News

2019 defense budget calls for F-35 uptick; Hill expects more work

Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Next year’s Department of Defense budget figures to have a big impact on Hill Air Force Base,...

Local

Art as resistance: Black artist makes Utah debut with new Weber State exhibit

Fahamu Pecou

An internationally renowned artist is bringing his work that combines West African spirituality with concerns about violence and killings of black men to Utah for the first time with a free exhibit at Weber State University.


Entertainment

10-Day Planner: Films, festivals, arts, sports and more

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Looking for something to do? Plan your next 10 days with these events, including films, festivals, visual and performance art, sports and more. 


Food

These are the best Northern Utah restaurants for chips, salsa and nachos

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Nine local restaurants were nominated by Standard-Examiner readers as having the best chips and salsa or nachos.


Government

Riverdale considers 6-field soccer project near Weber River Parkway

Riverdale soccer fields proposal

The Utah Youth Soccer Association wants to build six soccer fields on Riverdale City property south of the city offices. The fields would sit between the railroad tracks and the Weber River Parkway trail. The association would pay for the construction and maintenance and the city would...


Local

C-130 will soon be a thing of the past at Hill AFB

A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules, H model, flew into Hill last month for a primary structure inspection by the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.

In one form or another, the C-130 Hercules has been associated with Hill Air Force Base for more than 50 years.


Business

Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

Union Station development director

Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when things at Union Station have been in flux.


Government

The Latest: Former Trump adviser pleads guilty

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A former top adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign has formally pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The plea by Rick...


Government

Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates was a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with special...


Business

US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

NRA Reaction

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre. Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA...


Business

Judge rejects Martin Shkreli motion to throw out some of his securities fraud convictions

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - A federal judge on Friday rejected a motion by Martin Shkreli to throw out some of the securities fraud charges a jury convicted him of last year, leaving the infamous former hedge fund manager still at risk of spending 20 years in prison for defrauding...


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