomatic mission there, the New York Times reported.

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Small-scale wind turbine experiment at Weber Canyon

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 4:13pm

OGDEN -- Engineering technology students at Weber State University have designed and developed a portable trailer for five wind turbines that will sit at the mouth of Weber Canyon for the next year in an effort to prove that it is cost effective to capture energy from canyon winds using residential-scale wind turbines.

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Utah power bill help for low-income customers

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Apr 18 2014 - 1:27pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rocky Mountain Power offers a monthly bill discount to its residential customers who meet specific income guidelines.

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Utah jobless rate increased slightly in March

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:43am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's unemployment rate increased slightly last month, the first time since last July the rate has climbed instead of falling.

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F-35’s projected cost increases 1.9 percent to $398.6 billion

Bloomberg News, Tony Capaccio
Apr 18 2014 - 7:02am

WASHINGTON -- The projected cost to develop and produce Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons system, has risen 1.9 percent in the past year to $398.6 billion, according to estimates released Thursday.

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IRS chief tells Ogden workers agency will have to make do with less

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:04pm

OGDEN -- A shortage of resources, the effects of the Affordable Care Act and a surge in phone scams are a few of the issues John Koskinen, the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, addressed on Thursday.

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Avoid missteps with new sales tools and technologies

Aaron Hall, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:19pm

What tools and technologies are you using to drive success within your sales force? If you take a moment to Google sales tools, you'll find hundreds of products and services offering everything from CRM, field sales productivity, territory and account planning to marketing automation and sales enablement. How do you choose the best tools and...

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Utah's first 'Vapor Fest' in Ogden will celebrate e-cigarettes

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:37pm

OGDEN -- The Weber County Fairgrounds will host Utah's first "Vapor Fest" this June. Crystal Jojola, who runs Grand Events Utah with her husband John Furse, said the June 21 event will feature local vapor shops along with other vendors, food and music. 

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Sanctions at issue in Bank of Utah's Iran plane connection

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:35pm

OGDEN -- A U.S.-registered plane found this week in Iran and for which Ogden-based Bank of Utah is listed as the trustee was used by Ghanaian officials as part of a diplomatic mission there, the New York Times reported.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 6:54pm


Small-scale wind turbine experiment at Weber Canyon

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 4:13pm

OGDEN -- Engineering technology students at Weber State University have designed and developed a portable trailer for five wind turbines that will sit at the mouth of Weber Canyon for the next year in an effort to prove that it is cost effective to capture energy from canyon winds using residential-scale wind turbines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 4:13pm


Utah power bill help for low-income customers

Contributed
Apr 18 2014 - 1:27pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rocky Mountain Power offers a monthly bill discount to its residential customers who meet specific income guidelines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:27pm


Utah jobless rate increased slightly in March

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:43am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's unemployment rate increased slightly last month, the first time since last July the rate has climbed instead of falling.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 9:43am


F-35’s projected cost increases 1.9 percent to $398.6 billion

Bloomberg News, Tony Capaccio
Apr 18 2014 - 7:02am

WASHINGTON -- The projected cost to develop and produce Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons system, has risen 1.9 percent in the past year to $398.6 billion, according to estimates released Thursday.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 7:02am


IRS chief tells Ogden workers agency will have to make do with less

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:04pm

OGDEN -- A shortage of resources, the effects of the Affordable Care Act and a surge in phone scams are a few of the issues John Koskinen, the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, addressed on Thursday.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 5:47pm


Avoid missteps with new sales tools and technologies

Aaron Hall, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:19pm

What tools and technologies are you using to drive success within your sales force? If you take a moment to Google sales tools, you'll find hundreds of products and services offering everything from CRM, field sales productivity, territory and account planning to marketing automation and sales enablement. How do you choose the best tools and...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 4:46pm


Utah's first 'Vapor Fest' in Ogden will celebrate e-cigarettes

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:37pm

OGDEN -- The Weber County Fairgrounds will host Utah's first "Vapor Fest" this June. Crystal Jojola, who runs Grand Events Utah with her husband John Furse, said the June 21 event will feature local vapor shops along with other vendors, food and music. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 4:54pm

VIDEO: Newspaper plots course with new look and outlook

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 8:59pm

OGDEN -- Charles Horton has some breaking news for Standard-Examiner readers: Don't believe the rumors you've heard about the impending demise of the newspaper.Newspapers, he insists, aren't dying. At least, his isn't, anyway.

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VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

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VIDEO: Syracuse High students learn about being passionate about a career

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm

SYRACUSE - Nearly 600 Syracuse High School students got a chance to think about their futures last week during their school's Business Day with a lineup of experts to advise them about networking, utilizing social media, and exploring career options.

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VIDEO: Ogden woos Asian bicycle companies with its Taiwan trips, scenic tour

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 6:33pm

OGDEN -- Mayor Mike Caldwell exited the 9th floor elevator outside his office Thursday clad in bike shorts and rolling his bicycle. A few minutes later he emerged from his office wearing a suit and tie. Being a quick-change artist obviously goes hand in hand with his vision of Ogden as a cycling hub.In 2013, the city invested significant dollars...

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VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

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VIDEO: Northern Utah Fashion Expo showcases community creativity

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am

OGDEN -- Guests to the first, bi-annual Northern Utah Fashion Expo spruced up their wardrobes on Saturday with the help of more than 20 local vendors showcasing their goods at the Only in Ogden Store, 2246 Washington Blvd. Products ranged from vintage clothing and cowboy boots from Chuks to fun steampunk fashions, from Laughing Dog Designs...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am


VIDEO: Kids do extra chores as part of martial arts regimen

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 6 2014 - 4:20pm

OGDEN -- It's not often kids come to their parents to ask for extra chores.However, students of MP USA, an Ogden martial arts school, do this without fail.  It's all part of a martial arts program that originated from the royal family in Indonesia. Children who enroll in the classes at MP USA range from age 5 to 18 and can earn a series of...

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VIDEO: Hundreds swarm Ogden-Weber Tech College career fair

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 3:03pm

OGDEN -- Jeff Moore is looking for the one. Not the one to fill a hole in his heart, but the one to fill a hole in his business. To find his match, he signed up for the business equivalent of speed dating -- a career fair."We're here to hire one person -- an IT person," said Moore, from the Kaysville-based dictation business Moore Electronics. "...

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GALLERY: Utah crowds line up for PS4 release

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 15 2013 - 1:41pm

Crowds camped out for the release of Sony's PS4 at a Layton Game Stop. Photos by Brian Wolfer, special to the Standard-Examiner

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VIDEO: Newspaper plots course with new look and outlook

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 8:59pm

OGDEN -- Charles Horton has some breaking news for Standard-Examiner readers: Don't believe the rumors you've heard about the impending demise of the newspaper.Newspapers, he insists, aren't dying. At least, his isn't, anyway.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 10:38am


VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


VIDEO: Syracuse High students learn about being passionate about a career

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm

SYRACUSE - Nearly 600 Syracuse High School students got a chance to think about their futures last week during their school's Business Day with a lineup of experts to advise them about networking, utilizing social media, and exploring career options.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm


VIDEO: Ogden woos Asian bicycle companies with its Taiwan trips, scenic tour

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 6:33pm

OGDEN -- Mayor Mike Caldwell exited the 9th floor elevator outside his office Thursday clad in bike shorts and rolling his bicycle. A few minutes later he emerged from his office wearing a suit and tie. Being a quick-change artist obviously goes hand in hand with his vision of Ogden as a cycling hub.In 2013, the city invested significant dollars...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 6:34pm


VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 1:50pm


VIDEO: Northern Utah Fashion Expo showcases community creativity

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am

OGDEN -- Guests to the first, bi-annual Northern Utah Fashion Expo spruced up their wardrobes on Saturday with the help of more than 20 local vendors showcasing their goods at the Only in Ogden Store, 2246 Washington Blvd. Products ranged from vintage clothing and cowboy boots from Chuks to fun steampunk fashions, from Laughing Dog Designs...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am


VIDEO: Kids do extra chores as part of martial arts regimen

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 6 2014 - 4:20pm

OGDEN -- It's not often kids come to their parents to ask for extra chores.However, students of MP USA, an Ogden martial arts school, do this without fail.  It's all part of a martial arts program that originated from the royal family in Indonesia. Children who enroll in the classes at MP USA range from age 5 to 18 and can earn a series of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 6 2014 - 5:05pm


VIDEO: Hundreds swarm Ogden-Weber Tech College career fair

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 3:03pm

OGDEN -- Jeff Moore is looking for the one. Not the one to fill a hole in his heart, but the one to fill a hole in his business. To find his match, he signed up for the business equivalent of speed dating -- a career fair."We're here to hire one person -- an IT person," said Moore, from the Kaysville-based dictation business Moore Electronics. "...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 5 2014 - 3:15pm


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