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U of U grinning to provide Medicaid-friendly dental services in Ogden

OGDEN — Medicaid-friendly dental services in Ogden are back in full swing with 2,000 patients having been seen at the University of Utah dental clinic in Ogden since the facility opened 10 months ago. The dental clinic, formally Family Dental, was well established in the community, ...

St. Joseph Catholic High School students flexing academic excellence

OGDEN — Students attending St. Joseph Catholic High School are turning heads with their academic achievements. Junior Mercedes Randhahn has made headlines before for her smarts and studiousness, but this time around St. Joseph senior Fernando Ruiz will share in the spotlight with his AP ...

Davis School District putting $475 million bond question to voters

FARMINGTON — Davis School District will be asking voters for as much as $475 million — nearly half a billion dollars — to upgrade and expand its facilities. School officials last month decided to put the bond question to voters in this fall's elections and they are in the process of ...

Weber State hires new official to help bolster Latino enrollment

OGDEN — Weber State University has hired a new official to help spearhead university efforts to foster enrollment among the area's burgeoning Latino population. Yudi Lewis comes over from Utah Valley University and will serve as executive director of Weber State's newly created ...

Mountain High opens teen resource center to serve homeless students

KAYSVILLE — There was not a dry eye at the podium during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Mountain High School Teen Resource Center on Friday. The alternative high school, with a student body of 201 at-risk teens, is more than an educational institution to a handful of the kids; it’s ...

Student stabbed in lunchtime brawl near Layton High School

LAYTON — A 15-year-old boy was stabbed Tuesday afternoon during a melee between two groups of students in a park across from Layton High School, and three schools were put on lockout until a suspect was arrested. The suspect, 16, allegedly used a blade to stab the victim in the upper ...

Pence touts accomplishments, praises Utahns in UVU speech

After a 30-minute speech peppered with applause breaks, laugh lines and policy perspectives, students attending former Vice President Mike Pence's speech at Utah Valley University on Tuesday were given an opportunity to ask a question. With a preamble about Pence's career, Cade Bloomer, a ...

West Haven, Weber School District team up on gym facilities at new school

WEST HAVEN — As the new junior high in West Haven takes shape, city officials and the Weber School District have finalized an accord to share use of the facility's gym area. "This is really about maximizing investment," said Matt Jensen, the West Haven city manager. Call it public-public ...

Ogden is focus of efforts to bolster defense, aerospace industries

OGDEN — A multimillion-dollar initiative meant to bolster the defense and aerospace industry in Weber County has received a $676,090 boost from federal officials. That's on top of $20 million Utah lawmakers earmarked for the effort earlier this year during the 2022 legislative session — ...

Ogden school leaders mull boundary changes, Hillcrest Elementary’s future

OGDEN — Ogden school officials are weighing the possibility of taking another look at the district's school boundaries with an eye to redrawing them for the 2023-2024 school year, repeating a process completed last spring. The possibility of closing schools is also on the table as the ...