News

U.S. 89 upgrade plans spur Kaysville man's call for I-15/I-84 improvements

UDOT Mike Romero

A longtime resident doesn’t want Kaysville to become “Utah’s thoroughfare....

Local

Business Depot Ogden removing large trees on Stewart Drive to move street

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The stately old elm trees in the southeast corner of Business Depot Ogden are finally being torn out.


Courts

New drug possession cases drop in Weber, Davis, Salt Lake

Controlled substance case filings down

One key reason for fewer controlled-substance cases being filed in Northern Utah is the 2015 Justice Reinvestment Initiative, which reduced basic drug use penalties. Police also may be handling some cases differently, and even changing tactics by drug traffickers could be playing a role, local...


Local

Ogden will extend tax break period for West Ogden development

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Ogden City will extend the tax break period for a multimillion dollar redevelopment project in West Ogden.


Real Estate

Beware the great white sharks in the world of real estate

Great white shark

Predatory practices, in any industry, eventually just create more regulations. We don’t need to close the beach. We just need to beware … because sharks have been sighted.


Business

Ogden business relocating after 35 years to make way for UTA

061917 Save-More Products moves

The UTA is expanding its garage on Wall Avenue, meaning a precast cement company needs to find a new location.


Government

New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

White House Usher

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump is appointing the director of rooms at the Trump Organization’s Washington hotel to be the new White House chief usher, the latest example of intermingling between Donald Trump’s presidency and his business world. Timothy Harleth will oversee the White...


Business

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Congress Heath Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump...


State

US rig count rises this week by 8, to 941

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 941. A year ago, just 421 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 758 rigs sought oil and 183 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and...


Business

US rig count rises this week by 8, to 941

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 941. A year ago, just 421 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 758 rigs sought oil and 183 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and...


Business

The Latest: Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate GOP health care bill (all times EDT): 5:20 p.m. A health insurance industry trade group says it’s encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill, but stopped short of voicing support. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association represents plans...


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