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Here’s an egg, there’s a egg ... hunts abound

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:53am

Here comes Peter Cotton Tail, and the Top of Utah wants to celebrate.

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Disney misses a step with 'Muppets Most Wanted'

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Mar 21 2014 - 11:07am

 As excited as I was to tell moviegoers about 2011's "The Muppets," I must admit, this sequel to that extraordinary reboot feels more or less ordinary.What's missing this time around? Simple. No Jason Segel.He was such a big fan of the original material and made such a significant and clever film the first time around, that there was bound to...

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'Davis County Today' photo exhibit opens with plenty to see and do

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 2:48pm

Photography has changed a lot as digital cameras have mostly replaced their film counterparts over the past 10 years. Long gone are the days of flashbulbs and bulky cameras that needed a new film cartridge loaded for every shot.The public is invited to take a walk down memory lane to see how cameras have evolved over the last 150 years at an...

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Children’s film festival brings international flavor to library

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 1:14pm

By MORGAN BRIESMASTERStandard-Examiner staffWASHINGTON TERRACE -- Families are invited to an international children's film festival on Saturday, March 22, at the Pleasant Valley Branch library."The all-day event we hope exposes children to new culture and people they may not have experienced otherwise," said Krista Denham, the Pleasant Valley...

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Ability to read fluently a high priority

Neal Nguyen
Feb 25 2014 - 10:31am

Acquiring the ability to read is a key developmental milestone in a literate society. In the past few decades, numerous scientific studies in early literacy skills acquisition have indicated that young children who learn to read fluently earlier in life have the better chance at succeeding in later reading of other academic subjects. Successful...

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Scary things & bad feelings: Frightening events inspire author to pen ‘Love, Hugs, and Hope: When Scary Things Happen’

Becky Cairns
Jan 19 2014 - 6:55am

The television had purposefully been turned off, but Christy Monson's two granddaughters heard about the shootings at the Clackamas Town Center, near their home in Happy Valley, Ore., anyway.It was the talk of the playground the next day at their school, and the talk scared uninformed Abigail, 7, and Lily, 5."Why didn't you tell us this was going...

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During 'Shop With a Hero,' kids the focus of season's spirit

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 25 2013 - 10:24pm

RIVERDALE -- It felt like Christmas had come already Saturday as more than 70 children spent their morning with local heroes, shopping for themselves and their families.

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Teaching generosity to children

Amy Joyce
Nov 29 2013 - 4:32pm

My 6-year-old came home from school last week with two envelopes. One was for a donation to help people in the Philippines. The other was to help hungry families have a Thanksgiving meal."I'll put a check in each of these. Then you can add your own money from your piggy bank, okay?" I said, thinking he'd be so excited to put his own stamp on...

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Here’s an egg, there’s a egg ... hunts abound

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:53am

Here comes Peter Cotton Tail, and the Top of Utah wants to celebrate.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 11:53am


Disney misses a step with 'Muppets Most Wanted'

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Mar 21 2014 - 11:07am

 As excited as I was to tell moviegoers about 2011's "The Muppets," I must admit, this sequel to that extraordinary reboot feels more or less ordinary.What's missing this time around? Simple. No Jason Segel.He was such a big fan of the original material and made such a significant and clever film the first time around, that there was bound to...

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'Davis County Today' photo exhibit opens with plenty to see and do

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 2:48pm

Photography has changed a lot as digital cameras have mostly replaced their film counterparts over the past 10 years. Long gone are the days of flashbulbs and bulky cameras that needed a new film cartridge loaded for every shot.The public is invited to take a walk down memory lane to see how cameras have evolved over the last 150 years at an...

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Children’s film festival brings international flavor to library

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 1:14pm

By MORGAN BRIESMASTERStandard-Examiner staffWASHINGTON TERRACE -- Families are invited to an international children's film festival on Saturday, March 22, at the Pleasant Valley Branch library."The all-day event we hope exposes children to new culture and people they may not have experienced otherwise," said Krista Denham, the Pleasant Valley...

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VIDEO: Classic car show rolls into Kaysville

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Sep 4 2013 - 10:24pm

KAYSVILLE -- Kaysville held its 10th annual "Cold Cones and Cool Cars" show Wednesday. The show included free ice cream -- supplied by Kaysville city and dished out by the Boy Scouts of Troop 518 -- live music, an Elvis impersonator and more than two dozen beautiful classic cars. 

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Lagoon's new rides send families whippin' and spinnin'

Jackson Capener (left) and Zachary Gray enjoy the speed of the Red Rock Rally ride at Lagoon in Farmington on Thursday.  (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Apr 26 2013 - 12:04am

FARMINGTON -- Doubling the fun by doubling up on the ride action: That is Lagoon's aim this season with the unveiling of two new rides in Kiddieland.Red Rock Rally, a Southern Utah-themed jeep ride with a whipping action, and Tipsey Tea Cup, a self-spinning ride, were introduced to the media by Lagoon officials Thursday."There are so many children...

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Volunteers tie ribbons to show support for slain officer's family

Volunteers make blue ribbons at the Ogden Amphitheater on Tuesday to give out to businesses and area residents for today’s funeral of Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom, who was killed in the line of duty last week. Mindy Skougard, of Clearfield, and Tom Evans, of South Ogden, organized the volunteer ribbon-making through Facebook. Francom’s funeral is today at Dee Events Center, and he will be buried in Ogden City Cemetery. Thousands of people are expected to line the procession route. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

JaNae Francis
Jan 11 2012 - 12:11am

OGDEN -- Dozens of warm-hearted volunteers arrived in 30-degree weather Tuesday night to tie blue ribbons for a community showing of mourning for slain Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom. Volunteers tied large blue ribbons and placed them along today's funeral procession route from the Dee Events Center to the Ogden City Cemetery.

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Horse therapy helps children with disabilities

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Hunter Cragun laughs as he rides Midnight during the group’s end-of-the-season bash last week at the Golden Spike Arena in Ogden. At right is volunteer Breka Garcia. The Freedom Riders group pairs children who have physical and mental disabilities with volunteers and their horses as a recreational means of therapy.

Jamie Lampros
Aug 28 2011 - 8:06pm

OGDEN -- Bean bags, squishy balls, stuffed animals and live horses are helping a group of local kids improve their motor skills.

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Skateboard lessons from nose to tail, along the rail

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) Eric Uquillas skates in a bowl at Ellison Skate Park in Layton as some of his students watch Wednesday. His goal during the Wednesday morning classes is to teach young skateboarders to be safe while building their self-esteem.

Dana Rimington
Jul 22 2011 - 11:16pm

LAYTON -- Watching her 9-year-old son roll down a steep embankment on a skateboard at the local skate park always makes Krista Stone's heart drop a bit. Making sure her son protects himself on the board is why the Glendale, Ariz., woman, while visiting family in Utah, signed her son up for a skateboarding camp.

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Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

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Volunteers urge safety along raging Ogden River

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Dinah Novy, the Community Emergency Response Team leader of District 31 in Ogden, talks to Dave Petersen on Thursday about water safety on the Ogden River along the Ogden River Parkway. River water levels have dropped some but may rise again because of snowmelt, water officials say.

Scott Schwebke
Jun 24 2011 - 11:22pm

OGDEN -- Dinah Novy, accompanied by her dog, Max, eased the golf cart away from Pioneer Park and slowly drove along a paved path next to the swollen Ogden River. Novy, a member of Ogden's Community Emergency Response Team, spent Thursday making rounds along a section of the Ogden River Parkway as part of a city-sponsored volunteer effort to warn...

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Ogden goes wild over Superman on Washington Boulevard, in comic

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Isaac Brower shows off his Superman shirt to Brian Trevino, dressed as Superman, outside of HeeBeeGeeBeez in Ogden on Wednesday. The store was having a party for the release of the newest Superman comic, which features Ogden.

Michael McFall
Apr 13 2011 - 11:15pm

See a video of Superman's visit to Ogden here. OGDEN -- Men, women and children crowded in front of HeeBeeGeeBeez, a downtown Ogden comic book store, with red and blue banners and signs, waiting for the Man of Steel to show up. Around 5:45 p.m., a smiling Superman was seen walking south along Washington Boulevard. Batman followed soon after with...

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VIDEO: Classic car show rolls into Kaysville

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Sep 4 2013 - 10:24pm

KAYSVILLE -- Kaysville held its 10th annual "Cold Cones and Cool Cars" show Wednesday. The show included free ice cream -- supplied by Kaysville city and dished out by the Boy Scouts of Troop 518 -- live music, an Elvis impersonator and more than two dozen beautiful classic cars. 

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GALLERY: Hungry for Happiness Tour at Marshall White

Students compete in carnival games during Arby's Hungry for Happiness tour stop at the Marshall White Community Center in Ogden on Monday, July, 22, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jul 22 2013 - 4:51pm

Students compete in carnival games during Arby's Hungry for Happiness tour stop at the Marshall White Community Center in Ogden on Monday, July, 22, 2013.

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GALLERY: Barbie dropping below Monster High Dolls in popularity

In this Thursday, June 27, 2013, photo,Tegan, 9, poses with Monster High Dolls as part of a Christmas toy preview at the toy store Hamleys in London. Mattel’s Monster High Dolls, with neon hair and punk clothing, have grown to an estimated $500 million in annual sales since debuting in 2010. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The Associated Press
Jul 18 2013 - 4:39pm

As Mattel reported on July 17, 2013, Barbie is suddenly facing a popularity contest as the most popular doll on the Market. Instead, Mattel’s Monster High dolls, have exploded in popularity since being introduced in 2010.

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GALLERY: March for Kids in Ogden

Reynaldo Leal
May 22 2013 - 7:18pm

Supporters of foster care walk along 25th Street during the March for Kids in Ogden, Wednesday Mayy 22, 2013.

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GALLERY: Valley View Elementary students study exotic animals

Students at Valley View Elementary pet a lizard during class in Bountiful, Tuesday May 21, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
May 21 2013 - 7:44pm

Cory Drage from Creature Encounters teaches students at Valley View Elementary about different exotic animals in Bountiful, May 21, 2013.

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Lagoon's new rides send families whippin' and spinnin'

Jackson Capener (left) and Zachary Gray enjoy the speed of the Red Rock Rally ride at Lagoon in Farmington on Thursday.  (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Apr 26 2013 - 12:04am

FARMINGTON -- Doubling the fun by doubling up on the ride action: That is Lagoon's aim this season with the unveiling of two new rides in Kiddieland.Red Rock Rally, a Southern Utah-themed jeep ride with a whipping action, and Tipsey Tea Cup, a self-spinning ride, were introduced to the media by Lagoon officials Thursday."There are so many children...

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GALLERY: Earth Day at the Childrens Treehouse Museum

Reynaldo Leal
Apr 20 2013 - 4:48pm

Familes visited the Childrens Treehouse Museum in Ogden to celebrate Earth Day.

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GALLERY: Snow sculptures at Burton Elementary School

Madison Ruvalcaba dumps more snow onto the pile Friday, February 1, 2013 at Burton Elementary School in Kaysville, Utah. Students were having a snow sculpture contest. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

April Hale, Nick Short, Standard-Examiner correspondent, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 1 2013 - 4:52pm

See photos of Burton Elementary School students having a snow sculpture contest.

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