Last week, CNN Washington correspondent Ryan Nobles tweeted about a random encounter with a member of the public: "This rarely happens so I thought it was worth documenting. Gentleman stops me at the hotel where the press are staging covering POTUS -- asks if I'm part of the press corps. I say yes -- he replies
"'Thank you for your service, the First Amendment is so important right now.'"
South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Riverdale mull consolidating fire departments
WASHINGTON TERRACE — A study examining the possibility of consolidating the South Ogden, Washington Terrace and Riverdale fire departments is complete.
WSU professor releases book on how sex offenders are put back into society
OGDEN — 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.
“When I was looking for a topic, I was interested in things and issues that people get so worked up about,” Williams said.
She would see TV shows that illustrated the anxiety many people feel upon learning about sex offenders living near them.
OGDEN — 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.
But don’t let the restaurant’s modest facade fool you — the high-quality cuisine on the inside is exceptional.
Serving up fresh Indian food at a reasonable price, Sitara has been a beacon for the economical gourmet on south Harrison Boulevard for most of the past decade.
I just received some crappy news. A guy I would call a friend, for this we’ll call him “Tim,” just went back to prison. Tim’s wife called me quite distraught and wanted to know what she should do. I suggested she get advice from a lawyer. There was no way to sugar coat the situation. He’s likely going to be doing a number of years.
In the recent indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller of a dozen Russian intelligence officers, there is an alarming detail.
"In or around July 2016," the indictment states, "(Anatoliy Sergeyevich) Kovalev and his co-conspirators hacked the website of a state board of elections and stole information related to approximately 500,000 voters, including names, addresses, partial Social Security numbers, dates of birth and driver's license numbers."
September 26, 1987 ~ July 30, 2015
Stephi left us 3 years ago. We miss her deeply.
We are thankful for having her in our lives because
Daniel Robinson’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday clinched a dramatic, wild win for Ogden against Idaho Falls to close a five-game home stand.
The Raptors improved their record to 29-14, while the Chukars fell to 22-20 after a game in which Ronny Brito drove in eight runs. Idaho Falls repeatedly hung up multi-run innings that Ogden responded to each time.
"Boys need feminists' help too," declares Feministing.com founder Jessica Valenti. Writing in The New York Times, Valenti worries that while women "protest, run for office, and embrace the movement for gender equality in record numbers, a generation of mostly white men are being radicalized into believing that their problems stem from women's progress."
June 6, 1937 ~ July 22, 2018
Brent Taylor, 81, passed away July 22, 2018, in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. He was the son of Ralph and Elma Taylor.
He attended Plain City Elementary, Wahlquist Jr. High, where he was student body president and Weber High. He played football for Weber State and USU.
Brent taught and coached at Glenns Ferry High School, where he was inducted into the athletic Hall of Fame. He also raced horses alongside his father at Les Bois Park, where he was the lead trainer for many years.
May 21, 1934 ~ July 26, 2018
"The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life." - Russell M. Nelson. Our beautiful and beloved Donna Mae Steed, was born May 21, 1934, in Wichita, Kansas, to Vager Duncan "Jack" and Maxine (Knowles) Bernard. Donna passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018.
May 8, 1944 ~ July 26, 2018
Carolyn returned to our father in heaven on July 26, 2018, she was surrounded by her family. Carolyn was born on May 8, 1944, to E. Mark and Ida (Tribe) Henderson in Ogden, UT. Carolyn graduated from Weber High School and Weber State College. She married Roger B. Porter on February 15, 1963, in Ogden, UT.
Carolyn was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She held multiple positions in the Church.
November 22, 1938 ~ July 25, 2018
Jose "Joe" Campos Jr., born November 22, 1938, passed away on July 25, 2018.
Services will be held at Leavitt's Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
May 5, 1940 ~ July 24, 2018
CLEARFIELD - Henry Samora, 78, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.
He was born on May 5, 1940, in Delta, Colorado, the son of Ralph and Lena Rodarte Samora.
Henry had resided in Colorado, Washington, and most of his life in Utah.
Henry married Mable Anita Samora in 1966, in Elko, Nevada. They later divorced but remained best friends forever.
December 8, 1932 ~ July 7, 2018
As one journey ends, a new one begins for Maurine Tatton Bown on July 7, 2018.
Maurine was born December 8, 1932, in Salt Lake City, UT, the daughter of Lou Wallace and Thelma Josephine Smith Tatton.
She attended Manti High School. She married the love of her life, Francis Basil Bown, in March of 1950.
Shawna Collins, 69, passed away July 25, 2018.
Arrangements entrusted to Aaron's Mortuary of Ogden.
January 14, 1976 ~ July 19, 2018
Jared Scott Walsh, 42, passed away on July 19, 2018, at his apartment in Tooele, Utah. He was born on January 14, 1976, in Ogden, Utah, to Harold and Karen Walsh and was raised in Sunset and Clinton, Utah.
Jared has also lived in Salt Lake City and Tooele. He worked at the Grantsville Walmart Distribution Center and also worked for security at Soundwell in Salt Lake City.
Patricia Ann Rees "Mom R" will celebrate her 80th birthday with a family party on August 25, 2018.
Dixie Lee Mikkelsen Hodgin, 78, of Roy, UT, passed away July 27, 2018.
She is the beloved daughter of Leland Mikkelsen, Afton Watson Smith and step-dad, Asell C. Smith, sister of Jeanie (Richard) Taylor and Michael (Janice) Mikkelsen and mother of Mark (Wendi) Holland, Sheri (Michael) Gregory, Todd (Cindy) Holland and Troy (Lynsi, Eva) Holland; she is survived by her sister and brother; and her four children; as well as her 20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
March 27, 1931 ~ July 26, 2018
Willis Keith "KC" Carter, 87, passed away July 26, 2018, in West Jordan, UT. Born March 27, 1931, in Ogden, UT, to Willis and Elma.
Married to Beth on September 7, 1951. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Mount Timpanogos Temple.
April 17, 1959 ~ July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018, the angels accompanied Michael safely on his journey into God's presence as he left us due to injuries sustained in a fatal fall during an adventure he was looking so forward to.
Born April 17, 1959, to Erlinda Gloria Gallegos (Mata) and Margarito Mata.
Lee and Pam Crittenden both grew up in Ogden and graduated from OHS and Weber State University.
Lee is the owner of Crittenden Glass Co., where he has worked his whole life. Lee served a mission to Frankfurt, Germany.
May 7, 1934 ~ July 7, 2018
A Celebration of Life will be held for family and friends on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at 5155 South 1225 West, Riverdale, Utah.
August 26, 1933 ~ July 26, 2018
Bill first greeted his parents, Leland and Leone Scoffield Bennett on August 26, 1933, in the "old Dee Hospital" in Ogden, Utah. He victoriously fought many health woes throughout his life, beginning at the age of six weeks. To the sorrow of those who love him, he finally lost the battle to Heart Failure on July 26, 2018.
Bill married Marilyn Pearson with whom he had two sons, Michael and Blake Bennett. They later divorced. He married Paulette Thompson in 1989.
James Marshall, 77, passed away July 14, 2018.
Arrangements entrusted to Aaron's Mortuary of Ogden.
December 5, 1961 ~ July 3, 2018
Tammi passed away July 3, 2018, surrounded by her loving husband, Rick; son, Chris; and her grandson, Chase for her last minutes on earth.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Frances Tarver; her grandmother, Josephine Jo Hambelton, who played a big part in Tammi's her Gma Jo.
Vonna Baxter Cassidy, 69, of Spokane, Washington, and formerly of Ogden, Utah, passed away at home, in Spokane, WA, on July 20, 2018, after a three year battle with cancer and a 50 year battle with Type I Diabetes.
She was born in Ogden and attended school in Davis County UT, graduating in 1967, from Davis High. She graduated from Weber State College School of Nursing in 1971, and worked for St. Benedict's Hospital, as well as several long care and rehab facilities in the Ogden area.
May 22, 1940 ~ July 17, 2018
Richard Grix Welker, 78, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, of natural causes in Las Vegas, NV. He was born May 22, 1940, in Ogden, UT, the son of Ella Cleone Welker and Victor Hazen Welker. He attended Ogden High School and graduated with the class of 1957.
OGDEN — Saturday’s game began much like Friday’s did for the Ogden Raptors.
But, after giving up a first-inning run, the Raptors erased Friday’s woeful clutch-hitting slump and kept it going up and down the lineup, keyed by a hot Matt Cogen, and claimed a 13-3 win over the Idaho Falls Chukars at Lindquist Field.
OGDEN — A couple are displaced and a cat is dead after a Saturday morning fire in Ogden.
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.
Not settled, Harris hits recruiting trail as new Weber State women’s head coach
OGDEN — Velaida Harris clicked through her laptop, her fingernails painted purple, completing paperwork related to the hire that made her a college basketball head coach for the first time.
Her office was nearly empty, aside from provided furniture, with a TV tuned to a replay of a 1993 NBA Finals game between Phoenix and Chicago — “Charles Barkley is my favorite player,” she says. “Tough and undersized.”
Roy weighs recycling program, elimination possible if it gets too costly
ROY — Forces impacting the recycling market worldwide are putting the future of the city of Roy ’s recycling program in doubt.
The Ballroom Thieves are spending more time at home these days.
A lot more.
The Maine-based neo-folk band, which will headline Sunday’s free Blues, Brews & BBQ concert at Snowbasin Resort, used to be just this side of homeless.
At one point, the trio — Martin Earley on guitar and lead vocals, Devin Mauch on percussion and vocals, and Calin Peters on cello and vocals — basically lived on the road year-round, completely giving up homes of their own.
WASHINGTON -- In President Donald Trump's latest exhortation to his faithful supporters, he told them: "Don't believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news," adding: "Just remember: What you're seeing and what you're reading is not what's happening."
(Edward Parley Smith)
October 1, 1933 ~ July 25, 2018
Coach Ted Smith, 84, of Roy passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at McKay-Dee Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 1, 1933, in Lewiston, Utah. He is the sixth of eight children born to Alma and Phyllis Smith.
April 8, 1937 ~ July 16, 2018
John A. Stark, born April 8, 1937, Ogden, Utah, passed away July 16, 2018, at his home in Reno, Nevada. He was stationed at Stead Air Force Base from 1957 to 1961.
John Married Phyllis Robinson Moore in July of 1961, who had daughter, Phyllis Marie; together they had son, Ken Stark. They were later divorced in January of 1973.
He marred Janice Barker Anderson in October of 1973, in Virginia City.
December 8, 1932 ~ July 24, 2018
RouJean Ward Noall returned to her Heavenly Father on July 24, 2018, at the age of 85. She was an amazing woman with great love in her heart for her family and friends. She always made others feel they were the most important people in the world. She valiantly endured her health struggles and yet continued to find ways to show love.
September 1, 1944 ~ July 18, 2018
Charlotte, NC - William Howard Bryant, Sr. (Bill) passed away peacefully at his home in Charlotte, NC, on July 18, 2018.
Charlene Yost, 84, passed away in Mesquite, NV, on July 23, 2018, after a long battle with dementia.
She was proceeded in death by her father, Harry Turner; her mother, Viola Turner; and her sister, Pat Christensen.
Charlene is survived by daughters: Sheri Harrington, Cindy Nielsen, Allyson Senek; sons, Steven (Zeke) Yost and Kevin Yost; 13 grandkids and 24 great-grandkids. She is also survived by sister, Joyce Gundersen.
July 28, 1967 ~ March 21, 2016
We three (Jeff, Kristin
and I) will be going to Texas Roadhouse the way we four used to do on your birthday, your Dad's and my anniversary, and Jeff and Kristin's anniversary.
Ogden Raptors can’t drive home the spike in series loss to Grand Junction
OGDEN — It may have been Golden Spike Night, but there was nobody able to slam the hammer and drive one home.
Wearing specialty uniforms to kick off a yearlong celebration ahead of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit, the Raptors hit 0 for 17 with runners in scoring position Friday and lost 6-4 to the Grand Junction Rockies.
Those who had hopes of seeing Jimmer Fredette score points by the dozen in The Basketball Tournament are getting their wish.
Fredette led his namesake team — Team Fredette — to another victory, pouring in 41 points in a 104-91 win over the Fort Wayne Champs, advancing to the quarterfinals Sunday at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted that if Donald Trump were elected, there would be a protracted recession within 18 months. Heeding its experts, a month before the election, The Washington Post ran an editorial with the headline "A President Trump could destroy the world economy." Steve Rattner, a Democratic financier and former head of the National Economic Council, warned, "If the unlikely event happens and Trump wins, you will see a market crash of historic proportions." When Trump's electoral victory became apparent, Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman warned that the world was "very probably looking at a global recession, with no end in sight." By the way, Krugman has been so wrong in so many of his economic predictions, but that doesn't stop him from making more shameless predictions.
Farmington explosion sends one to hospital, displaces 10 apartment units
FARMINGTON — The residents of 10 units in a Farmington apartment complex will not be able to return home after an explosion rocked the area Thursday evening.
Police arrest, charge West Valley City man in connection with Ogden bank robbery
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 receiving stolen property, a second-degree felony.
Like many businesses, the Standard-Examiner has ebbed and flowed with the changes of time since its inception in 1888, but its commitment has always remained married to the community.
I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of the future of the Standard-Examiner, and more importantly the community it serves.
OGDEN — Trash Car Racing. The name pretty much says it all.
This weekend, the Golden Spike Event Center will again host a wild night of less-than-impressive vehicles racing around on a flat, dirt track.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28, in the venue’s outdoor arena, at 1000 N. 1200 West. The timed solo runs begin at 5:30 p.m., with heats at 7 p.m. The main events begin after that.