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Photos give first look inside remodeled LDS Jordan River Utah Temple

Photos give first look inside remodeled LDS Jordan River Utah Temple

Police & Fire

Ogden garage fire causes $15K in damages

OGDEN — A late-night fire caused an estimated $15,000 in damages to a detached garage Sunday, and investigators are still trying to determine the cause.


Photos give first look inside remodeled LDS Jordan River Utah Temple

The public got its first peek of the inside of the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared photos in preparation for tours to begin this week. The temple, at 10200 S. 1300 West in South Jordan, will be open for public tours for six weeks starting Saturday, March 17, 2018. Complimentary tickets are available for the temple open house at The temple, which is more than 30 years old, will be rededicated Sunday, May 20, in three sessions: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. The sessions will also be broadcast to LDS Church meetinghouses in the temple districts of the Jordan River, Oquirrh Mountain and Draper Utah temples, according to a press release. Regular Sunday meetings on May 20 will be canceled, and a cultural celebration will be held Saturday, May 19.


Daylight Saving Time: Spring forward this weekend, No. Utah

This year marks the 100th time United States citizens will spring their clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. 

Police & Fire

Roy Police promises zero tolerance for threats of violence against schools

Roy City Police Chief Carl Merino and Deputy Chief Aaron Perry sent a clear message to citizens Friday about threats of school shootings: the police will not tolerate that kind of behavior.

Police & Fire

2 teens 'lucky' to walk away from wreck in Farr West

A Farr West crash appeared to almost fold a Jeep Cherokee in half, but the two teenage girls inside were lucky enough to walk away with only minor injuries. 


Little Dragon, CHVRCHES to headline 2018 Ogden Twilight Concert Series

OGDEN — Little Dragon, Big Wild & Jai Wolf, Broken Social Scene and Chromeo are among several bands announced Thursday, March 1, by Ogden Twilight Concert Series officials as featured artists for its 2018 season line-up.

Police & Fire

Utah Highway Patrol ID's 2 dead in Legacy Parkway crash

Utah Highway Patrol officials identified two people who died after two cars collided head on at Legacy Parkway Wednesday, Feb. 28.


The Flaming Lips coming to the Ogden Twilight concert series

The Ogden Twilight concert series gave music lovers another peek at this summer’s series by announcing on Facebook one of several musical guests.

Guest Commentary

Readers React: Northern Utah schools struggling with racism

A recent incident involving a black Layton High School student who says he was spit on and called a racial slur at a school dance before being suspended himself quickly caught the attention of Standard-Examiner readers.

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