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…
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.
DAVIS COUNTY — To take out or not to take out? That is the question.
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.
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.
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.
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 preliminary results of an online survey of Weber County businesses are stark.
Worrying about finding a package of toilet paper and whether or not you have a fever can make us forget about online safety, but security firms, law enforcement, consumer groups and the Federal Trade Commission agree that COVID-19 scams are on the rise. Ever opportunistic, scammers are mobil…
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said that the state and federal governments and private sector should work together to minimize an economic downturn in Utah caused by the coronavirus pandemic and called for a special legislative session.
SALT LAKE CITY — Investigators are probing reports of price gouging in sales of toilet paper, water, fruit and vegetables, the Utah Division of Consumer Protection said Monday.
OGDEN — A landlord has filed a federal court lawsuit to stop the demolition of a Grant Avenue duplex declared dangerous by Ogden City.
OGDEN — As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, some silver linings are already starting to appear.
OGDEN — One of Ogden's largest employers shut down a portion of its operation last week after a pair of workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
OGDEN — A new report suggests Ogden’s business climate, while far from perfect, is currently standing on solid ground.
The state’s Tuesday announcement of a decision to suspend dine-in service at restaurants and bars — an action taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 — was difficult news for the local restaurant community.
OGDEN — A proposed residential subdivision in western Weber County that was originally to have been built around a manmade lake is moving forward, but the controversial water element has been scrapped.
OGDEN — To say the Boyer Business Depot Ogden is ahead of schedule is probably a pretty significant understatement.
OGDEN — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused much uncertainty, especially for some small businesses.
FARMINGTON — Ten coronavirus victims have been identified thus far in Weber, Davis and Morgan counties, although none are in critical condition, health officials say.
On Tuesday, March 10, the Weber-Morgan Health Department and the Utah Department of Health announced what was then the state of Utah’s second confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
In the past week, measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 have hit home. Schools have moved to online learning, church meetings have been suspended, sporting events cancelled and large gatherings have been banned.
Restaurants across Utah have been ordered to suspend dine-in service to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to a press release shared by Gov. Gary Herbert’s office Tuesday evening — but even before this decision, restaurants in the Weber-Morgan …
Smith’s Food and Drug announced Tuesday that its grocery stores will open exclusively for senior citizens from 7-8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning this week.
OGDEN — As Ogden City moves forward on a plan to build a new water infrastructure system on the northeast side of the municipal airport, the city administration is now seeking money to cover another significant project there.
OGDEN — Weber County‘s public libraries have closed and the Weber Center, the seat of county government, has shut its doors to walk-in visitors as county leaders take steps to address the coronavirus threat.
OGDEN — As COVID-19 prevention measures are being taken all over country, the city of Ogden and other locales across Weber County are rethinking their interactions with the public, at least in the near term.
OGDEN — Ogden City is appointing four new members to its Planning Commission, including a replacement for commissioner and 2019 candidate for city mayor Angel Castillo.
LAYTON — A $23 million expansion of the fiber optic network that gives Layton residents access to a high-speed internet alternative is done, while efforts edge forward to build a network in West Point.
MORGAN — A citizens’ drive to stop development of the 11,500-acre Wasatch Peaks Ranch private ski community in Morgan County has been rejected in court.
As Utah lawmakers fine-tune the laws governing use of medical cannabis in the state, the sole company with a permit to grow in Weber County is itself preparing for the industry’s rollout.
SOUTH OGDEN — The early launch date for pharmacies offering cannabis products — March 1 — has come and gone with just one outlet operating, Dragonfly Wellness in Salt Lake City.
While the world scrambles to stop the spread of COVID-19, work-from-home is among the top strategies being implemented not only in China, but in cities where virus cases have been confirmed. For instance, it took only one sick employee at Chevron’s office in London to initiate a work-from-ho…
BRIGHAM CITY — Police in Box Elder County say one man is dead following an explosion at an engineering business in Brigham City.
OGDEN — A Salt Lake City architect is eyeing an ambitious mixed-use project on a vacant lot along Historic 25th Street.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Diesel Brothers reality TV stars must pay $848,000 for modifying, marketing and selling pickup trucks with emission control defeat devices installed, a judge has ruled.
OGDEN — Katie Hanley said she thinks feeding her dog a grain-free diet may have contributed to his death.
SALT LAKE CITY — Count train engineers and conductors as passionate supporters of legislation that may help lead to construction of overpasses at heavily traveled and potentially dangerous rail crossings in Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY — Union Pacific lobbyists are clashing with two top legislators over a bill that would remove railroads’ state fuel tax exemption and use the resulting millions to build overpasses at chronically blocked rail crossings.
OGDEN — After nearly three months of gathering public input, working with stakeholders and hosting a well-attended public meeting, Ogden officials are diving deep into the city’s burgeoning downtown master plan.
When I first started writing about technology, one of the biggest debates was around people talking on their cellphones in public. Complaints included speaking too loud and overhearing cringeworthy conversations, but that problem has largely disappeared with air pods and other bluetooth devi…
OGDEN — Weber County officials have finalized and approved contracts with two waste haulers that will handle residential garbage collection in the unincorporated areas of the county.
RIVERDALE — Stung by an employee’s theft of $330,000 in electronic gift cards and a subsequent lawsuit by a scammed customer, Home Depot has filed a third-party civil complaint against the fired worker.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's first medical marijuana dispensary opened Monday as the state began a slow rollout of a program that will allow residents with certain health conditions to use pot for medicinal purposes.
Inexhaustible sources of methane such as hog and cow manure and food waste from restaurants are powering a growing renewable natural gas industry, and Utah consumers now have an opportunity to boost that effort.
OGDEN — A small parking lot and vacant piece of land west of Ogden Eccles Conference Center in the city center could become central in the possible expansion of the Weber County-owned facility.
Are you struggling with a phone that is teetering on the brink of its storage limit? This can be an extremely frustrating experience: You’re about to take a momentous photo and you receive the message “This phone is out of storage.” You’ve missed the moment. There are many ways to free up st…
OGDEN — A San Francisco-based technology company is moving its sales headquarters to Ogden, bringing at least 50 new jobs to the area.
BOUNTIFUL — Migraine prevention glasses won the day at the Silicon Slopes startup competition, beating out more than 100 startups that pitched their products in a bid to win $250,000 in seed funding.