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A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.

Local

Alvin Cobabe, father of Powder Mountain, dies at 99

POWDER MOUNTAIN MAYOR

Alvin Cobabe was just 55 days shy of his 100th birthday when he died last week, but a list of his life’s accomplishments is enough to fill two centuries.


Local

Officials hopeful Uintah fire won't increase likelihood of mudslides

Mudslide worries

Long before the Uintah fire was out, or even partially contained, Lance Peterson was already worrying about the water to come.


Business

European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

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Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City, meeting with its business leaders, sampling local trails and exploring whether Ogden could be a good jumping-off point to plunge into a United States market.


Government

New organization aims to boost road access to upper Ogden Valley, Morgan County

North Ogden Divide attracts recreators

A new rural planning organization that will chart future transportation projects to better connect the lower and upper Ogden valleys and Morgan County was unanimously approved by the Weber County Commissioners Tuesday.


Tech Matters

A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

Harvey Brazos River

Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.


Government

GOP senator defends health bill against Kimmel's attacks

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bill Cassidy defended his health care bill Wednesday after late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of lying to him about it, heightening the tension around the last-ditch GOP effort to make good on years of promises to repeal “Obamacare.” “I am sorry...


Police & Fire

One man dead after single-car rollover In Centerville, alcohol a suspected factor

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Police were dispatched around 11:49 p.m. Tuesday to a call of a single-car crash on Legacy Parkway just north of Parrish Lane in Centerville, according to Utah Highway Patrol public information officer Marissa Cote.


State

Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty in escape, fraud cases

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in an escape and food-stamp fraud cases. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Salt Lake City. He was charged in what prosecutors call a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud scheme...


State

The Latest: Captured polygamous leader pleads guilty

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest in the case against polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs (all times local): 10:38 a.m. A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in escape and food-stamp fraud cases. Lyle Jeffs entered the pleas in Salt Lake City’s federal court...


Business

Amazon is lifeline for retail workers - if they live in right city

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Elijah Hahe spent years toiling in retail-supermarket cart boy, gas station attendant-with little to show for it but low pay, inconsistent hours and skimpy benefits. So when Hahe heard a radio ad for positions at a new Amazon.com warehouse near Columbus, Ohio, he applied...


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