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Environment

Record-big walnut tree survived 100-plus years of Ogden history

OGDEN — A little more than 100 years ago, the owners of a new white brick bungalow with a welcoming porch planted an English walnut tree in their backyard. 


Environment

'Diesel Brothers' star ordered to stop selling, building smoke-blowing trucks

A Woods Cross-based mechanic who rose to stardom with online antics and souped-up diesel truck giveaways has been slapped with an injunction to stop tampering with vehicles.


Environment

Improvements near Weber River dam could benefit boaters, anglers and fish

As PacifiCorp looks to the future of its century-old Weber River hydroelectric project, fish and recreation could also get a boost. 


Environment

Utah State professor hopes to save massive Ogden walnut from getting whacked

In downtown Ogden, near some new apartments and old resident lots razed long ago, a massive tree grows. 


Environment

WSU preserves century-old plants while botanist examines future of Utah's flora

A unique catalog has moved into the Weber State University archives.


Environment

Problems with Weber County waste piling up at Recycled Earth

Weber County’s recycling mess seems to have escalated into a full-blown dumpster fire.


Environment

Plans for Bear River water show connection between Bear Lake, Great Salt Lake

One hundred years ago, two lakes were unnaturally joined and a river altered. This spring, the ripple effects of those changes resurfaced.


Police & Fire

Woman swims to safety after crashing car into Pineview Reservoir

WEBER COUNTY — A female driver crashed into Pineview Reservoir on Saturday afternoon but was able to escape her vehicle and swim to safety.


Police & Fire

UPDATE: Woman missing from Shadow Valley care facility found Saturday afternoon

UPDATE: Police reported the missing woman was found well at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday.


Environment

West Davis Corridor may help balance human development and wetland wildlife

The West Davis Corridor has long been a divisive issue in northern Utah. It could soon create a physical divide, too, establishing a border between the booming Wasatch Front development to the east and wildlife and wetland habitat to the west.


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