OGDEN — Following many other cities across the nation, Ogden City has formally set aside a day to note the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
OGDEN — It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a difficult year for many local businesses.
SALT LAKE CITY — After 4-year-old Miles Hulbert of Roy was left alone on a school bus for nearly two hours last September, his mother, Janel, pursued legislation to prevent similar situations from happening.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker is dropping a proposal to narrow the legal definition of stalking after the measure was widely opposed by victims and advocates.
Mitt Romney and another Republican U.S. senator have introduced an alternative to the $15 an hour minimum wage proposal currently being advanced by Democrats.
OGDEN — As Utah’s housing crisis worsens, officials announced a new partnership Tuesday that will aid employees of Ogden City, Ogden School District and Roy City in purchasing a home.
FARMINGTON — The state transportation department is postponing $40 million worth of work on Interstate 15 in Davis County in order to pay for a project just down the road that will cost more than three times that amount.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah legislative leaders have announced a nearly $100 million package of tax relief bills involving families with children, veterans and older residents receiving Social Security.
OGDEN — The rate of spread of COVID-19 is easing in Weber County, good news in efforts to contain the virus.
WEST HAVEN — A measure that would give developers additional wiggle room in handling inspections of homes they’re building is generating strong backlash from leaders of several Northern Utah cities.
OGDEN — While the Utah Transit Authority continues with a long-term plan to move its FrontRunner commuter rail north of Ogden, the agency is also working on a significant upgrade to the existing system in the near future.
A bill that would prevent cities and counties in Utah from implementing tougher restrictions on firearm sales received a nod from the Utah House Judiciary Committee on Monday.
OGDEN — After a significant increase in deadly traffic accidents during 2020, Ogden City is again publicly asking drivers to slow down in 2021.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s more cash for lawmakers to spend, according to new revenue projections announced Friday.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Despite an ongoing F-35 engine shortage, the fighter wing at Hill Air Force Base that flies the jet is having no issues staying battle-ready.
MORGAN — The Weber River between Henefer and Morgan is a growing magnet for kayakers, tubers and anglers, but as pressures increase, interested parties are wondering who will be calling the shots.
A bill that would ban doctors from performing gender reassignment surgeries or prescribing hormone therapies to minors stalled in the Utah House Health and Human Services Committee on Friday.
OGDEN — With tax season shifting into full gear, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, a major Ogden employer, has started recalling workers who have been on leave to ready for the expected uptick in activity.
SALT LAKE CITY — A push to change Dixie State University’s name is stalling in the GOP-dominated Utah Senate, after a new push to drop the term many find offensive sparked a backlash.
GARDEN CITY — Last year, the state finished a $5 million safety project on U.S. 89, intent on putting an end to a runaway truck problem that had been plaguing the Northern Utah section of the highway.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said on Thursday that he would not sign a controversial bill being considered by the Utah State Legislature that would ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams in the bill’s current form.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah legislative committee has passed a bill that would increase penalties and eliminate bail for rioting in response to last year’s protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
As he eases into his new job as congressman, U.S. Rep. Blake Moore isn’t sensing an abundance of political discord among Washington, D.C., lawmakers.
The Utah State Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the executive branch’s powers during “long-term emergencies” without “hindering rapid response” or disrupting the executive branch or Utah Department of Health’s “ability to respond to short-term emergencies.”
OGDEN — Thanks to the federal CARES Act, some $44.87 million has been pumped into Weber County, aimed at helping more than 900 entities — businesses, schools, nonprofit groups — weather the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — A resolution inspired by Bountiful High School’s decision to reconsider its “Braves” mascot that would have encouraged other K-12 public schools with Native American-related mascots to follow suit failed to pass a Tuesday vote in the Utah House of Representatives.
OGDEN — New leadership is coming to the Weber-Morgan Health Department.
OGDEN — In the wake of the flurry of protesting last year that stemmed variously from calls for police reform and opposition to guidelines aimed at preventing COVID-19’s spread, Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox noticed a trend.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Republican Party has defended Sen. Mitt Romney after an online motion accused him of misrepresenting himself as a Republican and embarrassing the state by voting against former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trials.
KAYSVILLE — As the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations picks up, the Kaysville city manager has apologized for a controversial pair of messages to city employees last week casting aspersions on those who opt out of getting the vaccine.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah gun owners will be allowed to carry concealed weapons without a permit under a bill that Republican Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law Friday.
OGDEN — The start of construction on the planned bus rapid transit system linking the Ogden FrontRunner station and Weber State University hinges, at least in part, on the acquisition of a 7-Eleven on Harrison Boulevard.
OGDEN — Plans for the arts plaza at 25th Street and Ogden Avenue march forward and the space, though not set to be complete until October, has a name — the Dumke Arts Plaza.
OGDEN — It’s been two months since city officials spearheaded the dismantling of the large homeless encampment that sprouted on 33rd Street here.
SALT LAKE CITY — Transgender athletes would be barred from playing on girls’ sports teams under a bill that advanced Thursday in Utah, one of more than a dozen states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm trans teenagers.
OGDEN — Now that some Utah Walmart and Smith’s locations have the COVID-19 vaccine — including some outlets in Weber County — those on the priority list for vaccinations have more options.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah House committee has narrowly approved a bill that would require new online devices sold in the state to automatically activate protections against accessing adult content.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force’s F-35 aerial demonstration team, headquartered at Hill Air Force Base, has been forced to revise its 2021 show schedule due to a growing shortage of engines.
OGDEN — Neil Hansen, the former Utah House representative from District 9, has his doubts about the redistricting process 10 years ago, after the 2010 census.
OGDEN — It’s been more than 20 years since the shovels began to turn on what was then a radical development idea in the northwest corner of Ogden.
SALT LAKE CITY — Follicle testing to detect illegal drugs in the hair of parents during child welfare monitoring would be banned under a legislative proposal because it has been found to be racially discriminatory.
SALT LAKE CITY — The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Tuesday inspired by a Layton woman who wishes she could have checked her domestic abuser’s criminal record before she began dating him.
OGDEN — Despite a year in which COVID-19-driven lockdowns, closures and social distancing measures kept consumers more sedentary than ever, sales tax revenue went up in most cities across Northern Utah in 2020.
SALT LAKE CITY — Former Davis County prosecutor Cristina Ortega has been appointed to a 2nd District Court judgeship in Ogden.
OGDEN — An Ogden judge has rejected Weber County’s motion to dismiss a case focused on development in the western part of the county.
OGDEN — For the past few years, the Riverdale Fire Department has served as the principal heavy rescue unit in Weber County, responding to some of the most dire calls requiring specialized equipment and personnel.
OGDEN — The COVID-19 case count continues to fall in Weber and Morgan counties while the number of expected COVID-19 vaccine doses entering the two counties goes the other way, up.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah House has advanced a Clearfield legislator’s bill to impose criminal penalties against perpetrators of potentially life-ruining online impersonations.
OGDEN — An amendment to the U.S. Senate’s current budget resolution will provide some security for the Department of Defense’s intercontinental ballistic missile replacement program, which is headquartered at Hill Air Force Base.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A group of four-legged lifesavers from the military and local law enforcement agencies are working together to keep the Northern Utah community safe.
FARMINGTON — Construction began Friday on a medical observation unit at the Davis County Jail, a project intended to keep pace with a societal tide of drug addiction and mental illness that increasingly imperils the lives of inmates.