Barbara Bernstein http://upr.org en Historic Steam Railcar, Labor of Love with $3 Million Price Tag http://upr.org/post/historic-steam-railcar-labor-love-3-million-price-tag <p>An all-volunteer crew at the Ogden Railyard has almost finished building the coal car, or tender, that will carry fuel for the Denver and Rio Grande RR engine #223.</p><p>The Golden Spike chapter of the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society is 17 years into its locomotive restoration project. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:05:56 +0000 Barbara Bernstein 11068 at http://upr.org Historic Steam Railcar, Labor of Love with $3 Million Price Tag Safety Improvements to Powder Mountain Highway Begin http://upr.org/post/safety-improvements-powder-mountain-highway-begin <p>After four years of planning, Utah Department of Transportation will&nbsp;begin safety improvements to State Road 158, also known as Powder Mountain Highway in the next 30 days.</p><div><p>Improvements&nbsp;will begin at Pine View Dam in Ogden Canyon and follow the northern shore past the Ogden Pineview Yacht Club and cover eight miles and&nbsp;will include a bridge over North Fork Creek, guardrails at appropriate places, asphalt to level lanes, and chip seal to top off the entire eight miles.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:33:39 +0000 Barbara Bernstein 10384 at http://upr.org Safety Improvements to Powder Mountain Highway Begin Weber County Pays Big Hospital Bills for Inmate Matthew Stewart http://upr.org/post/weber-county-pays-big-hospital-bills-inmate-matthew-stewart <p>Weber County is paying intensive care unit bills at the rate of $1,000 a day for the past two weeks to care for shooting suspect, Matthew Stewart. Two security guards 24/7 will add $15,000 of county employee overtime. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:23:39 +0000 Barbara Bernstein 9995 at http://upr.org "Beacon on the Hill" - Weber State Campus Goes Dark http://upr.org/post/beacon-hill-weber-state-campus-goes-dark <p>Weber State University&#39;s Ogden campus, that &quot;beacon on the hill,&quot; went dim today. Bad wiring is at fault, but help is on the way.</p><p>The Social Science, Student Services, and Visual Arts buildings will be operating on emergency power Thursday and Friday as extensive repair work with specialized equipment is underway.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:04:36 +0000 Barbara Bernstein 6308 at http://upr.org "Beacon on the Hill" - Weber State Campus Goes Dark Ogden Sisters of St. Benedict's Honored for Extraordinary Service Commitment http://upr.org/post/ogden-sisters-st-benedicts-honored-extraordinary-service-commitment <p>In 1946 a handful of nuns from the Order of Saint Benedict opened a hospital and a nursing school in Ogden. For 66 years they have opened their hearts to people of Northern Utah.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:42:25 +0000 Barbara Bernstein 5947 at http://upr.org Ogden Sisters of St. Benedict's Honored for Extraordinary Service Commitment