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Weber County's revamped public defender office garners kudos from state

OGDEN — Weber County's relatively new public defender program is getting high marks from the state agency that's tasked with safeguarding and strengthening legal defense services for those without resources. Some say it could be a model for public defense programs in other Utah counties. "There are so many benefits that come with having a designated public defender office, measurable benefits of having those attorneys working full time," Matthew Barraza, executive director of the Utah Indigent Defense Commission, told Weber County commissioners on Tuesday. "They don't have to worry ...

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Michael (Mike) Obray

Michael (Mike) Obray, 59, passed asway on September 21st, 2023. Arrangements entrusted to Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT.

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Letter: First they want to change the Utah flag, then what?

This is for all of our State Senators, Secretary, the Judiciary Court, Court of Appeals; including all 3 trial courts. Our Supreme Court, Distric Court & all 3 federal courts. I don't care if it's 1 step or 5 steps from being approved why change it just because there's some crybabies that ...

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