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Tech Matters: Why you should wait to download Windows 11

Microsoft began rolling out Windows 11 — the company’s first major update in six years — last week on Oct. 5. It is available as a free download for existing Windows 10 users, but you may not have received the notification on your PC because Microsoft is rolling it out in phases. Those ...

Layin’ It on the Line: Inflation can be a terrible retirement partner

“Warren Buffet once pointed out that when you do the math, it is obvious that inflation is far more destructive to wealth than any tax levied on us by the government.” — Lyle Boss It probably hasn’t escaped your notice that consumer prices have gone rogue in 2021. Prices for goods and ...

Weber State gets $750K grant to aid high-tech entrepreneurs

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Weber State University has secured a $750,000 federal grant that it plans to use to help bolster the entrepreneurial sector of Northern Utah. The funds, coming from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, or EDA, and meant, specifically, to boost ...

West Haven mayoral hopefuls spar over donations, development

WEST HAVEN — Growth, not surprisingly, is a looming issue among the two mayoral hopefuls in West Haven. But in the final stretch of campaigning ahead of Election Day, it's not the only thing. Sparring over campaign finances and the influence of donors on the candidates have also emerged as ...

Ogden leaders mull change to alcohol rules for certain outdoor dining areas

OGDEN — Ogden leaders are weighing a change to loosen the availability of alcohol at locales along 25th Street and elsewhere in the city, a proposal meant to aid in efforts to bolster downtown activity. The change under consideration, to allow serving of alcohol in certain sidewalk seating ...

Tech Matters: 3 great features on Apple’s new iOS 15

Apple’s iOS 15 is now available to download. The company has already issued an update to fix a security problem, so it’s a good time to update your iPhone. The new system has two significant privacy features, along with the ability to FaceTime with friends who don’t use an iPhone. If you ...

Layin’ It on the Line: Here is a guaranteed way to become a millionaire

“Using inflation as a tool, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their retirees." — Lyle Boss You can almost imagine the unrestrained joy politicians felt upon reading John Maynard Keynes‘ words back in the early 1920s. Finally, they had ...

Snowbasin expansion plans generating positive feedback

Ambitious expansion plans at Snowbasin, including the addition of a 300-room hotel, are generating a favorable response from some of the people familiar with the plans. They certainly haven't generated a strong public backlash, even though development in the Ogden Valley can be a touchy ...

Marriott-Slaterville residents direct ire at Ogden as BDO plans advance

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE — The walls of new warehouse facilities taking shape at Business Depot Ogden are going up and neighbors across the street in Marriott-Slaterville are clamoring, weighing possible counteraction. The walls measure up to 45-feet high and, sitting across from their homes ...