Politics

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an...

National

Watchdog urges EPA to bolster oversight after Flint crisis

Flint Water-1

A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.


National

Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting

Trump Russia Denial

After 27 hours of near-universal condemnation, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday he simply misspoke in Helsinki when he said, "I don't see any reason why it would" be Russia that interfered in the U.S. election.


National

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

South Africa Obama Mandela Speech

He targeted politicians pushing "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," saying they are on the move "at a pace unimaginable just a few years ago."


Politics

Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'

Finland Trump Putin Summit

Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.


Local

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an unsupervised 4-foot deep wading pond, which they say raises the specter of an accidental drowning.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

ICE protestors

The facility in Evanston, Wyoming, 77 miles from Ogden, would house those in the country illegally who are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and serve the greater Salt Lake City area.


Police & Fire

Big inmate medical bills keep Utah counties off balance

SW 110217 Utah Jail Standards Press Conf 04

The Utah County sheriff suddenly quit during a budget spat. But officials in Box Elder County have found common ground in managing the growing expenses of sheriff’s operations.


Government

U.S. Sen. Lee crafts bill to limit president's ability to create monuments in Utah

Trump Supreme Court List-4

The issue has been a heated one in Utah stemming from creation of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. 


Education

March for Our Lives secures new venue for Utah town hall

School Shooting Bus Tour-1

A day after Megaplex Theatres canceled the contract it had with the group for a planned Saturday event, there is a new venue.


Government

Anti-ICE protesters arrested at contractor's Centerville headquarters

Management and Training Corporation

He said some of the protesters had chained themselves to the building.


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