Local

Health Care

West Nile virus found in mosquitos in Box Elder County

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Mosquitos with West Nile virus have been found near Willard Bay State Park.


Weber State

Big Sky commissioner Andrea Williams leaves for College Football Playoff post

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The Big Sky Conference will again search for a new commissioner.


Local

Despite pushback from owners, Ogden puts downtown building on historic register

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The Ogden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to designate the building as a “historic resource” on the Ogden City Register of Historic Resources.


Police & Fire

Police: 2 bodies found in Ogden within 24 hours are not connected

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The body of a man was found around 7 a.m. Monday near the intersection of 26th Street and Monroe Boulevard. In the hours prior, police received a similar call.


Courts

Suit says Ogden teacher showed boy a gun, told him to snap nude photos of girls

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A civil lawsuit raps the Ogden School District for not allegedly not acting sufficiently to safeguard students after reports of sexual abuse by a teacher.


Police & Fire

Ogden police investigating after body found Monday near 26th Street

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Police are investigating the body as a “suspicious, unattended death,” according to Ogden Police Lt. Clint Christensen.


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

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.


Local

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

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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

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.


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