Local

Police & Fire

50-year-old man accused of setting fire in Bountiful apartment complex

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Police and fire crews were dispatched to 1450 N. 285 East in Bountiful after they received a call of a fire in an apartment building.


Government

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

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The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors — doesn’t come without a measure of controversy.


Local

Medical issue causes Southwest flight to make emergency landing in Ogden

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A medical issue caused a Southwest flight bound for Salt Lake City to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon in Ogden.


Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Lessons from the Ogden Marathon? Running is hard

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On Saturday, this fat, aging journalist staggered through the 5K portion of the 2018 Ogden Marathon.


Government

Utah Rep. Fawson resigning, sets up special vote among GOPers to replace him

District 7 candidates

Lisa Roskelley and Kyle Andersen are to face off in the May 23 special election, but Roskelley is proposing a delay until after the June 26 GOP primary, thus eliminating the possibility of one GOPer serving through 2018 and another, depending on results on June 26, serving when the new term starts...


Health Care

Weber County hires law firms, plans to sue opioid makers, distributors

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Downtown Ogden had the highest per capita rate of opioid deaths in Utah in 2014 and 2015 with 55.33 per 100,000 residents, according to state figures, which amounts to 41 deaths in the period.


Local

UTA name change proposal tabled, future status uncertain

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In a statement released earlier this week, Rep. Mike Schultz, R-Hooper, and Sen. Wayne Harper, R-Taylorsville, said they’ve asked UTA to hold off on a rebranding initiative that was included in Senate Bill 136.


Local

Ogden Marathon 2018: Full marathon results

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Results for the full Ogden Marathon run May 19, 2018, in Ogden, Utah.


Local

Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

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For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was the men’s record that took a beating.


Education

Apple for the Teacher winner: Travis Mumford of Box Elder High School

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There is at least one thing Mumford doesn’t like: being in the spotlight. And the thought of being in the newspaper after being the teacher with the most votes in the Standard Examiner’s 2018 Apple for the Teacher award makes him feel uneasy.  


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