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IRS on hiring spree, hoping to fill 600 spots in Ogden-area facilities

OGDEN — Heads up, job hunters — the Internal Revenue Service is on another hiring spree, hoping to fill around 600 openings at its Ogden-area facilities. Recruiting events are set for Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Copper Nickel Events Center at 2450 Grant ...

Ogden leaders mull changes to downtown parking, elimination of free parking

OGDEN — As part of Make Ogden, the ambitious proposal to reinvent the city's core area, officials are taking a close look at parking — adding new parking structures and revamping existing ones, spending millions of dollars, perhaps, along the way. How cars are managed and directed in the ...

City outlines plans to demolish old Ogden-Hinckley Airport hangars

OGDEN — City officials are proposing a five-year program to pay for the planned demolition of old hangars at the Ogden-Hinckley Airport, part of a master plan to make the airport more attractive to commercial airlines and travelers and improve the city’s financial posture. But the program ...

Rezone clears path for apartment development on old Wangsgards site

OGDEN — The Ogden City Council has cleared the way for the planning of a mixed-use development, anchored by a large apartment complex, on the old Wangsgards grocery store site. Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to vacate a strip of right-of-way on the never-developed First Street ...

Utah board of education to comply with new state school library law

The Utah State Board of Education announced Thursday that it will enforce a new law banning sensitive instructional materials in schools. The announcement is in response to recently passed House Bill 374, sponsored by Rep. Ken Ivory, which prohibits certain sensitive instructional materials in ...

Agreement between Ogden City Council, developer puts housing plan in motion

OGDEN — As part of Ogden’s Quality Neighborhood Initiative, the city’s Redevelopment Agency is facilitating a variety of different housing types across a range of price points. A resolution has passed authorizing the agency to enter into a land use and transfer development agreement ...

Weber County Commission hopefuls to debate as jockeying for office heats up

OGDEN — With primary voting culminating in just over a month, the time is here to start weighing the varied hopefuls for office, especially on the GOP side. To aid in the process, the Weber County League of Women Voters is hosting a debate on Monday among the three seat A and three seat B ...

Weber County elections officials to open office to public as primary looms

OGDEN — With the June 28 primary coming, Weber County Elections Office officials want the public to know they can count on the election results when they come out. "We feel really confident about the controls we have. We want the public to have that same level of confidence," said Ricky ...

Davis Commission Seat B candidates voice priorities

FARMINGTON — First-term Davis County Commissioner Lorene Kamalu has a prominent challenger in her first bid for re-election in Clearfield Mayor Mark Shepherd. The two are facing off in the June 28 Republican primary after splitting the delegate vote at the county GOP convention in ...