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Environment

Weber County recycling sees a bright spot

Things are looking up when it comes to Ogden area recycling.


Environment

It's time to move Utah's pioneer-era water law into 21st century, advisors say

To secure Great Salt Lake's future, some water users say it's time to let go of the past.


Environment

Utah wildlife officials again seek bigger cougar hunt

Cougar hunting quotas are causing an uproar in Utah.


Environment

Podcasters debunk myths and explore interesting lives of Utah's bats

Bats are one of the most prolific types of mammals in the world, but you might not know it since they spend most of their time quietly hunting insects in the dark.


Police & Fire

Ogden Police locate 'person of interest' in infant death

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because of incorrect information provided to the Standard-Examiner, Capt. Danielle Croyle’s rank was incorrectly stated in a previous version of this story.


Environment

Milky substance flowing through North Ogden stirs environmental concerns

NORTH OGDEN — The evening of July 2, residents of North Ogden noticed something strange about Coldwater Creek.


Environment

Fact check: Can Nordic Valley build a ski resort in a roadless area?

Nordic Valley’s new operator is making the rounds on both sides of the mountain to share his massive expansion plans for the humble resort.


Local

Ogden Valley residents share unease with Nordic Valley vision

EDEN — About 100 people packed the barn at Nordic Valley Thursday night to ask questions about the newly unveiled grand vision for the mountain.


Environment

'Diesel Brothers' star tests souped-up 'Freedom Bus' on dry Great Salt Lake bed

SYRACUSE — Just as July’s early morning light began heating up the air hanging around Antelope Island, Dave “Heavy D” Sparks rolled down the island causeway in an eye-catching, monster-truck bus, complete with a mural incorporating the American Flag, bald eagle and the words “Freedom Bus.”


Environment

Watering limits start in Farmington, residents urged to let go of green

FARMINGTON — Benchland Water District is experiencing a drought double-whammy.


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