Presidents Day 2018: Open, closed, schedule changes, more in Northern Utah

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Presidents Day is observed on Monday, Feb. 19, this year. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed in Northern Utah on the federal holiday, including government offices, postal service and shipping agencies, liquor stores, libraries, banks and more.


Study: Utah could save money with death penalty ban; bill could make it happen

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The report — released by the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice — says that giving someone life in prison without the possibility of parole would cost the state less than pursuing the death penalty and the appeals that come with the sentence.


Utah Rep. Dixon Pitcher won't seek re-election, Ogden lawyer to vie for spot

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Lorraine Brown said she’s considered running for Pitcher’s Weber County post for years.


Multi-member coalition forms to guide development along Ogden BRT

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Ogden City, UTA, other agencies shaping development of proposed Bus Rapid Transit project.


United Way of Northern Utah awards $200K in funding to 31 agencies

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Weekly meals, financial services and scholarships are among those services supported by the grants.


Visually impaired first-grader a finalist in national art contest

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Bryson Chadwick, a student at the Ogden campus of Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, is one of five finalists in the Happy Hands art competition sponsored by Deb Group.


True love stories: 5 married couples offer inspiring advice

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These local couples find new ways to continually fall in love — and you can, too.


Layton city pushing plan to address three decades of major growth


Layton City officials are in the midst of a multi-year process that will conclude with a new general plan — a measure the city council will likely vote on during the summer.


41 percent of Utah crash deaths involved speed in 2017

Speed remained the leading contributing factor in traffic deaths in Utah in 2017, accounting for 41 percent of deaths, according to a preliminary crash report.


Utah Rep. Gage Froerer won't run again for House, to seek county spot instead

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The Huntsville GOPer has already heard of would-be candidates interested in vying for the District 8 House seat, which covers western Weber County.

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