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Weber County holding hearing on 7.25% tax hike proposal

OGDEN — Weber County commissioners will hold a hearing on Tuesday on a proposed property tax for 2024. The hearing is to start at 6 p.m. Tuesday and will be held in commission chambers at the Weber Center, 2380 Washington Blvd. in Ogden. The public will be able to sound off on the ...

Nadolski holds large lead in initial batch of mayoral results

OGDEN — Ben Nadolski found himself in a decently comfortable position in the Ogden mayoral race at the end of election night. As of 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nadolski was up with 5,339 votes (54.80%) versus Taylor Knuth's 4,403 votes (45.20%). Further ballots are yet to be counted and more results ...

Weber County $98M jail bond proposal headed to defeat

OGDEN — The ballot question calling for a multimillion-dollar expansion of the Weber County Jail and construction of a new Weber County Sheriff's Office building is headed to defeat. The ballot question calling for bonding of up to $98 million for the proposal was generating solid opposition ...

Myers, Graf in lead for seats on the Ogden City Council

OGDEN — Shaun Myers held a commanding lead for the Ogden City Council's at-large Seat C seat while Dave Graf was in the lead for a posting to the District 4 seat. As of election night, Myers was leading the Seat C race with 5,837 votes (61.08%) versus J. Levi Andersen's 3,720 votes (38.92%). ...

Bingham in lead to be new Hooper mayor

HOOPER — Hooper City is set to get a new mayor, and one candidate had a strong lead at the close of voting on election night. In the initial batch of votes released Tuesday night, Sheri Bingham had 1,172 votes (58.19%) versus 842 votes (41.81%) favoring Greg Simpson. According to Weber ...

Ogden mayoral spot, $98M jail bond question at stake as voting winds down

OGDEN — If you haven't already, Tuesday's the last day to vote in municipal elections across Weber County. You can drop your ballot off at any of 21 Weber County Elections Office drop boxes around the county until 8 p.m. Tuesday, when voting ends. You may also vote in person from 7 a.m. to 8 ...

Roy, North Ogden, West Haven voters back most incumbents in city council races

OGDEN — Voters across Weber County finished balloting on Tuesday and the preliminary results in the biggest cities outside Ogden show incumbents faring strongly, by and large, against challengers. Three spots on the city councils in North Ogden, Roy and West Haven were up for grabs in the ...

Ogden’s Stacy Bernal launches bid to win District 3 Utah Senate seat

OGDEN — A race is shaping up for the District 3 seat in the Utah Senate, now held by John Johnson, a North Ogden Republican. The post isn't up for grabs until 2024 elections, but Stacy Bernal, a member of the Ogden school board, has announced plans to run for the seat as a Democrat, ...

Utah is purchasing land for an eventual water pipeline in Box Elder

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 ...