News

Facebook news feed changes: How to make sure you don't miss local news

Facebook news feed changes

The changes are yet to take effect but you can still miss news if Facebook doesn’t let you...

Local

Weber, Davis homeless counts may be affected by Operation Rio Grande

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Some people working with the homeless are carrying Mace now.


Education

Ogden School District to discuss school upgrades, bond proposal

Polk Elementary Bond Open House

Ogden School Board of Education has a study session Feb. 1 where Superintendent Rich Nye says he hopes the board “articulates a short-term plan, which is the lease revenue bond and a long term plan and identifies which schools will be impacted.”


Courts

Federal court sides with Utah residents over Kellogg in religious discrimination case

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Richard Tabura and Guadalupe Diaz were fired from their jobs at a Kellogg Company plant in Clearfield in 2012 because they missed work on Saturdays, as they were honoring their religious beliefs as Seventh-day Adventists and would not work on their Sabbath.


Local

Roy's new city administrator aims to energize city, pull it out of the doldrums

Roy City Manager

Since his selection, Jason Poulsen has pushed for staffing changes, stricter enforcement of the city’s nuisance ordinance and more.


Business

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

Puerto Rico Corruption

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the largest public utilities in the U.S. might soon be up for sale, but many wonder who would want to buy a power company that is worth roughly half of the $9 billion debt it holds and has an infrastructure nearly three times older than the industry average....


Politics

As Gibson police probe continues, Utah DNR head remains supportive

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The DNR Executive Director said a $20-million flood-mitigation effort abutting property co-owned by Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson is rumored to be involved in a police investigation. He said he doesn’t believe any wrongdoing happened. 


State

Morrison makes history as 1st female cinematography nominee

Oscar Nominations Cinematography

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison can tell you that making history isn’t always glamorous. The 39-year-old was waiting in line at the airport and cradling a sleeping three-year-old when she became the first woman ever nominated for the cinematography Academy Award in the...


Business

Snapchat to let users share stories outside its mobile app

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Snap Inc. is opening up its application’s walled garden in a bid to spur growth. Some of the content on Snapchat will be shareable via a link, so it can be viewed by people who don’t have the app. The company will let anyone share stories that are created by people with...


Police & Fire

Police searching for suspect after early-morning Washington Terrace robbery

Washington Terrace robbery suspect

The Weber County Sheriff’s Office posted a photo of the robber on their Facebook page Tuesday afternoon and asked for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.


State

Prosecutors will not appeal sheriff's weapons case

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors will not appeal the dismissal of a case alleging a Utah sheriff fired an unloaded rifle at his deputy, then fired the officer in retaliation for reporting the incident. The Deseret News reports the Utah attorney general’s office says San Juan County Sheriff Rick...


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