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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.


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

North Ogden detention basin proposal may be cheaper with public wading pond

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The pond, which wouldn't be staffed with a lifeguard, is a focus of concern for some, who fear it would be a drowning hazard for neighborhood kids.


Local

North Ogden Divide under review as county eyes upgrades to steep mountain road

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Weber County commissioners sought the review by two consulting firms, which will be focused on road conditions and conditions of the abutting terrain where it sits.


Police & Fire

26 FrontRunner train deaths in 10 years, 3 in last 5 weeks

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FrontRunner rail dangers have claimed the lives of 26 people over the last 10 years. The top causes of death are suicides and people disobeying crossing gates and other safety warnings.


Local

Weber County park taking shape at former dump site, archery range nearly done

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Development of Observatory Park, just west of Fort Buenaventura Park, has been ongoing for about a year.


Local

Weber Co. Library System website down due to 'rogue code,' officials seek fix

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A bug dubbed Dropelgeddon impacted the system and no timeline has been pinpointed to get the website back up.

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