Ogden Police Department, Union Station, Roads to Independence need volunteers

Steve Sherwood obit

Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

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Readers react: Can mental health reform prevent gun violence?

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The Standard-Examiner’s video — published a week after President Trump released his school safety plan — sparked some interesting conversation among commenters.


Weber County Attorney Chris Allred running unopposed for re-election

Chris Allred 2018 race

The county attorney says the fact that no one is running against him “suggests I’ve done a good enough job.”


Ogden library overhaul nearly done, grand reopening set for April 4

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The Jefferson Avenue facility in the city’s core closed in November 2016 to accommodate the upgrade, sending patrons to other libraries in Washington Terrace and elsewhere.


McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

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President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration’s tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war. Stocks plunged Thursday on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump...


Herbert awaits school safety report, unsure on extra session

Legislative Session Ends

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he isn't sure yet whether he'll be calling a special session this year to address gun violence and school shootings


Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

China Politics Media

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs. The move is part of a push by President Xi Jinping — emboldened...


Trump orders huge tariffs on China, raises trade war worries

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war. China threatened...


Windy, wet weather to create 'unusual' avalanche conditions in N. Utah

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If you’re planning a backcountry trip this weekend, remember to check the avalanche forecast before you head out. Windy, wet weather will create unusual avalanche conditions in the Wasatch Mountains.


As US gets tough with China, Wall Street gets weak-kneed

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of a full-blown trade war between the world’s two biggest economies rattled investors Thursday, sending stocks to their biggest loss in six weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 700 points, as President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on...

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