Local

'Jazzy' new seating at Ogden Pioneer Stadium ready for Pioneer Day

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The rickety old bleachers on the north side of Ogden Pioneer Stadium have been replaced with new...

Local

Despite pushback from owners, Ogden puts downtown building on historic register

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The Ogden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to designate the building as a “historic resource” on the Ogden City Register of Historic Resources.


Local

Volunteer fire departments struggle with recruitment, retention

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Especially in this rebounding economy, volunteer fire departments struggle with staffing issues.


Local

Ruth House closes, leaving vacuum for women transitioning from prison, drugs

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Since 2016, pastor Kyle Hill and his wife, Holly, had been operating The Ruth House as an inexpensive place for women to live while they transitioned from prison and drug use and began connecting with God. But at the end of June, the Hills were forced to close the home.


Local

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

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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.


Education

Ogden students enjoy ballet folklórico and parkour as part of summer program

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Kaylin Anguiano, 10, said she likes the program because she has fun and because she can help others understand her culture.


Entertainment

Giddy up, Ogden — the 2018 Horse & Hitch Parade trots through town Monday

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Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls from across the Wild West gather each year in downtown Ogden for the annual Horse & Hitch Parade, where they will take to the streets with wagons, carriages and horses of all colors, sizes and breeds.


Local

S. Ogden, N. Ogden, Pleasant View, Ogden rec facilities to share grant funds

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Two new parks taking shape, an amphitheater and a sports complex will share $1.29 million in grant money coming from Weber County sales tax money earmarked for cultural development.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

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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.


Business

Young Automotive's expansion continues with dealership opening in Ogden

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The company’s persistent expansion and increasing stronghold on the Top of Utah’s automobile landscape continued Friday, as Young celebrated the official opening of its third dealership in the Ogden area.


Local

Ogden Valley residents share unease with Nordic Valley vision

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A few people spoke in favor of the project, but the overwhelming sentiment was one of concern — especially about water, dark skies, traffic and, above all, how the aggressive development would alter the fabric of the close-knit, pastoral mountain community.


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