News

Riverdale considers 6-field soccer project near Weber River Parkway

Riverdale soccer fields proposal

The Utah Youth Soccer Association wants to build six soccer fields on Riverdale City property south...

Local

Weber County's new economic growth plan may be ready by late March

James Ebert

County officials have made economic development a priority, seeking input from consultants and others, and one apparent goal will be boosting the median income here. 


Local

Ogden home seemingly teeters atop eroding perch as lawsuit lingers

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Bennett Thurgood and his family moved into the home in late 2014 but later filed suit against the builders and moved out in 2016 because of extensive cracking and deterioration of the land beneath it.


Government

Weber County social media presence 'leading the state,' PR rep says

Sasha Clark Dicio

The Dicio Group received a $94,500 contract with the county to help with marketing and a company rep updated county commissioners on its efforts.


Business

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Trump Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP...


Government

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Trump and Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. Trump spent the first days after the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida fixated on the grieving and anguished students and parents. While at his Florida estate for the long weekend after the...


Business

Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

Ukraine Manafort

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. Serhiy Leshchenko spoke to The Associated Press a...


Business

The Latest: Delta, United pull back from NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on backlash against the National Rifle Association in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Delta and United Airlines are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the latest in major companies to do so following the deadly...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week’s worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his predecessor, if not all of history. This made for inflated claims. His speech to the Conservative...


State

GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

Tax Overhaul States

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income taxes rise. For some state governments, the prospect of getting more revenue without actively...


Business

Poland chases economic miracle with vision of `champions'

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Seeking a drastic change in Poland’s growth model, its new prime minister wants to reshape the European Union’s biggest eastern economy in the mold of South Korea or Japan, where governments and “national champions” drive expansion and rely less on foreign investment. “I’d...


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