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West Weber Elementary to be replaced; open house tonight

Ruth Malan, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 16 2014 - 7:52am

WEST WEBER -- Although the West Weber Elementary School has served students well for the past 86 years, it will soon be replaced by a new, modern school. The two-story school opened in 1928 and has had rooms added to it throughout the years. It is going to come down when school is out this spring. But there is still an opportunity for former...

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GALLERY: Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

Jamie Lampros
Apr 16 2014 - 12:28pm

Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

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Springtime reminds us of whom we can become

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 12:03pm

"Nobody can really go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." -Maria RobinsonDon't you just love springtime? The horizon screams of spring as the budding trees and the tulips poke their heads above the earth. I love spring's promise of new beginnings. Of course, every day marks a new beginning, but...

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It isn't school lunch without the peanut butter bars

Contributed, D. Louise Brown
Apr 16 2014 - 11:44am

Peanut butter bars were the reason kids used to eat school lunch. We'd chew our way through just about anything to get to that delicious square of chocolate frosting-covered peanut butter and brown sugar goodness. We had other desserts too, but nothing stacked up to the bars. That's probably why new entre recipes were usually accompanied by peanut...

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VIDEO: Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am

An Allegiant Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minnesota turned around shortly after take-off, after a swarm of bees clouded the windshield and got sucked into the engines.

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Fall of the House of Bush?

Cagle Cartoons, Joe Gandelman
Apr 16 2014 - 11:23am

Are hard-line Republican conservatives about to implement their own version of political entitlement reform? Are we now witnessing the beginning of the fall of the House of Bush?If Edgar Allen Poe were alive and writing political analysis, it might make a nice story. Only a few weeks ago reports said influential Republicans were trying to draft...

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Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

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Military Update: Top enlisted: Slow compensation to protect readiness

Standard-Examiner, Tom Philpott
Apr 16 2014 - 10:50am

Military leaders lead. Politicians can lead too, of course, but usually not before sticking a wet finger in the wind to learn how political winds blow.The contrast was evident Wednesday as top enlisted leaders delivered a kind of suck-it-up-and-punch-us message to a group of nervous senators.The armed services personnel subcommittee wanted to...

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Julia May Giles Spaulding

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 16 2014 - 12:41pm

HOOPER - Julia May Giles Spaulding passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Peach Tree Place Assisted Living in West Haven, Utah.She was born May 25, 1914 in Plain City, Utah to Charles and Margaret Brinkerhoff Giles. She was the second to youngest of 11 children.

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GALLERY: Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

Jamie Lampros
Apr 16 2014 - 12:28pm

Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

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Springtime reminds us of whom we can become

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 12:03pm

"Nobody can really go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." -Maria RobinsonDon't you just love springtime? The horizon screams of spring as the budding trees and the tulips poke their heads above the earth. I love spring's promise of new beginnings. Of course, every day marks a new beginning, but...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 12:03pm


It isn't school lunch without the peanut butter bars

Contributed, D. Louise Brown
Apr 16 2014 - 11:44am

Peanut butter bars were the reason kids used to eat school lunch. We'd chew our way through just about anything to get to that delicious square of chocolate frosting-covered peanut butter and brown sugar goodness. We had other desserts too, but nothing stacked up to the bars. That's probably why new entre recipes were usually accompanied by peanut...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 11:44am


VIDEO: Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am

An Allegiant Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minnesota turned around shortly after take-off, after a swarm of bees clouded the windshield and got sucked into the engines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am


Fall of the House of Bush?

Cagle Cartoons, Joe Gandelman
Apr 16 2014 - 11:23am

Are hard-line Republican conservatives about to implement their own version of political entitlement reform? Are we now witnessing the beginning of the fall of the House of Bush?If Edgar Allen Poe were alive and writing political analysis, it might make a nice story. Only a few weeks ago reports said influential Republicans were trying to draft...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 11:23am


Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am


Military Update: Top enlisted: Slow compensation to protect readiness

Standard-Examiner, Tom Philpott
Apr 16 2014 - 10:50am

Military leaders lead. Politicians can lead too, of course, but usually not before sticking a wet finger in the wind to learn how political winds blow.The contrast was evident Wednesday as top enlisted leaders delivered a kind of suck-it-up-and-punch-us message to a group of nervous senators.The armed services personnel subcommittee wanted to...

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VIDEO: Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am

An Allegiant Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minnesota turned around shortly after take-off, after a swarm of bees clouded the windshield and got sucked into the engines.

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VIDEO: Woman guides wheelchair through obstacles to get to Ogden food bank

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 8:36am

OGDEN -- Going across  town for 2.1 miles to get food might not seem like a big deal for most people, but for someone with limited mobility and no car, the monthly trek to the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank is a challenge.

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VIDEO: PREP SOFTBALL: Layton shuts out Weber; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 11:03pm

SOFTBALLLAYTON 7, WEBER 0: At Layton, struggling Weber proved to be exactly what Layton needed to get its pitching and defense back on track.

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VIDEO: PREP SOCCER: Fremont clips Layton; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 10:54pm

BOYS SOCCERFREMONT 2, LAYTON 0: At Layton, Gunner Burrell still remembers Fremont's tie with Layton in the regular-season finale a season ago that gave Layton the Region 1 championship.

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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VIDEO: Local tai chi instructor continues teaching at 88 years old

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 5:54pm

After spending time in China during his time in the Marine Corps, Logan native Norman Skanchy observed the Chinese people doing tai chi. He later took his wife back to China in the 90's, and the two took tai chi lessons from an 80-year-old master. Skanchy is 88 years old, himself, but is still very active as an artist and tai chi instructor.

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VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

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VIDEO: NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 12:39pm

Star gazers in parts of North and South America got a rare treat early Tuesday morning - a total eclipse of the moon.

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GALLERY: Weber State second spring scrimmage

Weber State lined up against itself Saturday, April 12, 2014 for the Purple and White scrimmage game at the practice field on campus in Ogden.

Brian Nicholson
Apr 12 2014 - 8:57pm

Weber State lined up against itself Saturday, April 12, 2014, for its second spring scrimmage at the practice field on campus in Ogden.

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GALLERY: Hill Air Force Base U.S. Air Force Reserve and Utah National Guard team up for "Lone Survivor" exercise

Commander, 388th Operations Support Squadron and F-16 Instructor Pilot LtCol Thomas Wolfe was one of the individuals picked up during the "Lone Survivor" exercise in Utah's West Desert on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Briana Scroggins
Apr 12 2014 - 7:52pm

Hill Air Force Base U.S. Air Force Reserve and the Utah National Guard worked together for a "Lone Survivor exercise in Utah's West Desert on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The exercise involved the collaborative efforts of the 419th Fighter Wing, the 151st Air Refueling Wing and the 211th Aviation Group to rescue a downed F-16 pilot. Two AH-64 Apache helicopters from the 211th Aviation Group scouted the area and then secured the area and then two UH-60 Blackhawks also from the 211th AG arrived at the scene to collect the pilot after he/she was confirmed with a security password. The F-16 was refueled by the 151st Air Refueling Wing. This is the first exercise that involved the combined efforts of the Utah National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: The Bike Shoppe First Annual Family Bike Ride

Jamie Lampros
Apr 12 2014 - 2:30pm

The Bike Shoppe First Annual Family Bike Ride

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GALLERY: YCC Walk Against Sexual Assault

Jamie Lampros
Apr 12 2014 - 1:36pm

Walk against sexual assault

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GALLERY: Style for Summer: Brazilian fashion show

A model wears a creation from the Salinas collection during Fashion Week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The Associated Press
Apr 11 2014 - 10:01am

The Salinas collection during Fashion Week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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GALLERY: Weber State Spring Football Practice

The Weber State Wildcats opened spring football practice for media members at Stewart Stadium at Weber State in Ogden Thursday, April 10, 2014.

Brian Nicholson
Apr 10 2014 - 9:44pm

The Weber State Wildcats opened a fast moving football practice for media members at Stewart Stadium at Weber State in Ogden Thursday, April 10, 2014. Coach Jay Hill hoped for faster, up tempo style practices and a goal of minimizing rookie mistakes during both practices and games.

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GALLERY: Region 1 Girls Golf Tournament

Region 1 girls golf competition at Schneiter's Bluff Golf Course in West Point Thursday, April 10, 2014.  (Brian Nicholson/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Nicholson
Apr 10 2014 - 9:37pm

The Region 1 Girls Golf tournament kicked of Thursday at 12:30 pm at Schneiter's Bluff Golf Course in West Point.

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GALLERY: Pole fitness and aerials at Kairos Fitness

Briana Scroggins
Apr 10 2014 - 5:34pm

Instructors and competitors gathered and practice during a practice session at Kairos Fitness in downtown Ogden on Friday, April 4, 2014. Kairos Fitness is hosting the first annual Aerialympics, a state-wide aerial competition at Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden on April 18, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

Jamie Lampros
Apr 16 2014 - 12:28pm

Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

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VIDEO: Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am

An Allegiant Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minnesota turned around shortly after take-off, after a swarm of bees clouded the windshield and got sucked into the engines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am


VIDEO: Woman guides wheelchair through obstacles to get to Ogden food bank

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 8:36am

OGDEN -- Going across  town for 2.1 miles to get food might not seem like a big deal for most people, but for someone with limited mobility and no car, the monthly trek to the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank is a challenge.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 8:43am


VIDEO: PREP SOFTBALL: Layton shuts out Weber; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 11:03pm

SOFTBALLLAYTON 7, WEBER 0: At Layton, struggling Weber proved to be exactly what Layton needed to get its pitching and defense back on track.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 11:03pm


VIDEO: PREP SOCCER: Fremont clips Layton; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 10:54pm

BOYS SOCCERFREMONT 2, LAYTON 0: At Layton, Gunner Burrell still remembers Fremont's tie with Layton in the regular-season finale a season ago that gave Layton the Region 1 championship.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 10:54pm


VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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GALLERY: Layton defeats Northridge 15-2

Briana Scroggins
Apr 15 2014 - 8:31pm

Layton defeated Northridge High 15 to 2 at Northridge in Layton on April 15, 2014.

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VIDEO: Local tai chi instructor continues teaching at 88 years old

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 5:54pm

After spending time in China during his time in the Marine Corps, Logan native Norman Skanchy observed the Chinese people doing tai chi. He later took his wife back to China in the 90's, and the two took tai chi lessons from an 80-year-old master. Skanchy is 88 years old, himself, but is still very active as an artist and tai chi instructor.

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