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News Quiz 11/21

Tim Costello, News editor November 22, 2022

QUESTIONS: 1. A gunman opened fire at Club Q, a gay nightclub, this past weekend. Where was the nightclub located? A. Colorado B. Florida C. Maryland D. Oklahoma 2. Donald Trump has announced he is running...

The Ogden City Council meets several times a month in the Ogden Municipal Building. Photo credit: Jennifer Greenlee

The long, short and local of redistricting

Jennifer Greenlee December 6, 2021

The Utah redistricting process may seem to be wrapping up after the Utah Legislature and Gov. Spencer Cox signed new district maps into law on Nov. 10, but the work is only just beginning for Weber County...

A  pro-Trump mob at the door of the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. during a riot.

Pingree: ‘This doesn’t happen. It’s America.’

The Signpost January 6, 2021

This story was written by Kevin Miller, Portland Press Herald, Maine (TNS) Jan. 6 — Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree said Wednesday that it was difficult to imagine the mob siege on the U.S. Capitol happening...

Day of the Dead has been a tradition since the 16th century. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Favorite photos 2020: Israel

Israel Campa December 2, 2020

In the past year, I have taken photos with meaning tied to the year's events and all of our lives.The presidential election was this year, and taking the photos of the Women Suffrage Monument this year...

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....

Attorney General Sean Reyes, second from right, sits with other members of the Utah State Board of Canvassers (left to right, Treasurer David Damschen, Auditor John Dougall, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and Elections Director Justin Lee) to certify the 2018 election. Reyes won re-election to his post today. (Photo by Ben Winslow, FOX 13 News via Tribune News Service)

Sean Reyes wins hotly contested race for attorney general

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

After a close Republican primary election, Sean Reyes will hold onto his position as Utah Attorney General.Reyes defeated Democratic challenger Greg Skordas handily. With ballots still to be counted, Skordas...

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the library in Centerville, Utah. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

Results of the 2020 Utah House of Representatives elections

Caitlyn Nichols November 3, 2020

Nov. 3, 8 p.m. New York Times — Jen Dailey-Provost, Democrat and incumbent member of Utah's House of Representatives representing District 24, was reelected. Dailey-Provost was the only running candidate...

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence pay respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the Supreme Court building on Sept. 23, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Brandon/Pool/Sipa USA/tns) Photo credit: MCT Direct

Amy Coney Barrett will slam the doors RBG opened

Daryn Steed October 5, 2020

It’s 1948. Amy Coney Barrett is 18-years-old and venturing into post-high school education. For women, options are limited. She wants to be a lawyer, something her conservative father scoffs at....

The state-wide primary elections for governor are on June 30.

Whose position is it anyway?

Jennifer Greenlee June 22, 2020

With the state-wide election primaries drawing near, many are looking at their ballot and wondering who to vote for. With a record four gubernatorial primary candidates on the Republican ballot for the...

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Biden tromps Sanders in key primary states

Daryn Steed March 11, 2020

On March 10, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off in the first head-to-head battle for the Democratic nomination.Biden emerged victorious, winning Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Idaho. Sanders won...

Utah is one of the states that will be voting in the Democratic primary on March 3, which is known as Super Tuesday. (Photo from Flickr.com)

Candidates scramble as Super Tuesday approaches

Daryn Steed February 26, 2020

On March 3, Utah will have a voice in the Democratic primary for the first time. Our voters will choose between a highly-contested pool of candidates, one of whom will go on to face President Donald Trump...

The evolution of medical marijuana

The evolution of medical marijuana

Kelly Watkins April 18, 2019

If you drew an imaginary line from West Wendover, Nevada, to Dinosaur, Colorado, where cannabis is legal both medicinally and recreationally, what would fill the space between the two towns? The answer...

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