After a warm and dry November, hundreds of skiers and snowboarders gathered for opening day at Snowbasin Resort on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Snowbasin is the first of the Ogden Valley resorts to open for the season.
If you want to study dinosaurs, Utah is the place to be. On Out Standing in a Field, the Standard-Examiner’s science podcast, Leia Larsen and Benjamin Zack sat down with the state paleontologist to find out what Utah looked like 100 million years ago and learn about the discovery boom happening right now. They also met with an Ogden volunteer who is spending his retirement excavating fossils and assisting on new discoveries.
Numerous protesters brought homemade signs to the demonstration outside of the Utah State Capitol on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, where President Donald Trump spoke to local representatives about shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.
Thousands of protesters gathered on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, outside of the Utah State Capitol where President Donald Trump spoke to local representatives about shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. Near the end of Trump's short visit to Salt Lake City, several hundred protesters marched through downtown and shut down State Street.
The new North Ogden Skate Park officially opened on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. The old skate park several blocks away closed in March as part of the city's library expansion.
By late fall, most of the grasses and brush on Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge have died back for the year. However, the fading color on the ground is replaced by dramatic winter skies and wetlands filled with thousands of migrating birds.
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.