Tim Vandenack

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North Ogden plans for new detention basin/wading pond spark concerns, debate

NORTH OGDEN — Lots of free-range kids roam Nelli Mangel’s quiet neighborhood — on scooters, on bikes and on foot.


Politics

Centerville protestors target proposed Wyoming immigration jail serving Utah

CENTERVILLE — With the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border in the news and immigrant detention centers around the country seemingly getting more and more crowded, Hillary McDaniel figured she had to take a stand.


Local

S. Ogden, N. Ogden, Pleasant View, Ogden rec facilities to share grant funds

OGDEN — Four existing or planned recreational facilities in Weber County, including new parks taking shape in South Ogden and Pleasant View, will share $1.29 million in grant money for continued development.


Government

U.S. Sen. Lee crafts bill to limit president's ability to create monuments in Utah

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mike Lee has introduced legislation to limit the ability of the president to expand a national monument in Utah, a hot issue in the state stemming from the creation of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.


Local

Rep. Bishop introduces Daylight Act, giving states more leeway to set clocks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop wants individual states to have more leeway in deciding whether to spring forward and fall back.


Politics

Nordic Valley expansion plans generate criticism, questions in North Ogden

NORTH OGDEN — Developers behind plans to expand the Nordic Valley ski resort may be in for a scrap with some North Ogden residents leery of proposals to build a 4.3-mile, mountain-crossing gondola between the complex and the city.


Transportation

UTA rep for Weber, Davis, Box Elder counties pared to 2 Davis Co. hopefuls

OGDEN — The representative for Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties to the revamped Utah Transportation Authority Board of Trustees now taking shape will come from a winnowed pool of two hopefuls, both from Davis County.


Business

Roy prohibits car washes from commercial areas, spurred by Warrens brouhaha

ROY — Some in Roy think there are already enough places to get a car wash, at least in the city’s main commercial zones.


Local

Weber Co.'s Hispanic population up, outpaces white growth rate

OGDEN — The Hispanic share of Weber County’s population is up, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau population estimates.


Soccer

Ogden Mexicans, Mexican-Americans rooting for El Tri in World Cup play

OGDEN — Mario Matamoros, originally from the Mexican state of Puebla, has lived in the United States for years and now calls Ogden home.


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