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Police & Fire

What do drivers need to do when an emergency vehicle approaches?

OGDEN — You hear the siren. You see the flashing lights approaching.


Allergy doc says 2018 pollen season could be brutal in Northern Utah

Hang onto your hankies, folks.


Ogden Nature Center's Earth Day bash offers games, workshops, exhibits, food

OGDEN — Think of it as a planetary show-and-tell activity.


Uintah wildfire damage almost erased, but hard-learned lessons linger

Seven months after the Uintah Fire roared through southern Weber County, officials say they hope the lessons learned will help temper future problems where urban and wild places meet.

Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: 'Nakationing' — naked vacationing — is a thing?

They’re calling it “one of the fastest growing trends in both travel and recreation.” Me? I call it just plain awkward.


Free concert brings big band swing music to Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden

OGDEN — Ready for a swingin’ good time?

Police & Fire

Healing begins for Kaysville officers involved in fiery alleged suicide attempt

KAYSVILLE — This past week, Kaysville police officers here have been called a number of things. Courageous. Selfless. Role models. Heroes.


Big changes announced for Mormons at last weekend's LDS general conference

I’m not going to lie. As a relatively faithful Mormon, I’ve slept through more than my share of LDS general conference sessions over the years.

Police & Fire

Police identify man who set himself on fire at Kaysville convenience store

KAYSVILLE — One police officer remained hospitalized Friday following an incident where a man set himself on fire in a Kaysville convenience store.


Riverdale issues ‘vacate and abandon' order for homes in path of landslide

RIVERDALE — Any hope that the three evacuated homes threatened by the landslide might still be saved has now been dashed by a simple piece of paper.

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