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Food

For Indian food in Ogden, Sitara is a sure bet

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Located in a 30-year-old strip mall, sharing space with a Little Caesars, an Army recruitment center and a Metro PCS, Sitara India might not look like much from the outside.


Government

WSU professor releases book on how sex offenders are put back into society

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When Monica Williams was a graduate student searching for a topic for her Ph.D. dissertation, she turned on the TV to see what people were talking about.


Police & Fire

South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Riverdale mull consolidating fire departments

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They’ve been talking about the move for a year-and-a-half or more and leaders will unveil a study delving into the notion at a meeting on Tuesday.


Local

New Weber County property valuations reflect strong real estate market

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Beyond serving as a gauge of real estate market trends, though, the figures bear on property taxes homeowners and other landowners must pay.


Education

Traditionally trained teachers expected to be minority in field's workforce in 2030

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According to nonprofit Envision Utah, in 2017, teachers from university teaching programs in Utah made up 34 percent of new teachers.


Police & Fire

Ogden house fire kills cat, causes $100K in damages Saturday morning

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Fire crews were dispatched to a house fire on the 600 block of Seventh Street around 9:50 a.m., according to Capt. Eddie Graham with the Ogden Fire Department.


Politics

Roy weighs recycling program, elimination possible if it gets too costly

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North Ogden faced a similar dilemma — an increasing global issue as recycling costs rise — ultimately opting to boost trash-collection rates to cover increasing costs. 


Government

Ogden officials say city is backing off green lawn ordinance

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With water at a premium and temperatures continuing to soar, Ogden City officials say they’re backing off enforcement of an ordinance that requires residents to keep their lawns green.


Local

Standard-Examiner names new executive editor to lead newsroom

Jordan Carroll

Jordan Carroll, a Texas native, will oversee both the Standard-Examiner and the Provo Daily Herald.


Police & Fire

Police arrest, charge West Valley City man in connection with Ogden bank robbery

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OGDEN — A West Valley City man was charged in connection with a bank robbery that took place Thursday in Ogden.  Sean Thomas Moore, 42, was booked into jail Thursday on charges of robbery, a second-degree felony; failure to respond to officers, a third-degree felony; and theft by...


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