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Utah water cops wary of thieves as supplies dwindle

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:31pm

Time was, there were two sure-fire ways to get yourself killed out here in the wild, wild West.Steal a horse, or steal water.

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Pleasant View officially raises water rates

Terrie L. Stephenson
Mar 31 2014 - 1:45pm

PLEASANT VIEW -- It's official. Residents will see an increase in the cost of water as city council members recently approved an increase of water rates and amended the city fee schedule in accordance.

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Flows to increase along Idaho's Snake River

Contributed
Mar 24 2014 - 10:14am

HEYBURN, Idaho - The Bureau of Reclamation will increase flows along the Upper Snake River this week as part of normal reservoir operations to prepare for spring runoff and irrigation deliveries.  People are advised to exercise caution near rivers and canals.

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Pleasant View wants to raise water rates, fees to avoid being 'like Ogden'

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Terrie L. Stephenson
Mar 17 2014 - 9:37am

PLEASANT VIEW -- The city plans to increase both water rates and impact fees in the near future as it grapples with growth and a water shortage.City officials have been working with a sub-committee on the water issues in the city.  City Administrator Melinda Greenwood said city officials and residents of Pleasant View need to be good stewards...

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Big February snowpack boosts northern Utah water outlook

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 6 2014 - 10:46am

OGDEN -- Drink up -- a late winter recovery has the Top of Utah water supply in good shape as springtime nears.According to the 2014 Utah Water Supply Outlook Report, released Thursday by the Utah Natural Resources Conservation Service, snowpack has substantially increased over the past month, with the Weber and Ogden River Basins already at 98...

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Utah reservoirs only at 35 percent capacity despite storms

The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 2:38pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Water levels in Utah's major reservoirs are likely to sit below their fill lines for some time, officials said.

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Snow survey official: 'This (storm) will catch us back up'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 19 2013 - 3:37pm

OGDEN -- More than a foot of snow fell in the Ogden-area mountains Thursday, giving the month of December the catch-up storm it needed if residents are to have water this summer.

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Officials hope snowpack increase will raise water reservoir storage

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 9 2013 - 2:07pm

OGDEN -- While temperatures along the Wasatch Front remain below freezing, snowpack accumulation in the Top of Utah mountains has been on the rise.

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Utah water cops wary of thieves as supplies dwindle

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 2:31pm

Time was, there were two sure-fire ways to get yourself killed out here in the wild, wild West.Steal a horse, or steal water.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 4:45pm


Pleasant View officially raises water rates

Terrie L. Stephenson
Mar 31 2014 - 1:45pm

PLEASANT VIEW -- It's official. Residents will see an increase in the cost of water as city council members recently approved an increase of water rates and amended the city fee schedule in accordance.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 31 2014 - 3:37pm


Flows to increase along Idaho's Snake River

Contributed
Mar 24 2014 - 10:14am

HEYBURN, Idaho - The Bureau of Reclamation will increase flows along the Upper Snake River this week as part of normal reservoir operations to prepare for spring runoff and irrigation deliveries.  People are advised to exercise caution near rivers and canals.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 24 2014 - 10:15am

WaterProof: World-class water-skiers compete in Ogden

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Steve Ware competes in a record-setting waterski tournament Tuesday in Ogden. World-class water-skiers will continue to try for record runs and personal bests from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today on Goode Ski Lake, 621 W. 21st St. Spectators are welcome to watch for free, and there are many great viewing angles.

Staff, Standard-Examiner
Sep 14 2011 - 12:46am

OGDEN -- Water-skiers competed in a record-setting waterski tournament Tuesday in Ogden and will continue to try for record runs and personal bests from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today on Goode Ski Lake, 621 W. 21st St.

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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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Pineview Reservoir is at 100 percent capacity, using spillway

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner 
Water spills over Pineview Dam on Tuesday.

Charles F. Trentelman
Jun 21 2011 - 11:03pm

OGDEN -- Pineview Reservoir is so full, it started releasing water over its spillway this weekend, but this is not the flooding disaster it would have been a month ago.

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Gov.: Be ready for floods

NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner
Gov. Gary Herbert talks with homeowner Justin Tobias (center) and neighbor Cary Ralston while surveying Tobias’ flooded backyard in Marriott-Slaterville on Tuesday. See video of the governor’s tour of flooded areas in the Top of Utah at www.standard.net

JaNae Francis
May 31 2011 - 9:50pm

OGDEN -- "Nobody cares about their own backyard like the people who own their own backyard."

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WaterProof: World-class water-skiers compete in Ogden

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Steve Ware competes in a record-setting waterski tournament Tuesday in Ogden. World-class water-skiers will continue to try for record runs and personal bests from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today on Goode Ski Lake, 621 W. 21st St. Spectators are welcome to watch for free, and there are many great viewing angles.

Staff, Standard-Examiner
Sep 14 2011 - 12:46am

OGDEN -- Water-skiers competed in a record-setting waterski tournament Tuesday in Ogden and will continue to try for record runs and personal bests from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today on Goode Ski Lake, 621 W. 21st St.

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GALLERY: Flooding from Heavy Rain

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Aug 1 2011 - 4:34pm

Heavy rains caused flooding around Ogden and north Ogden Monday, August 1, 2011.

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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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Pineview Reservoir is at 100 percent capacity, using spillway

ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner 
Water spills over Pineview Dam on Tuesday.

Charles F. Trentelman
Jun 21 2011 - 11:03pm

OGDEN -- Pineview Reservoir is so full, it started releasing water over its spillway this weekend, but this is not the flooding disaster it would have been a month ago.

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GALLERY: High water levels at Pineview Reservoir

Water levels are high near the Pineview Dam Spillway Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jun 21 2011 - 1:17pm

Water levels are high near the Pineview Dam Spillway Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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Gov.: Be ready for floods

NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner
Gov. Gary Herbert talks with homeowner Justin Tobias (center) and neighbor Cary Ralston while surveying Tobias’ flooded backyard in Marriott-Slaterville on Tuesday. See video of the governor’s tour of flooded areas in the Top of Utah at www.standard.net

JaNae Francis
May 31 2011 - 9:50pm

OGDEN -- "Nobody cares about their own backyard like the people who own their own backyard."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 31 2011 - 10:39pm


GALLERY: Reader submitted photos of flooding and weather damage - 05/16/11

Pictured here the pump house at the South Fork river at South Fork Camp Ground. The campground was closed on Saturday May 14, 2011 due to flooding. (Submitted by Daneen Swanke)

Contributed
May 23 2011 - 10:29am

Reader submitted photos of weather related damage and flooding in Northern Utah.

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GALLERY: Top of Utah Weather - 04/07/11

A hawk sits on a treetop perch above the Weber River as heavy rains caused the river to run higher than normal Thursday, April 7, 2011 near I-84 in Riverdale, Utah. 
(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner)

Anthony Souffle, Erin Hooley, Nicholas Draney
Apr 7 2011 - 5:14pm

Rain and snow causes high waters and soggy students.

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