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Cars turn left on a green arrow at a traffic light located on Harrison Boulevard, while other drivers wait for the light to turn green. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Traffic fatalities spike nationwide

Claire Young November 22, 2021

Traffic fatalities have spiked nationwide in the last two years due to lasting effects of the pandemic.At the beginning of 2020, traffic incidents and speed-related deaths in the U.S. increased by 11%,...

Small businesses struggle to stay open despite local campaign

Small businesses struggle to stay open despite local campaign

Sarah Earnshaw January 11, 2021

The Stay Safe to Stay Open Campaign is a campaign created for local businesses across Utah, but some small businesses in Ogden don’t feel like the campaign has helped keep their businesses afloat....

An elk is witnessed feeding off of the shrubs during the first snow of October.  This was taken along the Wasatch Front.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Favorite photos 2020: Nikki

Nikki Dorber December 2, 2020

1. Elk Our beautiful state — what a great place to call home! It doesn’t take much effort to find the beauty our state has to offer. This photo was taken along the Wasatch front, where wildlife...

Ogden Chief of Police Randy Watt speaks prior to letting in cars of families to pick up food. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

From the field to the table, Utah farmers help feed hungry families

Caitlyn Nichols November 30, 2020

Farmers Feeding Utah partnered with Weber County law enforcement to hand out Thanksgiving meals to families in need for their Cops and Crops event on Nov. 24 at the Weber County Fairgrounds. Cars of hungry...

Each little house features local organizations/businesses that showcase what they offer to the community. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Ogden’s Christmas Village bringing holiday cheer to 2020

Kierstynn King November 30, 2020

Caitlyn Nichols contributed to this story. Every night from now until New Year's Day, people will be able to visit downtown Ogden’s Municipal Gardens to see colorful Christmas lights and a little...

WSUs Big Sky softball schedule (Weber State Athletics)

Big Sky announces the date ‘Cats return to the diamond

Miles Shaw November 18, 2020

WSU’s softball team — the reigning Big Sky champions — will be back on the diamond this spring. The first pitch will be thrown out for the Wildcats on March 26, against Idaho State at...

(Weber State Athletics)

‘Cats out-clawed by the Cougar’s on cross country course

Miles Shaw November 16, 2020

The sports drought is over for the Wildcats. The first athletic event in eight months — The Weber State Invitational— was held at Round Valley Golf Course on Nov. 7, in Morgan. WSU’s...

A nontraditional graduation experience

A nontraditional graduation experience

Catie Weimer November 16, 2020

Even though commencement has been postponed, graduation is just around the corner. As a non-traditional student, I have different feelings about it this year.I am a senior, and after this fall semester,...

WSU faculty make sense of shift to virtual at What the hell just happened? conference

WSU faculty make sense of shift to virtual at “What the hell just happened?” conference

Joshua Kamp November 16, 2020

Weber State University’s Teaching and Learning Forum held a virtual conference Nov. 13 aptly titled “What the Hell Just Happened?” to offer the university community, especially faculty...

Mens basketball returns Nov. 25 (Weber State Athletics) Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

‘Cats men’s basketball is ready to hit the hardwood

Emily Miller November 11, 2020

The Weber State University men’s basketball team steps onto the court for their first matchup of their 2020-21 season on Nov. 25, taking on Adams State University.The last match between the ‘Cats...

WSU Athletics set up the voting booths at the Weber County Fairgrounds and helped facilitate the voting process on Election Day. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

Wildcat athletes pounced into action for Weber County voters

Miles Shaw November 11, 2020

In the midst of the elections last week, voting was on the forefront of many people’s minds. At the same time, major parts of Weber State University's Athletics were helping out in the community....

The Womens Soccer Schedule was announced by Big Sky for 2021. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

‘Cats spring soccer coming back

Tyler Haslam November 9, 2020

The Big Sky Conference has released the revised women’s soccer schedule for the spring of 2021, months after the conference announced the postponement of all fall sports.The season will run from...

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