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.
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.
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.
The Ogden Nature Center has announced the winners of the 2017 Birdhouse Competition. Categories included children’s assisted and unassisted divisions, along with an adult category with three best in show birdhouses. This year’s competition featured a record 90 entries, according to nature center spokesperson Brandi Bosworth.
Ogden’s recreation department placed over 15,000 eggs Saturday, April 15, 2017, for four different age groups to find at the Marshall White Center in Ogden.
Participants dressed up in various costumes and participated in the Snowbasin Pond Skim on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Huntsville.
Members of the Roy Fire Department and the Roy Police Department surprised a young boy with donations and gifts on Thursday, April 6, 2017. A fire damaged his parent’s home and destroyed his birthday gifts earlier in the week on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.