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National Park Service scales back search for Kim Crumbo, Ogden conservationist

With weather conditions worsening, National Park Service officials have scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, the Ogden man who went missing late last month during a visit with his brother to Yellowstone National Park. "The park received a fair amount of snow over the weekend and is still ...

Utah redistricting group holding public meeting in Layton

LAYTON — The debate over redistricting in Utah is coming to Layton. The Utah Independent Redistricting Commission, or UIRC, is holding a public meeting on Friday in Layton to give the public a chance to speak out on the issue. The gathering — the only one in Davis County and the closest ...

Weber County leaders mull speech guidelines after meeting disruptions

OGDEN — In light of disruptive actions by some audience members during Weber County Commission meetings in recent weeks, county officials are mulling guidelines governing "expressive activity" in such public venues. The aim is to keep the public from bringing up issues that aren't ...

Kerry Gibson PD report released, offers more details into controversial probe

OGDEN — It took three-plus years of wrangling in the courts. But the 2017 Ogden Police Department report into Kerry Gibson, the former Weber County commissioner, has been released. Tuesday’s move by the City of Ogden comes in the wake of a Utah Supreme Court ruling in August that Gibson ...

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 ...

Weber County get-out-the-vote boosters to try again

OGDEN — Due to rainy weather last Saturday, the Weber County League of Women Voters and Voterise get-out-the-vote campaign planned for that day continues. The groups seek volunteers to distribute door hangars to homes in Weber County neighborhoods where voter turnout has historically been ...

North Ogden candidates zero in on development, public safety and water

NORTH OGDEN — Development looms as a big issue in the race for two seats on the North Ogden City Council. But it's not the only thing. Public safety and the planned new North Ogden Police Department building, water supplies and commercial development, among other things, also figure in the ...

Weber County GOP rules on candidate selection stay as is, challenge fizzles

OGDEN — The Weber County Republican Party candidate selection process, favoring those who seek a place on the ballot solely through party convention, will remain as is. Lorraine Brown, secretary of the county party, had sought consideration of a change to party bylaws that would have ...