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Intermountain Healthcare appoints its first chief equity officer

Intermountain Healthcare has selected Tiffany Capeles as the health system's first chief equity officer. Capeles comes from CHRISTUS Health, based in Texas, where she was director of health equity, diversity and inclusion. Her work received numerous national awards and earned her the 2021 ...

Ogden officials pick Brandon Cooper to lead economic development efforts

OGDEN — Ogden officials have picked from within to fill the vacant economic development director's post, the administrator who helps lead efforts to redevelop the city and lure new businesses here. Brandon Cooper, who had served as deputy director of the Community and Economic Development ...

Ogden-Weber chamber recognizes businesses, leaders at Annual Gala

OGDEN — Members and leaders of the Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce gathered for a night of camaraderie and fun Thursday, also recognizing several businesses and leaders in the community. "It's humbling as we recognize these incredible organizations and individuals that we'll be honoring. ...

Thermo Fisher inaugurates $44M plant, boosting Utah’s biotech sector

OGDEN — A new manufacturing plant that makes products key in the development of new vaccines and other medical therapies is up and running in Ogden after about a year and $44 million worth of upgrades. Company reps and leaders see the new Thermo Fisher Scientific facility as a boost to ...

IRS, labor association say more workers, modern technology needed

With income tax returns due, Internal Revenue Service offices in Ogden and other U.S. cities have increased staffing to help process all the paperwork thanks to hiring events early this month and late last month. Still, more workers — maybe more than 50,000 in coming years — and increased ...

Nordic Valley ski village foes worry about overdevelopment, loss of quiet

EDEN — As plans for a proposed ski village around the Nordic Valley ski resort morph and evolve, many of those living around the site are uniting against what they see as its excessive size. "Something very quaint, absolutely," said Robi Kunz, alluding to the sort of development he'd ...

Federal relief funds jump-start Ogden airport terminal expansion

OGDEN — Funds from the federal infrastructure bill and COVID-19 relief appropriations will allow construction earlier than previously expected to nearly double the Ogden-Hinckley Airport terminal's size as part of a plan to increase commercial flight capacity. Airport Manager Bryant Garrett ...

IRS hiring 1,000-plus workers in Ogden area, job fairs planned

OGDEN — The Internal Revenue Service is looking for a few good men and women, about 5,000 of them. The federal agency, which has a huge presence in the Ogden area, is recruiting to fill 5,000 posts in all for service processing centers in Ogden; Austin, Texas; and Kansas City, Missouri. More ...

Weber County unemployment edges to 2.2%

OGDEN — Unemployment in Weber County edged down a notch from January to 2.2% in February, according to stats released Monday. Last December, the jobless figure fell to 1.8%, its lowest point in the county at least since December 1990, according to Utah Department of Workforce Services and ...

North Ogden Crumbl opens as cookie maker quickly expands across US

NORTH OGDEN — The steady march of Utah-based Crumbl Cookies across the state and beyond continues. Franchisee Blake Parrish, who opened the Riverdale location in June 2019, opened a second Crumbl location in Weber County on Friday, this one on North Ogden. "We know we have a lot of loyal ...