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...

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.”


Local

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

PRINT BZ Best of February 01-15

Some people working with the homeless are carrying Mace now.


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.


Politics

Bill would further protect Utah stand-your-ground shooters

Stand Your Ground Rep. Cory Maloy

If you’re threatened by an attacker, you shouldn’t have to retreat even if you could reach safety by fleeing, says the sponsor of a bill in the Utah Legislature to amend the state’s stand-your-ground law.


Government

Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer on Tuesday pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump’s long-promised southern border wall, as lawmakers scrambled to figure out how to push a deal to protect 700,000 or more so-called Dreamer immigrants from deportation....


Courts

Ogden residents given prison time for human trafficking guilty pleas

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Lynnsie Reddish and Terrance Jones were given credit for the time they have served in the Weber County Jail.


Government

Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel’s Russia investigation, the Justice Department said Tuesday, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into...


State

Utah lawmakers OK bill legalizing free-range parenting

Free Range Parenting

Free-range parenting is a modern buzzword for families aiming to raise self-sufficient kids, but how much freedom at what age remains a fierce debate.


Government

US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

Turkey Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the last years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group. Now that the extremists have been squeezed from all but the last bits of their former territory, the Trump administration is...


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