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BE lawmakers seat belt bill sent back for further review

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 25 2014 - 12:55pm

SALT LAKE CITY - A Top of Utah lawmaker's effort to make people more liable for their decision to not wear a seat belt, has been sent back for further review.

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Sinclair fined $707K for alleged violations at Wyo. refinery

Sinclair Oil Refinery in Sinclair, Wyoming.

Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Oct 30 2013 - 6:23am

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- State safety regulators announced Tuesday they are seeking $707,000 in fines against Sinclair Oil Corp. after alleging 22 safety violations at the company's refinery in south-central Wyoming, including a toxic gas release that sickened dozens of workers in May.

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Layton is first Utah city to offer Smart911 service

Layton Police and Fire dispatchers are able to give emergency crews important information provided by residents using the new Smart911 system. 
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Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 24 2013 - 12:13am

LAYTON -- Penny Bell understands too well that seconds count in an emergency.The Layton resident uses a wheelchair for mobility, and TWXT is her service dog.

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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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Motorcycle safety time in the summer

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner
Zac Oman (center), of Kaysville, participates in a Utah Rider Education course recently behind  Newgate Mall in Ogden. The program offers a basic rider course and supplies motorcycles and an experienced-rider course, for which riders bring their own motorcycles.

Loretta Park
Jul 3 2011 - 9:49pm

OGDEN -- Jennifer Brown, of Bountiful, is no stranger to motorcycles, and neither is Chris George, of Roy.

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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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425-mile bike ride promotes road safety

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) Cyclists ride in Ogden on Monday.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 13 2011 - 9:10pm

FARMINGTON -- Call it the Tour de Utah, only it's a ride for safety, not speed.Day one of a five-day, 425-mile bike ride through the entire state wrapped up Monday without a hitch.The Road Respect Bicycle Tour kicked off Monday morning in Logan with stops in Ogden, Farmington and finally Salt Lake City, wrapping up the Top of Utah leg of the tour.

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Kayaking brothers take on Ogden River's historic flow -- just for fun

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Brothers Ben Booth (front) and Chad Booth kayak the Ogden River on Monday. The river is estimated to be flowing at 1,340 cubic feet per second, nearly five times its average flow, even for early May, when the flow is historically higher than any other time of year. The Booth brothers have been kayaking the river for more than 15 years, and Ben Booth says, “It’s more challenging and intimidating when it gets this high, for sure.”

Jeff DeMoss
May 3 2011 - 11:11pm

OGDEN -- Brothers Ben and Chad Booth picked an historic time to hop into their kayaks and run the Ogden River.The river is raging at nearly five times its average flow, even for early May, when the flow is historically higher than any other time of year.

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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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 23 2011 - 7:34pm


Motorcycle safety time in the summer

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner
Zac Oman (center), of Kaysville, participates in a Utah Rider Education course recently behind  Newgate Mall in Ogden. The program offers a basic rider course and supplies motorcycles and an experienced-rider course, for which riders bring their own motorcycles.

Loretta Park
Jul 3 2011 - 9:49pm

OGDEN -- Jennifer Brown, of Bountiful, is no stranger to motorcycles, and neither is Chris George, of Roy.

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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...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 24 2011 - 11:44pm


425-mile bike ride promotes road safety

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) Cyclists ride in Ogden on Monday.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 13 2011 - 9:10pm

FARMINGTON -- Call it the Tour de Utah, only it's a ride for safety, not speed.Day one of a five-day, 425-mile bike ride through the entire state wrapped up Monday without a hitch.The Road Respect Bicycle Tour kicked off Monday morning in Logan with stops in Ogden, Farmington and finally Salt Lake City, wrapping up the Top of Utah leg of the tour.

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Kayaking brothers take on Ogden River's historic flow -- just for fun

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Brothers Ben Booth (front) and Chad Booth kayak the Ogden River on Monday. The river is estimated to be flowing at 1,340 cubic feet per second, nearly five times its average flow, even for early May, when the flow is historically higher than any other time of year. The Booth brothers have been kayaking the river for more than 15 years, and Ben Booth says, “It’s more challenging and intimidating when it gets this high, for sure.”

Jeff DeMoss
May 3 2011 - 11:11pm

OGDEN -- Brothers Ben and Chad Booth picked an historic time to hop into their kayaks and run the Ogden River.The river is raging at nearly five times its average flow, even for early May, when the flow is historically higher than any other time of year.

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GALLERY: D.I. donation a dud, Oct. 2, 2010

Kristin Heinichen, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 1 2010 - 11:41pm

See images of the inert shell donated to Deseret Industries in Centerville.

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GALLERY: Air Force training, September 14, 2010

Matthew Hatfield, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 14 2010 - 11:06pm

See more images from the squadron's training.

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GALLERY: Grandma can Chun Kuk Do, August 29, 2010

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
Aug 28 2010 - 11:05pm

See images of 72-year-old Carole Taylor practicing Chun Kuk Do

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