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Remembering 9/11: Ogden exhibit gives students detailed glimpse of tragedy

OGDEN — The 9/11 attacks may be seared in the memories of those alive at the time. Those born later are also well aware of what happened. "They've always had teachers that talk about it. They hold a moment of silence," said Kylie White, a history teacher at Bonneville High School in ...

Gov. Cox, local leaders gather to kick off Weber County 9/11 exhibit

OGDEN — Nearly 20 years ago, the twin towers in New York City fell, downed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the country wept and came together. Ryan Arbon, the Weber County sheriff, was a marshal for the state of Missouri at the time and recalls he was helping with security at a trial. ...

Ogden pie maker seeking jump from farmers markets to big time

OGDEN — James Edwards' pie-making career started with his U.S. Air Force buddies at Hill Air Force Base. The positive feedback for his sweet potato pies got him thinking. "I thought, 'I better make this a business,'" he said. So in 2018, his full-time career in the U.S. Air Force winding ...

Weber County 9/11 event coming together, expected to draw big crowds

OGDEN — Hundreds of volunteers are pooling their efforts to pull together planned commemorative activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Organizers, in the meantime, say they are aware of no other initiative in Utah to mark the day to the scale of ...

U.S. Rep. Moore addresses Afghanistan, slavery reparations, COVID-19

OGDEN – U.S. Rep. Blake Moore came to Ogden, meeting with a crowd of perhaps 200, taking questions and addressing everything from Afghanistan to slavery reparations to Mike Lindell to the COVID-19 vaccine. It was a wide-ranging discussion, lasting two-plus hours, but events in Afghanistan ...

Hill AFB airmen pay final tribute to four-legged comrade in arms

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For members of the U.S. military — whose jobs, when boiled down to the most basic essence, are to fight wars — the undercurrent of death is perpetual.And it goes without saying that when soldiers lose a comrade in arms, it can be life-altering for the survivors. Even ...

Local group honors Utah’s fallen military members and aids their survivors

FARMINGTON — Hundreds of combat boots, arrayed in military precision and decorated with stories and photos of their fallen owners, drew reverent study on Memorial Day as a local family continued its mission of keeping service members’ memories alive.Antionette Stapley, of Hooper, created ...