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Kim Crumbo lauded for conservation efforts as search in Yellowstone continues

John Davis is torn in talking about Kim Crumbo, the highly regarded conservationist who was reported missing last week during a visit to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. The Rewilding Insitute executive director and fellow conservationist lapses into the past tense, then stops himself ...

North Ogden creek by Village at Prominence Point is focus of cleanup effort

NORTH OGDEN — Spencer Alexander has long clamored for moves to protect Coldwater Creek, the stream that meanders through the southern part of North Ogden on the periphery of the Village at Prominence Point development, still taking shape. "I'm just too stubborn," he said. And as debate ...

Additional water restrictions in effect in Ogden due to drought

OGDEN — In an effort to preserve water for the upcoming year following the early shutoff of secondary water systems, Ogden City on Wednesday issued an administrative order restricting culinary water usage. Pineview Reservoir, Ogden’s primary water source, dropped below 16% of capacity ...

After 9 year delay, Ogden kayak park and river restoration nearly completed

OGDEN — An Ogden resident is criticizing the city for failing to maintain a popular recreational park along the Weber River, but city officials point to work now being done as evidence the problem is being addressed. Still, for David Wolfgram and other outdoor enthusiasts who use the ...

Weber County’s flow of secondary water will soon start slowing

WEST HAVEN — The flow of irrigation water will start turning to a trickle on Wednesday, at least for West Haven residents. Supplies for some homeowners in parts of North Ogden, Ogden and South Ogden — Pineview Water Systems customers — will start seeing the flow of secondary water slow ...

Identifying Utah air pollution deaths to spur policy decisions

Recent scientific studies have further advanced conclusions that Utah's air pollution is killing people, but that cause of mortality doesn't show up in the state's vital statistics. In an effort to close that loop, Rep. Stephen Handy of Layton is proposing a bill for the 2022 Utah Legislature ...