Local

Roads to Independence, Senior Companion Program, VITA need volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

Local

LunaFest and International Fly Fishing film festivals coming to Ogden

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The International Fly Fishing Film Festival and the all-women LunaFest make their way to Northern Utah this weekend for a good cause.


Local

Bill would apply Utah's open-container alcohol laws to motorized bicycles

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After Utah was penalized for failing to comply with federal law, a new bill aims to amend the state code related to electric-assisted bicycles.


Agriculture

Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming not be forgotten.


Government

Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Recreation

Ogden-area ski resorts pleased with weekend snow, upcoming storms

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Weber County ski resorts celebrating weekend snowfall and a potential turnaround after the January visitor shortfalls that led to lift closures.


Local

North Ogden residents file suit to halt Barker Park amphitheater construction

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Construction started last November, but a group of residents who fear the facility will be disruptive started lobbying in January against the project.


Courts

Ogden man given federal prison time for selling opioids on Montana tribal land

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Tacuma Wallace, 32, will serve the next 12 months and one day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for selling Oxycodone pills, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montana.


Local

UDOT to upgrade 12th and Washington intersection, fix bottleneck

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The Utah Department of Transportation has a plan to cut the line of piled up cars often seen at the intersection of 12th Street and Washington Boulevard.


Police & Fire

Weber County dentist charged with allegedly possessing, sharing child porn

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Daniel Patrick Alston, 71, was booked in Weber County Jail Friday and charged Monday with 10 counts sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony.


Local

2019 defense budget calls for F-35 uptick; Hill expects more work

Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Next year’s Department of Defense budget figures to have a big impact on Hill Air Force Base, especially if the Air Force keeps adding F-35s.


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