Local

LDS Church names Russell M. Nelson as new president

President Russell M. Nelson speaks at a 2014 LDS General Conference

 President Russell M. Nelson, 93, officially will take over as the 17th leader of The Church...

Local

Ogden's Youth Futures homeless shelter expanding to St. George

New St. George Youth Futures site planned for opening in March

Youth Futures officials expect a new St. George facility to open as soon as March.


Local

Weber, Davis counties need volunteers to help find and count the homeless

Point-in-Time count 2018

Numbers of homeless may be up this year thanks to Salt Lake City’s Operation Rio Grande.


Local

Group working to bring Outdoor Retailer back to Utah after 2017's messy exit

Outdoor Show Tree Tents-1

It’s been almost a year since the Outdoor Retailer trade show announced it would be leaving Utah after two decades.


Entertainment

Northern Utah theater: See 'Pride and Prejudice' and more

Don't Drink the Water at CenterPoint

Theaters around the Ogden and Salt Lake area are presenting classic plays like “Pride and Prejudice” and “To Kill A Mockingbird,” as well as new plays.  


Courts

Layton man sentenced to prison for shooting, killing roommate in 2016

Christopher Scott Fritz

Fritz pleaded guilty in November to shooting 24-year-old Taylor VanCamp multiple times in their Layton home on Dec. 19, 2016.


Weather

Winter storm expected to start before Friday evening commute

BZ Best Photos January 06-5

A winter storm is expected to bring several of inches of snow to Northern Utah’s mountains and valleys starting late Friday afternoon.


Police & Fire

Ogden, Weber fire districts respond to South Ogden house fire

So. Ogden house fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire near the corner of 5725 South and Meadow Lane in South Ogden Thursday, Jan. 18, just after 1 p.m.


Local

Ogden housing market hits record high, low-income households suffer

rising real estate prices

The booming housing market has pushed up home prices to a record high in Ogden, as the city continues to attract in- and out-of-state homebuyers with its housing affordability.


Police & Fire

State death penalty discussion highlights Utah cases, issues

Death Penalty Talk

Tuesday evening, Utah Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty hosted a panel event on Weber State’s campus that discussed the current state of Utah’s death penalty system.


Business

Weber County economic development head out as officials rework approach

Doug Larsen

Douglas Larsen stepped down Jan. 11 as head of the Weber Economic Development Partnership after 5 1/2 years in the post and more than 20 years in county government in all.


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