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Sonora Grill raises money for WSU scholarship

Ogden’s Sonora Grill hosted its second annual Dining for Dollars event Thursday. All of the sales earned throughout the day were donated to the Sonora Grill Scholarship Fund, supporting first-generation college students at Weber State University. With the restaurant open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., the event raised $12,000 just in sales, which was […]

Big Al’s Bites: Three burgers you should know about

Eating burgers is like doing heroin: The more you’ve eaten, the better the burger needs to be to get you high. My name is Alex Gerrish, and I am a burger addict. I have no intentions of trying to quit. Some things in life are just too good. While heroin is not one of those, […]

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City Cycle opens its doors as Ogden’s newest bike shop

Drew Johnson, lifetime cyclist and owner of City Cycles, cuts the ribbon on his new shop in Ogden Wednesday evening. With the assistance of Ogden Mayor Mike Caldwell, an avid cyclist himself, as well as other Ogden officials, Johnson welcomed the public into Ogden’s newest bicycle and accessory retailer. The bicycle shop, located at 2371 Kiesel […]

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Ogden Nature Center offers contest for the birds

Springtime at the Ogden Nature Center means 152 acres of wildlife, education and some of the world’s most unique handcrafted birdhouses. “If somebody has never visited here before and arrived for the first time, it is a wonderful surprise,” said Mary McKinley, executive director of the Ogden Nature Center. “It’s actually beautiful year round, but […]

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Roller Dolls lead Ogden’s derby scene

The Junction City Roller Dolls of Ogden have been a leading force in Utah’s derby scene since they were founded in 2008. The Roller Dolls are women who strive to play strong roles both on and off the track. “I think a lot of people still have a picture in their head of old-school 1970s […]

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Ogden chocolatier works to sweeten Valentine’s Day

  Some valentines may believe that no gift is more adored yet unimaginative than a box of chocolates. Ogden’s own chocolatier, Ruth Kendrick, founder of Chocolot Artisan Chocolates, is out to change that mindset. With flavors ranging from passion fruit to lavender espresso, Kendrick said she prides herself on making unique chocolates. “I don’t make […]

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