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Police & Fire

Shooting threat reported to Bonneville High intended for a New Mexico school

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A school shooting threat on social media caused concern at schools around Weber County but turned out to be from New Mexico.


Faith

Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

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New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who shouldn't.


Local

LunaFest and International Fly Fishing film festivals coming to Ogden

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The International Fly Fishing Film Festival and the all-women LunaFest make their way to Northern Utah this weekend for a good cause.


Agriculture

Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming not be forgotten.


Local

Bill would apply Utah's open-container alcohol laws to motorized bicycles

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After Utah was penalized for failing to comply with federal law, a new bill aims to amend the state code related to electric-assisted bicycles.


Police & Fire

Former Weber State employee booked on charge of misusing public money

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James Ervin Owens, 44, was booked Wednesday evening in Weber County Jail on one charge of forgery, a third-degree felony; one charge of misuse of public money, a third-degree felony; and theft by deception, a class A misdemeanor.


Recreation

Ogden-area ski resorts pleased with weekend snow, upcoming storms

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Weber County ski resorts celebrating weekend snowfall and a potential turnaround after the January visitor shortfalls that led to lift closures.


Government

Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Courts

Ogden man given federal prison time for selling opioids on Montana tribal land

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Tacuma Wallace, 32, will serve the next 12 months and one day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for selling Oxycodone pills, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montana.


Local

North Ogden residents file suit to halt Barker Park amphitheater construction

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Construction started last November, but a group of residents who fear the facility will be disruptive started lobbying in January against the project.


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