OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had “loved the Afghan people” and was a man of conviction, confidence and compassion, family and military leaders said at a public funeral Saturday.
Brent Taylor, 39, was a deeply patriotic man who ...
Remains of mayor killed in Afghanistan returned to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers saluted the flag-covered casket of a Utah mayor who was killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan and whose remains were returned to his home state Wednesday.
A couple hundred motorcycle riders carrying American flags waited in ...
Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday.
Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body will be transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake City on Wednesday ...
2 killed in shootings by Salt Lake City, Ogden police
Authorities say no officers were injured in separate shootings Friday night in which one man was fatally shot by Salt Lake City police and another man was fatally shot by Ogden police.
The West Valley City Police Department will lead an investigation into the fatal shooting of 30-year-old ...
Weber St. rolls up Bethesda 123-53 behind John’s 17 PTs
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John led seven players in double figures with 17 points and Weber State beat NCCAA Bethesda 123-53 in the Wildcats’ home opener Friday night.
The 70-point win is the second largest margin of victory in school history and the 123 points is the third most scored in a ...
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Residents of the hometown of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor gathered Wednesday night to pay their respects to the Utah National Guard major killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Hundreds of well-wishers held a vigil for Taylor, holding candles and other lights while ...
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The grief-stricken widow of a Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan paid tribute to her husband on Election Day by urging Americans to get out and vote and carry on his legacy in fighting for democracy.
The body of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was ...
Body of Utah National Guard Major returned to US
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The wife of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who was killed in Afghanistan by one of his Afghan trainees says there is “heartache but no regret.”
Brent Taylor, 39, took a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of North Ogden north of Salt Lake City for his ...
Ogden ‘Doughboy’ statue restored in time for WWI anniversary
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — An iconic statue of a “doughboy” in the Ogden Cemetery has been restored in time for the centennial of the end of World War I.
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah city mayor killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard (all times local):
The remains of Utah mayor who was also a major in the Utah Army National Guard and killed in Afghanistan are ...
Mayor of US city killed in attack in Afghanistan
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mayor who was also a Utah Army National Guard major training commandos in Afghanistan was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees, officials said Sunday.
Brent Taylor, 39, had taken a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of North Ogden north of Salt Lake ...
Loud training startles Ogden residents; officials apologize
The Ogden City Council and police in the northern Utah city apologized Saturday to residents who were startled and confused by hovering helicopters and other loud activity from an early morning military special operations training exercise conducted at a vacant commercial building.
The Latest: Ogden council apologizes to residents over drill
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on military and law enforcement training in Ogden, Utah (all times local):
The Ogden City Council is joining the Police Department in apologizing to residents who were startled and confused by hovering helicopters and other loud activity from a ...
- The SunUtah Mayor, Guard Member Killed by Trainee in AfghanistanNovember 5, 2018
- The Washington TimesBrent Taylor, mayor of North Ogden, Utah, killed in Afghanistan insider attackNovember 4, 2018
- The Washington TimesBrent Taylor, mayor of North Ogden, Utah, killed in Afghanistan insider attackNovember 4, 2018
- The Daily HeraldVital sexual assault exam nonprofit might lose its home as South Ogden looks to cut costsOctober 22, 2018
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jake Constantine passed for two touchdowns and Trey Tuttle added a pair of field goals and Weber State defeated Sacramento State 26-14 on Saturday to win its fourth straight and remain bunched among Big Sky Conference leaders.
Tuttle kicked field goals of 42 and 35 yards ...
Man, 80, killed in crash while backing out of driveway
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say an 80-year-old Utah man died in a crash after backing out of his driveway, hitting a woman and then a tree.
Ogden Police Lt. Will Farr says the Ogden man lost control of the vehicle and struck the woman, who was a family member.
She was taken to a ...
Roy seeking to hire its 5th city manager since August 2014
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The city of Roy will be looking for a new city manager.
The Standard-Examiner reports that Jason Poulsen plans to step down and return to the Roy Fire Department on Jan. 1 after a little more than a year as Roy’s city manager.
Poulsen says he’s taking the fire ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — An Ogden-based attorney accused of trying to bring drugs into a Utah jail has pleaded guilty to the charges.
Former Weber County evidence tech pleads guilty in drug case
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A 48-year-old former evidence technician has pleaded guilty to charges accusing her of eating and consuming methamphetamine while working in the Weber County Sheriff’s Office’s evidence locker.
Candice Barbara Follum pleaded guilty Tuesday to 20 counts of destroying or ...
Garrett runs for 3 TDs, Weber St. beats Montana St. 34-24
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Treshawn Garrett had 21 carries for 80 yards, including three 1-yard touchdowns, to help Weber State beat Montana State 34-24 on Saturday night.
Josh Davis added 96 yards rushing on 11 carries and Kaden Jenks scored on an 8-yard run that trimmed Weber State’s deficit to ...
Alta 52, Brighton 0
American Fork 42, Davis 10
Bear River 55, Ogden 21
Bonneville 20, Box Elder 14
Bountiful 26, Clearfield 13
Corner Canyon 28, Jordan 20
East 47, Copper Hills 24
Green Canyon 45, Ben Lomond 14
Highland 66, ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Josh Davis scored on a 75-yard punt return less than two minutes into the game and the Weber State defense dominated high-scoring Eastern Washington, including two fourth-quarter interceptions, as the Wildcats earned a 14-6 win on Saturday night.
Jake Constantine ...
Bonneville 17, Stansbury 7
Brighton 45, Cottonwood 0
- BusinessWireBAE Systems is Proud to be Named One of the “Top Workplaces” in UtahNovember 5, 2018
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- Globe NewswireBen Christensen Appointed AmeriNat® Chief Technology OfficerAugust 23, 2018
- Globe NewswireNew Alliance Seeks to Promote Health and Prevent Illness by Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Ogden, St. GeorgeJune 29, 2018
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Los Angeles businessman charged in Utah in an alleged $511 million tax credit scheme involving biodiesel fuel wants to be released from jail and allowed to stay at home while being watched by private guards, but prosecutors don’t like the idea.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Forest Service fleet manager from Utah, accused of rigging a surplus truck auction and using a government credit card to fix up the vehicle, has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber School District is overhauling the way it deals with racism and discrimination with new policies and plans to hire a new administrator to focus on the issues.
Ogden police: Suspect arrested in shooting of man near mall
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting at mall in Ogden.
Ogden police say 21-year-old Octavio Estrada Mendez is jailed without bond on multiple charges after the incident Saturday night near the Newgate Mall.
They say a man in his ...
Plea deal possible ex-evidence tech accused of stealing meth
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors say they’re working to reach a plea agreement with a former evidence technician accused of stealing methamphetamine from a police evidence locker.
Family of teen killed by target shooter has let go of anger
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An uncle of a 14-year-old killed in an accidental shooting by nearby target shooters said the family has let go of their anger over the tragedy.
Authorities have identified the teen who was accidently shot in the head Sunday while he was riding in a car with his ...
Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With election season heating up, people in Utah can register to vote at a series of events on National Voter Registration Day.
The Tuesday holiday will include events at Glendale and Columbus libraries and University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and there are other ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A series of murals depicting the life cycle of a monarch butterfly is taking shape in Ogden.
The nationwide Migrating Mural project is the brainchild of artist Jane Kim and her business partner, Thayer Walker, the Standard-Examiner
Freshman Davis leads Weber State past N. Colorado 45-28
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Freshman Josh Davis ran for 218 yards and two touchdowns, including a 95-yard gallop in the first quarter, and Weber State breezed to a 45-28 victory over Northern Colorado in Big Sky Conference action on Saturday night.
Jake Constantine had 168 yards passing and two TDs ...
Nearly 2 dozen inmates died in Utah prisons in 2017
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The number of deaths in Utah prisons last year was only down slightly from 2016, and two of them were drug-related, according to new report by the state.
A review by the state Department of Corrections and mandated by lawmakers shows 20 inmates died last year. The report ...
Utah school evacuated, students sickened by unknown odor
PLEASANT VIEW, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah high school has been evacuated after several students got sick from an unknown odor.
The Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jake Constantine threw a touchdown pass, Josh Davis ran for 105 yards and Weber State used stout defense to defeat South Dakota 27-10 on Saturday night.
Trey Tuttle, who made four field goals, nailed a 42-yarder to put Weber State (2-1) on the board with 5:12 left in the ...
System error led to Ogden murder suspect’s mistaken release
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber County authorities say a miscommunication led to an Ogden murder suspect mistakenly making bail.
Sheriff’s Lt. Joshua Marigoni
Meet Gabby, the very good girl that fetches Ogden golf balls
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — It’s 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning in August as the 29th Street trailhead’s parking lot in Ogden starts to fill up.
A blue pickup truck with a camper on the back turns into the parking lot and finds a spot. Arnie Smith walks out and opens the back of his truck, revealing a ...
Voters to decide future of Weber County’s form of government
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber County voters will be asked next year if they want to move forward with a study that will look into the idea of changing the county’s three-commissioner form of government that some critics have called insufficiently representative.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Ogden’s only licensed cab company has closed, marking another sign of changes in the industry increasingly under pressure from ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft.
Yellow Cab owner Michael Moyal
Ogden’s record-breaking walnut tree reveals its roots
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Stan Gudmundsen was researching the old Becker’s Brewing plant, where his great-great-great-grandfather once worked, when he learned the tree he’d played under as a child had become famous.
The colossal English walnut tree is all that remains of a century-old downtown ...
Ogden officials consider extending MLK, Cesar Chavez streets
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Ogden officials are considering extending portions of two city streets named after civil rights leaders after recent and renewed public interest.
Utah police use new technology to trace ballistic evidence
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A recently solved drive-by shooting case in South Salt Lake highlights the effectiveness of a newly formed center that provides investigators with improved ballistics testing, according to Utah authorities.
Investigators using the National Integrated Ballistic ...
ODGEN, Utah (AP) — Ogden police say an officer shot and injured a dog that allegedly attacked him while he was on a child welfare call.
According to a statement from the Ogden Police Department, the dog came out from behind a vehicle in a driveway and attacked the officer.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A high-ranking U.S. Interior Department official on Thursday reiterated the agency’s strong interest in moving its Bureau of Land Management headquarters to the American West.
The move isn’t a done deal, Susan Combs, an assistant secretary at Interior, said as she ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop said Thursday that Ogden should be the new home of the headquarters of Bureau of Land Management and that he’ll make his case when a high-ranking Interior Department official visits the northern Utah city next week.
Bishop said he and Ogden officials ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — New rooftop solar installations are down 23 percent after Utah’s main power company reached a deal to pay customers less for the power they generate.
Rocky Mountain Power in a deal that went into effect in November phased out the net-metering program, which paid solar ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A former Weber County Sheriff’s Office evidence technician has been accused of eating methamphetamine from an evidence locker.
The Standard-Examiner reports that 48-year-old Candice Barbara Follum was formally charged Tuesday in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with 20 counts ...