Politics

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

Marlin Jensen

The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors...

Fishing

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges includes Bear River

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A plan announced Monday by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke would increase access to hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges across the country, including one location in Utah.


Politics

Weber Co. candidates knocking on doors, seeking voters as primary looms

Neil Hansen

Twenty-eight of the hopefuls — for everything from the U.S. House to the Weber County Commission — gathered for a candidate forum at Weber High School.


Government

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

Marlin Jensen

The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors — doesn’t come without a measure of controversy.


Government

Utah Rep. Fawson resigning, sets up special vote among GOPers to replace him

District 7 candidates

Lisa Roskelley and Kyle Andersen are to face off in the May 23 special election, but Roskelley is proposing a delay until after the June 26 GOP primary, thus eliminating the possibility of one GOPer serving through 2018 and another, depending on results on June 26, serving when the new term starts...


State

Medical marijuana foes ask judge to block issue from ballot

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Medical marijuana opponents in Utah are filing an emergency motion asking a judge to block the proposal from the ballot, arguing it would break federal law


Politics

Commissioner Gibson cleared in Ogden police probe, won't face charges

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The Davis Co. Attorney’s Office has finished its review of the Gibson matter and said there is “insufficient evidence” to charge Gibson with wrongdoing.


Local

Ogden judge rejects call for halt to North Ogden amphitheater construction

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Neighbors are suing North Ogden to halt the project, worried about noise and traffic caused by the expanded facility.


Agriculture

Weber County officials seek feedback on future development as growth looms

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County Planning Division to host town hall gathering, spurred by concerns about increasing housing growth in rural areas.


Politics

Weber Co. proposal to hire Layton firm renews debate over use of consultants

Marlin Jensen

County officials have contracted with a string of outside consultants to aid in economic development and anti-poverty efforts, but the latest proposal is spurring a lot of questions from County Commissioner Kerry Gibson.


Politics

North Ogden official defends amphitheater, says it fits in a 'traditional' park

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Residents living near the Barker Park facility, focus of an ongoing upgrade, are suing to halt the work, arguing the amphitheater plans violate a warranty deed applicable to the park.


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