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Public input requested on transportation projects totaling over $7B

OGDEN — The public is being invited to provide input on hundreds of transportation projects along the Wasatch Front. The projects, totaling more than $7 billion, are deemed a priority by the Wasatch Front Regional Council in conjunction with the Utah Department of Transportation and the ...

Weber, Ogden school districts and 6 cities mulling property tax hikes

OGDEN — All tax-paying property owners in Weber County are looking at jumps in their tax bills this year brought on by property tax hikes — some more than others. Ten taxing entities — including the Ogden and Weber school districts and the cities of Harrisville, North Ogden, Ogden, ...

Challenger Katy Hall on way to win in District 11 Utah House race

OGDEN —  An incumbent Utah House member appears on the way out following voting in the Republican primary. Katy Hall, challenger for the District 11 Utah House seat, was easily outpacing Kelly Miles, the three-term incumbent, according to unofficial, preliminary totals late Tuesday night. ...

Moore headed to victory in US House GOP primary

SALT LAKE CITY — Blake Moore was on his way to victory in the race for the GOP nomination in the 1st District U.S. House. According to partial returns tallied Tuesday evening, still unofficial, he had garnered 45,914 votes — 60.3% of the total — easily outpacing two challengers. Andrew ...

Utah Sen. Ann Millner targeted in mailer; challenger denounces effort

OGDEN — A negative campaign mailer sent by a group that espouses limited government is generating backlash from the Utah Senate candidate it was meant to aid, Doug Durbano. "We do not engage in mudslinging," said Durbano, vying for the District 5 seat in the Utah Senate. Such efforts, he ...

Ogden property tax hike details emerge; officials OK capital improvement plan

OGDEN — Details of the proposed property tax hike in Ogden are emerging, along with some of the bigger-ticket projects potentially in the works for the coming fiscal year. The Ogden City Council last week set hearings on the proposed 2023 budget and tax hike for July 12 and Aug. 2, when the ...

Utah’s GOP congressional delegation face primary challengers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All four members of the U.S. House from Utah are facing Republican primary challengers Tuesday while the Democratic challengers they’ll face in November are running uncontested. It is the first primary election since the GOP-controlled state Legislature bypassed an ...

In Utah, Trump ally Sen. Lee faces GOP primary challengers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sen. Mike Lee faces his first test of 2022 in Utah's Republican primary on Tuesday, where he's being challenged by two well-funded opponents in a race that should offer insight into whether loyalty to former President Donald Trump remains a litmus test for Republican ...

Man sentenced in Layton fatal drug robbery shooting

FARMINGTON — A man convicted in the fatal shooting of a Layton man over a bag of marijuana is headed to prison for 17 years to life. A jury on April 29 found Michael Jameel Hines, 31, guilty of first-degree murder in the March 12, 2020, death of Kannon Beesley, 18, who was shot in the chest ...