Government

Utah inmate's death highlighted in 'debtors' prison' report

Rex Iverson supplied photo Box Elder jail death suicide 2016

Utah is one of 44 states that allow the jailing of debtors if they falt to appear in court or...

Entertainment

North Ogden amphitheater lawsuit focus of Feb. 28 court hearing

DM 020418 Barker Park Amphitheater 01-1

Residents living near the site of the project in Barker Park worry about noise and other disruptions brought on by the facility, already taking shape.


Government

Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

Congress Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump. Republican leaders have kept quiet...


Government

London business women take on old-boy clubs

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” Madeleine Albright told a fired-up Hillary Clinton rally in 2016. The damnation threat that America’s first female secretary of state issued in support of its third didn’t sway enough voters to stop another...


Government

Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI surveillance

Trump-Russia Probe-Democratic Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked its full release, the House Intelligence Committee published a blacked out version of a classified Democratic memo aiming to counter a GOP narrative that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his...


Local

Weber County's new economic growth plan may be ready by late March

James Ebert

County officials have made economic development a priority, seeking input from consultants and others, and one apparent goal will be boosting the median income here. 


Government

Weber County social media presence 'leading the state,' PR rep says

Sasha Clark Dicio

The Dicio Group received a $94,500 contract with the county to help with marketing and a company rep updated county commissioners on its efforts.


Government

The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Democrats on the House intelligence committee are rebutting Republican...


Government

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Trump-Russia Probe-Democratic Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI...


Government

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

School Shooting Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him “getting into a school and just shooting the place up.” The Associated...


Government

Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI’s Russia probe.


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