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Readers react: 6th grade dance sparks conversation on consent

Kanesville Elementary dance

Should elementary-schoolers be required to dance with anyone who asks? Standard-Examiner readers chime in.


Transportation

Pleasant View FrontRunner station closing in August due to new safety rules

Pleasant View FrontRunner

Even so, UTA officials hope to eventually build a new rail line between Ogden and Pleasant View that’s compliant with the new guidelines so commuter rail service can resume.


Politics

Eden consultant plans bid for Utah House seat to be vacated by Froerer

Steve Waldrip

Steve Waldrip, a Republican, will seek the District 8 post, which covers western Weber County.


Education

Ogden schools now considering 11 scenarios for closing, rebuilding elementaries

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Officials now have 11 proposals as they weigh next steps to improve district schools following the failure of a bond proposal last year.


Entertainment

How to keep your kids occupied during the long Presidents Day weekend

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With Presidents Day coming up on Feb. 19, many kids are looking forward to a long weekend. Here are some ways to keep them entertained.


Courts

Court date moved for 2 Ogden teens accused of shooting, killing woman

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Two teens accused of killing an Ogden woman briefly appeared in court Friday before having their hearing rescheduled.


Local

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

Travel National Park Preservation Votes

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.


Courts

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

Utah Death Penalty

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.


Politics

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

Dixon Pitcher Lorraine Brown

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


Local

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.


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