OGDEN — Parents and students waved signs at traffic on 12th Street Monday, calling for IFA Country Store to share access to a nearby intersection with students and staff at Weber Innovation and Two Rivers high schools.
Students at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind celebrated spring with the Spring Sensory Carnival on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Ogden. The carnival included a sensory egg hunt, gardening, making paper flowers and other spring themed activities. The activities were to help teach th…
OGDEN — That he'll soon officially be a Weber State University graduate, says Jose Chacon, is "groundbreaking."
OGDEN — Parents are preparing to protest a cement barrier placed between the parking lots of Weber Innovation High School and the IFA Country Store on 12th Street.
OGDEN — Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox spoke about suicide prevention to 500 secondary students — grades 7–12— at DaVinci Academy Tuesday, ending the speech with a performance with the school’s teacher band.
By now you have probably heard about the astounding observations of the black hole at the center of the galaxy designated M87 and christened Powehi, a Hawaiian phrase referring to an “embellished dark source of unending creation.” This monster of an object, six billion times as massive as ou…
KAYSVILLE — Davis Technical College broke ground Thursday for the college’s new Michael J. Bouwhuis Allied Health Building, named for a retired president of the college. The campus is located at
CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield High School baseball team is practicing on their field again, much sooner than many school and health department officials originally thought.
Some students at Weber State are unhappy with the response to stickers and posters representing a white supremacy group appearing around the Ogden campus, including a statement released by President Brad Mortensen Wednesday, a week and a half after the stickers first appeared.
SOUTH OGDEN — Burch Creek Elementary recently opened a new after school program, after the Weber School District Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis secured a federal grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Center initiative.
Parents looking for a way to keep their little ones busy can bring them to “Spring into School Readiness,” an event for children under the age of 5 and their parents Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Newgate Mall near the Burlington store.
OGDEN — Ogden’s annual “Take Back the Night” rally will spotlight domestic and relationship violence Friday at Ogden’s Union Station.
SOUTH OGDEN — After more than two years of debate, talking and meeting, officials in South Ogden and Riverdale appear close to joining forces in providing fire protection in the two cities.
OGDEN — Rock hounds rejoice! The 68th Annual Gemstone Junction show is being held this weekend at the Golden Spike Event Center.
“I was ecstatic — it was a huge change,” said Kole Pei, a transgender man who is a member of the Church of Jesus Chris of Latter-day Saints, referring the church’s recent policy change allowing children of LGBTQ parents to be baptized members of the church.
OGDEN — Taking advantage of rules that allow underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft but later return to school if desired, Weber State junior guard Jerrick Harding announced his decision to enter the draft Wednesday morning on Twitter.
OGDEN — An Ogden man has been indicted in district court for allegedly shooting at another man on 25th Street last August.
I recently attended an address by a revered community and religious leader who pulled up several images of well-known sports heroes with the aim of inspiring the young people in the audience to set and achieve goals of their own.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah State Board of Education has adopted new health education standards for grades K-12.
OGDEN — Despite a rainy morning, Bill Nye “The Science Guy” drew a crowd to his moderated discussion Wednesday at the Dee Events Center.
One week ago, members of the Ogden community joined together to honor victims of the mosque massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand. People from all walks of life gathered on the steps of Ogden’s city hall March 27. The weather was overcast, and the mood was somber. Small children climbed the …
CLEARFIELD — With the naked eye, you can’t see why Clearfield High School’s baseball field needs caution tape around the infield dirt.
SANDY — The Utah Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of 2 percent and a fee increase of 3 percent for students at Weber State University at their meeting Friday at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization.
OGDEN — Ogden School District’s Board of Education approved new math curricula at their board meeting Thursday, at a cost of approximately $2.6 million total for the next seven years.
By now, most people are familiar with the scandal involving wealthy parents who paid a fixer to help their children cheat their way into elite colleges. The scandal illuminates the seamy side of undergraduate admissions. It also underscores some paradoxical realities about the benefits of at…
FARMINGTON — Davis School District has moved from an Aa2 bond rating to an Aa1 rating, as measured by Moody’s Investor’s Service. This upgrade could mean lower interest rates on school bonds and lower costs for taxpayers, according to a district press release.
Weber and Ogden districts are welcoming parents and their almost kindergarteners at Kindergarten Roundup events, where they can meet school principals, kindergarten teachers and other staff — as well as pick up a free book and get a head start on the registration process.
OGDEN — Weber State University hosted its 10th annual Sustainability Summit Thursday, featuring Paul Hawken, leader of a project that identified and ranked the most effective existing solutions to climate change, and Brenda Ekwurzel, co-author of the Fourth National Climate Assessment and se…
LAYTON — The Weber State Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 2 percent and a student fee increase of 3 percent at their board meeting Tuesday at the Weber State Davis campus.
If I ask Google to tell me the distance to the nearest star, I get an immediate answer: 4.22 light-years.
OGDEN — High school teams from around the state — most of them from Northern Utah — met at Ogden-Weber Technical College Thursday to wage robot battles with bots they built as part of the Rocky Mountain Robotics League 2019 competition.
SALT LAKE CITY — In the end, the Legislature did not gut the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act.
OGDEN — Weber State University has been given $50 million from the state for a new technology building.
OGDEN — When Jeni Claudio picked up a flier about Weber State’s Family Literacy Program at her son’s Head Start program, she was looking for a way to improve her parenting. Little did she know that the program would lead her to enroll in Weber State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
OGDEN — On the steps of the Ogden Municipal Building Friday, 24 students from DaVinci Academy, Northridge High School and Weber State University called on community leaders and the public to act to combat climate change.
Two weeks ago, a classroom full of Northridge High students got a big surprise.
OGDEN — School district representatives from around the state met Wednesday at Ogden High School to learn more about how Ogden School District uses Google technology in the classroom.
In March 1961, soon after his inauguration, President John F. Kennedy introduced the United States Peace Corps — a concept offering material help to developing nations and better understanding for all. Seven years later, upon graduating from Weber State, I joined the ranks.
Two new Weber district elementary schools — one in Farr West and the other in Pleasant View — now have names.
OGDEN — The League of Women Voters will be hosting a panel on the dangers the use of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping.
OGDEN — Only two members of the community shared concerns with the Ogden Board of Education at a public hearing on the closing of Gramercy Elementary held at the regular board meeting on Thursday, March 7.
PLEASANT VIEW — Weber High School’s current play, “Wiley and the Hairy Man,” features a four-person swamp monster who signs in American Sign Language and speaks simultaneously.
Over the course of six years my husband has insisted that he had a terrific idea for an outdoor winter party in our driveway. Each time he would bring it up, I would try to be patient, listen attentively and not throw my hands in the air shouting, “That’s not the way it works in Utah. This i…
OGDEN — When tickets became available for the upcoming moderated discussion with Bill Nye “The Science Guy” at Weber State, they sold out within 30 minutes.
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OGDEN — A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ben Lomond Health & Physical Education Center will be held at 3 p.m. Monday on the north side of the Ben Lomond campus.
OGDEN – On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Ogden School Board approved a construction bid for the new Ben Lomond gym and three additional Ben Lomond projects for a total of $28,295,261.
OGDEN – Bill Nye “The Science Guy,” whose show by the same name aired on PBS from 1994–1999, will be speaking at Weber State as the final event of the university’s Engaged Learning Series.
Ketamine, with a long record as both a dependable surgery anesthetic and a notorious club and date-rape drug, has gained new life in northern Utah as a weapon against severe depression and thoughts of suicide.
OGDEN — DeeDee Mower doesn’t blame folks for getting hooked on the Weber State University Storytelling Festival, now in its 23rd year.