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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 ...

Mental health incident called in at Utah Military Academy

RIVERDALE — Police responded to a mental health incident at the Utah Military Academy on Tuesday at approximately 2:00 p.m. Riverdale chief of police Scott Brenkman knew nothing of the incident initially. He did, however, make a brief statement after making some inquiries. According to ...

Photos: Fall into fun

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, students from Foxboro Elementary got to pile in a school bus for a field trip. Kindergarteners, and parents, from the Davis County school headed out to Pack Farms on Tuesday for a morning of activities and pumpkin picking. “They ...

Ogden School District weighing school closures, redrawing boundaries

OGDEN — As two new schools take shape in Ogden — the revamped Polk Elementary and the new school that'll replace T.O. Smith Elementary — Ogden School District officials are mulling adjustments to school boundaries in conjunction with the change. Additional school closures could also be ...

South Weber festival focuses on school choice, education options

SOUTH WEBER — The focus is on education. For the dozens who gathered at Canyon Meadows Park on Saturday, learning was the top priority. Organizers of this weekend's Freedom Festival, along with invited groups and guest speakers, advocated for additional involvement for parents in their ...

Weber’s Stephens named Utah superintendent of the year

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Orchestrating a surprise is never easy. But on Wednesday at the Weber School District office, superintendent Jeff Stephens was surprised by friends, family and colleagues for the announcement that he was named Utah’s superintendent of the year for 2021-2022. “I ...

COVID-19 now at more Weber County schools, but situation manageable

OGDEN — Weber County's top health official says every school in Weber County has reported at least one COVID-19 case among students or staff. The caseload over the last two weeks at five schools in the county has exceeded 15 or, for schools with 1,500 or more students, 1% of the enrollment ...