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Thumbs up, thumbs down: Canceled concert, deadly driving, baby animals

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To Kaysville residents for not backing down and standing up for their health. In the continuing saga of “Where in the World Will Utah Business Revival and Katie Witt Go to Host Their Constitutionally Protected Collin Raye Concert,” ...

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Zoom bomb, social protest, podcast and vets

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To the Weber, Davis and Box Elder sheriff's offices for working to prevent COVID-19 in their jails. Civil liberties groups Wednesday dropped most Utah counties from a petition before the Utah Supreme Court that asked for accelerated ...

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Teachers, graffiti, Pioneer Days and the BDO

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To teachers! Theirs has been an especially difficult occupation these last few months. How do you effectively instruct hordes of pupils from afar while your primary means of interaction is a screen? Such a task would leave us feeling like ...

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Gas prices, rocks on trails, spring weather

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To the prospect of brighter days before us. Leaders from around Weber, Davis and Morgan counties announced Wednesday a plan to begin scaling back certain restrictions brought about by the widespread coronavirus pandemic, starting May 2. ...

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: IRS, unemployment and social connection

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To the IRS for scaling back operations at its Ogden campus to essential services, thus allowing many workers to stay home, at least until April 20. The agency is a big employer here, and the move safeguards workers and helps guard against ...

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Community perseveres through pandemic

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> The Weber State University Dumke College of Health Professions recently donated and delivered medical supplies, including ventilators and N95 face masks, to McKay-Dee Hospital, Midtown Community Health Center and Ogden Clinic to help ...

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Evictions, authors and the highway patrol

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> To the Ogden City Council for considering a resolution to urge Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to enact a 60-day moratorium on evictions in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Councilman Rich Hyer rightly brought up concerns about such a measure ...

Thumbs up, thumbs down in Northern Utah

<strong>THUMBS UP:</strong> Rocky Mountain Power, Dominion Energy, Ogden City and other local utilities for temporarily suspending non-payment disconnections to support the state of emergency response to COVID-19. Many people will experience disruptions to their ...