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Food

For Indian food in Ogden, Sitara is a sure bet

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Located in a 30-year-old strip mall, sharing space with a Little Caesars, an Army recruitment center and a Metro PCS, Sitara India might not look like much from the outside.


State

Animal shelter rift in Logan puts strays at police station

Dog kennel, cage, animal control

Police in Logan are keeping stray animals in kennels at the station after a split with the local chapter of the Humane Society left the city without an animal shelter.


Government

WSU professor releases book on how sex offenders are put back into society

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When Monica Williams was a graduate student searching for a topic for her Ph.D. dissertation, she turned on the TV to see what people were talking about.


Police & Fire

South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Riverdale mull consolidating fire departments

South Ogden fire department

They’ve been talking about the move for a year-and-a-half or more and leaders will unveil a study delving into the notion at a meeting on Tuesday.


Environment

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

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When Utah's water law was officially codified in 1903, Great Salt Lake was largely viewed as a waste because of its high salinity and lack of fish. Today, the lake represents a paradox in thinking about water in the West.


Environment

Weber County recycling sees a bright spot

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A shake-up from overseas drove recycling costs up and, once officials in China decided to stop taking certain materials, Utahns had to re-learn what to toss in their blue bins. Ogdenites were apparently slow to clean up their act, with audits finding nearly half of the recycling stream was unusable...


Local

New Weber County property valuations reflect strong real estate market

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Beyond serving as a gauge of real estate market trends, though, the figures bear on property taxes homeowners and other landowners must pay.


Education

Traditionally trained teachers expected to be minority in field's workforce in 2030

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According to nonprofit Envision Utah, in 2017, teachers from university teaching programs in Utah made up 34 percent of new teachers.


State

St. George Tabernacle reopens after 2-year restoration project

Utah Tabernacle Restoration

A historic Mormon church building in southern Utah has re-opened its doors after a two-year project to restore the tabernacle built by early settlers even as the new town struggled to survive through floods and heat.


Education

Utah has low number of Latino teachers, administrators

Few Latino Teachers Utah

Latino students make up the largest ethnic minority group in Utah, but teachers and administrators of the same group are rare, making up just 2.5 percent of educators compared to 17 percent of the state's student body


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