News

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

Budget Battle

Bitterly divided Congress careens fails to stave off government shutdown

Weber State

Charles Wight leaves legacy of positive support for Weber State athletics

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On the same day Weber State University President Charles Wight announced his resignation, he and his wife, Victoria, were at the Dee Events Center to watch the men’s basketball team in their contest against Sacramento State.


Local

Former Utah Jazz stadium seating coming to Ogden rodeo

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The northside grandstands at Ogden Pioneer Stadium soon will feature former Utah Jazz arena seats.


Local

Riverdale landslide continues to chew its way toward homes

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Another 10 to 20 feet of residents’ backyards has been lost in the last week-and-a-half.


Local

PHOTOS: Women's March shouts message of equality for all humans in Ogden

WOMEN'S MARCH 2018

A crowd of more than 250 people gathered for the Northern Utah Women’s March Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, on the steps of the Ogden Municipal Building.


Police & Fire

Missing 8-year-old girl from South Salt Lake found after Amber Alert

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UPDATE: The girl who was missing Saturday afternoon was found an hour and 45 minutes after Amber Alert was issued.


Government

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

Budget Battle-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it. The finger-pointing played out in rare...


Government

Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Budget Battle Statue of Liberty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island turned away visitors in...


State

Utah woman's nonprofit mails thousands of books to prisons

Prison Books

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A nonprofit run by a Utah woman supplies books to men and women in 35 prisons in 13 states, helping to restock prison libraries often filled with decrepit texts. Toby Lafferty started the Millcreek-based organization Books Inside in 2010. The self-funded organization mailed...


Government

Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama

Trump One Year Photo Gallery

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of “American carnage.” A forceful rollback of his predecessor’s achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours. In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure,...


State

The Latest: Police release name of suspect sought in manhunt

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah manhunt (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake says it has identified a suspect who is the subject of a manhunt. The department identifies the suspect as 33 year-old Justin Gary Llewelyn of Riverton and asks that he...


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