News

National Park Service proposes fee increase at Golden Spike Historic Site

Golden Spike National Historic Site 2015 Anniversary Celebration

The National Park Service wants to hear from you about proposed entrance fee hikes at Golden Spike...

Local

Resolution on how to fund Ogden BRT project proving difficult

BRT bus

Local elected officials agree — the Ogden bus rapid transit project is of monumental importance for Northern Utah. But finding consensus on how to pay for the multimillion-dollar undertaking is another story.


Government

Section of S.R. 156 in Eden to be closed for 2 hours Friday for trail work

Donated concrete culvert to span Eden Irrigation Canal

A stretch of multi-use trail connecting Wolf Creek to Eden is under construction and expected to be completed by spring. But to accomplish that feat, a two-hour road closure is scheduled this Friday.


Government

Pesky land-use provision removed from final national defense bill

Ogden Nature Center should be safe for decades

An amendment that would have left the Ogden Nature Center and Golden Spike Events Center vulnerable to economic development was extracted from the final National Defense Authorization Act signed by Trump Tuesday.


Business

One city forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

Homeless Crisis on the Coast Toughest Cases

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. It takes teams of outreach workers — building relationships with men and women struggling with addiction or untreated mental illness, prodding them to...


Government

Justice official defends Mueller, sees no cause for firing

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to fire him or received...


Business

Lufthansa drops plan to buy Air Berlin's Niki as EU digs in

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Deutsche Lufthansa dropped its plan to buy Austrian airline Niki from insolvent parent Air Berlin after European Union competition regulators opposed the deal, leaving the leisure carrier at risk of folding and stranding thousands of travelers ahead of the Christmas travel rush....


Government

AP sources: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package

Congress-Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give many Americans modest tax cuts starting next year. Top GOP aides said lawmakers had reached...


State

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former polygamous sect leader has been sentenced to nearly five years for his role in carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart said Wednesday during a hearing in Salt Lake City...


Business

Spirit Airlines CEO to step down in 2019 in new succession plan

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Spirit Airlines’ chief executive officer said he’ll stay in the job one more year before handing leadership of the deep discounter to its current finance chief, the company said Wednesday. Robert Fornaro, 64, who took over at the airline early last year following the ouster of...


State

Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from confinement.


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