Local

Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

Local

4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

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All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Track and Field

Ogden native, Boston Marathon surprise Sellers turns focus to 2020 Olympics

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After her surprise second-place finish at the Boston marathon, Ogden native Sarah Sellers is preparing to make a run at the 2020 Summer Olympic trials


Health Care

Costly genetic testing made possible for toddler with potential gene disorder

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Thanks to GoFundMe donations, 1-year-old Camdin Wiberg will undergo exome testing that would’ve cost his parents $10,000-$25,000.


Local

Weber Co. seeks accord with Davis Co. to join forces in economic development

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State lawmakers set aside $775,000 during the legislative session earlier this year to aid in the effort, which the Economic Development Corp. of Utah would help spearhead.


Local

Advisory: Mercury levels elevated in brown trout at Causey Reservoir

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Be careful fishing at Causey Reservoir in Weber County — it’s been added to Utah’s Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory list.


Local

Project to bring congestion to I-215, Legacy and Redwood Road

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Motorists in a hurry should probably avoid Interstate 215 and the Legacy Parkway for the next several months.


Local

Gas prices jump another 5.1 cents in Ogden area

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Average gas prices in Ogden rose 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.99 per gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 160 gas outlets in Ogden.


Police & Fire

Layton man accused of driving drunk, hitting Davis County home while baby slept

Davis Drunk Driving crash

Police in North Salt Lake City saw the truck going north on Redwood Road and traveling at speeds over 100 mph, according to Detective Ty Berger, spokesman for the Davis County Sheriff’s Office.


Local

Enter our 2018 Mother-Child Look-alike Contest — you may win Mother's Day prize

Mother's Day lookalike

Are you part of a mother-child pair that looks exactly alike? Enter our 2018 Mother-Child Look-alike Contest for the chance to win a Mother’s Day prize.


Education

DaVinci Academy students finalists in national songwriting contest

DaVinci Academy Songwriting students

On April 12, Eliza Corrington and Braxton Carr were named two of six finalists for the 2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, a musical contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing, creators of the Tony Awards.


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