Government

New organization aims to boost road access to upper Ogden Valley, Morgan County

North Ogden Divide attracts recreators

A new rural planning organization that will chart future transportation projects to better connect...

Local

Housing project with hundreds of apartments, townhomes could come to N. Ogden

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A plan to build the highest-density housing project North Ogden has ever seen along Washington Boulevard is gaining momentum.


Government

Meetings with Prince Harry, Canadian PM for Melania Trump

Canada Invictus Games-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She’s leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside the United States to represent her adopted country. On the agenda for daylong stop...


Government

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The next version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries...


Business

Trump tweets take on GOP holdouts on health legislation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation — and perhaps to the Republican Party’s years of promises to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-...


Government

Michael Byrne, Nov. 9, 1972 — Sept. 20, 2017

This was way sooner than Michael Byrne wanted to go. At 44, doomed by esophageal cancer, Michael wasn’t ready: He still had mountains to climb, two children to raise and a wife to love. But he found a way to make peace with dying. A fifth-generation New Zealander, Michael James Francis Byrne was...


Government

North Korea's H-bomb threat comes with potential risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would...


Government

A Tale Of Two States: California, Texas And The Latest ACA Repeal Bid

The GOP’s latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act wobbled on Friday as Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he could not support it. But the bill known as Graham-Cassidy isn’t dead yet. And whatever its fate, the long-held Republican goal it embodies — to fundamentally change how the government...


Government

Money-Saving Offer For Medicare’s Late Enrollees Is Expiring. Can They Buy Time?

Many older Americans who have Affordable Care Act insurance policies are going to miss a Sept. 30 deadline to enroll in Medicare, and they need more time to make the change, advocates say. A lifetime of late enrollment penalties typically await people who don’t sign up for Medicare Part B — which...


Government

Uncertainty Over Health Care’s Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

Stinson Dean is used to taking risks. The entrepreneur from Independence, Mo., says coping with the ups and downs of the market is an inevitable part of his business. But when he started his company about a year and a half ago, he laid down a firm rule. “One of the things I wasn’t willing to risk...


Government

Sunday Hours: Obamacare Website To Be Shut Down For Portion of Most Weekends

The Trump administration plans to shut down the federal health insurance exchange for 12 hours during all but one Sunday in the upcoming open enrollment season. The shutdown will occur from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on every Sunday except Dec. 10. The Department of Health and Human Services will also...


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