News

Apple for the Teacher 2018: Vote for the teacher you think should win

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It’s time to vote for the Northern Utah teacher you think should win our Apple for the...

Local

Celebrate Earth Day with these Northern Utah events

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Looking for ways to celebrate our planet on Earth Day? Check out these events in the Ogden area. 


Education

Students participating in April 20 National Walkout may be marked as truant

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At least two school districts in Northern Utah are warning students thinking of participating in the National Walkout on April 20.


Government

Utah measure, backed by Weber Co. high-schooler, cuts primary voting age to 17

Weber High School senior urges dark sky preservation

Weber High School student Zach Thomas lobbied for the measure while Weber County Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch said the younger people start voting, the more likely the’y’ll keep on voting.


Local

Restaurants, diners and health inspectors struggle with bug reports

Bug in food

Katha Weisenberger of Ogden says she found a cockroach in her enchilada at an Ogden restaurant. She went on a Facebook rant against the restaurant. What should you do if an insect ruins your meal?


Local

Thunderbirds likely to perform at Hill AFB air show

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds announced Wednesday they have resumed flying operations following the death of one of the team’s F-16 pilots.


Police & Fire

Police arrest 2 in connection with Ogden courthouse bomb threats

Ogden Bomb Threat suspects

Ogden Police say they have arrested two people in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Ogden courthouses.


State

2 arrested over repeated bomb threats at Ogden courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a northern Utah courthouse three times in three weeks. Ogden police announced Friday that Tonisha Lester and Jerry Larkin were arrested and booked into Weber County Jail on charges...


State

Man shot while holding hostage had claimed mental illness

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 41-year-old man shot and killed by police in suburban Salt Lake City this week had previous run-ins with police and claimed to have mental illness. Spokespeople with the Salt Lake City and Unified Police Departments said Friday that they had several encounters with Lonnie...


Government

Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

Army Recruiting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal. But Army leaders said the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job to satisfy a growing demand for troops....


State

Nephew of Mitt Romney fails to make Colorado primary ballot

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DENVER (AP) — Businessman Doug Robinson, a nephew of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, failed to qualify for Colorado’s Republican gubernatorial primary ballot, a state official announced Friday. Colorado politicians hoping to land on their party’s statewide primary ballot must gather 1,...


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