Thousands of students, professors, family and friends gathered for Weber State University’s commencement Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Dee Events Center.
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The Union Pacific No. 844 steam engine traveled through rural Northern Utah on the way to Ogden on Tuesday, April 25. Union Pacific runs the “Living Legend” several times a year for train enthusiasts. The 454-ton engine and tender is on a five-day run from Boise, Idaho, to Cheyenne, Wyoming.
The Millstream Motel sits vacant along Washington Boulevard in Ogden on Monday, April 24, 2017. The historic motel recently closed after falling into disrepair. The current owner plans to tear down the motel and neighboring vacant businesses.
The YCC Family Crisis Center held their fifth annual Walk Against Sexual Assault Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Big Dee Sports Park in Ogden.
Brayden Floyd, left, demonstrates proper hatchet throwing form to visitors on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Social Axe Throwing in downtown Ogden. Floyd started the axe throwing venue on Washington…
Utah has the most jail deaths per capita in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Weber and Davis counties are among the worst in the state, outstripping even more populous Salt Lake County in death rates, data gathered by the Standard-Examiner shows.
Hundreds of friends, community members and family gathered to celebrate the life of ninth grader Dakota Kilburn, 14, during a vigil Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Syracuse Jr. High School.
Dakota died Tuesday after being struck by two vehicles as he walked in a crosswalk along 2000 West in front of the school on Monday night.
A roadside memorial was constructed near where Dakota was struck and several people spoke in memory of the teen, including Syracuse wrestling coaches. Dakota was a member of the wrestling team and the Syracuse Junior High School Singers. He also played football and was a fan of the Minnesota Vikings.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Road. Friends may visit family from 5-8 p.m. Friday and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Wildcat ski lift is closing down after long time of service at Snowbasin in Huntsville on Saturday April 15, 2017. By LEIA LARSEN • Standard-Examiner Staff Skiers and snowboarders celebrated…
I’ve always had an interest in birds of prey and have photographed birds on multiple occasions in their natural environments. Usually this means hiding out with a large lens…
Q&A by Leia Larsen • Photos by Benjamin Zack • Standard-Examiner Staff Weber River Commissioner Cole Panter admits most people have no idea what he does. His role, however, is…
By LEIA LARSEN • Standard-Examiner Staff Months ago, while the snow was still falling and sprinkler systems were far from most Utahns’ minds, the Standard-Examiner decided to dive into the convoluted…
Utah is home to a rich diversity of birds of prey.
Giant California condors soar over Zion National Park with more than a 10-foot wingspan while 3-ounce American kestrels hunt in the fields of Box Elder County.
The Ogden Nature Center gives visitors the opportunity to see up close some of the birds that call Utah home. All of the falcons, owls and eagles at the center are unreleasable due to injuries or past human interactions.