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Utah State Rep. Sandra Hollins speaking to the committee in charge of signing documents.

Codifying Juneteenth into Utah Law

Windsor Moore, Reporter June 13, 2022

Juneteenth is rapidly approaching, this is Utah's first year officially celebrating the new holiday. On Thursday, March 21, Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law Juneteenth as an official state holiday. Rep....

The rules of the road continue to change as definitions change. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? 4/12

Alexandrea Bonilla April 11, 2022

1. Gov. Spencer Cox signed a new bill into place that modified the laws of autocycles. What changed? A. They are no longer allowed to be driven on roads with a speed limit above 40 mphB. They are no longer...

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...

The purple map proposed by the legislature. Photo credit: UIRC

Dividing the red, blue and you

Jennifer Greenlee November 10, 2021

Gerrymandering might be a buzzword you hear thrown around quite often in politics. The process behind the word "redistricting" is often overlooked, especially when it has happened behind closed doors for...

The state of Utah met certain criteria to end COVID-19 public health orders at state and local levels, including the use of face coverings at higher institutionalized schools. Photo credit: iStock

WSU updates COVID-19 protocols

Dalton Gallegos June 14, 2021

On June 14, an email went out to faculty and students that all COVID-19 protocols would be lifted across campus on June 15, though social distancing and masks for those not fully vaccinated will be heavily...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

Winter sunrise at Weber State University on January 29, 2020.

WSU increases in-person attendance at events

Sarah Earnshaw January 27, 2021

Weber State University announced they were expanding in-person attendance in their event guidelines on Jan. 27 until the end of spring break on March 15 per Governor Spencer J. Cox's new health guidelines...

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