News

Musical memorial planned for West Bountiful man killed in London attack

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The Bountiful Davis Art Center is hosting an open mic memorial for Kurt Cochran, 54, who died in a...

Outtakes

Outtakes: Utah's lawmakers should be concerned with texting while driving too

Texting and driving

Our governor and legislators are all worried about drunk drivers, but they should be just as concerned about drivers who are weaving and wandering and risking others’ lives by messing with their phones.


Local

5 stories for Wednesday: More details in Roy child abuse case; Esquer guilty

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Here are some of the stories you might’ve missed for Tuesday, March 28, 2017.


Health Care

County health report evaluates current, future health risks for Utah residents

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The latest county health rankings are out, and most Northern Utah residents are in good shape.


Local

The future's still bright for Ogden's Treehouse Museum after 25 years

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The Elizabeth Stewart Treehouse Museum started 25 years ago. But because of a leap-year technicality — opening day was Feb. 29, 1992 — only six actual birthdays have passed. And in all those years, the popular children’s museum has been inviting children and their parents to...


Education

Canyon View School students, staff welcome visits from area therapy dog

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Flocki, a massive 10-year-old Great Pyrenees with a sweet, gentle personality, has visited the students and staff of Canyon View School for most of her life. The happiness she brings with her is apparent on the faces of everyone she meets.


Business

Ogden woman pioneered Roo Sport, accessory pouch for runners

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Brenda Brundage created a magnetic pouch to hold items such as credit cards, cash, keys, cellphones and running gels. Inspired by the kangaroo’s pouch, she called her design the Roo Sport.


Tech Matters

Tech Matters: Modern-day tax scams and other telephone troubles

Danger Scam Alert

A robotic female voice says she is calling from the IRS, a warrant has been issued for my arrest, my house is being watched, and I must call her back immediately. What do they want? iTunes gift cards.


Business

US stock indexes close mostly higher; oil up

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U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies. Banks and other financial stocks declined the most as bond yields headed lower, which translates into lower interest rates on loans and lower profits...


Business

Hands-on with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus: Strong first impressions

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 (and its bigger sibling, the Galaxy S8 Plus) are designed to reintroduce the public to Samsung as the company tries to put the fiery death of the Galaxy Note 7 behind it. And, as first impressions go, this is a doozy. If Samsung is trying to...


State

New Mexico hit by 'flash drought' weather phenomenon

Flash Drought

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Across New Mexico, unusually warm March weather and virtually no rain for a month prompted dust storms that closed highways, warnings for some to stay inside and rapid mountain snow melting that could threaten drinking water supplies and farmers’ irrigation needs. This...


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