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VIDEO: The godfather of Clearfield's SR 193 deflects praise for his foresight

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 5:04pm

CLEARFIELD -- The alfalfa, barley and wheat fields in west Davis County were just beginning to fill with houses in the late 1980s when then-Clearfield Mayor Neldon Hamblin saw the need to organize a multi-city effort to preserve and promote what has become the State Road 193 extension.The $70 million, five-lane road, which opened to drivers...

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Tax credit used as mass transit, clean air incentive

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 17 2014 - 2:14pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Salt Lake County lawmaker hopes offering an individual income tax credit will spur greater use of mass transit during key inversion months in Utah.Legislation sponsored by Rep. Marie Poulson, D-Salt Lake City, would offer a tax incentive to people who use public transit, during three key months where inversions are at their...

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Transportation officials consider costs to open high mountain passes

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 25 2013 - 7:56am

OGDEN -- Utah's high mountain passes combined with winter conditions usually don't equate to open roads, but the state is looking into exactly what it would take for that to change.

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Ogden mayor to chair Utah's Active Transportation Committee

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 15 2013 - 6:24pm

OGDEN -- Ogden area cyclists and pedestrians have a new advocate working with the state as Ogden Mayor Mike Caldwell will chair Utah's Active Transportation Committee next year.

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Railroad work will close 1800 North in Clinton this week

One of Davis County’s busiest east-west corridors will be closed this week due to a major railroad project.

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 28 2013 - 5:47pm

CLINTON -- One of Davis County's busiest east-west corridors will be closed this week due to a major railroad project.The Utah Department of Transportation will close 1800 North, which runs east and west through Clinton and Sunset, where it intersects with the Union Pacific rail corridor.

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VIDEO: The godfather of Clearfield's SR 193 deflects praise for his foresight

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 5:04pm

CLEARFIELD -- The alfalfa, barley and wheat fields in west Davis County were just beginning to fill with houses in the late 1980s when then-Clearfield Mayor Neldon Hamblin saw the need to organize a multi-city effort to preserve and promote what has become the State Road 193 extension.The $70 million, five-lane road, which opened to drivers...

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Hundreds protest W. Davis highway proposal in Farmington

REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner
A young protester helps post signs on vehicles outside the Legacy Events Center in Farmington on Tuesday. He was one of hundreds who turned out Tuesday night during a public hearing to protest the West Davis Corridor.

Dana Rimington
Jun 12 2013 - 6:35am

FARMINGTON -- While the public hearing for the latest recommendation by UDOT for the West Davis Corridor ensued inside the Legacy Events Center on Tuesday night, a public meeting of a different kind was held outside the building's entrance.

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Train-truck collision causes traffic delays in North Salt Lake

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) A train hit a truck in North Salt Lake on Monday, tipping over the second empty trailer the truck was hauling. Only one person was injured in the crash — a refinery worker was taken to an area hospital with a compound leg fracture, officials say. The railroad tracks are marked only by a crossing sign. The investigation into the accident is continuing.

Loretta Park
Jul 11 2011 - 10:16am

NORTH SALT LAKE -- Police are investigating why a semi-truck driver did not yield to a train Monday morning at a railroad crossing at 232 W. Center St.

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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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FrontRunner riders should learn safety rules

MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner
Passengers board a southbound FrontRunner train recently in Layton.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 19 2011 - 9:47pm

ROY -- There are a few things you should know before riding FrontRunner for the first time, especially if you're in a large group.

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Landslide near Pineview causing problems

Photo of the Pineview Rock Slide on May 20, 2011. (Submitted by Wyatt Buttars)

Standard-Examiner staff
May 19 2011 - 10:12pm

PINEVIEW -- A "pretty significant landslide" caused trouble for motorists Thursday evening, says Weber County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryon Hadley.

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VIDEO: The godfather of Clearfield's SR 193 deflects praise for his foresight

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 5:04pm

CLEARFIELD -- The alfalfa, barley and wheat fields in west Davis County were just beginning to fill with houses in the late 1980s when then-Clearfield Mayor Neldon Hamblin saw the need to organize a multi-city effort to preserve and promote what has become the State Road 193 extension.The $70 million, five-lane road, which opened to drivers...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 25 2014 - 6:02pm


Hundreds protest W. Davis highway proposal in Farmington

REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner
A young protester helps post signs on vehicles outside the Legacy Events Center in Farmington on Tuesday. He was one of hundreds who turned out Tuesday night during a public hearing to protest the West Davis Corridor.

Dana Rimington
Jun 12 2013 - 6:35am

FARMINGTON -- While the public hearing for the latest recommendation by UDOT for the West Davis Corridor ensued inside the Legacy Events Center on Tuesday night, a public meeting of a different kind was held outside the building's entrance.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 12 2013 - 10:23am


Train-truck collision causes traffic delays in North Salt Lake

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) A train hit a truck in North Salt Lake on Monday, tipping over the second empty trailer the truck was hauling. Only one person was injured in the crash — a refinery worker was taken to an area hospital with a compound leg fracture, officials say. The railroad tracks are marked only by a crossing sign. The investigation into the accident is continuing.

Loretta Park
Jul 11 2011 - 10:16am

NORTH SALT LAKE -- Police are investigating why a semi-truck driver did not yield to a train Monday morning at a railroad crossing at 232 W. Center St.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 11 2011 - 11:45pm


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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 3 2011 - 10:08pm


FrontRunner riders should learn safety rules

MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner
Passengers board a southbound FrontRunner train recently in Layton.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 19 2011 - 9:47pm

ROY -- There are a few things you should know before riding FrontRunner for the first time, especially if you're in a large group.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 19 2011 - 10:16pm


Landslide near Pineview causing problems

Photo of the Pineview Rock Slide on May 20, 2011. (Submitted by Wyatt Buttars)

Standard-Examiner staff
May 19 2011 - 10:12pm

PINEVIEW -- A "pretty significant landslide" caused trouble for motorists Thursday evening, says Weber County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryon Hadley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 20 2011 - 2:18pm


GALLERY: South Layton bridge launch, August 8, 2010


Aug 8 2010 - 9:05pm

Photos showing workers moving half of the new overpass into position

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GALLERY: U.S. Route 89: Road less traveled by, May 30, 2010

James and Barbara Cowlin  in 'the Pod,' their small trailer built by Teardrop72 in Logan.

James Cowlin, Jewel Clearwater
May 28 2010 - 12:53am

Folks used to get their kicks on Route 66, but if James and Barbara Cowlin have their way, travelers will be singing a different tune: "Life’s so fine on Route 89." The Cowlins founded the US Route 89 Appreciation Society, and are now on a road trip follow the highway from Arizona to the Canadian border — and back. This is not their first trip up and down the highway, and photographer James Cowlin always captures images of the scenery.

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