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Blackout: 7300 in Ogden without power

Standard-Examiner staff
May 9 2014 - 10:45pm

OGDEN - About 7300 residents were left without power Friday night.Power outages were reported around 10 a.m. on the east side of Ogden by residents.Margaret Oler, spokeswoman for Rocky Mountain Power, told the Standard-Examiner that customers near the mouth of Ogden Canyon were experiencing outages due to problems with a nearby substation. Crews...

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Taxpayers had little public input in Weber gun range transaction

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
May 9 2014 - 2:36pm

OGDEN -- Weber County is now the proud owner of an indoor gun range. However, taxpayers had little input into the $3.8 million transaction that quietly transpired last week.

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Weber antique show trending toward repurposing, upcycling

Nancy Van Valkenburg
May 9 2014 - 1:11pm

Some fresh young faces have been turning up in the antique show crowds."The people are getting younger and younger," said Heidi Wilcock, who brings Acorn's Antique and Vintage Show to the Weber Fairgrounds this weekend. Buying used, and recycling and upcycling is a trend embraced by socially conscious youth, Wilcock said.

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Mary Kaye brings Western songs north to Ogden

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
May 8 2014 - 12:23pm

Western singer Mary Kaye Knaphus, who goes professionally by her first and middle name, is a woman of many accomplishments.

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Commissioners approve library land transfer

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
May 8 2014 - 10:38am

OGDEN -- Weber County's three commissioners unanimously approved a complex Roy land transfer Tuesday that allows a May 16 groundbreaking on the new $23 million Headquarters Library branch to proceed as planned.

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More safety rules, devices needed near Ogden Canyon

Contributed, Dave Hultgren
May 7 2014 - 4:46pm

Editor,Since I live at the mouth of Ogden Canyon, a few comments occur to me.  One of the most important things I have noticed is the run, at high speeds, from Harrison to the one lane road into the canyon. This occurs daily. Better, highly visible warning lights should be installed. Lane marking is almost gone. The road at the junction just...

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Rollover in Ogden Canyon affects traffic

Andreas Rivera
May 7 2014 - 5:58am

OGDEN -- Emergency crews responded Tuesday night to a vehicle that rolled on Ogden Canyon's State Road 39.

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FrontRunner kidnapping suspect may see plea deal

Ben Lockhart
May 6 2014 - 5:42pm

OGDEN -- A plea deal may be on the horizon for a man accused of kidnapping a boy at knifepoint and sexually abusing him for three days.

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VIDEO: Utah Renaissance Festival jousts in with extended schedule

Randi Weston
May 4 2014 - 10:55am

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE -- Pirates and mermaids and jousting, oh my! The Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire kicked off its ninth year this weekend at Millcreek Hollow Farm, 3105 W. Pioneer Road.

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VIDEO: S. Ogden pharmacist beaten, robbers steal drugs and cash

Standard-Examiner staff
May 1 2014 - 4:12pm

SOUTH OGDEN - Three men are being sought after by South Ogden Police after they assaulted a pharmacist and stole prescription drugs and cash.The Walgreens, at 3600 South and Riverdale Road in South Ogden, was robbed around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, a police news release said.The suspects went to the store where one acted as a lookout while two others...

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VIDEO: Good Company Theatre taking on ‘35MM’

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 1 2014 - 3:47pm

Photographs and music both stir our memories. The theater piece "35MM" combines the photography of Matthew Murphy and the music of Ryan Scott Oliver to weave a series of vignettes into one universal story.

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VIDEO: Standoff ends with armed suspect's suicide, police say

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 30 2014 - 7:55am

OGDEN - An auto theft suspect barricaded in an Ogden dwelling shot himself to death, police said.

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VIDEO: Community engagement projects trumpeted at Weber State

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 9:00am

 OGDEN -- University students spend a lot of money on textbooks, but book learning is not enough.    "You read your textbook at 3 o'clock in the morning and you can get so much out of that, and that's important," said Brenda Marsteller Kowaleski, a sociology faculty member at Weber State University. 

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VIDEO: Are Utah public schools failing kids or are kids, parents failing school?

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 10:57am

OGDEN - Are students being graded fairly in state-mandated testing?The scores are part of what determines whether a school receives an 'A' grade or a failing grade and that often reflects on the performance of teachers and staff. Several schools in Ogden City School District received failing grades from the state last year. This has resulted in...

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VIDEO: Utah cops train on motorcycles

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 5:07pm

OGDEN -- Cops from across Northern Utah could be seen riding motorcyles on training courses Monday, April 21, 2014. They'll be training throughout the week in a vacant parking lot at the Ogden Business Depot. Ogden City Police Officer Glen Boss says training helps prepare law enforcement to ride on busy streets with obstacles. He says...

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VIDEO: Police chase through four counties ends in Weber

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 3:32pm

FARR WEST - Two suspects are in custody after they led police on a chase beginning in Summit County and ending in Weber County.

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GALLERY: Monday Memories - 5-5-14 OLD ADS

Some nomenclature from the roaring '20s.

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
May 5 2014 - 9:21am

Today for Monday Memories we take a look at advertisements from 1921 and 1922 in Ogden, Utah. Do you have local photos from the 1900s to share? Send an e-mail to visuals@standard.net with the subject titled "Monday Memories" and we may use it in an upcoming installment.

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GALLERY: Monday Memories - 4-28-14

In 1942, the Hill Air Force Base Soldier of The Week was awarded two women who took him to dinner and a show. Pvt. Al Weisberger was "doubly fortunate" as the newspaper reported back then as all expenses were paid for by the women.  ( Courtesy Standard-Examiner July 1942)

Cimaron Neugebauer
Apr 28 2014 - 11:08am

NOSTALGIA: Looking into the Standard-Examiner archives for photos and memories of how much simpler (or harder) life used to be. April 28, is the first installment of a time machine of photos from the good old days. Every Monday morning you will see a photo gallery either from our archive or submitted from readers throughout the community of local photos that meant the most to the Top of Utah in the 1900s and earlier. Do you have local photos from the 1900s to share? Send an e-mail to visuals@standard.net with the subject titled "Monday Memories" and we may use it in an upcoming installment.

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GALLERY: Monday Memories - 5-5-14 OLD ADS

Some nomenclature from the roaring '20s.

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
May 5 2014 - 9:21am

Today for Monday Memories we take a look at advertisements from 1921 and 1922 in Ogden, Utah. Do you have local photos from the 1900s to share? Send an e-mail to visuals@standard.net with the subject titled "Monday Memories" and we may use it in an upcoming installment.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 5 2014 - 11:24am


VIDEO: Utah Renaissance Festival jousts in with extended schedule

Randi Weston
May 4 2014 - 10:55am

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE -- Pirates and mermaids and jousting, oh my! The Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire kicked off its ninth year this weekend at Millcreek Hollow Farm, 3105 W. Pioneer Road.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 4 2014 - 10:55am


VIDEO: S. Ogden pharmacist beaten, robbers steal drugs and cash

Standard-Examiner staff
May 1 2014 - 4:12pm

SOUTH OGDEN - Three men are being sought after by South Ogden Police after they assaulted a pharmacist and stole prescription drugs and cash.The Walgreens, at 3600 South and Riverdale Road in South Ogden, was robbed around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, a police news release said.The suspects went to the store where one acted as a lookout while two others...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 2 2014 - 3:16pm


VIDEO: Good Company Theatre taking on ‘35MM’

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 1 2014 - 3:47pm

Photographs and music both stir our memories. The theater piece "35MM" combines the photography of Matthew Murphy and the music of Ryan Scott Oliver to weave a series of vignettes into one universal story.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 6 2014 - 9:18am


VIDEO: Standoff ends with armed suspect's suicide, police say

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 30 2014 - 7:55am

OGDEN - An auto theft suspect barricaded in an Ogden dwelling shot himself to death, police said.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 30 2014 - 7:55am


GALLERY: Monday Memories - 4-28-14

In 1942, the Hill Air Force Base Soldier of The Week was awarded two women who took him to dinner and a show. Pvt. Al Weisberger was "doubly fortunate" as the newspaper reported back then as all expenses were paid for by the women.  ( Courtesy Standard-Examiner July 1942)

Cimaron Neugebauer
Apr 28 2014 - 11:08am

NOSTALGIA: Looking into the Standard-Examiner archives for photos and memories of how much simpler (or harder) life used to be. April 28, is the first installment of a time machine of photos from the good old days. Every Monday morning you will see a photo gallery either from our archive or submitted from readers throughout the community of local photos that meant the most to the Top of Utah in the 1900s and earlier. Do you have local photos from the 1900s to share? Send an e-mail to visuals@standard.net with the subject titled "Monday Memories" and we may use it in an upcoming installment.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 28 2014 - 11:14am


VIDEO: Community engagement projects trumpeted at Weber State

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 9:00am

 OGDEN -- University students spend a lot of money on textbooks, but book learning is not enough.    "You read your textbook at 3 o'clock in the morning and you can get so much out of that, and that's important," said Brenda Marsteller Kowaleski, a sociology faculty member at Weber State University. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 4:09pm


VIDEO: Are Utah public schools failing kids or are kids, parents failing school?

Benjamin Zack, Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 10:57am

OGDEN - Are students being graded fairly in state-mandated testing?The scores are part of what determines whether a school receives an 'A' grade or a failing grade and that often reflects on the performance of teachers and staff. Several schools in Ogden City School District received failing grades from the state last year. This has resulted in...

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