Paltry rainfall in April and May has left Utah with higher fire danger and reduced forage for wildlife heading into summer, the latest statewide climate and water report says.
OGDEN — Ogden police have kept busy, dealing with the many things, big and small, that inevitably pop up.
SALT LAKE CITY — The four Republican hopefuls for Northern Utah’s U.S. House seat debated Thursday, making the case for why they should be selected by voters.
SALT LAKE CITY — At the request of President Donald Trump, the Utah National Guard has sent about 200 soldiers to Washington, D.C., to help manage the civil unrest currently unfolding in the nation’s capital.
Utah County Attorney David Leavitt said he would bring jury trials back to the state’s criminal justice system if elected Utah Attorney General while incumbent Sean Reyes said criminal justice reform is hardly the only issue facing the state today.
OGDEN — Motorists who traverse the North Ogden Divide and hikers who use the Ben Lomond Trailhead as their launching point will have to find alternatives.
OGDEN — The final hurdle in a decade-and-a-half-long effort to establish a fixed-route transit connection between Ogden’s downtown and the southeastern edge of the city has been crossed.
SALT LAKE CITY — A few months ago, the crowded contest for the Republican nomination in Utah’s first wide-open governor's race in more than a decade was about how to manage the state’s breakneck growth. Now, it's showcasing conservative fault lines over the coronavirus crisis response and wh…
SALT LAKE CITY — Democratic U.S. House hopefuls Darren Parry and Jamie Cheek debated Monday, addressing the COVID-19 outbreak, protesting over George Floyd’s death, whether a Democrat can win in the Republican-leaning 1st District and more.
OGDEN — For the first time since 2015, Ogden City’s budget does not include a 4% pay increase for members of the city’s police and fire departments.
OGDEN — The push for police reform by local advocates of people of color didn’t end with Saturday’s large demonstration in downtown Ogden.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Much of the nation has been shut down over the past two-plus months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the economy is reopening, and businesses of all types are quickly ramping up for what they hope will be a busy summer season that will return them to some sense of normalc…
OGDEN — When word of a police probe into Kerry Gibson, the former Weber County commissioner, first emerged in late 2017, he suggested political forces aligned against him were at play.
MORGAN — Six people fighting for a referendum vote on the Wasatch Peaks Ranch ski resort now face a $5 million suit filed against them by the developer.
OGDEN — Some large events, those drawing big crowds, may still be going on this summer notwithstanding continued coronavirus concerns.
SYRACUSE — Someone recently dumped 260 white bass on a Syracuse roadside, a waste of wildlife that is concerning to local fish and game wardens.
FARMINGTON — Bob Stevenson‘s first bid for elective office back in 1981, for a spot on the Layton City Council, wasn’t the product of a long, overwrought, thought-out process.
NORTH OGDEN — With 230,000 volts of power passing through the cables they hold, the transmission towers along the East Bench above North Ogden and Pleasant View aren’t places to play.
PLAIN CITY — Plain City ranked as the fastest-growing city in Weber County between 2018 and 2019 and sixth-fastest across the state.
SOUTH OGDEN — Nine months after inking an accord to join forces in fire protection, officials in South Ogden and Riverdale say the deal is working out as hoped.
KAYSVILLE — Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt offered up an apology to the Kaysville City Council stemming from the uproar over a proposed COVID-19 protest concert that had been planned for the city.
OGDEN — Blake Moore‘s commitment to service, he says, really got going as a senior at Ogden High School back in 1997.
OGDEN — Despite significantly lower traffic volumes and fewer crashes, fatalities on Utah’s roads to this point of the year are higher than they’ve been in three years.
KAYSVILLE — In response to the backlash to a planned concert that was meant as a protest of sorts to lingering COVID-19 restrictions, organizers will hold it in Tooele County instead.
OGDEN — As Utah lets up on restrictions aimed at keeping the coronavirus’ spread in check, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service is calling employees back to work in Ogden.
OGDEN — With the expiration of Ogden’s most successful tax increment districts, the city’s Redevelopment Agency revenue is expected to decline significantly over the next fiscal year.
KAYSVILLE — As debate rages over a proposed country concert here later this month, mostly against the plans, residents will have a chance to sound off ahead of a Kaysville City Council meeting on Thursday.
OGDEN — Ogden City officials say a detailed and expansive plan that will guide development downtown for decades to come should be ready to be implemented before summer is over.
OGDEN — As the economy lurches, hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Utah gubernatorial hopeful Thomas Wright says he, with his business experience, is the one to get it on track.
SOUTH OGDEN — South Ogden leaders are leaving open the possibility of a property tax hike to help balance the 2021 budget.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force is restructuring its Nuclear Weapons Center, splitting a section of the outfit in two and bringing work to Hill Air Force Base.
SALT LAKE CITY — Legislative fiscal analysts are projecting steep state revenue shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but they say Utah is positioned well to meet the decline by tapping reserve funds, juggling cash flows and canceling planned spending increases.
OGDEN — Voting for the June 30 primary will be different than in years past, and Weber County Elections Office officials are trying to get the word out to the public.
KAYSVILLE — A showdown is looming over a proposed concert in Kaysville that’s meant as a protest of sorts against continued regulations aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, seen as heavy-handed by some critics.
OGDEN — A half-dozen local companies have now contributed to Ogden’s emergency loan program, as the city tries to help keep vulnerable small businesses afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OGDEN — Opening the doors of the five Weber County Library System facilities last week, Lynnda Wangsgard had braced for possible backlash.
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge quizzed attorneys Friday about whether an email from the Weber County Attorney’s Office to a public defender amounted to an interference in the capital punishment defense of death row inmate Douglas Lovell of South Ogden.
KAYSVILLE — The debate over the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic has spilled into the race for the 1st District U.S. House.
OGDEN — A city-granted special exception that will allow a Davis County developer to build a 186-unit housing complex near the mouth of Ogden Canyon is being appealed.
OGDEN — An electronic Ogden City Diversity Commission meeting was interrupted Monday afternoon when an uninvited group of individuals joined the body’s virtual video call, shouting racist slurs, making racist gestures and displaying pornographic images.
SALT LAKE CITY — Civil liberties groups have dropped 22 counties from a Utah Supreme Court petition that demanded faster inmate releases from jails during the coronavirus pandemic.
NORTH OGDEN — Motorists will have to wait another year for the long-awaited upgrade to North Ogden's busy 2600 North-Washington Boulevard intersection.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that the majority of Utah will transition from an “orange” to “yellow” designation this weekend as COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline in most of the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Lorraine Brown‘s legal bid for a place on the ballot in the District 10 Utah House race.
SALT LAKE CITY — Revenues could be down more than a billion dollars in Utah’s budget next year due to the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating effects on the economy, lawmakers learned as they prepared for widespread budget cuts during a Wednesday hearing.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden property owners are likely facing a property tax hike as the city contends with an expected 20% drop in sales tax revenue brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — Despite what it estimates will be a significant decrease in overall revenue, the Ogden City administration is not proposing a tax increase in its fiscal year 2021 budget.
OGDEN — After a lengthy discussion with the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, Ogden City is formally challenging citizens to stand against xenophobia and racism, particularly during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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OGDEN — The state of Utah is offering help to pay the rent — for businesses and residents alike — that have been affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah House hopeful Lorraine Brown waited too long before filing suit in her bid for a place on the ballot, Gov. Gary Herbert and the other defendants in a court case say in their response to her.