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...

Politics

Ogden's Peterson again proposes bill to distribute parolees around the state

Ogden lawmaker goes to bat for local issues

House Bill 126 — proposed by Rep. Jeremy Peterson, R-Ogden — would allow the state to distribute parolees across the state in community correctional centers that would need to be built.


Hockey

Ogden Mustangs phenom Matus Spodniak nears league goalscoring record

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Matus Spodniak didn’t think he would spend three seasons playing hockey for the Ogden Mustangs. He didn’t think he would ever come close to breaking the Western States Hockey League’s all-time goalscoring record. And yet, here he is.


Government

5 years after fall on ice, former aircraft mechanic still struggles

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Blake Halfacre says his goal in waging his battle for treatment is to get back to work, but the chances are looking slim as he exhausts all possibilities. 


Environment

1 year after the breach, Great Salt Lake causeway creates mixed feelings

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Last winter’s runoff alleviated many concerns about the Great Salt Lake in the short term. But its future still looks murky.


Government

Federal workers frustrated by back-and-forth over shutdown

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress appeared ready to reopen the government Monday on the third day of a shutdown, some federal workers said they are frustrated over a political battle that put their jobs on hold and left them in limbo. The shutdown effectively cleaved the federal workforce in half...


Business

Greece set to enter next bailout phase as day-after talks near

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Greece has neared a key milestone in its financial-crisis history, as its creditors started discussing better repayment terms for its bailout loans and a smooth withdrawal of the lifeline keeping the country afloat since 2010. Euro-area finance ministers meeting in Brussels...


Business

Murdoch pushes Facebook to pay for news to guarantee quality

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Rupert Murdoch, the media billionaire who controls the Wall Street Journal, called on Facebook to begin paying publishers fees to carry the news that its users post and share online in a sign of the print industry’s growing frustration with social media. “If Facebook wants to...


Business

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

Trump-Tariffs on Solar

DALLAS (AP) — Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels. Businesses that install solar-power systems are benefiting from a glut of cheaper...


Business

Nordea imposes bitcoin ban across all of bank's departments

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The biggest Nordic bank has told its employees not to trade bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, in a move that may lead the European Banking Federation to review its official stance on the products. Nordea Bank AB will impose the ban from Feb. 28, after the board agreed to take...


Business

The Latest: Trump pleased Dems have 'come to their senses'

Budget Battle-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is pleased that congressional Democrats “have come to their senses” and abandoned their filibuster that shut down the federal government. Trump says his administration will make a long-term...


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