Politics

Police & Fire

South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Riverdale mull consolidating fire departments

South Ogden fire department

They’ve been talking about the move for a year-and-a-half or more and leaders will unveil a study delving into the notion at a meeting on Tuesday.


Local

New Weber County property valuations reflect strong real estate market

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Beyond serving as a gauge of real estate market trends, though, the figures bear on property taxes homeowners and other landowners must pay.


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. 


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.


Local

North Ogden detention basin proposal may be cheaper with public wading pond

North Ogden pond rendering

The pond, which wouldn't be staffed with a lifeguard, is a focus of concern for some, who fear it would be a drowning hazard for neighborhood kids.


National

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

Finland Trump Putin Summit

The Trump administration sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia on Wednesday, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea.


Local

Venezuelans flee deteriorating nation, find new home in Utah

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Most leaving the South American nation stemming from deteriorating political and economic conditions go to adjacent Colombia, but some are also trickling into Utah.


Politics

Trump reviews 'Made in America' products at the White House

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Checking out a speedboat, a fighter jet and a giant industrial magnet parked on the White House driveway, President Donald Trump showcased an array of "Made in America" products Monday as his administration pushes back aggressively against critics who say his punishing tariffs on imported goods...


National

Cuomo, lawmakers urge Senate to block Kavanaugh over guns

Trump Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment.


National

Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

Trump Lawyer Investigation

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney secretly recorded their discussion about a potential payment for a former Playboy model's...


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