Now that all Utahns are under a “stay safe, stay home” directive, many of us are working from home, and video conferencing has become an essential way to stay connected with colleagues and keep our companies running. While video conferencing can be as simple as pressing a “join” button, ther…
Weber and Davis County businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of the Standard-Examiner, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength by subsidizi…
FARMINGTON — A Davis County Sheriff’s Office corrections employee tested positive for COVID-19 and was sent home to quarantine, the agency said.
Across the country, hospitals and health care organizations have seen shortages of ventilators, face masks and other personal protective equipment, also called PPE, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic strains medical resources.
OGDEN — The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development has a new loan program to help small businesses, with a large chunk of the available money set aside for rural areas of the state.
An argument about the coronavirus ended with a North Ogden woman suffering a gash on the head and her husband going to jail on suspicion of felony aggravated assault.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — All but the most essential personnel at Hill Air Force Base are now being required to work from home, as the base continues efforts to battle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
OGDEN — A Weber County resident died of COVID-19 Sunday, the Weber-Morgan Health Department announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the first COVID-19 death in Weber County and the fifth in Utah.
DAVIS COUNTY — Davis County now has 80 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four cases that are suspected, for a total of 84 cases.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah medical association has rescinded a recommendation it made last week on behalf of state health officials for doctors to treat coronavirus patients using malaria drugs that medical professionals across the country have cautioned against using until more testing is done.
FARMINGTON — It's what fun ... was?
DAVIS COUNTY — To take out or not to take out? That is the question.
SALT LAKE CITY — Four people have died in Utah from complications associated with the coronavirus, state officials said Monday as they warned people to continue staying in their homes to prevent the disease from spreading and eventually sickening more people than the health care system can handle.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After a COVID-19 scare over the weekend, Hill Air Force Base's child care facilities will all reopen Tuesday.
Northern Utah jail populations are falling and police are delivering fewer detainees for jailing, except violent offenders, as law enforcement responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — Ogden's First Friday Art Stroll will go on this week, in a fashion, despite ever expanding social distancing measures being implemented across the state.
After President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion relief bill, the Internal Revenue Service is warning residents about potential schemes that could leave residents scammed out of the money sent to them.
OGDEN — An Ogden man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the shooting of a man at his home early Monday.
OGDEN — Ogden's Pioneer Stadium already has new seating on its north side, donated by the Utah Jazz and installed in 2018.
OGDEN — Cabin fever stricken Northern Utahns are turning to the outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic, but some have been charged with trespassing for trekking into sensitive wildlife areas.
What a month March has been for all of us. At the beginning of the month, our kids were in school, we were playing and watching sports, we were gathering for dinner at restaurants and we were looking forward to the last couple of months of spring skiing. Then everything changed and our lives…
Come Monday, the window of opportunity to search for toilet paper at Costco will be two hours shorter each weekday — but three hours per week longer for seniors and people with disabilities.
Although they’ve used different methods, Northern Utah school districts and their associated education foundations are making additional efforts to support families in need during spring break, a time when schools haven’t traditionally provided services.
With the passage of House Bill 393 by Utah lawmakers, Lance Peterson is eager to move forward with debate on whether the broad unincorporated swath of western Weber County should be turned into a city.
OGDEN — William C. Coleman made bomber jackets for U.S. forces in World War II. Now the little company he later started in Ogden has become an important cog in today’s fight against the coronavirus.
OGDEN — There’s no doubt the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to impact economies everywhere.
SOUTH OGDEN — One man has been displaced after a house fire on Friday night.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday asked Utahns to stay home as much as possible, starting immediately. The voluntary, but highly encouraged directive will be in place through April 13.
Candidates for public office in Utah who intend to earn a spot on the primary ballot by gathering signatures will have an easier time doing so -- while still practicing social distancing -- after Gov. Gary Herbert suspended certain requirements in state statute related to signature-gathering.
SALT LAKE CITY — With a sharp dip in ridership due to coronavirus, the Utah Transit Authority will scale back bus and FrontRunner service in Weber and Davis counties as well as in the rest of the state.
Workers at Coleman Knitting Mills, an Ogden company that usually manufactures cheerleading uniforms, lettermen’s jackets, and school sweaters, has shifted gears to make surgical masks and medical gowns to answer huge demands for the supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic.
TREMONTON — Traffic on Interstate 15 near Tremonton figures to be slow going beginning Monday, March 30.
Two skiers triggered and were caught in an avalanche Friday morning on the closed slopes of Snowbasin Resort but survived without injury, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Odyssey Elementary students receive free glasses on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Volunteer doctors gave student free eye exams during SightFest earlier this year. Principal Sonja Davidson and Administrative Assistant Daisy Garcia went door to door to deliver the glasses since the school is cur…
OGDEN — As the “soft closure” of Utah schools continues — currently scheduled to last through May 1 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 — school staff members are trying to stay connected to the students they no longer see every day.
OGDEN — In the wake of the March 18 earthquake that shook Utah, the aging parking garage abutting the Weber Center in downtown Ogden has been closed.
OGDEN — When it comes to the items that are permissible to flush down a toilet, Giles Demke, president of The Water Environment Association of Utah, doesn’t mince words.
LAYTON — In what might be considered equal parts optimism, stubbornness and hope, the Davis Arts Council has just announced its lineup for the 2020 Summer Nights With the Stars concert series.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — While large community events are being canceled all over the world on a daily basis amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Hill Air Force Base officials say there’s still enough time, and some hope, that the installation’s biennial air show could go on.
The trend continues: The population in Weber and Davis counties and much of the rest of Utah keeps growing as the debate rages over where to house everybody and how to keep the state’s infrastructure up to snuff.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Department of Defense has issued a 60-day “stop movement order” for all department personnel, uniformed and civilian — a move that will have significant repercussions at Hill Air Force Base.
OGDEN — An Ogden mother who defied a court order to turn over her two children to child welfare authorities has been arrested on two kidnapping charges.
SALT LAKE CITY — A former South Ogden man who cheated hundreds of investors of an estimated $18.6 million in three Ponzi schemes wants out of prison to care for his elderly mother.
OGDEN — Han Johnson, a sophomore from Ogden who was living in campus housing at Weber State University, learned from an email sent Monday that she would need to find new housing — if possible — within the next two days.
NORTH OGDEN — Attending public meetings will become a much more solitary undertaking in some locales.
The Utah Department of Workforce Services released the number of unemployment claims from March 15-21, showing a 1,391% increase in the number of unemployment claims since state officials prohibited dine-in restaurant operations and limited social gatherings to 10 people.
OGDEN — The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly created some stressful times, but a veteran social worker from Weber Human Services says the new and uncertain frontier doesn’t have to rule our minds.
OGDEN — After two consecutive cancelations of its regular weekly meetings, the Ogden City Council will be back in session next week — but in a form that hasn't ever been seen.