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UDOH launches medical cannabis program

SALT LAKE CITY – If you've had a hard time obtaining medical cannabis, things are about to get easier. The Utah Department of Health, along with medical cannabis pharmacies, launched a program Wednesday that will increase access for patients who qualify. The program will allow any ...

Expert optimistic that air quality will soon improve

Utah Valley is filled with smog, but a local expert is hopeful that upcoming snowstorms could be the key to cleaner air. Air quality in Utah County has ranged from Moderate to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups this week, but according to Bo Call, manager of the air monitoring section for the ...

Gang enhancements trimmed from charges against Riverdale murder suspects

OGDEN — While a defense attorney was able to get gang enhancements deleted from charges against three people accused in a Christmas Day 2020 fatal shooting, one of the defendants now faces potential harsher punishment as a habitual violent offender. A deputy Weber County attorney, Branden ...

Wade pleads guilty to fatal stabbing in Riverdale homeless camp

OGDEN — By pleading guilty to charges stemming from a stabbing murder in a Riverdale homeless camp, David Keith Wade has a chance to avoid a sentence of life in prison without parole. Wade, a 50-year-old homeless man, recently pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and attempted aggravated ...

Relic of Ogden’s past transit system unearthed by BRT construction

OGDEN — A bit of Ogden’s past was unearthed Monday when construction crews discovered 3.5 miles of track belonging to the historical Ogden Rapid Transit streetcar system on 25th Street. In May 2021, a small portion of track was found buried under a thick layer of asphalt on Washington ...