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Air Force F-35 demo team, now stationed at Hill AFB, to begin practice soon

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Don't be alarmed if you see an F-35 flying upside down during the next few days — the Air Force's F-35 demonstration team is set to start practicing in the skies of above Northern Utah. Beginning Monday, the 388th Fighter Wing’s new F-35A Lightning II Demonstration ...

Hill AFB to start night flying operations

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Pilots at Hill Air Force Base will conduct local night flying operations next week.In a press release, Hill spokesman Micah Garbarino said Northern Utah residents will notice increased jet activity during the evening hours as pilots practice night-time combat skills ...

Weber County man killed in Afghanistan to be buried in North Ogden

OGDEN — The Weber County man who died late last month in Afghanistan while serving in the <a href="https://www.army.mil/" target="_blank">U.S. Arm</a>y is to be buried Thursday.Visitation for Sgt. 1st Class Elliott Robbins, who died June 30 in a non-combat related ...

North Ogden celebrates 40th birthday of fallen Maj. Brent Taylor

NORTH OGDEN — Brent Taylor lived with his aunt and uncle and their children while he attended Brigham Young University.“He kept our boys in stitches,” said Dave Tipton, Taylor’s uncle.Tipton drove to Weber County on Saturday to attend the 40th birthday party for the late Utah National ...

Ogden American Legion Post still going strong after 100 years

OGDEN — As fewer and fewer veterans populate the United States, veterans organizations are seeing a corresponding decrease in memberships. But an American Legion post in west Ogden is bucking that trend, still going strong after 100 years.On Monday, Ogden’s American Legion Baker-Merrill ...

Plea and sentencing hearing set for Russian in F-16 manuals smuggling case

SALT LAKE CITY — A change-of-plea and sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a Russian citizen accused of smuggling F-16 technical manuals to his nation and other countries.Oleg Mikhaylovich Tishchenko, who was extradited from Eastern Europe and held in the Weber County Jail in Ogden ...