NORTH OGDEN — Underage drinking isn’t just something that occurs in basements, at clandestine parties, in out-of-the-way places.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Health Department will stop offering COVID-19 vaccinations later this month at the Legacy Events Center, which has been the main vaccination center in the county.
OGDEN — The Weber-Morgan Health Department is winding down its vaccination site at the Dee Events Center on the Weber State University campus.
Editor’s note: The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Standard-Examiner, The Daily Herald, The Park Record and The Spectrum News.
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced on Friday he is sponsoring a bipartisan bill that would “establish a stewardship fee to fund efforts to provide and expand access to substance use treatment."
NORTH OGDEN — The Auberge, and assisted living community in North Ogden, has honored a first grade teacher at Saint Joseph Catholic Elementary School with its 2021 Outstanding Woman Award.
OGDEN — The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah on Thursday criticized the Weber-Morgan Health Department over delays in providing COVID-19 vaccinations for inmates at the Weber County Jail.
The Utah House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would prohibit public schools and universities from implementing mask requirements after the end of the 2021 spring semester and school year.
OGDEN — Starting Wednesday, masks will no longer be required at Weber State University. The announcement comes on the tail of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask in most places.
Utah lawmakers will consider a bill during a special session on Wednesday that would prohibit public schools and universities from implementing mask requirements after the end of the 2021 spring semester.
On Monday, BYU shared an update to the school's COVID-19 guidelines with students and employees that included masks being required in classrooms through the spring term, physical distancing being encouraged and the school strongly urging members of the campus community to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, among other things.
OGDEN — Adolescents in the 12-15 age group are joining the ranks of those getting vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
During his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Governor Spencer Cox announced that the statewide mask mandate in K-12 schools would be dropped for the final week of school in the Beehive State.
MORGAN — Despite a continuing public health order mandating masks in K-12 schools, the Morgan School District is no longer requiring face coverings in schools.
OGDEN — Spreading the message about the dangers of the COVID-19 virus and the importance of vaccination takes money, and Weber County commissioners on Tuesday bolstered the amount payable to their media consultant by $100,000 to cover the costs.
President Joe Biden hosted a bipartisan meeting with six governors from across the country on Tuesday, highlighting those states' efforts to make the COVID-19 vaccine easier to receive, to build confidence in the vaccine, and to make it an equitable response.
A former nurse convicted of spreading hepatitis C in two Northern Utah hospitals by diverting injectable narcotics from patients is trying again to get a compassionate early release from her five-year federal prison term.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Thursday urged Utahns to exercise caution and “personal responsibility” as statewide COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
OGDEN — Don’t throw your masks away quite yet, local health officials say.
OGDEN — The latest figures for Weber and Morgan counties show continuing declines in the numbers of people testing positive for the COVID-19 virus.
OGDEN — With the turning of their tassels Saturday morning, 12 students made it official: Weber State University has graduated the inaugural cohort from its first doctoral program.
OGDEN — With the number of people getting COVID-19 vaccinations tapering, officials in Weber and Davis counties are trying to make it easier for the public to get their shots, extending hours of operation and allowing walk-in appointments.
OGDEN — Despite the progressive loosening of COVID-19 related social distancing restrictions, ridership across major Utah Transit Authority platforms remains in an extended downturn.
Visit some of Weber County’s larger retailers and you’re likely to see many people, most of them perhaps, wearing face coverings.
Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are encouraged to get COVID-19 vaccinations, according to a statement from the Missionary Department of the church.
Multiple Utah County lawmakers criticized state health and education officials on Thursday over the statewide mask mandate for K-12 schools and urged officials to provide greater flexibility for local jurisdictions moving forward.
OGDEN — Younger people haven’t gotten COVID-19 vaccinations at the same rate as those aged 60 and up.
OGDEN — Mask rules and other COVID-19 guidelines vary widely across Ogden and Weber County in the wake of the easing of the statewide mask mandate that went into effect earlier this month.
LAYTON — Northridge High School junior Dylan Whitaker summed up his experience as a teenager during the COVID-19 pandemic in one word: depressing.
Parents of children who have been turned away from local schools for not wearing a mask are not seeking legal action against their school districts — at least not yet.
OGDEN — While Utah lingers near the bottom for COVID-19 vaccination rates in the U.S., Ogden City is incentivizing its employees to roll up their sleeves and get their shots.
An industry group has come to the defense of Ridley’s Family Markets, which is accused in a federal civil enforcement action of filling hundreds of opioid prescriptions under “bright red flag” circumstances at its Morgan pharmacy.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with the Federal Drug Administration announced a recommended pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine following six reported cases of a rare and severe blood clot in individuals who received it.
OGDEN — A new report from the Ogden Civic Action Network says tens of thousands of Weber County residents don’t have consistent access to quality food — and the COVID-19 pandemic has made the situation worse.
OGDEN — Weber County officials won’t enact any sort of countywide mask mandate in the wake of the more relaxed statewide rules on use of face coverings that went into effect on Saturday.
FARMINGTON — As Utah’s statewide mask mandate expired Saturday, dozens of Utahns flocked to school district buildings to push officials to further lift COVID-19 restrictions, starting with schools.
A recent study out of BYU has linked lifestyle choice to Alzheimer’s disease, at least to some degree, through findings that show a possible energy gap between the amount of glucose and ketones being used to power the brain.
OGDEN — With COVID-19 vaccination rates among people of color in Utah lagging, several clinics have been scheduled in Ogden to help counter the trend.
OGDEN — A murder and suicide that rocked Ogden last weekend carried an assortment of potentially unhealthy psychological triggers, including livestreamed video of a man's shooting, for people at risk of domestic violence or suicide.
OGDEN — Faculty and staff at Weber State University, some of whom have taught in-person classes throughout the pandemic, became fully eligible for COVID-19 vaccines on April 1, along with all other adults in the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman’s out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under a new law unique to the state that critics say doesn’t do enough to adequately address maternal health care needs.
OGDEN — Appointments are available for a two-day COVID-19 vaccination effort coming to the Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres at The Junction.
The Davis and Weber county jails, environments where social distancing is impractical, say they are working to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all inmates.
OGDEN — When the opportunity came to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Deana Armstrong, a resident at the Lantern House homeless shelter, jumped.
OGDEN — Stacy Bernal, head of a group formed to advocate for the autistic community, is motivated, in part, by incidents like the shooting last year of an autistic boy by Salt Lake City police.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When airmen from Hill Air Force Base deploy, they typically head overseas into a hostile region of the world, ready to do battle against foreign aggressors if necessary.
OGDEN — U.S. Rep. Blake Moore got the second and final dose of his COVID-19 vaccine regimen last Friday.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox and first lady Abby Cox both received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday at a Utah County Health Department-operated vaccination facility in Spanish Fork, and the governor said Utah could lift all coronavirus-related restrictions by July.
OGDEN — The pool of people who can get the COVID-19 vaccine expands significantly on Wednesday, to everyone 16 and older.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Cindy Ingram was able to get her COVID-19 vaccine at the Dee Events Center in Ogden easily enough.
The COVID-19 vaccine did not factor in the death of a West Point woman whose passing days after getting her second inoculation shot prompted questions from her family, according to health officials.