Local

41 percent of Utah crash deaths involved speed in 2017

Speed remained the leading contributing factor in traffic deaths in Utah in 2017, accounting for 41...

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Entertainment

How to keep your kids occupied during the long Presidents Day weekend

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With Presidents Day coming up on Feb. 19, many kids are looking forward to a long weekend. Here are some ways to keep them entertained.


Courts

Court date moved for 2 Ogden teens accused of shooting, killing woman

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Two teens accused of killing an Ogden woman briefly appeared in court Friday before having their hearing rescheduled.


Local

Presidents Day 2018: Open, closed, schedule changes, more in Northern Utah

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Presidents Day is observed on Monday, Feb. 19, this year. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed in Northern Utah on the federal holiday, including government offices, postal service and shipping agencies, liquor stores, libraries, banks and more.


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