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North Ogden OKs change to Village at Prominence Point plans

NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden officials have approved changes to the expansive Village at Prominence Point development, sought by a new developer that's to take over the project. The evolution of the residential development, taking shape on a 30-plus-acre parcel off Washington Boulevard, has ...

Swift site cleanup costs grow after Weber River toxic spill averted

OGDEN — City officials are asking for another $2 million-plus for environmental cleanup at the Swift Building demolition site after the discovery of a leaking underground storage tank that threatened to break open into the Weber River. The expenditure would raise to nearly $6.4 million the ...

Pineview Water Systems beset by line breaks, gets customer complaints

OGDEN — Outages in the Pineview Water Systems service area have been plaguing secondary water customers this month, but the agency says it is catching up fast on a backlog of line breaks. Because of the region’s extended drought, Pineview delayed its annual service start until May 2, more ...

Tech Matters: Small businesses may underestimate threat of cyberattack

Today’s small business owners are grappling with an overwhelming menu of challenges, including supply chain issues, rising inflation along with the fear of recession, labor shortages and the ongoing impact of COVID. So it may not surprise you that cyberattacks rank at the bottom of their ...

Survey: Majority of Ogden residents willing to pay more for renewable energy

OGDEN — A majority of Ogden residents are willing to pay 9.3% more for renewable energy above and beyond their current energy costs, according to a survey commissioned by the Ogden City Council. The council heard the results during a work session Tuesday as the group wrestles with the ...

Season’s eatings: Farmers Market Ogden springs up again Saturday

OGDEN — Memorial Day weekend is often seen as the gateway from spring to summer with Labor Day weekend providing the other portal that signals the onset of fall. So it’s fitting that the 16-week Farmers Market Ogden begins Saturday and ends Sept. 10. The family-oriented event, held from ...

IRS on hiring spree, hoping to fill 600 spots in Ogden-area facilities

OGDEN — Heads up, job hunters — the Internal Revenue Service is on another hiring spree, hoping to fill around 600 openings at its Ogden-area facilities. Recruiting events are set for Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Copper Nickel Events Center at 2450 Grant ...

Motor-Vu backers clamor, but officials can’t halt potential redevelopment

RIVERDALE — News of the possible end of Coleman's Motor-Vu Drive-In is prompting a huge outpouring of nostalgia, heartache and calls for action to keep the outdoor movie venue operating. Todd Barrow, who grew up in Weber County and has been a regular at the Riverdale drive-in, launched an ...

Motor-Vu Drive-In no longer showing movies; land rezoned for housing

RIVERDALE — Utah's already-dwindling number of drive-in movie theaters appears on a downward slope yet again. Coleman's Motor-Vu Drive-In in Riverdale, first opened back in 1947, will no longer be showing movies "until further notice," reads a post on its Facebook page. At the same time, a ...

Doughnut fundraiser to support families of Utah County car crash victims

Krispy Kreme will host a statewide fundraiser this Saturday to benefit the families of Odin Ratliff and Hunter Jackson. The two 3-year-olds were killed in a car crash earlier this month. From 3-8 p.m., Krispy Kreme customers who ask for the "Odin & Hunter Dozen" at participating ...