News

A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

Harvey Brazos River

Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.

Local

Alvin Cobabe, father of Powder Mountain, dies at 99

POWDER MOUNTAIN MAYOR

Alvin Cobabe was just 55 days shy of his 100th birthday when he died last week, but a list of his life’s accomplishments is enough to fill two centuries.


Business

European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

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Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City, meeting with its business leaders, sampling local trails and exploring whether Ogden could be a good jumping-off point to plunge into a United States market.


Government

New organization aims to boost road access to upper Ogden Valley, Morgan County

North Ogden Divide attracts recreators

A new rural planning organization that will chart future transportation projects to better connect the lower and upper Ogden valleys and Morgan County was unanimously approved by the Weber County Commissioners Tuesday.


Local

Officials hopeful Uintah fire won't increase likelihood of mudslides

Mudslide worries

Long before the Uintah fire was out, or even partially contained, Lance Peterson was already worrying about the water to come.


Tech Matters

A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

Harvey Brazos River

Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.


Business

Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statement

Financial Markets Wall Street

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.7 percent to 20,453.68 as the yen weakened...


Business

Google bites off big piece of HTC in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. The deal announced Thursday underscores how serious Google is becoming about designing...


Government

Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

Trump Russia Probe Manafort

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of Donald Trump’s presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide “private briefings” about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort’s offer was...


Government

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week. The legislation by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey...


Government

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Zombie Repeal-And-Replace Bill Rises Again

Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act are back, in a big way. And the “What the Health?” podcast is focused on Capitol Hill’s debate on the new bill by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.): The White House and congressional Republican leaders are...


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