No matter what kind of writing you do, from business emails to novels, apps can help you become a better writer. If you haven’t gone beyond a quick, automated spell check, you’ll be delighted to know about the range of free tools available. But free isn’t enough; a good writing app should no…
“You are likely to be retired much longer than you think. A recent study suggests that 50% of those born now will live beyond 100.” — Lyle Boss
OGDEN — In spite of operating during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Utah ski resorts welcomed more skiers during the winter of 2020-21 than any other season in the state’s history.
SOUTH OGDEN — If you’re going to get into small-batch ice cream making, there’s at least one thing you should know — you’ll have to put in plenty of time.
WOODS CROSS — A packaging equipment manufacturing company is getting a state tax break to expand in Davis County, bringing with it 63 new, high-paying jobs.
“I have a million dollars in the stock market because if I lose a million dollars, I don’t personally care.” — Suze Orman, quoted in the New York Times.
With little fanfare, Amazon this Tuesday rolled out a feature called Sidewalk that the company announced back in 2019. Sidewalk creates and connects a network between Amazon’s smart home devices that can allow devices to “talk” to each other across fairly long distances. Sidewalk extends you…
Lyn Johnson and Sara Sparhawk both went to BYU together and graduated in 2004. Following graduation, the two went on their own paths before coming back together to start West Tenth, a startup currently based in Southern California and Utah.
NORTH OGDEN — As developers seek out space to build new homes and subdivisions, some look to the slopes beyond North Ogden that stretch toward Ben Lomond Peak.
Were you one of the many people in Ogden that adopted a pet during the pandemic? You are not alone. Adoption of pets skyrocketed in Utah as people looked for companionship during the lockdowns of the past year. Now is the time for new pet parents to prepare financially for the future needs o…
“The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is the tagline for the Indianapolis 500, and what a race it was this year. Thousands of fans filled the stadium. The colors, the sounds, the textures, the smells of just the crowds alone were both intense and tangible. Once the cars were set out in their st…
The odds that you will be a target of a phishing attack are high, but whether or not you will be a victim is largely within your control. Here, we’ll take a look at the factors that affect your vulnerability and review another prevalent attack to help you identify a phishy email campaign and…
“Retirees’ student loan debt has skyrocketed in the last decade. Recently published studies on the state of debt in America reveal that the number of Americans age 60 and older who hold student loan debt has quadrupled in the last decade.” — Lyle Boss
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Goldenwest Credit Union is quickly growing, necessitating expansion to dramatically larger digs to be built in Washington Terrace, just across Washington Boulevard from its current headquarters building.
Editor’s note: The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Standard-Examiner, The Daily Herald, The Park Record and The Spectrum News.
CLEARFIELD — Just a few years back, 442 S. State St. in Clearfield wasn’t exactly regarded as a gem in the city.
Lumber is among the pandemic’s most recent economic victims, with demand dramatically outpacing supply. Although lumber experienced a sudden drop in production during the COVID shutdown, production quickly recovered to pre-pandemic levels. Higher demand, rather than lower supply, seems to be…
“The cumulative effects of inflation are often ignored by seniors planning retirement. This oversight can wreak havoc when you no longer have a paycheck.” — Lyle Boss
When your computer starts acting up it’s often difficult to pinpoint the source. Last week we saw how insufficient memory can wreak havoc, causing everything from freezing programs to black screens. This week we’ll look at an issue that was recently identified by Google Chrome browser users …
CLEARFIELD — Over the last month, Young Powersports enlisted the help of the community to collect more than $10,000 and thousands of hygiene items for homeless students in the Davis School District, according to a press release from the Davis Education Foundation.
OGDEN — As the COVID-19 pandemic kicked in last year, leading to new guidelines and restrictions meant to curb the virus’ spread, business at Coffee Links took a dip.
OGDEN — The desire is out there — would-be entrepreneurs in the Latino community are hankering for an opportunity to make a go of it.
“Most people are clueless about Bitcoin. What does it do? Why is it so valuable? What is blockchain? How does this all affect my own money and retirement?” — Lyle Boss
When your computer is low on storage, you may notice that programs freeze, the screen turns black, you repeatedly get a message asking if you want to free up storage space, your browser may send an alert to close tabs or your machine seems noticeably slow. You may see one or more of these wa…
OGDEN — Cine Pointe 6, a discount theater in Ogden, has closed, an apparent casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NORTH OGDEN — Along the shoulder of Washington Boulevard on Friday, more cars than could be counted lined up as volunteers tore open boxes, packaged groceries and loaded them into trunks.
MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE — The impact caused by the Amazon warehouse taking shape in Marriott-Slaterville may not be as innocuous as officials involved with the project have indicated.
In a release on Wednesday, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced the discontinuation of the federal unemployment programs tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal stimulus package, with programs ending June 26.
“The best time to plan your business exit is when you first start your company.” — Lyle Boss
With a slew of video interviews coming up over the next two weeks for what will hopefully be my company’s last major online event in place of in-person ones, I realized I needed a new webcam. Taking a closer look at recent footage showed a slightly distorted face and a less crisp image than …
OGDEN — Weber County officials have temporarily put a hold on efforts to craft a new policy governing short-term rentals in the Ogden Valley, due in part to apparent misinformation circulating on the issue.
OGDEN — Bank of Utah is encouraging the community to "do good works" as part of its inaugural Spring into Service Scavenger Hunt. For each act of service, according to a press release, the bank will donate $10 to a nonprofit of the individual's choice.
OGDEN — A state disciplinary attorney argued Friday the evidence strongly supports disbarment of Ogden lawyer Richard H. Reeve for diverting $254,000 from a widow’s wrongful-death settlement and lying about it when he was caught.
LAYTON — A sprawling, undeveloped expanse of land in western Weber County could be the state’s next hotspot for industrial development, a Northern Utah economic development booster thinks.
The Weber State University graduation ceremony is now complete, the gown has been returned and many new Class of ’21 Wildcats graduates will soon be starting their first “real” job in the profession of their dreams.
OGDEN — The importance of having a reliable internet connection and computer was significantly underscored over the past year, as scores of people stayed home as much as possible to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
OGDEN — The popular pizzeria and pub Slackwater will pull up roots from its Washington Boulevard location and relocate closer to a new more spacious location taking shape in the city center.
At its Spring Loaded event in April, Apple introduced its AirTag, a surprisingly affordable device to find misplaced items that taps into the company’s Find My network. With nearly 1 billion users worldwide, it’s a pretty good bet that you will be able to find a bag you left behind no matter…
”Financial wellness is your ability to manage your money while you also prepare for the future.” — Lyle Boss
HUNTSVILLE — The Weber County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday it has closed an investigation into the alleged beating of pigs at a Huntsville-area farm and there will be no criminal charges.
OGDEN — With home prices in Utah reaching historic highs and demand outpacing supply, the Ogden administration is looking to soften its rules governing housing in nonresidential areas of the city.
Carvana, one of the leading online auto retailers in the U.S., announced Thursday it is now offering its services to residents in the Provo, Ogden and Salt Lake City areas.
OGDEN — Despite the progressive loosening of COVID-19 related social distancing restrictions, ridership across major Utah Transit Authority platforms remains in an extended downturn.
OGDEN — Working toward a significant redevelopment effort, Ogden City is moving forward with a plan to purchase a coveted piece of property in the east-central neighborhood.
Today’s topic may seem like an unnecessarily basic one, but I can tell you that nine out 10 shared spreadsheets I receive from team members are unusable for analysis because they can’t be sorted. I’m not referring to fancy formulas, just simple spreadsheets, so I’m going to share with you ho…
“Current economic research confirms what many working people have long suspected — the middle class in America is vanishing at an astonishing rate.” — Lyle Boss
Visit some of Weber County’s larger retailers and you’re likely to see many people, most of them perhaps, wearing face coverings.
OGDEN — Ogden Twilight organizers have announced the lineup — most of it, anyway — for the COVID-19-delayed summer 2021 season, and several acts that were to have performed last year are slated to show up.
OGDEN — A year ago at this time, a steady stream of news poured out about several longtime local traditions being canceled due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
OGDEN — The developer for the city’s massive downtown restoration project says it’s already spent about a million dollars on the effort, ahead of any real construction activity.