News

Giddy up, Ogden — the 2018 Horse & Hitch Parade trots through town Monday

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Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls from across the Wild West gather each year in downtown Ogden for...

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.


Education

PHOTOS: Sparks fly at Weber State's Girls Welding Camp

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While Weber State University is somewhat quiet during the summer, sparks were loudly flying in the Engineering Technology building in the middle of July during the Girls Welding Camp.


Politics

Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'

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Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.


Business

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

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The Trump administration on Tuesday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.


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.


State

Data: Most Utah warrants approved in less than 3 minutes

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More than half of all search warrants approved by Utah judges in the last year received less than three minutes of consideration, according to state data.


State

City officials consider demolishing bridge after deadly jump

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Authorities in Utah are considering demolishing an old iron bridge popular for illicit dives after a teenage boy was killed when he jumped into the water.


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.


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