Jessica Kokesh

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N. Utah valleys expected to get 4-8 inches; avalanche danger rising in mountains

OGDEN — Northern Utah’s long-awaited snowstorm is finally here. 

Police & Fire

2 people in critical condition after crash in Box Elder County

SOUTH WILLARD — A pregnant woman and a man are in “extremely critical condition” following a crash in Box Elder County Saturday afternoon. 


5 Korean restaurants to try in Northern Utah and Salt Lake

You probably don’t need an excuse to grab a plate (or two) of Korean barbecue, but celebrating the 2018 Winter Olympics is a one. 


Light snow on the way for N. Utah valleys, more expected in the mountains

SALT LAKE CITY — You might see a bit of snow after your Valentine’s Day date this year. 

Police & Fire

1 man shot in west Ogden Sunday afternoon; suspects fled scene

OGDEN — Police are investigating after one man was shot in west Ogden Sunday afternoon. 

Guest Commentary

Protecting breastfeeding moms in public: SE readers react

A male-dominated Utah State Legislature committee voted last week on a bill that would permit breastfeeding in any place of public accommodation — whether the mother is covered up or not.


2 red pandas moving in at Utah's Hogle Zoo

SALT LAKE CITY — Come spring, two red pandas will be calling the Hogle Zoo home. 


Barn owl rescued from industrial vent, in serious condition at wildlife center

OGDEN — A female barn owl is recovering at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah after being rescued from the ducts of an industrial furnace last week. 


2018 Wasatch Yeti Bash adds beard competition, moves to Union Station

OGDEN — There might not be a lot (or any) snow on the ground, but that’s not gonna stop the Yetis from taking over downtown Ogden Friday. 

Guest Commentary

Readers React: Should Utah ban cellphone use while driving?

SALT LAKE CITY — Should it be legal to talk on the phone while driving? House Bill 64 in the Utah State Legislature wants to make it that way.

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2018 Standard-Examiner Readers' Choice Vote