WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is backtracking after saying this week that he wasn’t concerned that prosecutors have implicated President Donald Trump in a crime.
SALT LAKE CITY — A nonprofit group laid out a recipe Thursday to reduce Utah's prison and jail populations, cut crime, save lives and unburden taxpayers.
ROY — Roy officials have decided on a new city manager to administer the city, and after a revolving door of officials in the post, the incoming administrator is hoping to stick around for a while.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base’s final combat-ready F-35 squadron is now starting to acquire its most important equipment.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden initially refused to run with then-presidential candidate Barack Obama a decade ago, but his family ultimately convinced him he had to support an African-American candidate with a real chance of winning, he said Thursday at the at the Uni…
EDEN — As it eyes expansion, officials at the Nordic Valley ski resort want to make sure the facility in its current configuration meets the needs of its clientele.
Gov. Gary Herbert has proposed $5 million more per year for the constitutionally guaranteed defense of poor criminal suspects, but Utah still would trail neighboring states by most related measures.
OGDEN — Pending one final city council approval, Ogden City's protracted search for a new airport manager is over.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and cross-party collaboration during a farewell speech Wednesday where he called the Senate a legislative body in “crisis.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for allowing what he said was his “blind loyalty” to Trump to lead him astray. “I felt it was my duty to cover up his dirty deeds,” he said.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is the longest-serving Republican senator in history, is delivering his farewell speech on the Senate floor Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Mayor Mark Allen suspects leaders in neighboring South Ogden and Riverdale may have strong feelings about Washington Terrace leaders’ decision to back out of talks to unify their fire departments.
OGDEN — The city and a local activist group have raised the money needed to extend honorary city streets for Martin Luther King Jr. and César Chávez in Ogden.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened to shut down the U.S. government Tuesday as he and Democratic leaders bickered over funding for his promised border wall and offered a grim preview of life in Washington the next two years under…
OGDEN — Ahead of what figures to be one of the biggest tourist draws in the city’s history, officials are trying to make Ogden easier to navigate for newcomers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five people in President Donald Trump's orbit have pleaded guilty to federal charges. Prosecutors in Washington and New York are investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin in the 2016 election and whether Trump directed an illegal hush-money schem…
OGDEN — A pair of new businesses want to move into the Ogden Business Exchange, but they first want the city to authorize building sizes that are much larger than what’s presently allowed there.
WEST HAVEN — The firm mulling a large housing development on an open field has scaled back plans, tempering the ire of some adjacent homeowners who worry the expansion will disrupt their neighborhood.
OGDEN — Four new faces will be representing Weber County when the Utah House convenes for the 2019 session next month.
OGDEN — Larry Gallegos found out the hard way that his uncle died in prison.
SALT LAKE CITY — Three mortuary personnel have been given suspended jail sentences for offenses including selling gold taken from bodies and cremating infants and fetuses with adults.
OGDEN — Thanks to a large grant from the federal government, Ogden City is looking to complete a restoration of the Weber River where it flows through west Ogden.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered "political synergy" with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the special counsel sai…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that Congress should provide all the money he wants for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, and he called illegal immigration a "threat to the well-being of every American community."
OGDEN — Construction on Ogden City’s $4 million add-on to the Grant Avenue Promenade downtown is mostly complete.
SOUTH OGDEN — The South Ogden Senior Center will close at the end of the month and residents are encouraged to begin using the center in Washington Terrace, the city announced Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday proposed adding new sales taxes on services while cutting the overall tax rate, part of a reform effort he said will be a “heavy lift” but is essential for the state’s economic future.
KANSAS CITY — A longtime Weber County prosecutor received national recognition for his work during the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference on Thursday in Kansas City.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of advocacy groups in Utah sued Thursday to block a compromise agreement legalizing medical marijuana, accusing the Mormon church of unconstitutional domination and interference in a process that led to the gutting of a measure approved by voters.
OGDEN — Still without a permanent manager and hoping to get someone on board soon, Ogden City is considering raising the salary for its head airport position by what could be as much as $18,000 a year.
OGDEN — A rural intersection in western Weber County is potentially on track to become a commercial hub serving the growing area, to the chagrin of some worried the rural character of the zone is at risk.
OGDEN — Following a four-hour public forum Wednesday, a decision on who will serve as Weber State University's 13th president is near.
WASHINGTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth …
OGDEN — Officials from Weber and Davis counties have taken a firm step forward in creating an entity that would promote business growth in the two-county zone.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden officials’ call for applicants to take over as the city’s mayor, spurred by Brent Taylor’s death last month, has drawn five hopefuls.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "subs…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah patients can use medical marijuana legally after a compromise agreement was signed into law, but they won’t likely be able to buy it legally inside the state until at least 2020, officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included military victory half a world away and a landmark law affirming the rights …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature voted unanimously to allocate $235 million to the construction of a new state prison in Salt Lake City.
FARMINGTON — Contemporary with a historic nuance, there’s a new transit option for people looking to ferry around Farmington’s flourishing downtown shopping and business district.
NORTH OGDEN — They came, they sought answers, some clamored and at least one said the proposed expansion of the Nordic Valley ski resort was a great idea.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawmakers in conservative Utah passed sweeping changes Monday to a new voter-approved medical-marijuana ballot measure under a planned compromise that secured the support of the influential LDS Church but sparked a backlash from advocates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and ev…
SALT LAKE CITY — A state committee has recommended a five-point plan to help Utah’s county jails prevent deaths among an incarcerated population increasingly afflicted by substance addictions and mental health problems.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump complained Monday about how much the U.S. spends on weapons in an "uncontrollable" arms race with Russia and China, though he vastly overstated how much is spent on actual weapons, even under a budget his administration has increased.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leaders of the world's largest economic powers have agreed to overhaul the global body that regulates trade disputes, but they faced resistance from President Donald Trump over the Paris accord on climate change.
OGDEN — Weber County authorities have approved a property tax hike effective for 2019 to boost funding to the entity that handles 911 emergency calls across the county.
Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday:
OGDEN — The suspected kidnapper killed Friday night in a confrontation with Ogden police had an extensive criminal background and had come to Weber County, at least in part, to pursue a relationship with a local woman, Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt said Saturday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah leaders are resigned to the fact that they are likely to never be repaid the nearly $1 million the state spent in 2013 to keep its popular national parks open during a government shutdown.