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Weber State hosts climate change webinar as part of global event

OGDEN — As communities throughout the world prepare to celebrate Earth Month in April, Weber State University is taking part in a global event to keep the conversation about climate change going.The school will host a virtual panel on Wednesday<span class="print_trim">, April ...

Coalition of activist groups urge Air Force to slow down its GBSD program

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — As the enormous program to replace the entire land-based portion of the U.S. nuclear enterprise continues to gain steam at Hill Air Force Base, a group of disarmament activists are asking for a slow-down.A coalition of nine environmental and military watchdog groups have ...

Utah drought loosens grip slightly after snowy February

A relatively snowy February dented Utah’s deep drought trend, but the state still is far behind on the water year.The areas of Utah classified as being in the exceptional drought category dropped by about 10% last month, although that still leaves much of the southern two-thirds of the state ...

Ogden reinstates recycling program after 10-month hiatus

OGDEN — After a 10-month hiatus, Ogden’s recycling program has been reinstated.That means the cardboard, aluminum and other recyclables that Ogden trash customers put in their blue bins will now be processed so they can be reused. They had been going to the landfill.“Recycling has always ...