News

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...

Entertainment

Perks abound for local bookworms on Independent Bookstore Day

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Ogden’s Booked on 25th is among four Utah bookshops celebrating this Saturday, April 28, with numerous freebies, deals and activities for those who love to read.


Agriculture

Weber County Dairy Days comes to Ogden this weekend

Historic Weber County Dairy Days photo

An event that draws dairymen from throughout the state and Idaho, Weber County Dairy Days has been going for 91 years.


Entertainment

Northern Utah theater: 'The Christians,' '9 to 5,' 'Camelot' and more

Good Company Christians

Ogden-area community theaters are performing a variety of plays, including the Utah premiere of “The Christians” at Good Company Theatre. 


Local

Counseling center for combat veterans, families opening in North Ogden

Terry Schow

After more than 10 years of effort, readjustment counseling for combat veterans will be available in Northern Utah.


Recreation

Snowbasin adding more activities, events to this summer's fun

Snowbasin fun

Mini golf, kid’s adventure course coming later this summer, adventure trekking tower and aerial adventure course scheduled for next year.


National

The Latest: Federal investigators head to burning refinery

Refinery Explosion Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Federal investigators are headed to a Wisconsin refinery hit by an explosion and fire. Burning asphalt at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, has prompted the...


Business

MGM sets August opening date for Massachusetts casino

Massachusetts Gambling MGM

BOSTON (AP) — The fate of Wynn’s glitzy Boston-area casino may still be up in the air, but rival MGM says it is on track to open the first Las Vegas-style casino resort in Massachusetts sooner than expected. MGM Resorts International is now targeting Aug. 24 as the new opening date for the $960...


Police & Fire

Woman enters cabin to find burglar asleep on chair, man later arrested

ONLINE ONLY Thomas Shupe mug

The man, whom police say is 36-year-old Salt Lake City resident Thomas Luke Shupe, was tracked down by law enforcement and booked in jail on two burglary charges and four felony warrants out of Salt Lake County.


Government

Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

Pompeo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo took over as America’s top diplomat Thursday after being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in across the street minutes later. The new secretary of state immediately dashed off to Europe in an energetic start befitting the high-stakes issues awaiting him from Iran to...


Business

At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings. The EPA...


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