Ogden Police Department, Union Station, Roads to Independence need volunteers

Steve Sherwood obit

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

Guest Commentary

Readers react: Can mental health reform prevent gun violence?

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The Standard-Examiner’s video — published a week after President Trump released his school safety plan — sparked some interesting conversation among commenters.


Weber County Attorney Chris Allred running unopposed for re-election

Chris Allred 2018 race

The county attorney says the fact that no one is running against him “suggests I’ve done a good enough job.”


Ogden library overhaul nearly done, grand reopening set for April 4

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The Jefferson Avenue facility in the city’s core closed in November 2016 to accommodate the upgrade, sending patrons to other libraries in Washington Terrace and elsewhere.


Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, averting another shutdown

APTOPIX Budget Battle-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the...


The Latest: Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill

Budget Battle-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Congress has approved a $1.3 trillion measure bestowing hefty increases on military and domestic programs. It gives President Donald Trump just a nibble of the money he’s wanted to...


Windy, wet weather to create 'unusual' avalanche conditions in N. Utah

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If you’re planning a backcountry trip this weekend, remember to check the avalanche forecast before you head out. Windy, wet weather will create unusual avalanche conditions in the Wasatch Mountains.

Guest Commentary

Readers react: Gov. Herbert signs bill axing state-mandated 'not a bar' signs

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The Standard-Examiner’s Facebook followers reacted hilariously to the new legislation.


McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

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President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration’s tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war. Stocks plunged Thursday on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump...


Herbert awaits school safety report, unsure on extra session

Legislative Session Ends

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he isn't sure yet whether he'll be calling a special session this year to address gun violence and school shootings

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