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Breeze Airways coming to Ogden, marking return of air service to city

OGDEN — Passenger air service is returning to Ogden. Breeze Airways, a low-cost carrier that already serves Provo and many other U.S. cities, plans to start providing four-times-a-week service between Ogden and John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, starting in February. It marks ...

Ogden airport hangar issue draws state lawmakers’ ire; Caldwell answers back

OGDEN — As state lawmakers mull legislation targeting Ogden's controversial efforts to prod longtime tenants from hangars at Ogden-Hinckley Airport, Mayor Mike Caldwell is defending the initiative, responding to critics taking aim at the city. "City officials weren't given an opportunity ...

Sen. Gregg Buxton of Roy won’t seek reelection in 2024

ROY — Utah Sen. Gregg Buxton, a Republican from Roy, won't seek reelection in 2024, paving the way for a new representative in the Senate for western Weber County. "It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Senate District 4, and I am grateful for the trust and support you ...

The Great Salt Lake and Utah farms could save each other. Here’s how

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of stories by the Great Salt Lake Collaborative that asks the question: Why save the Great Salt Lake? It explores what opportunities open up in agriculture, daily life, industry and recreation by restoring the lake — or are ultimately lost ...

Ogden officials to consider $250K incentive to lure carrier to airport

OGDEN — A commercial carrier is interested in coming to Ogden starting next February and leaders will be considering a $250,000 incentive to lure the firm to the city. The Ogden City Council is to take up the question at its meeting next Tuesday and plan details — though not the name of ...

Weber County voters pick mix of newcomers, incumbents in city elections

OGDEN — Voters in cities across Weber County selected a combination of newcomers and incumbents to lead their locales, with a seeming mix of factors motivating balloting. In West Haven, voters tabbed the three incumbents — Carrie Call, Nina Morse and Kim Dixon — to remain in the three ...

Myers, Graf poised to take seats on the Ogden City Council

OGDEN — Shaun Myers seems set to fill Ogden City Council's at-large Seat C position while Dave Graf will be representing District 4. As of Wednesday night, Myers was leading the Seat C race with 6,711 votes (59.41%) versus J. Levi Andersen's 4,585 votes (40.59%). Graf, with 2,407 votes ...

Weber County voters reject jail bond measure, officials to keep focus on issue

OGDEN — Weber County voters solidly rebuffed a proposed bond issue of up to $98 million to help upgrade the Weber County Jail and build a new sheriff's office facility. The ballot question, had it been approved in Tuesday's voting, would have boosted taxes on a home worth $468,000, the ...

Sheri Bingham elected to represent Hooper City as mayor

HOOPER — Hooper City is set to get a new mayor — and that new mayor's name is Sheri Bingham. As of Wednesday night, Bingham had 1,379 votes (58.83%) versus 965 votes (41.17%) favoring Greg Simpson. According to Weber County Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch, an estimated 99% of ballots have been ...