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Police & Fire

Ogden house fire kills cat, causes $100K in damages Saturday morning

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Fire crews were dispatched to a house fire on the 600 block of Seventh Street around 9:50 a.m., according to Capt. Eddie Graham with the Ogden Fire Department.


Politics

Roy weighs recycling program, elimination possible if it gets too costly

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North Ogden faced a similar dilemma — an increasing global issue as recycling costs rise — ultimately opting to boost trash-collection rates to cover increasing costs. 


Government

Ogden officials say city is backing off green lawn ordinance

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With water at a premium and temperatures continuing to soar, Ogden City officials say they’re backing off enforcement of an ordinance that requires residents to keep their lawns green.


Local

Standard-Examiner names new executive editor to lead newsroom

Jordan Carroll

Jordan Carroll, a Texas native, will oversee both the Standard-Examiner and the Provo Daily Herald.


Police & Fire

Police arrest, charge West Valley City man in connection with Ogden bank robbery

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OGDEN — A West Valley City man was charged in connection with a bank robbery that took place Thursday in Ogden.  Sean Thomas Moore, 42, was booked into jail Thursday on charges of robbery, a second-degree felony; failure to respond to officers, a third-degree felony; and theft by...


Police & Fire

Farmington explosion sends one to hospital, displaces 10 apartment units

Farmington apartment explosion

The residents of 10 units in a Farmington apartment complex will not be able to return home after an explosion rocked the area Thursday evening.


State

Teenager charged in June 12 fire that burned 8 homes in Moab

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Authorities say the June 12 fire burned a dozen structures.


State

Plans for gravel pit near Capitol Reef National Park nixed

Gravel Pit Scuttled

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have reached a deal to sell a land parcel to a group of residents instead of a construction company, effectively scrapping plans for a gravel pit near Capitol Reef National Park. The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration approved a $525,000...


Environment

Utah wildlife officials again seek bigger cougar hunt

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Cougar hunting quotas are causing an uproar in Utah.


Politics

Ogden-based gay rights group to benefit from rainbow flag fundraising effort

Project Rainbow

Project Rainbow will place rainbow flags outside Weber County homes and businesses per the initiative, in conjunction with Ogden Pride Festival activities.


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