Take a look at some of the best images of October 2017 by the Standard-Examiner photographers.
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Polk Elementary is one of three elementary schools that would be rebuilt per an Ogden School District $106.5 million bond proposal, but many have argued that the 90-year-old school should be renovated and preserved.
Whether they were dressed as a ghost, princess, superhero or another form of spooky attire, men, women, children and even pets got their fills of a hauntingly good time on Halloween.
The Standard-Examiner staff asked its readers to submit photos of their costumes this year. Here are a few of the photos readers submitted on Facebook.
Zombies, witches and more took over Historic 25th Street Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, for the annual Witchstock Festival and Ogden Zombie Crawl.
Clifton’s Ladies Apparel in Ogden has been at the same location for more than 70 years, but the store will be closing for good.
Visitors will have several weeks to go inside the Cedar City temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a guided tour of the main rooms, including the baptistry, an instruction room, a sealing room, the celestial room and the bride’s room. Tours begin Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Tickets are available at templeopenhouse.lds.org.
Aaron Richardson is a traditional blacksmith in Ogden Valley. While his personal business is new, he works out of a blacksmith shop that first opened more than 120 years ago.
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.
Princess Pageant contestants enjoy a night of recognition at the annual Princess Pageant Friday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Kaysville. Presentations including singing, cooking, and slideshows followed by the Little Wheelzz Princess Dance allowed young wheelchair-bound girls to motivate and inspire others with their unique messages.
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.
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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.