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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Local Habitat for Humanity Improves Ogden Homes
Sep30

Local Habitat for Humanity Improves Ogden Homes

Did you know there’s a Habitat for Humanity chapter right in your neighborhood? Ogden is home to Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties. Since 2004, Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties has built or renovated one home per year for a family in need. This organization offers a hand-up, not a hand-out, to local families in desperate need of improved living conditions. Last week was A Brush With Kindness...

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Old Fashioned Ogden Eats: Greek Vegetable Casserole
Jul31

Old Fashioned Ogden Eats: Greek Vegetable Casserole

In this edition of Old Fashioned Ogden Eats we are sharing a Greek family recipe from Legacy House of Ogden resident Bill Thorstead. It’s a very easy recipe that allows you enjoy pure, wholesome food – so visit the Downtown Ogden Farmers & Art Market and then get back to your kitchen to experiment. The Thorstead family & their Greek Vegetable Casserole Bill Thorstead’s family has been in Ogden for more than 150 years, dating...

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Old Fashioned Ogden Eats
Jun26

Old Fashioned Ogden Eats

A local senior living home in Ogden, Utah holds a plethora of old fashioned recipes, waiting to be discovered or maybe revisited. The residents at Legacy House of Ogden, an assisted living and memory care community, have years of experience in the kitchen and secret recipes that will start unfolding here on Indie Ogden, once a month. “Our retirement community has deep roots in Ogden, because of the dear residents we have the...

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Ogden Union Station Locomotive Restoration Project
Jun04

Ogden Union Station Locomotive Restoration Project

If you live in Northern Utah, you’ve likely visited Ogden’s Union Station on Wall Avenue and Historic 25th Street. The station is home to several museums, an art gallery, and a restaurant. But did you know that one of the largest and most unique restoration projects is also happening at Ogden’s Union Station? Each Saturday morning, local volunteers are busy restoring a 130-year old locomotive at the Ogden Union Station Restoration...

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Why no love for chickens in Ogden?
Apr13

Why no love for chickens in Ogden?

I’m told Ogden was once a little rough around the edges, but it has changed for the better. I’m a newcomer to Ogden, but everyone I meet seems to share this sentiment. As a military family stationed at Hill AFB for our last assignment, we have been anxiously waiting for the day when we could put down roots and call a place home. When I was researching the area before we moved here, I instantly knew I wanted to be in Ogden. We...

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