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Organizers discuss coming Ogden soccer complex at mega fundraiser

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 3:51pm

OGDEN -- More than a thousand people turned out Thursday for a celebration of the coming soccer complex in Ogden whose organizers say will be ready for use sooner rather than later this fall.Kids spent the evening at Weber State's Marquardt Fieldhouse visiting with Real Salt Lake players, posing for pictures with Waldo the Wildcat and navigating...

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Ogden native a mastermind behind Comic Con

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 3:50pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- An Ogden native, Bryan Brandenburg, is behind much of the success of what many are calling Utah's most popular event ever, Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience, which continues Saturday at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

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Atheists take aim at LDS Church with national conference in SLC

Annie Knox, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 1:46pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.To that end, the American Atheists, in an effort to raise awareness and attract new members, are holding their annual conference over Easter weekend in the home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

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Ogden school board appoints new member

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:25pm

OGDEN -- Susan Richards was sworn in as the newest member of the Ogden school board, during a board meeting Thursday.Members of the board voted unanimously to approve the selection of Richards, who then took the oath of office.

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Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

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UDOT's I-15 South Davis project starts

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am

BOUNTIFUL -- The $117 million Interstate 15 South Davis Project officially kicked off Friday.

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Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

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Organizers discuss coming Ogden soccer complex at mega fundraiser

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 3:51pm

OGDEN -- More than a thousand people turned out Thursday for a celebration of the coming soccer complex in Ogden whose organizers say will be ready for use sooner rather than later this fall.Kids spent the evening at Weber State's Marquardt Fieldhouse visiting with Real Salt Lake players, posing for pictures with Waldo the Wildcat and navigating...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:51pm


Ogden native a mastermind behind Comic Con

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 3:50pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- An Ogden native, Bryan Brandenburg, is behind much of the success of what many are calling Utah's most popular event ever, Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience, which continues Saturday at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:58pm


Atheists take aim at LDS Church with national conference in SLC

Annie Knox, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 1:46pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.To that end, the American Atheists, in an effort to raise awareness and attract new members, are holding their annual conference over Easter weekend in the home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:43pm


VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:38pm


Ogden school board appoints new member

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:25pm

OGDEN -- Susan Richards was sworn in as the newest member of the Ogden school board, during a board meeting Thursday.Members of the board voted unanimously to approve the selection of Richards, who then took the oath of office.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:50pm


Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 12:16pm


UDOT's I-15 South Davis project starts

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am

BOUNTIFUL -- The $117 million Interstate 15 South Davis Project officially kicked off Friday.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am


Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:38pm


VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:34am

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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VIDEO: Morbid makeup artists provide realism for ShakeOut disaster drill

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:11pm

OGDEN -- Three hours before the biggest earthquake Utah's never had, a small group of volunteers is gathering behind a boarded-up elementary school. Armed with plastic tubs filled with containers of makeup, paint, and other unappetizing goop, they prepare to transform a couple hundred students into "victims" of a natural disaster.It's just another...

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VIDEO: Ski resorts hold 'pond skim' events

Denny Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am

Powder Mountain and Snowbasin held their first "Pond Skim" events this past weekend.

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VIDEO: West Ogden residents plead with city to follow through on community plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:28pm

OGDEN -- After more than 18 months of work shaped by public input, Ogden City Council members unanimously approved the new West Ogden Community Plan, which had not been updated since 1984.

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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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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: 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: Girls Prep Basketball Fremont vs Bingham February 27, 2014

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 27 2014 - 9:11pm

Girls Prep Basketball Fremont vs Bingham February 27,2014

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GALLERY: Ogden shooter gets 6 years to life in prison.

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner
Feb 20 2014 - 5:43pm

The man who pleaded guilty to shooting his father-in-law in church last Father’s Day may spend the rest of his years behind bars.

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GALLERY: Weber High girls basketball fall to Fremont High at home

Weber High girls basketball fall to Fremont High at home Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 18 2014 - 9:20pm

Weber High girls basketball fall to Fremont High at home Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Weber State defeats the University of North Dakota at home

Weber State defeats N. Dakota University 84-72. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 6 2014 - 10:27pm

Weber State University took control of the game halfway through the first half and kept a solid lead the rest of the game. The final score was 84-72.

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GALLERY: Funeral held for slain Utah deputy

A police officer, left, salutes as family members arrive before the interment ceremony for Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Spanish Fork, Utah. Wride was shot and killed in the line of duty on Jan. 30 during a traffic stop in Eagle Mountain, Utah. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Spenser Heaps)

The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 1:57pm

A man with a rifle shot and killed Deputy Cory Wride along a highway Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, and wounded another deputy during a chase that stretched over 50 miles before he was caught, Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said. Wride had pulled up to a car that appeared disabled near Eagle Mountain when he was ambushed around 1 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff said. Eagle Mountain is a town about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City.

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GALLERY: Nathanael Sloop murder case retrospective

(file photo)

Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 10:27am

Nathanael Sloop pleaded guilty to murdering 4-year-old Ethan Stacy this week, ending a four-year legal battle and sparing Sloop the death penalty if convicted. Stacy's body was found near Powder Mountain Ski Resort in May 2010. These photos span the time since Stacy's body recovery.

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GALLERY: Advocates, opponents of gay marriage hold twin rallies in SLC

Married couple Chris Johnson, left, and David Tuma, of Ogden, Utah, hug each other during a supporters of gay marriage rally outside the Utah State Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Johnson and Tuma were married on Dec. 28, 2013. More than 1,000 gay couples rushed to get married when a federal judge overturned Utah's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in late December 2013. In early January the U.S. Supreme Court granted Utah's request for an emergency halt to the weddings. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Jan 29 2014 - 9:47am

Opponents and supporters of gay marriage held twin rallies at the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday.

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GALLERY: First day of the 2014 Legislative session

Rep. Stephen Handy, R-Layton, looks down a row of representatives Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at the State Capitol. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 27 2014 - 7:11pm

The first day of the 2014 Legislative session included opening remarks and a speech from Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant.

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VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:38pm


VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:34am

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 6:34am


VIDEO: Morbid makeup artists provide realism for ShakeOut disaster drill

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:11pm

OGDEN -- Three hours before the biggest earthquake Utah's never had, a small group of volunteers is gathering behind a boarded-up elementary school. Armed with plastic tubs filled with containers of makeup, paint, and other unappetizing goop, they prepare to transform a couple hundred students into "victims" of a natural disaster.It's just another...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:50am


VIDEO: Ski resorts hold 'pond skim' events

Denny Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am

Powder Mountain and Snowbasin held their first "Pond Skim" events this past weekend.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am


VIDEO: West Ogden residents plead with city to follow through on community plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:28pm

OGDEN -- After more than 18 months of work shaped by public input, Ogden City Council members unanimously approved the new West Ogden Community Plan, which had not been updated since 1984.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 3:41pm


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


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: 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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 10:27am


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