Government

Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

Gibson property.jpg

The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains...

Entertainment

North Ogden amphitheater lawsuit focus of Feb. 28 court hearing

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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

Q&A: What the battle of memos on FBI surveillance showed

Trump Russia Probe Memos Q A

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the battle of the classified memos in the House Intelligence Committee, both sides have now had their say on whether the FBI and Justice Department acted inappropriately as they began investigating President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. A Democratic memo that was declassified...


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 partially 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...


Business

Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

Supreme Court Microsoft Searches

WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. The justices will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the company, as part of an international drug trafficking...


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...


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

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

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...


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