News

Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

Union Station development director

Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when...

Local

Art as resistance: Black artist makes Utah debut with new Weber State exhibit

Fahamu Pecou

An internationally renowned artist is bringing his work that combines West African spirituality with concerns about violence and killings of black men to Utah for the first time with a free exhibit at Weber State University.


Entertainment

10-Day Planner: Films, festivals, arts, sports and more

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Looking for something to do? Plan your next 10 days with these events, including films, festivals, visual and performance art, sports and more. 


Food

These are the best Northern Utah restaurants for chips, salsa and nachos

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Nine local restaurants were nominated by Standard-Examiner readers as having the best chips and salsa or nachos.


Local

C-130 will soon be a thing of the past at Hill AFB

A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules, H model, flew into Hill last month for a primary structure inspection by the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.

In one form or another, the C-130 Hercules has been associated with Hill Air Force Base for more than 50 years.


Government

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 of the city offices. The fields would sit between the railroad tracks and the Weber River Parkway trail. The association would pay for the construction and maintenance and the city would...


Business

Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

Union Station development director

Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when things at Union Station have been in flux.


Business

The Latest: US companies split with NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the reaction by U.S. companies to the Florida school massacre (all times Eastern): 2:05 p.m. The insurance company Chubb Ltd. is discontinuing its partnership with the NRA which offered a policy tailored specifically to gun owners. The policy provided coverage for...


Government

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with...


Business

Ghana risks 800,000 cocoa farmers' ire with subsidies to end

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The government of President Nana Akufo-Addo in Ghana will struggle to sidestep one of its most difficult decisions since coming to power a year ago: telling a crucial constituency to accept a pay cut. The New Patriotic Party-led government has little choice but to end...


State

Bill would give teens fleeing polygamous groups more rights

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse under a proposal approved by a panel of Utah lawmakers. Republican Walt Brooks said Friday that if a teenager runs away from home, anyone they run to...


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