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Utah measure, backed by Weber Co. high-schooler, cuts primary voting age to 17

OGDEN — He’s not yet turned 18 — the minimum age to vote in federal elections — but come June 26, Zach Thomas, a Weber High School senior, is preparing to cast a ballot for the first time.


Weber Co. leaders unveil long-awaited plan, aiming to energize the economy

OGDEN — After more than two years of collecting data, analyzing Weber County’s business sector, forging coalitions with state and regional leaders and more, officials here have unveiled a plan meant to energize the local economy.


2018 Weber County GOP convention recap: rule changes sow confusion

OGDEN — Last-minute changes to rules governing the Weber County Republican Party convention worked to the advantage of one candidate who otherwise would have been eliminated from the June 26 GOP primary ballot.


Davis Co. attorney mum after Weber Commissioner Gibson says he won't be charged

FARMINGTON — Two days after Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson said officials have declined to file charges connected to an Ogden Police Department probe, the prosecutor reviewing the matter remained silent on the subject.


North Ogden amphitheater site, focus of suit, was to have been 'passive' park

OGDEN — As earlier envisioned, what’s now Barker Park in North Ogden — the center of controversy stemming from a massive amphitheater taking shape there — was to have been a quiet place, where nature was the focus.


Weber Commissioner Gibson says he won't be charged with any crime

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 4:45 p.m. with more information.


Weber County GOPers meet Saturday to pick nominees for county, state races

OGDEN — Saturday is a big day in this year’s election cycle as Weber County Republicans hold a convention to pick party nominees for numerous posts up for grabs this year.


As Weber Co. GOP convention looms, candidate-selection process draws fire

OGDEN — Stumping for support, some Weber County Republican hopefuls — those who sought a place on the primary ballot via petition — have felt a sting at times from their fellow GOPers.


Weber County roads employees' charges led to GIbson probe, ex-official says

OGDEN — The police investigation into Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson stemmed, at least in part, from concerns that county employees had carried out work on property owned by his family’s business, according to a former county official.


North Ogden City Council appoints Barker Park proponent to empty seat

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been changed to correct the name of the fire district where Barker works.

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