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

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.


Agriculture

Weber County vegetable farmers dependent on Mexican workers

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Local farmers say they are dependent on Mexican seasonal workers for their livelihood.


Local

By the time it's built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent

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By the time the Business Depot Ogden is built out — a milestone officials say should occur within the next 15 years — the number of employees working at the business park will grow by about 70 percent.


Environment

Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.


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 information on volunteer opportunities or to post an opportunity for your organization, call 801-625-3777 or 801-778-6897. If you are interested in volunteering and don’t see something that interests...


Food

5 Korean restaurants to try in Northern Utah and Salt Lake

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You probably don’t need an excuse to grab a plate (or two) of Korean barbecue, but celebrating the 2018 Winter Olympics is a good one.


Local

Readers react: 6th grade dance sparks conversation on consent

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Should elementary-schoolers be required to dance with anyone who asks? Standard-Examiner readers chime in.


Transportation

Pleasant View FrontRunner station closing in August due to new safety rules

Pleasant View FrontRunner

Even so, UTA officials hope to eventually build a new rail line between Ogden and Pleasant View that’s compliant with the new guidelines so commuter rail service can resume.


Politics

Eden consultant plans bid for Utah House seat to be vacated by Froerer

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Steve Waldrip, a Republican, will seek the District 8 post, which covers western Weber County.


Education

Ogden schools now considering 11 scenarios for closing, rebuilding elementaries

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Officials now have 11 proposals as they weigh next steps to improve district schools following the failure of a bond proposal last year.


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