Imagine INDEPENDENCE
Mar29

Imagine INDEPENDENCE

Dinner and Auction to Benefit Canine Companions for Independence Canine Companions for Independence is a nonprofit organization, which provides free highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities. Local volunteers are hosting their third annual dinner on April 10th from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at The Ogden Union Station Browning Theater. Human-canine teams and volunteers with puppies in training will speak about their experiences...

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O-Town Beet
Sep30

O-Town Beet

Ogden Resident Realizes Parallel White Lines Painted on Sidewalk Represent Crosswalks  After being pulled over by police for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, North Ogden resident Tiffany Zimmerman expressed shock that an unruly child was in the middle of the street. When the officer explained that the child was actually in a crosswalk, Mrs. Zimmerman had no idea what he was talking about. “You mean those annoying...

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Affordable Human Powered Water Activity
Aug01

Affordable Human Powered Water Activity

When it’s 100 degrees there’s not much you want to do outside besides head for the water. My son is nine and after years of swimming lessons he’s become a good swimmer. However, we both get bored bobbing around like tea bags in Pineview while listening to the whine of motorboats and watching them whiz around the reservoir. I prefer human powered sports to motorsports for environmental, health, and financial reasons, but sometimes I...

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Notorious Boston Gangster Remembers Ogden
Jun11

Notorious Boston Gangster Remembers Ogden

Like many other infamous criminals James “Whitey” Bulger stopped here Last week, the long process of selecting jurors for the trial of eighty-three-year old James “Whitey” Bulger began in Boston.  After he helped the FBI reduce the Italian mob, Bulger was the reigning crime boss for nearly two decades. The 2006 movie, The Departed starring Jack Nicholson was inspired by Bulger’s relationship with the FBI.  Bulger went on the lam in...

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Good Company offers intimate voyeuristic theatre experiences
Jun08

Good Company offers intimate voyeuristic theatre experiences

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Good Company Theatre In my writing I often focus on the negative aspects of growing up in Boston, things like bar fights and wicked bad traffic. Yet one great thing about being raised in Boston was access to theatre performances and culture. As a youth, I participated in theatre and attended many memorable performances. When I was sixteen I saw Tennessee William’s Street Car Named Desire in a small...

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