Large earthquakes are uncommon around Utah, but they do occur. These are some of the stories of quakes in the Ogden area from the Standard-Examiner, and previous papers, from the past 130 years.
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In Central Ogden, there sits a small, unassuming home along Adams Avenue.
At any point, dozens of women from around Utah are trying to find a spot in one of the Ruth House’s five beds.
The women who enter through the front door are often coming from the worst times in their lives. They’re leaving jail, battling addiction and trying to rebuild broken families.
The founders of the Ruth House hope that a safe place to live and a strong network of support can help residents along the bumpy road to recovery.
“I really felt that maybe this could change my life,” said Stephanie Bryant who moved into the Ruth House in early 2017. “I knew that if I made it past the first three weeks of being out of jail, that there was a chance for me.”
Whether it’s just for fun, to promote a cause or to spread positive vibes, the painted rock movement has become a phenomenon in the Ogden area thanks to 801 Rocks.
The Standard-Examiner asked its readers for photos of rocks they’ve found or painted for the 801 Rocks movement. The following is a collection of those photos.
Read more about 801 Rocks here:
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Fall colors have arrived in Northern Utah, turning trails and mountainsides into blankets of gold, red and orange.
In celebration of the season, we asked our Facebook audience to share their best fall color pictures — and they delivered. Here’s a look at some of the pictures that were shared.
Matt McConkie holds the record for growing the largest pumpkins in Utah with a 1,974 pound squash that he grew in Washington Terrace in 2017.
After a long, hot summer, fall foliage began to appear around Northern Utah at the end of September.
Visitors and monks from around the United States and Thailand gathered on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Ogden for the opening of the Wat Chaimongkolvararam temple. The temple will serve the Thai Buddhist community around Northern Utah.
Harrison O’Toole is 7 years old and can play soccer much like any other child his age. His ability to run and play are made possible by the heart transplant Harrison received last December. In September, he was granted his wish of going to Disney World by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Take a look at some of the best images of September 2017 by the Standard-Examiner photographers.
Crowds lined up during the annual Ogden Greek Food Festival Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in South Ogden.
Feeding 10,000 people is no easy task — but that’s what the Ogden Greek Food Festival does every year, with the help of dozens of volunteers.
This year’s festival will be held Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, featuring dozens of delicious Greek dishes volunteers spent hundreds of hours preparing.
For more information about the fest, read our story: http://bit.ly/2yJueOx
Teams took part in the annual Bed Race hosted by Family Promise on Sept. 23, 2017, at Newgate Mall in Ogden.
The event raises money for organizations that help Utah’s homeless population.