City Council Update: The recreational pond is awash

The council did not approve the recreational portion of the Double Ott Ranch retention pond. The city is building a new retention and irrigation pond to replace the old one which was in a commercial zone. The city is selling that land for $1.6 million and will receive an annual sales tax of $200,000 a year for the property. City Attorney John Call said the … Continue reading City Council Update: The recreational pond is awash

Employee of the Month

Detective Paul Rhoades Paul Rhoades has worked for the North Ogden Police Department since August 1995. He is educated with a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University. He is currently in charge of special functions in the department. This job includes grant writing, special functions, compiling reports regarding stats, department public information officer, as well as his detective job. He is very knowledgeable in the … Continue reading Employee of the Month

4 Tips to Prepare for a Disaster Share

Across the country, we have friends and family members who are at risk of natural disasters. From hurricanes and tornadoes to wildfires, we want you and your families to be safe. Regardless of the type of storms you see in your area, here are a few basic tips you can follow. Monitor the weather. An important part of keeping everyone safe is knowing what is … Continue reading 4 Tips to Prepare for a Disaster Share

How business owners limit personal liability

The majority of the questions I receive from business owners involve how to limit personal liability. We live in a sue happy world. There are times when companies deal unfairly with people and filing a lawsuit may be the only recourse to provide a remedy for the injured party and hold the offending party accountable. However, there are also times when a person will initiate … Continue reading How business owners limit personal liability

Community Question Corner

Question: What am I allowed to do with the creek bed through my property? Answer: Several of the homes and properties in North Ogden City have creeks, irrigation channels, drainage channels, wetlands, or other waterways through their property. It is important to remember that anything done in these areas which alter the flow or direction of water must be approved by the city engineer’s office, … Continue reading Community Question Corner

City Business Spotlight

North Ogden spotlights one outstanding North Ogden business each month. This month we feature Jumy Nails, which opened November 2001 and is owned by Jumy Nguyen. Jumy has lived in North Ogden for approximately 11 years and raised her three children, Tony, Julie and Steven. This year we have also spotlighted Ace Hardware of North Ogden, Mountain Springs Dental, Brilliant Lighting Center, Two Hoosiers Cyclery, … Continue reading City Business Spotlight

Ogden City Farmers Market

More than just great produce Some activities are synonymous with summer months such as camping, swimming pool fun, vacationing, roasting a gooey s’more around a campfire, catching a fish in a lake, or riding bikes amid the wildflowers and breathtaking Utah landscape. However, I have become a fond attendee of another local activity that I look forward to during my summer months here in Northern … Continue reading Ogden City Farmers Market

Proud Parent Moment

Congrats Kendall & Kambree! Kendall and Kambree Strasburg were among elite company in Oklahoma city, Oklahoma at the end of June. The twelve year old twin sisters were selected to participate in the USA softball All-American games. Just three hundred and sixty girls nationwide were selected to play in the tournament. Their team was made up of fifteen girls from Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho … Continue reading Proud Parent Moment

American Prestige Roofing

Ken Wilmot cares deeply about treating his customers well and delivering quality work. Sometimes you just want the job done right. When Ken Wilmot started American Prestige Roofing in 1991, he decided to make sure to do things right. Born and raised in Utah, Ken worked for a roofing contractor during high school and beyond, learning the trade. He moved to Washington for a short … Continue reading American Prestige Roofing

Weber High School Standout

Future Business Leaders of America is a club at Weber High that prepares students for the real-world and the business side of life. For three Warriors, all upcoming seniors, FBLA is an avenue to ride their passions. Lucky for them, they are also good at it…like, second place nationally good. For perspective, FBLA, according to their website, “recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range … Continue reading Weber High School Standout

North Ogden Mayor’s Message

Mayor’s Message Last month we celebrated Pioneer Day, a day that commemorates the arrival of the pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley. Many of us in North Ogden have ancestors who were pioneers during that period of time. There are many stories of the hardships suffered during this westward movement. Conditions were brutal because of weather, disease, and the various forms of transportation that were … Continue reading North Ogden Mayor’s Message