Government

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an...

Local

Despite pushback from owners, Ogden puts downtown building on historic register

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The Ogden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to designate the building as a “historic resource” on the Ogden City Register of Historic Resources.


Local

North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

North Ogden pond

Worrisome to some given the many kids who live near the planned site is the proposed creation of an unsupervised 4-foot deep wading pond, which they say raises the specter of an accidental drowning.


Local

S. Ogden, N. Ogden, Pleasant View, Ogden rec facilities to share grant funds

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Two new parks taking shape, an amphitheater and a sports complex will share $1.29 million in grant money coming from Weber County sales tax money earmarked for cultural development.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

ICE protestors

The facility in Evanston, Wyoming, 77 miles from Ogden, would house those in the country illegally who are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and serve the greater Salt Lake City area.


Police & Fire

Big inmate medical bills keep Utah counties off balance

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The Utah County sheriff suddenly quit during a budget spat. But officials in Box Elder County have found common ground in managing the growing expenses of sheriff’s operations.


Government

U.S. Sen. Lee crafts bill to limit president's ability to create monuments in Utah

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The issue has been a heated one in Utah stemming from creation of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. 


Government

Anti-ICE protesters arrested at contractor's Centerville headquarters

Management and Training Corporation

He said some of the protesters had chained themselves to the building.


National

Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

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Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.


Transportation

UTA rep for Weber, Davis, Box Elder counties pared to 2 Davis Co. hopefuls

UTA board candidates

The UTA Board of Trustees is to be reduced from 16 members to just 3 per an overhaul outlined in legislation Utah lawmakers approved earlier this year.


Politics

Nordic Valley expansion plans generate criticism, questions in North Ogden

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Some worry the plans, which call for a gondola connecting the resort and North Ogden, would adversely alter the character of the small city.


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