News

UTA rep for Weber, Davis, Box Elder counties pared to 2 Davis Co. hopefuls

UTA board candidates

The UTA Board of Trustees is to be reduced from 16 members to just 3 per an overhaul outlined in...

Local

Ruth House closes, leaving vacuum for women transitioning from prison, drugs

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Since 2016, pastor Kyle Hill and his wife, Holly, had been operating The Ruth House as an inexpensive place for women to live while they transitioned from prison and drug use and began connecting with God. But at the end of June, the Hills were forced to close the home.


State

Provo couple opens their home, hearts to LGBTQ people

LGBTQ NONPROFIT FAMILY

A Provo family has made their home a sort of sanctuary for members of the LGBTQ community, especially those who need something to eat and a place where they can escape from suicidal thoughts.


Local

Volunteer fire departments struggle with recruitment, retention

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Especially in this rebounding economy, volunteer fire departments struggle with staffing issues.


Local

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an unsupervised 4-foot deep wading pond, which they say raises the specter of an accidental drowning.


Education

'The students will win': Parkland survivors stop in Utah as part of tour

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The town hall was part of the “Road to Change” bus tour, a nationwide event launched June 15 in Chicago by the Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivors and March for Our Lives organizers, including Emma González, David Hogg, Jaclyn Corin and Cameron Kasky. The event started...


Education

Ogden students enjoy ballet folklórico and parkour as part of summer program

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Kaylin Anguiano, 10, said she likes the program because she has fun and because she can help others understand her culture.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

ICE protestors

The facility in Evanston, Wyoming, 77 miles from Ogden, would house those in the country illegally who are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and serve the greater Salt Lake City area.


Business

Young Automotive's expansion continues with dealership opening in Ogden

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The company’s persistent expansion and increasing stronghold on the Top of Utah’s automobile landscape continued Friday, as Young celebrated the official opening of its third dealership in the Ogden area.


Local

Ogden Valley residents share unease with Nordic Valley vision

Nordic open house

A few people spoke in favor of the project, but the overwhelming sentiment was one of concern — especially about water, dark skies, traffic and, above all, how the aggressive development would alter the fabric of the close-knit, pastoral mountain community.


Entertainment

Layton F.E.S.T. kicks off Friday with food, shopping, family entertainment

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The weekly open-air market offers a unique shopping experience with a wide range of local vendors, including farmers, gardeners, food trucks, artisans and more.


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