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Water main break causes emergency in South Ogden

SOUTH OGDEN — South Ogden City has urged residents to limit water use while the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District fixes a broken main. City officials issued an emergency notice Wednesday night, advising residents to take showers rather than baths and not to run dishwashers or do laundry ...

All Ogden schools moving online as COVID-19 cases rise

OGDEN — All Ogden schools will shift to online learning on Friday and next Monday as student and teacher absences rise due to the COVID-19 virus and other illnesses. The aim, the Ogden School District said in a message on Thursday to parents, is to keep kids out of classrooms in a bid to ...

Utah health department reports record high COVID hospitalizations

Thursday's hospitalizations from COVID-19 were at a record high, with 756 cases reported by the Utah Department of Health. “Cases are going up really steeply now,” said Erin Clouse, University of Utah Health's strategic engagement manager. “We're seeing worrisome increases of the new ...

Cox condemns lies undermining voting system, calls for unity

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox called for keeping children in school during the coronavirus pandemic, warned against making voting more difficult and lamented destructive political divisions during his State of the State address Thursday. The Republican governor said that he sees ...

VR simulation allows Hill museum visitors to pilot A-10 ‘Warthog’

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The ability for ordinary folks to fly over mountains and valleys in Utah’s West Desert in an A-10 Thunderbolt II is now a reality — a virtual reality — at Hill Aerospace Museum. For $15, users can experience four individual flight segments: take off, low-level ...

Western Weber County legal dispute settled, development proceeding

OGDEN — A lawsuit that underscored the strong sentiments about development in western Weber County has been settled. New houses in the area off 2200 South and 4300 West, meanwhile, continue to sprout. Dirt is even moving on part of the piece of property that had been at the center of the ...

Davis County leaders weigh splitting Clerk/Auditor’s Office

FARMINGTON — Davis County leaders are mulling big change to the Davis County Clerk/Auditor's Office — separation of the office's main functions, thus creating a new office. County commissioners are to discuss the proposal at a work session on Thursday and may follow up with action at a ...

Man pleads guilty but mentally ill in Ogden shooting

OGDEN — Cedric Broadnax has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to first-degree felony attempted murder for firing several shots into a car full of people in downtown Ogden, critically injuring one man. Broadnax, 38, was arrested Sept. 13, 2020. Police claim he had accosted a woman on 25th ...