Local

Union Station, Senior Companion Program, CASA looking for volunteers

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

Local

Union Station, Senior Companion Program, CASA looking for volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more information on volunteer opportunities or to post an opportunity for your organization, call 801-625-3777 or 801-778-6897. If you are interested in volunteering and don’t see something that interests...


Education

WSU aiming for civil discussions in response to racist flyers found on campus

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University officials are remaining optimistic that the recent racially-charged signage found on WSU’s campus will only further constructive conversations on such topics.


Local

Retiring Dr. Donald Carpenter credited for helping thousands

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Heading an agency once slated for closure, Dr. Donald Carpenter is credited with helping thousands on the road to becoming self-sufficient in downtown Ogden. The director of the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership is retiring after 20 years with the agency.


Local

Ogden city negotiating with potential developer to revitalize Rite Aid site

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City administration is in talks with a developer about revamping the long-stagnant property at the southeast corner of 24th Street and Monroe Boulevard.


Travel

Allegiant Airlines launches nonstop service from Ogden to Las Vegas

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Allegiant on Friday launched its new nonstop service to Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport from the Ogden-Hinckley Airport, with twice weekly flights including one-way fares as low as $46.


Courts

Man convicted of stabbing roommate over pair of jeans sentenced to prison

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On Sept. 28, a jury convicted Jacquan David Wilson of stabbing another Layton man six times on Nov. 24, 2015, outside of the man’s apartment.


Courts

Layton man pleads guilty to shooting, killing roommate in December 2016

Christopher Scott Fritz

Christopher Scott Fritz, 20, entered a guilty plea Thursday afternoon to one count of first-degree felony murder, according to court records.


Police & Fire

Fire crews respond to shed fire in Ogden early Saturday morning

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Fire crews responded to a call of a structure fire at 557 N. Van Buren Ave. at 4:18 a.m. Saturday, according to a press release from deputy chief Eric Bauman with the Ogden Fire Department.


Local

City going into old Wonder Bread site, building likely to topple in spring

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Progress is being made on an ambitious redevelopment plan at the site of the old Wonder Bread factory downtown.


Police & Fire

South Ogden, Riverdale, Washington Terrace eye consolidated fire department

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Officials in the three Weber County cities are contributing to a feasibility study to determine the pros and cons of unifying the departments.


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