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Ogden City Council OKs new street parking ordinance for snow, ice events

OGDEN — This week has brought significant snowfall to the Ogden area and, almost fittingly, a change in how the city will deal with it. On Tuesday, the Ogden City Council voted 5-1 to adopt a new ordinance "to prohibit on-street parking when it is snowing or when snow removal is apparent or ...

Utah poised to chip away at income tax again in 4th year of tax cuts

The session hasn’t even started yet, and the Utah Legislature is already poised to cut taxes for a fourth year in a row. That’s even though Gov. Spencer Cox says a larger tax reform conversation is needed if the state is going to continue chipping away at its income tax and eventually do ...

New proposal pays Utah farmers to send water to Great Salt Lake

Editor’s note: This article is published through the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative that partners news, education and media organizations to help inform people about the plight of the Great Salt Lake — and what can be done to make a difference before it ...

Stacy Bernal declares candidacy for District 3 seat in Utah Senate

OGDEN — Stacy Bernal has officially declared her candidacy for the District 3 seat in the Utah Senate, as announced in a statement from her campaign Thursday. The Ogden School Board member seeks to "bridge the gap between residents’ personal experiences and political action being ...

Petition for inland port in western Weber County backed by commissioners

WEBER COUNTY — The Weber County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a resolution requesting that the Utah Inland Port Authority adopt land in the western reaches of the county into a project area aimed at boosting the county's economic growth. It was the latest action taken to ...

Weber County’s Ricky Hatch to seek role as Utah state auditor

OGDEN — Weber County Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch is looking to take his talents to the state level. On Thursday, Hatch told the Standard-Examiner that he has filed to run for the state auditor position in 2024. "It wasn't an easy decision," he said. "People have asked me for several years if ...

Nadolski sworn in as mayor; Graf, Myers take seats on Ogden City Council

OGDEN — The work has officially begun for Ogden's newly minted mayor and two City Council newcomers. During a special meeting of the Ogden City Council on Tuesday, Ben Nadolski was sworn in as mayor while incoming council members Dave Graf and Shaun Myers, along with returning incumbent ...