Climbing the Grand Teton: The Local Mother of All Hikes

I have wanted to climb the Grand Teton for many years. It took lots of experience and prep for me to be ready. This spring and summer, I have been hiking nearly everything local in order to be ready for my trip, focusing on steep climbs. I used a training plan, much like I would to prepare for an endurance race. I put a lot into … Continue reading Climbing the Grand Teton: The Local Mother of All Hikes

City Business Spotlight

Monthly Business Spotlight This month North Ogden is featuring Bella Me Boutique, which opened February 2011 and is owned by Marietta Priest. Marietta moved to Pleasant View eleven years ago. After her love for retail, fashion and trends, her passion led her to open her own retail store and North Ogden was the perfect location. Visit for more details. North Ogden spotlights one outstanding … Continue reading City Business Spotlight

Mayors Message: Pleasant View

We are just a few weeks away from the first day of autumn. The leaves will be flying in no time and hopefully temperatures will be reasonable for a time. I’m sure many of you are like me and enjoy a colorful and cool fall. Our children have returned to their various schools and we welcome our new charter school, Capstone Classical Academy which opened … Continue reading Mayors Message: Pleasant View

Power of Attorney Intervevios

A power of attorney is an important document in your estate plan. You want to make sure it is done correctly to prevent unintended negative consequences. A comprehensive estate plan includes a revocable living trust, a pour-over will, a power of attorney, and various healthcare documents. A power of attorney gives another person the ability to act on your behalf for specified legal and financial … Continue reading Power of Attorney Intervevios

Back-to-School Advice from Teachers

With the 2018-19 school year recently underway, it’s time to dip back into the notebooks and chromebooks to excel in and out of the classrooms. School teachers at Weber High offered some tips to make the school year successful and memorable. Bryce Ballif, Vice Principal: I would tell incoming students to be ready for the challenge of adjusting to high school. If it takes them … Continue reading Back-to-School Advice from Teachers

Kids Activities Monday Fun Day

Water coloring My great-grandpa, Glenn Graff, was a teacher/principal in many little towns in Southern Utah. During the Depression he was a Principal in New Harmony. Times were hard and he was grateful for work. The first 15 minutes of his class in the morning was spent in singing. He would write the words of the song on the black board and the kids copied … Continue reading Kids Activities Monday Fun Day

2018 General Election

The 2018 General Election will be held Tuesday, November 6th. The following races will appear on the ballot: • U.S. Senate – All ballots • U.S. House of Representatives – All ballots • State Senate – (Part of Ogden City, ALL – Riverdale, South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Uintah City). • State Representative – All ballots • County Commissioner (2 seats) – All ballots • County … Continue reading 2018 General Election

Weber High PTSA Needs Your Help!

We are the Weber High PTSA! Our mission is to support ALL students at Weber High. In the last several years, the PTSA has not held a fundraiser. We know that so many people in our community are asked to support fundraising efforts by Weber athletes and students participating in clubs. However, this year, we have been asked by Weber High administration to raise money … Continue reading Weber High PTSA Needs Your Help!

North Ogden’s Mayors Message

We will be celebrating Labor Day the first Monday in September, which is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the American worker. It is a tribute to the workers who have contributed to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. It also marks the end of summer vacations and activities. For some parents it is a glorious holiday because your child will … Continue reading North Ogden’s Mayors Message

The Weber School District Internship Program

Students get the opportunity to learn and explore future careers, and even get jobs through this popular program. As the new school year begins, many students begin to wonder what they should do after high school. Going to college is in the plans for many, but what should they study? How should they start? Those are all common questions that everyone has had at some … Continue reading The Weber School District Internship Program


When the American Spirit Project offered cash awards and recognition to local youth city councils in North Ogden and Pleasant View as well as to readers of Connection Magazines, the challenge was accepted. Awards would go to whomever presented the best case for deserving Honoree recognition and included a $200 cash award. Naomi Elmer was the winner from the North Ogden YCC, and Grant Knight … Continue reading LOCAL YOUTHS SIEZE THE OPPORTUNITY

Meet Your High School Leaders

Darlene Sangiorgio I love the start of school!  I love the energy, the smiles, the structured schedule and a chance to get to know the students and staff.  This is my second year at Weber High as an administrator.  My educational experience includes teaching junior high, high school (right here at Weber High) and online courses for both the Utah State Office of Education and … Continue reading Meet Your High School Leaders

History: Florence Manning-A teacher and adventurous woman

I remember visiting the North Ogden Museum for the first time. I love stories of the past and there were a few stories told that day that left an impression on me. Florence Manning’s story was one of them. Florence was a teacher in North Ogden for many, many years. Someone from the museum said it was around 70 years; however, we weren’t able to … Continue reading History: Florence Manning-A teacher and adventurous woman