News

Weber Housing Authority, McKay-Dee, Union Station need volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

Local

Ogden housing market hits record high, low-income households suffer

rising real estate prices

The booming housing market has pushed up home prices to a record high in Ogden, as the city continues to attract in- and out-of-state homebuyers with its housing affordability.


Police & Fire

State death penalty discussion highlights Utah cases, issues

Death Penalty Talk

Tuesday evening, Utah Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty hosted a panel event on Weber State’s campus that discussed the current state of Utah’s death penalty system.


Courts , Health Care

Lawsuit seeks expanded freedoms for Utah's intellectually disabled adults

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The Disability Law Center accuses Utah’s Department of Health, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing, Department of Human Services and the state’s Division of Service for People with Disabilities of fostering a system that restricts residents in intermediate care facilities (ICFs)...


Business

Weber County economic development head out as officials rework approach

Doug Larsen

Douglas Larsen stepped down Jan. 11 as head of the Weber Economic Development Partnership after 5 1/2 years in the post and more than 20 years in county government in all.


Police & Fire

4 people escape Adams Ave. house fire

Adams house fire

Firefighters responded to a house fire on Adams Avenue between 3rd and 4th Street Wednesday afternoon.


Government

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down...


Police & Fire

Davis Sheriff's Department: Body found in Fruit Heights not result of foul play

Body found in Fruit Heights is an adult man

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday evening, Jan. 16.


Business

BlackRock lets its hair down by offering unlimited time off

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. BlackRock Inc., taking a page from Silicon Valley where ping-pong tables and on-site gyms are common perks, is offering unlimited time off. The world’s largest asset manager began rolling out the perk earlier this month, confirmed Brian Beades, a BlackRock spokesman. The New...


State

Deadline looming to comment on new prairie dog plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The deadline to weigh in on a new federal plan that would loosen contentious endangered-species protections for Utah prairie dogs is looming. The public-comment period closes Thursday on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan that would allow prairie dogs to be killed or...


Business

Markets Right Now: Dow has first close above 26,000 points

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000 points. The Dow had traded above that level on Tuesday but wound up closing lower that day. The Dow’s surge on...


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