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Pioneer Day Rides Into Ogden

Kennedy Camarena, Editor-in-Chief August 1, 2023

Utah’s state holiday, Pioneer Day, was celebrated last Monday on July 24. While some people in the Ogden area were traveling up to the mountains in hopes to to get away from the intense heat, others...

Junior Layton High School student Michel Collins, a fifteen-year cancer survivor, is the artist behind Wanted. Wanted is one of the many horses located along 25th street in Downtown Ogden. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

The colorful herd of Ogden Pioneer Days

Caitlyn Nichols July 19, 2021

During the summer months, visitors will find a colorful herd of horses adorning the streets of downtown Ogden. These life-size painted horses display a wide array of designs, from patriotic stars to local...

Judges ready themselves for the next contestant at the 2019 rodeo. (Signpost Archives)

Pioneer Day Rodeo makes its return in 2021

Alec Cipollini July 19, 2021

The Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo is back in 2021 after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The annual rodeo is considered one of the top five rodeos in the country, and it will be making its long-anticipated...

Pie and Beer Day is one of the many local events taking place in honor of Utahs Pioneer Day celebrations. Photo credit: Ogden Bicycle Collective

Pioneer Day? More like Pie and Beer Day

Noah Lutman July 19, 2021

The Utah tradition of Pioneer Day is in full swing for 2021. With festivities being held across the Salt Lake Valley, many people are gearing up for a busy weekend. One lesser known tradition is Pie and...

Fireworks from the Pops Fireworks that occur annually. Other photo has year and date Photo credit: Weber State University

Una tradición veraniega que regresa con Linquist Pops and Fireworks

Lissete Landaverde June 28, 2021

Después del hiato del año pasado debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, el concierto de Lindquist Pops y el espectáculo de cuetes volverán a Lindquist Plaza el 18. de julio. Esta tradición...

The Leprechaun Dash race will be held virtually March 1-12, with a virtual awards ceremony on March 13. Photo credit: Pixabay

Gone in a flash with the Leprechaun Dash

Ally Nelson February 24, 2021

In 2020, Weber State Campus Recreation created a series of virtual races for students and their families to participate in. The series continues this year and will include the Leprechaun Dash 5K, Pioneer...

Pop concert fireworks display at Weber State on July 15th. (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

Pioneer Day begins with 40th annual Lindquist Pops Concert

Hillary Reilly July 16, 2018

As a celebration of Utah's state history, the Pioneer Day festivities bring history into the modern day. The Pioneer Day celebrations began in Ogden with the Lindquist Pops Concert and fireworks extravaganza...

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, in December 2014. (Wikimedia Commons)

Utah kicks off Pioneer Day celebrations

Tori Waltz July 16, 2018

Celebrations are set to kick off with Pioneer Day next week, commemorating the day the Mormon pioneers reached Salt Lake Valley. For anyone looking for entertainment that day, here are four family-friendly...

The statue of the Prophet Moroni at the top of the Centre Spire of the Salt Lake Temple, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The LDS Church announced that it would be looking for a new venue for their Pioneer Day devotional. (Wikimedia Commons)

LDS Church backs out of Pioneer Day devotional

Jennifer Greenlee July 16, 2018

With attendance dropping to an all-time low in 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints decided to cancel their annual Ogden Pioneer Day Devotional. The devotional was held each year for the...

Pioneer Days welcomes Traces of the West

Pioneer Days welcomes ‘Traces of the West’

Tyler Hall July 10, 2017

Ogden Pioneer Days and the Eccles Community Art Center's main gallery will exhibit works from Western-themed artists during the "Traces of the West" showcase."Traces of the West" comprises recent works...

Ogden celebrates Pioneer Days with a parade on Washington Blvd on Monday, July 25. (Dalton Flandro/ The Signpost)

Pioneer Days Parade marks end to week long fesitivities

Jeweliette Cordero July 26, 2016

On July 25, the Ogden Pioneer Days Parade took place along Washington Boulevard, running from 31st Street to 20th Street and featured appearances from local schools, businesses and institutions. It commenced...

Ogden honra las raíces de pioneros

Ogden honra las raíces de pioneros

Mathew Walker July 18, 2016

El 4 de julio ha pasado, pero las festividades acaban de empezar. Utah celebra durante todo el mes de julio, a comienzo del mes se celebra el día de la independencia, el resto del mes se celebra de...

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