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Telitha Lindquist Greiner carried on her family’s legacy

I read, with great sadness and a bit of loss, the obituary of Telitha Lindquist Greiner in the Standard-Examiner recently. (Click here.) Sadness because I know her husband well. Jon Greiner was former Ogden Police Chief, a former Utah State Senator, and heck of a nice guy, now running Ogden’s Airport. You hurt for a guy …

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Hispanic Fest Will Fill Union Station Saturday

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  Channel 32, Univision, out of Salt Lake City, was busy interviewing folks outside of Union Station on Friday about Saturday’s Hispanic Fest. Their coverage will be on tonight’s 5 p.m. news, the reporter said. The festival is being hosted by LUPEC (Latinos United Promoting Education and Civic Engagement), a Weber county group formed recently …

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Union Station Renovation Plan Open House

Everyone is invited to attend a special open house at the Union Station to view and comment on a potential renovation plan for the Union Station Campus. Thursday, February 5th 6:00pm-8:00pm Grand Lobby Union Station 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden

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Union Station gets benched in a good way

One of the many strongly graphic images in the film “Road to Perdition” is inside the Chicago train station. The young protagonist is sitting amid row after row after row of men reading newspapers. Cody Wright takes a well-earned break on the bench he just finished Such scenes probably happened often during the Depression. If …

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Maintenance of Way Exhibit Gets Kid-friendly Upgrade

Union Station’s kid-friendly Maintenance of Way exhibit is getting an upgrade, both to make it more kid-friendly. Holly DeHaan, Clinton, shows her nephew Owen Saunders, 2,railroad ties in Union Station. It already was a favorite of children. The Maintenance of Way exhibit is in the back of the Utah State Railroad Museum and includes a …

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Need to know how to run a train? We’ve got you covered!

Joe Witten, UP Conductor, at work Union Station’s archive has a lot of obscure stuff because that’s what museums and libraries do: Preserve knowledge, big and small. Here at Union Station we’re a bit specialized. For example you could, by using our library’s resources, run a train, That is an enormously complex undertaking, but  if …

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Secret Show Going Up

Artwork for this year’s Secret Art Show was hung Tuesday morning in Union Station’s grand lobby so come on down and take a look.   Amazing stuff, really cool, some of it really fun, and all for sale this Friday. Just to review: Doors open at 6 p.m. At 6:30 bidding starts. You pay $10 …

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Chamber Spikers Gandy Dance at Union Station

The Spikers The Spikers at the Chamber Ogden/Weber needed a new publicity photo, and what more natural than to shoot it at Union Station, home of a really spiffy replica of the original Golden Spike. Also a place that used to be connected by rails to Promontory, home of the Golden Spike Historical Site where …

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Traces Of the West In Gallery at the Station

Got a sneak peek at the Gallery at the Station show for Traces of the West this year and, my word, this stuff is wonderful. The Gallery is hosting a region-wide show, the works attracted by a pretty hefty prize for first place. The works in painting, drawing, sculpture, bronze, leather and metal, are just …

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Ogden Revives Amazing Support of Union Station

Union Station at 90 The folks in the Union Station Foundation are smiling today. Ogden’s City Council stepped up Tuesday night and showed it really does support what several members of that council called “the gem of Ogden.” They backed that up with money, too. The deal’s still got a couple of hoops to jump through, but …

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