Ogden Police Department, Union Station, Roads to Independence need volunteers

Steve Sherwood obit

Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

Guest Commentary

Readers react: Can mental health reform prevent gun violence?

School Safety US vs Nigeria-15

The Standard-Examiner’s video — published a week after President Trump released his school safety plan — sparked some interesting conversation among commenters.


Weber County Attorney Chris Allred running unopposed for re-election

Chris Allred 2018 race

The county attorney says the fact that no one is running against him “suggests I’ve done a good enough job.”


Ogden library overhaul nearly done, grand reopening set for April 4

Lead option BZ 032118 Main Library 01-2

The Jefferson Avenue facility in the city’s core closed in November 2016 to accommodate the upgrade, sending patrons to other libraries in Washington Terrace and elsewhere.


Amazon issued patent for delivery drones that can react to screaming, flailing arms

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures. The concept is part of Amazon’s goal to develop a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles that can swiftly send packages to customers in...


House OKs compromise $1.3 trillion budget bill, Senate next

Congress Gold Medal Ceremony OSS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer...


Worries about China tariffs send stock market sharply lower

Financial Markets Wall Street-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. The Chinese government said it will defend itself and investors fear that trade tensions will spike...


In a US-China trade war, Trump voters likely get hurt the most

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Politicians, economics and executives agree China isn’t playing fair on trade. But there’s a lot of disagreement about whether President Donald Trump’s hefty tariffs are the right weapon for fighting back. American farmers and Walmart shoppers are likely to feel pain...


Powell emphasizes the here and now over dot plots

(c) 2018, Bloomberg View. Jerome Powell’s message might have been: Don’t overthink it. The new Federal Reserve chairman tried a couple of times this week to steer questioners away from obsessing about forecasts and projections. Of the panoply of information the central bank released, Powell wanted...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump's pledge to vets on private care lags

Congress Veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding out the promise of better health care for veterans through an imminent expansion of private-sector services outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system. The problem: His campaign priority remains deadlocked in Congress as his VA secretary...


Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case

Budget Battle Email Searches

WASHINGTON (AP) — The budget bill before Congress includes an update to federal law that makes clear that authorities with a warrant can obtain emails and other data held by American technology companies but stored on servers overseas. Passage of the Cloud Act probably would end a Supreme Court...

Older ›