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Dirty Bird, Wimpy & Fritz close to opening, Riverbend area gaining steam

OGDEN — The ongoing expansion in the Riverbend area around the Ogden River west of Washington Boulevard is reaching a milestone — the two new restaurants taking shape as part of the project are on the verge of opening. Dirty Bird has scheduled its grand opening for Sept. 10 while Wimpy ...

Study shines light on effects of COVID-19 on working women’s health

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have reached the depths of personal life throughout the world. A new research project examined how those have trickled down to women in Utah. On Wednesday, the Utah Women & Leadership Project released its last in a series of six studies on “The ...

Ogden’s Topper Bakery will be back after fire, operator says

OGDEN — Following the destruction of the Topper Bakery building in a fire on Monday, the outpouring of support has been intense, said Valeen DeRyke, who owns and operates the locale with son Lance DeRyke. "Oh my gosh — it's so overwhelming," she said. There have been phone calls, tons of ...

Tech Matters: Getting started with cryptocurrency

When my soon-to-be 85-year-old dad called to say he wanted to buy some cryptocurrency, I knew it was time to write a simple guide for first-time buyers. This guide is a beginner’s "how-to" and includes an explanation of terms used in this often-confusing and volatile space. Whether or not you ...

Layin’ it on the line: Common money myths that keep you confused

“Are you confused and frustrated about money?” — Lyle Boss As they say, “If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth.” Even in 21st century America, you can find folks who believe that the Earth is flat, that George Washington had wooden teeth or that a penny dropped from ...

Topper Bakery burns down; future of longtime Ogden locale uncertain

OGDEN — Assessing the burned-out remnants of the family business, Topper Bakery, Bud DeRyke could only shake his head. "It's like another death in the family," he said Tuesday morning. Ogden firefighters responded late Monday to a fire at Topper, an Ogden institution known for its donuts ...

In lawsuit response, Ogden City defends option not to renew airport leases

OGDEN — Ogden City is not legally obligated to renew tenant leases at Ogden-Hinckley Airport, the municipal government says in its response to a class-action suit by long-term lease holders. The nonprofit Ogden Regional Airport Association in May filed the civil action in U.S. District Court ...

Marriott-Slaterville pursuing plan for tax funds from Amazon project

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE — The city of Marriott-Slaterville is looking use of a portion of property tax funds generated by the Amazon facility currently taking shape in the city to help upgrade the site. The funds, totaling as much as $6.18 million, would be used largely to improve roads and ...

Boss: Does your financial plan have a cavity?

"Seniors leaving the workforce are often taken by surprise when they lose their dental insurance. Out-of-pocket dental expenses can eat away at your retirement nest egg." — Lyle Boss Regardless of your age, oral health plays a massive role in your physical health and wellbeing. This is ...