Monthly Archive: June 2013

  Around 1980, I was talking to the then-public relations person for the Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce about downtown Ogden and 25th Street.   At that time a huge block of buildings, where Karen’s Cafe and Ogden Blue now stand, had been torn out for “renewal,” and it was this person’s opinion that the whole […]

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So I was pedaling down 25th Street to write about Ogden’s trunk murders but got distracted by the slowly emerging gorgeousness of the house at 726 25th Street.   You know the place. It’s the most ornate home in town, complete with onion dome and lots of gingerbread, an architect’s fantasy, almost. Someone said “I’m […]

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So I was pedaling down 25th Street to write about Ogden’s trunk murders but got distracted by the slowly emerging gorgeousness of the house at 726 25th Street.   You know the place. It’s the most ornate home in town, complete with onion dome and lots of gingerbread, an architect’s fantasy, almost. Someone said “I’m […]

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One of the fun things about working in a museum is the stuff that just shows up.   For example, this thing recently walked through the door: A 5-inch steel ball weighing around 12 pounds.   Kein Swain, who lives in Roy, brought it in. He said he dug it up a few years ago […]

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Sidewalk Art for the Art Fest Get ur buns down to Union Station Friday or Saturday and check out the Plein Air art show. You will NOT be disappointed.   OK, the rest of the festival should be pretty cool too. And I am not saying this because they plied me with  Champaign and pot […]

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Maya Peterson Despite an ugly rumor on Facebook to the contrary, the Plein Air painting competition in the Ogden Arts Festival is taking place almost even as we speak, here at Union Station.   As I drove in I saw several folks out painting in the morning sun in Ogden’s parks, catching that lovely morning light […]

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