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Compromise can be done on fiscal issues

Standard-Examiner, Vijay K. Mathur
Mar 20 2014 - 1:08pm

Bloomberg, on March 5, reports online that President Barack Obama's budget of $3.9 trillion for fiscal year 2015 benefits low-income families, college students, researchers and infrastructure. It raises taxes on airline passengers, wealthy and multinationals. As a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the projected deficit will be 3.7...

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Officials: Shutdown had big impact on Southern Utah

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 7 2013 - 9:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The 11-day shutdown of the federal government had a bigger economic impact on Southern Utah than can be easily measured, a Uintah County lawmaker says.

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Compromise can be done on fiscal issues

Standard-Examiner, Vijay K. Mathur
Mar 20 2014 - 1:08pm

Bloomberg, on March 5, reports online that President Barack Obama's budget of $3.9 trillion for fiscal year 2015 benefits low-income families, college students, researchers and infrastructure. It raises taxes on airline passengers, wealthy and multinationals. As a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the projected deficit will be 3.7...

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Ogden man with cancer surprises with money so he, others feel better

Brandy Sichmeller smiles as her 2-year-old son Zhander holds the money she was handed by Erbey Satterfield while shopping at Smith’s in Ogden on Thursday. Satterfield, 72, has prostate cancer and what he calls a healthy retirement pension. He says giving away about $600 each month — and seeing how it touches people’s lives — makes him feel better. A stunned Sichmeller, of Ogden, says she plans to use the $50 Satterfield gave her to buy gasoline. (KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner)

Scott Schwebke
Jun 9 2012 - 10:59pm

OGDEN -- Erbey Satterfield was diagnosed three years ago with prostate and bone cancer but says he has the perfect prescription to help him forget about his health problems -- he gives away money. "It's just makes me aware that even if I'm hurting, there are a lot of people who are hurting," he said. "There are people who can't put food on the...

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With horse numbers falling, Legacy refocuses efforts

Motocross rider Jack Baughman goes through a practice run at the Legacy Events Center in west Farmington earlier this month. (NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Dec 26 2011 - 12:07am

FARMINGTON -- With Davis County home construction putting the squeeze on open pasture lands where horses once grazed -- forcing some horse owners to relocate -- Davis County Legacy Events Center is diversifying the groups it attracts. Being able to rely on renting out Legacy Events Center's indoor and outdoor arenas to horse riders to supplement...

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Protesters Occupy Ogden

During an Occupy Ogden rally, former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson talks to the crowd gathered in front of the Ogden Municipal Building about the financial state of the country. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Tim Gurrister
Nov 5 2011 - 10:53pm

OGDEN -- Freezing temperatures greeted the Occupy Wall Street movement's Ogden debut Saturday morning as about 40 protesters gathered at the front steps of the Ogden Municipal Building. The nationwide movement has burgeoned in recent weeks to assail, peacefully, the excesses and failures of the nation's biggest banks since 2008 that have fueled...

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More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

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Far West Motel demolition starts

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner 
Demolition began at the Far West Motel in Kaysville on Wednesday. The 44-year-old motel and other buildings on Main Street will be cleared to make room for a $6.5 million townhouse development on the 2.9-acre site, now owned by Destination Homes. Residents received an eviction notice from the owner in June

Bryon Saxton
Aug 24 2011 - 9:49pm

KAYSVILLE -- Amid two abandoned vehicles, a swing set and scattered clothes and bedding sits a track hoe, poised to continue with the demolition of the 44-year-old Far West Motel in Kaysville.

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Resort cheer camp held in Layton

MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner 
Elise Russon, a staff member of United Spirit Association, leads high school students in a cheer during a cheerleading camp  at the Davis Conference Center in Layton on Tuesday.

Bryon Saxton
Jun 28 2011 - 11:08pm

LAYTON -- The energy and noise generated by the 703 high school cheerleaders gathered in the Eclipse Expo Hall on Tuesday easily rivaled the ear-ringing decibel level of having a front-row seat at a Journey concert.

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Fewer weapons against mosquitoes

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner) A plane sprays pesticide against mosquitoes in Taylor last week,.

Dana Rimington
Jun 11 2011 - 7:37pm

Crews in Davis and Weber counties have fewer tools to fight mosquitoes this year and, due to the high cost of re-registering pesticide products, they fear losing even more from their arsenal in coming years.

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GALLERY: Black Friday shopping madness

Lisa Stevens works her way through the crowd during the Black Friday sale Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Target in Centerville, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Nick Short, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Nov 23 2012 - 11:25am

Do you have some great Black Friday pics of your own? Please share! Add to this slideshow by sending those photos to yourpics@standard.net.See photos of shoppers on Black Friday November 23, 2012.

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Ogden man with cancer surprises with money so he, others feel better

Brandy Sichmeller smiles as her 2-year-old son Zhander holds the money she was handed by Erbey Satterfield while shopping at Smith’s in Ogden on Thursday. Satterfield, 72, has prostate cancer and what he calls a healthy retirement pension. He says giving away about $600 each month — and seeing how it touches people’s lives — makes him feel better. A stunned Sichmeller, of Ogden, says she plans to use the $50 Satterfield gave her to buy gasoline. (KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner)

Scott Schwebke
Jun 9 2012 - 10:59pm

OGDEN -- Erbey Satterfield was diagnosed three years ago with prostate and bone cancer but says he has the perfect prescription to help him forget about his health problems -- he gives away money. "It's just makes me aware that even if I'm hurting, there are a lot of people who are hurting," he said. "There are people who can't put food on the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 10 2012 - 7:27am


With horse numbers falling, Legacy refocuses efforts

Motocross rider Jack Baughman goes through a practice run at the Legacy Events Center in west Farmington earlier this month. (NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Dec 26 2011 - 12:07am

FARMINGTON -- With Davis County home construction putting the squeeze on open pasture lands where horses once grazed -- forcing some horse owners to relocate -- Davis County Legacy Events Center is diversifying the groups it attracts. Being able to rely on renting out Legacy Events Center's indoor and outdoor arenas to horse riders to supplement...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 26 2011 - 1:31am


Protesters Occupy Ogden

During an Occupy Ogden rally, former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson talks to the crowd gathered in front of the Ogden Municipal Building about the financial state of the country. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Tim Gurrister
Nov 5 2011 - 10:53pm

OGDEN -- Freezing temperatures greeted the Occupy Wall Street movement's Ogden debut Saturday morning as about 40 protesters gathered at the front steps of the Ogden Municipal Building. The nationwide movement has burgeoned in recent weeks to assail, peacefully, the excesses and failures of the nation's biggest banks since 2008 that have fueled...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 6 2011 - 7:44am


More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 15 2011 - 3:39pm


Far West Motel demolition starts

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner 
Demolition began at the Far West Motel in Kaysville on Wednesday. The 44-year-old motel and other buildings on Main Street will be cleared to make room for a $6.5 million townhouse development on the 2.9-acre site, now owned by Destination Homes. Residents received an eviction notice from the owner in June

Bryon Saxton
Aug 24 2011 - 9:49pm

KAYSVILLE -- Amid two abandoned vehicles, a swing set and scattered clothes and bedding sits a track hoe, poised to continue with the demolition of the 44-year-old Far West Motel in Kaysville.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Aug 25 2011 - 12:06pm


Resort cheer camp held in Layton

MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner 
Elise Russon, a staff member of United Spirit Association, leads high school students in a cheer during a cheerleading camp  at the Davis Conference Center in Layton on Tuesday.

Bryon Saxton
Jun 28 2011 - 11:08pm

LAYTON -- The energy and noise generated by the 703 high school cheerleaders gathered in the Eclipse Expo Hall on Tuesday easily rivaled the ear-ringing decibel level of having a front-row seat at a Journey concert.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 29 2011 - 12:55am


Fewer weapons against mosquitoes

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner) A plane sprays pesticide against mosquitoes in Taylor last week,.

Dana Rimington
Jun 11 2011 - 7:37pm

Crews in Davis and Weber counties have fewer tools to fight mosquitoes this year and, due to the high cost of re-registering pesticide products, they fear losing even more from their arsenal in coming years.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 11 2011 - 7:48pm


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