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Just 14-years-old, this cowboy poet holds his own on the national stage

OGDEN  — At 14 years old and 5 feet 5 inches tall, cowboy poet Thatch Elmer may have to physically look up to many of his cohorts, but there are plenty who admiringly look up to him.


Community

Women wage earners invited to apply for Soroptimist scholarship

OGDEN — Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and want financial assistance for continuing education or training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream education and training awards for women.


Community

For longtime Sunset art teacher, final show is part of battling Parkinson's

WEST POINT — Former Sunset Junior High art teacher Ned Shelley can no longer draw, paint or speak on most days as a result of Parkinson’s disease, but he’s still making a difference with his masterpieces.


Local

Here are results for Northern Utah Boston Marathon runners

Northern Utah had some noteworthy showings Monday at the Boston Marathon, which drew 26,948 participants from around the world.


Community

New Ogden warehouse, food drive fight childhood hunger

OGDEN — A local food drive is corresponding with the opening of a new warehouse at the Catholic Community Services of Northern Utah Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank.


Faith

Genetics professor featured at Ogden FamilySearch lecture

OGDEN — The Ogden FamilySearch Library will present a lecture by a genetics professor for the library’s quarterly third Saturday lecture at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21. 


Local

Ogden native finishes 2nd at Boston Marathon

OGDEN — In her second career marathon race, former Weber State University track and field standout Sarah Callister Sellers finished second in the Boston Marathon on Monday, despite extremely windy and rainy conditions.


Local

Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership names new director

OGDEN — The Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership has named Christine Ipsen as its new executive director.


Community

Family starts work on Habitat for Humanity home after losing trailer in tornado

OGDEN — Brenda Guzman was so excited to break ground for her family’s upcoming Habitat for Humanity home that she couldn’t keep her hard hat on.


Guest Commentary

Readers react: North Ogden considers dumping recycling program

NORTH OGDEN — There appears to be some polarized thinking locally about recycling.


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