Athletes came from near and far to test their stamina in the Spartan Utah obstacle course race on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Nordic Valley.
For five nights in July, ropers and riders from around the world descended on Ogden and thousands of fans showed up for the 85th annual Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo. Photojournalists from the Standard-Examiner were on hand to capture all of the sights and stories. These are some of the highlights from the week.
Families enjoyed a fun filled night of bull riding, steer roping and the crowning of Miss Rodeo Utah 2019 during the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Ogden Pioneer Stadium.
Thousands of spectators lined Washington Boulevard to watch mounted posses, school bands, church groups and more in the Ogden Pioneer Days Grand Parade on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Every night before the start of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo, young mutton busters take to the arena on the backs of running and leaping sheep.
Families enjoy a fun filled night of bull riding, steer roping and barrel racing during the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Ogden Pioneer Stadium.
Ropers, riders and rodeo fans gather for the second night of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden on Friday, July 20, 2018.
Indie-dance duo Sylvan Esso performs for a sold-out crowd during the Ogden Twilight Concert Series on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Ogden Amphitheater. Unknown Mortal Orchestra opened the show.
Kids ages 7-18 years old competed during the Weber County Junior Posse Jamboree on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Ogden Pioneer Stadium.
While Weber State University is somewhat quiet during the summer, sparks were loudly flying in the Engineering Technology building in the middle of July during the Girls Welding Camp.
For three days, Weber State professors invite high school girls from around the state to learn more about manufacturing and try their hands at metalworking.
Professor Mark Baugh is the coordinator for the school’s welding program and started the camp in 2013. The camp has gained support — including financial support from some large companies — as a way to encourage more women to explore an interest in manufacturing trades that are usually dominated by men.
The top drum corps in the west dazzled Stewart Stadium at Weber State University on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, for the 12th Annual Corps Encore.
The Ogden Raptors battled the Missoula Osprey on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.