Lifestyle

Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership names new director

Christine Ipsen

Christine Ipsen was named executive director of the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership.

Community

Women wage earners invited to apply for Soroptimist scholarship

Live Your Dream Awards presentation

This year, the Ogden Soroptimist nonprofit will provide five $1,000 cash grants to award recipients through grants from the United Way of Northern Utah, according to a news release. The deadline for application is May 15.


Community

For longtime Sunset art teacher, final show is part of battling Parkinson's

Lead BZ 041818 Ned Shelly Artist 01-4

Former Sunset Junior High art teacher Ned Shelley can no longer draw, paint or speak on most days as a result of Parkinson’s disease, but he’s still making a difference with his artwork.


Business

Snowbasin gets new general manager, Davy Ratchford

INVERSION SKIING

Davy Ratchford will replace retiring General Manager John Loomis, who has been at the resort for six years, the company said in a press release Thursday, April 19.


Recreation

Riding ATVs — a woman’s perspective

Lynn Blamires

Being a guy who loves to ride an ATV in the backcountry, it never crossed my mind that anyone else in the ATV community would have a different perspective. Imagine my surprise when I got an email from my good friend, Sherry Sheppard, from Fillmore offering just that — a different perspective....


Local

Nordic Valley gets new manager, reduces 2018/2019 season pass price

Nordic Valley Ski Resort

“We’re excited to add Nordic Valley to our family of ski resorts and begin working with the resort staff,” said James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners, in a press release.


Food

Ogden Restaurant Week reviews: Here's what you thought

Thai Curry Kitchen

Since the week kicked off, readers have been leaving their reviews of the participating restaurants on the Standard-Examiner’s interactive map.


Community

New Ogden warehouse, food drive fight childhood hunger

Valley View Elementary School Peer Leadership team

This week, a food drive by the Bank of Utah corresponds with the opening of a new warehouse that will expand the Joyce Hansen Hall Foodbank at Catholic Community Services of Northern Utah. 


Health & Fitness

Weber State to host University National Weightlifting Championships

Weber State Weightlifting stock photo

Weber State University will host more than 350 competitors in its world-class athletics’ facilities during the 2018 University National Weightlifting Championships, April 19-22 in the Stromberg Complex’s Wildcat Arena.


Faith

Genetics professor featured at Ogden FamilySearch lecture

Geneticist Scott Woodward to speak on Ogden

Woodward is most known for discovering a genetic marker used for the identification of carriers for and the eventual discovery of the gene for cystic fibrosis, according to his biography. He also was involved in the identification of other gene markers for colon cancer and neurofibromatosis.


Local

El Pollo Loco restaurant chain to open Riverdale location

El Pollo Loco Riverdale

California-based El Pollo Loco, a restaurant that specializes in fire-grilled chicken, has two new Utah stores in the works, including one in Riverdale


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