News

Weber Fire District putting out dumpsters for green waste from the Uintah Fire

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The fire district put a map on their Facebook page Monday outlining where dumpsters are placed for...

State

Docks, marinas get repaired after microburst on Lake Powell

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say repairs are nearly finished to property in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that was damaged by last week’s microburst along the Arizona-Utah border. A sudden, powerful downward gust of wind swamped or sank dozens of powerboats and jet skis last Thursday...


Government

New play aims to encourage citizens to 'Practice Democracy'

Mr. Adams, a retired banker, state legislator and Vietnam veteran is talking on the phone. His powerful voice overwhelms the office he’s standing in. “The incumbent has to go,” he says. “It’s time for a change.” Mr. Adams is about to meet with two young politicians who are facing off in a party...


Government

Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal “Obamacare” would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear. Independent analysts say the latest...


Government

New play aims to encourage citizens to 'Practice Democracy'

Mr. Adams, a retired banker, state legislator and Vietnam veteran is talking on the phone. His powerful voice overwhelms the office he’s standing in. “The incumbent has to go,” he says. “It’s time for a change.” Mr. Adams is about to meet with two young politicians who are facing off in a party...


Local

South Ogden City contemplates future of old elementary schools lands

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The land where MarLon Hills and Club Heights elementary schools used to stand has been purchased by South Ogden City.


Local

Detonation at Utah Test and Training Range source of Tuesday's loud boom

Utah Test and Training Range

HAFB detonates aged propellant and motors two to three times a week from May through October as part of an international agreement to reduce the number of ballistic missiles.


Courts

Bountiful OB-GYN now faces federal child porn charges, on top of Utah charges

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Ward was federally indicted on Wednesday, Sept. 13 on three charges: production of child pornography, possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography.


Police & Fire

Roy gas station shooting 'justified' according to Weber County Attorney's office

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Allred concluded that the actions of Officers Ricks and Jackson were “necessary to prevent death or serious bodily injury to him or another.”


Business

Asian stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve’s announcement of the result of its meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 was flat at 20,298.80 and South Korea’s Kospi edged down 0.1 percent to 2,413....


Government

Bemoaning Budget Cuts, Navigators Say Feds Don’t Appreciate Scope Of The Job

The Trump administration says many of the organizations that help people enroll in health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces don’t provide enough bang for the buck, sometimes costing thousands of dollars to sign up each customer. So, it is cutting their funding, some by as much as 90...


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