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Ogden police unveil data dashboard on officer use of force

OGDEN — The Ogden Police Department has unveiled a public reporting system that presents data about officers’ use of force as well as attacks on police, a service that officials touted as an improvement in law enforcement transparency. The Use of Force Report, to be updated monthly, came ...

BE FAST to spot strokes, a leading US killer

The Save A Life campaign is well underway this month to bring about the awareness of strokes. May is National Stroke Awareness Month and health care workers are reminding the public to educate themselves about the disease so they can recognize the signs and get help in a timely ...

Ogden’s Family Promise hits 5-year mark in fighting homelessness

OGDEN — Five years ago, Family Promise launched in Weber County, aiming to help fight homelessness, particularly among families with children. "We believe every child deserves a home," said Raquel Da Silva, executive director of the nonprofit organization. From the start in 2017, though, ...

Not just GOP, Dems — Libertarians vying for two seats in Weber County

OGDEN — Some Weber County voters have additional options this election cycle aside from Democrats and Republicans. Two Libertarians are among the local candidates for office in Weber County — District 9 Utah House candidate Jacob Johnson and Brian Rowley, who's vying for seat B on the ...

Prevention is key for traumatic injuries among children

Trauma is the number one killer of children across the world. In the United States, close to 10,000 kids die every year, about one per hour, and thousands more are injured and can be left with a serious disability. “Prevention is key to keeping our kids safe, but if injury does occur, we are ...

Ogden’s Thai Buddhist temple to host multicultural event Sunday

OGDEN — In celebration of Buddha’s birthday, the Thai Wat Chaimongkolvararam temple is hosting a multicultural event on Sunday, May 15. The public event at will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the temple, located at 402 Wall Ave. Lunch is being donated by local Thai restaurants and, ...

Ogden Latino leader puts out call for Hispanic mayor

OGDEN — Sebastian Benitez, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Paraguay, has a vision for the city. "We need the first Hispanic as mayor of Ogden," he said. He also argues there should be another Latino member on the Ogden City Council, in addition to Luis Lopez. Significantly, he ...

Infrastructure funding to include pipeline repairs in Utah

The Department of the Interior announced Monday that it will invest $240.4 million for infrastructure repairs for the 2022 fiscal year, including pipeline repairs in Utah. This investment is a part of President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and is facilitated through the Bureau ...