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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

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Davis Democrats tout growing numbers

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 4:52pm

KAYSVILLE -- The old joke that Davis County Democrats got together and met in a closet no longer applies.As proof, on Saturday, the group needed a junior high school gymnasium.

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Davis Dems to decide lone contested race

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:51pm

KAYSVILLE -- The Davis County Democratic Party convention today will be highlighted by a party competition for the House Seat 19 nomination.The convention begins at 10 a.m. at Kaysville Junior High School, 100 E. 350 South.

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VIDEO: Lee sides with ranchers in Nevada BLM dispute

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 16 2014 - 4:55pm

OGDEN -- Sen. Mike Lee appeared at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, driving his messages of pushing for limits on federal and presidential power and urging states and individuals to assert their rights.

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Weber Republicans dump Zogmaister; Ebert wins nomination

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 5:29pm

OGDEN -- After two rounds of voting, James Ebert nailed his party's nomination, taking 67 percent of the delegate vote at Saturday's Weber County Republican convention.That tally of about 600 delegates ended Commissioner Jan Zogmaister's bid for a third term, and gave Ebert an easy ride into office because there is no Democratic contender to...

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Commission and sheriff's races key for Davis Republicans

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 6:11pm

FARMINGTON -- With three major Davis County seats being contested on the Republican ticket, there is plenty at stake at this year's party Convention.And it appears the candidates wouldn't want it any other way as they put their personal contact skills into practice.

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Weber GOP delegates highly interested in library issue

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 5:24pm

OGDEN -- Weber County Republican and Democratic delegates thronged candidates and incumbents Tuesday night during a crowded meet-and-greet session at Weber State University's Hurst Center. 

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Davis GOP chief says ethics complaint against him dismissed

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 5:08pm

FARMINGTON -- An ethics complaint filed against Davis County Republican Party chairman Phill Wright has been dismissed as having "no merit," according to Wright.But Wright's claim is one the Davis County Republican Party's Ethics Committee will neither confirm or deny.

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 7:02pm


Davis Democrats tout growing numbers

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 4:52pm

KAYSVILLE -- The old joke that Davis County Democrats got together and met in a closet no longer applies.As proof, on Saturday, the group needed a junior high school gymnasium.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 5:20pm


Davis Dems to decide lone contested race

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:51pm

KAYSVILLE -- The Davis County Democratic Party convention today will be highlighted by a party competition for the House Seat 19 nomination.The convention begins at 10 a.m. at Kaysville Junior High School, 100 E. 350 South.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 5:51pm


VIDEO: Lee sides with ranchers in Nevada BLM dispute

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 16 2014 - 4:55pm

OGDEN -- Sen. Mike Lee appeared at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, driving his messages of pushing for limits on federal and presidential power and urging states and individuals to assert their rights.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 4:55pm


Weber Republicans dump Zogmaister; Ebert wins nomination

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 5:29pm

OGDEN -- After two rounds of voting, James Ebert nailed his party's nomination, taking 67 percent of the delegate vote at Saturday's Weber County Republican convention.That tally of about 600 delegates ended Commissioner Jan Zogmaister's bid for a third term, and gave Ebert an easy ride into office because there is no Democratic contender to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 10:25am


Commission and sheriff's races key for Davis Republicans

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 6:11pm

FARMINGTON -- With three major Davis County seats being contested on the Republican ticket, there is plenty at stake at this year's party Convention.And it appears the candidates wouldn't want it any other way as they put their personal contact skills into practice.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 6:11pm


Weber GOP delegates highly interested in library issue

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 5:24pm

OGDEN -- Weber County Republican and Democratic delegates thronged candidates and incumbents Tuesday night during a crowded meet-and-greet session at Weber State University's Hurst Center. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:29pm


Davis GOP chief says ethics complaint against him dismissed

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 5:08pm

FARMINGTON -- An ethics complaint filed against Davis County Republican Party chairman Phill Wright has been dismissed as having "no merit," according to Wright.But Wright's claim is one the Davis County Republican Party's Ethics Committee will neither confirm or deny.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 5:50pm

VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 7:02pm


VIDEO: Lee sides with ranchers in Nevada BLM dispute

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 16 2014 - 4:55pm

OGDEN -- Sen. Mike Lee appeared at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, driving his messages of pushing for limits on federal and presidential power and urging states and individuals to assert their rights.

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VIDEO: In 'State of the County' speech, Gibson attacks Standard-Examiner

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:46am

OGDEN -- While giving Tuesday's "State of the County" presentation, Weber County Commission Chairman Kerry Gibson lashed out at the Standard-Examiner and library proponents for recent stories, editorials and other material that criticized attempts to downsize a voter-approved bond."A lot has been said lately about our library system and what its...

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats look for boost from new caucus format

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 19 2014 - 1:16pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- After losing precious ground in terms of elected officeholders in Weber County, Democratic party leaders decided it was time for an overhaul.Only one Democrat holds an elected county position, and no Democrats represent Weber County in the state Legislature or the U.S. Congress.

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VIDEO: Utah defends freeze on benefits for gays

The Associated Press
Mar 1 2014 - 3:06pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah officials say in a new court filing that they have no choice but to put a freeze on granting benefits to newly married gay couples until a federal appeals court rules on the state's same-sex marriage ban.The filing comes in response to a lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union filed in January on behalf of four gay and...

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VIDEO: Hatch: Big government bad for Utah

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 3 2014 - 10:12am

SALT LAKE CITY -- More than 123,000 Utahns are struggling in the crossfire waiting to see if the governor will be one of nearly half of U.S. governors who choose to accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage. The other alternative is for Utah to create its own plan.Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, helped approve a $1.1 trillion omnibus budget...

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VIDEO: Clean-air advocate and N. Utah congressional hopeful bikes to work

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 19 2014 - 8:27am

NORTH OGDEN -- Whether it's to clear his head or clear the air, clean-air advocate and physician Peter Clemens has honed the habit of biking to work over the past seven years."I ride my bike somewhere between 125 to 150 days a year," Clemens said of the 30-mile round-trip commute from his North Ogden home to the Ogden Regional Wound and Infusion...

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VIDEO: Persecuted in China, Falun Gong practitioners appear in Ogden

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 18 2014 - 7:03pm

OGDEN -- "Pain is good," explained David Thurston as he and his wife, Cheyenne Liu, led a small group into exercise two, Falun Standing Stance, of the five exercises that comprise the practice known as both Falun Dafa and Falun Gong. "I think in Western exercise, people always think you need to be moving," Liu said. "Which is contrary to...

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VIDEO: Christie fires aide, apologizes for traffic jams

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 4:24pm

TRENTON, N.J. -- Moving quickly to contain a widening political scandal, Gov. Chris Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized repeatedly for the "abject stupidity" of his staff, insisting he had no idea anyone around him had engineered traffic jams to get even with a Democratic mayor.

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VIDEO: Outgoing N. Ogden mayor made city a top priority

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 6 2014 - 7:07am

NORTH OGDEN -- Residents here can rest a little easier at night thanks to outgoing Mayor Richard Harris.  Harris, who has called North Ogden home since the early 1980s, has been instrumental for decades in planning and developing neighborhoods, roads and countless ordinances to keep residents safe. 

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VIDEO: Riverdale's outgoing mayor pleased with job in and out of office

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 2 2013 - 1:16pm

RIVERDALE -- When he's not conducting a city council meeting, attending a ribbon cutting or making plans for other business in the city of Riverdale, Mayor Bruce Burrows is helping terminally ill patients find peace through faith and prayer.

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GALLERY: Sen. Mike Lee's town meeting in Plain City, Utah, August 22, 2013

United States Senator for Utah, Mike Lee speaks to the crowd at a town hall meeting in Plain City Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.)    (BRIAN NICHOLSON/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Aug 22 2013 - 11:40pm

Sen. Mike Lee addresses crowd at Plain City town meeting, Aug. 22, 2013

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GALLERY: Republican Convention August 28

Ann Romney, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, looks over the main stage during a sound check at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

The Associated Press
Aug 28 2012 - 11:29am

Photos from the Republican Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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GALLERY: George Clooney arrested protesting at the Sudan Embassy

Actor George Clooney, center, Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va, back, and Clooney's father, Nick Clooney, right, are arrested during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2012. The demonstrators are protesting the escalating humanitarian emergency in Sudan that threatens the lives of 500,000 people. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

The Associated Press
Mar 16 2012 - 11:55am

Actor George Clooney arrested at the Sudan Embassy for protesting for Human Rights. To view the images in a slideshow format please click on the large photo at the bottom of the gallery and then use the right or left arrows to navigate.

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GALLERY: Jon Huntsman announces his withdrawal from the race

Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, and family, walk off stage after his announcement of his withdraw from the race, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. From left are, wife Mary Kaye, and daughters Gracie and Abby.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The Associated Press
Jan 16 2012 - 12:49pm

Jon Huntsman announces his withdrawal from the GOP race.

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GALLERY: Iowa Caucus night ends in near tie

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney applauds after addressing a crowd of supporters with his wife Ann and their sons Matt, Josh, Craig and Tagg behind him during a Romney for President Iowa Caucus night rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The Associated Press
Jan 4 2012 - 10:44am

Voters cast their ballots in the 2012 Republican Caucus in the state of Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. The caucus is a popularity contest that doesn't actually award delegates.

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