How to Choose a Climbing or Ski Guide
Jul15

How to Choose a Climbing or Ski Guide

Why Choose a Guide Before getting into how to choose a climbing or ski guide, you might be asking yourself, “Why should I hire a guide?” Beyond providing an extra level of safety and security, a guide can help fast-track skill development, making the most of your limited free time so you can do bigger and better things. A guide can teach you skills that are hard to learn from a book or video as well as give you personalized feedback,...

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Ogden’s Pro Baseball Team, The Ogden Raptors Celebrate 20 Years at Lindquist Field
Jul08

Ogden’s Pro Baseball Team, The Ogden Raptors Celebrate 20 Years at Lindquist Field

When Ogden Raptors pro baseball team owner Dave Baggett accepted an Indie Ogden award for “best local team” this year, he asked who in the large audience had attended a Raptors game. Most of the crowd raised their hand. Dave was in shock. He has since talked many times about how much that meant to him and that he didn’t know he was reaching this audience. He also offered everyone in attendance a free ticket to see a...

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The Dead History’s Favorite Ogden Haunts
Jun29

The Dead History’s Favorite Ogden Haunts

I’ve lived in Ogden for the last three years, but since moving to Utah nine years ago, I’ve spent much of that time exploring and researching its haunted locations and urban legends. Even prior to moving to Ogden I was drawn to its spooky history, especially the stories surrounding Historic 25th Street. I started The Dead History as a way to explore haunted locations that go beyond repeating the basic ghost story. I like...

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Kids’ ARTivities at Ogden Arts Festival
Jun07

Kids’ ARTivities at Ogden Arts Festival

There will be plenty of interactive ARTivities for kids at the Ogden Arts Festival (OAF) this upcoming weekend, June 11 and 12, at the Ogden City Amphitheater and Municipal Park. Eleven local organizations and businesses will offer all the following free ARTivities to OAF attendees, see schedule below. Organization ARTivity Saturday Sunday Nurture the Creative Mind Face Painting & Monoprinting 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.   12 p.m....

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Old Fashioned Ogden Eats: Bisqusitos
Nov24

Old Fashioned Ogden Eats: Bisqusitos

Leo and Eginia Archuleta have lived in Utah since 1950, where they fell in love with the mountains and a nice home in Clinton. Before moving to Utah, they lived in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. It was in Colorado that Leo and Eginia met, over paper – as pen pals. “He wrote me and I accepted to meet him,” Eginia simply recalled. Hill Air Force Base brought the Archuleta’s to Utah, where Leo was a maintenance worker on missiles. Eginia...

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