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Utah’s Mitt Romney talks about combating climate change in the Pacific

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talked about ways to combat climate change in East Asia and the Pacific during a subcommittee hearing this week.Romney, ranking member of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, made the opening remarks of Wednesday’s ...

Gov. Cox gives drought update, thanks Utahns for saving water

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox gave an update on the state’s drought and wildfire status on Thursday and encouraged Utahns to not use personal fireworks ahead of the Pioneer Day holiday.During a monthly press conference in Salt Lake City, the governor told reporters that 98% of Utah is in either ...

UPDATE: Wildfire contained in drought-parched Ogden Canyon

OGDEN — A wildfire burning in Ogden Canyon on Thursday found a ready supply of dry timber, a dangerous symptom of the drought, a state official said.State Road 39 was closed for a time Wednesday night from the canyon mouth to Pineview Reservoir after the fire broke out, but the highway was ...

Ogden City Council votes for seat at the renewable energy table

OGDEN — Ogden City is moving forward with its involvement in Utah’s Community Renewable Energy program.The Ogden City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday night to approve a resolution that ensures the city’s participation in the development of the rate structure associated with the program while ...

Report says outdoors and tech are the perfect mix for Utah’s economy

OGDEN — While the greater Ogden area might not be Utah County’s Silicon Slopes, recruiting tech companies and the typically high-paying jobs that follow has been a focus of several governments along the northern Wasatch Front, including Ogden City.And a new report for suggests that the ...