Mass transit needs study in Layton, Clearfield

August 14, 2014

LAYTON – A feasibility study addressing public transit challenges in the Clearfield/Layton area points to the need to increase access to Hill Air Force Base, bridge the gap between a FrontRunner station and the Freeport Center and make it easier for workers to get that last mile between a station and their place of employment.



‘New’ ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ rehashes old plot lines

August 14, 2014

By STEVE SALLES

Standard-Examiner movie critic

Wow! I certainly enjoyed how this Spider-Man begins! He’s gleefully leaping, swinging and somersaulting in mid air, like he’s just landed a gig with Cirque de Soleil — all while corralling bad guys, saving citizens and cracking wise.



Dog bite prevention tips

August 14, 2014

Did you know that each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs? You may be asking yourself “Why are there so many dog bites?” When you consider that an estimated 70 million dogs currently reside in U.S. households, it’s not surprising to hear that so many bites are occurring.



Mr. Allen takes over as the new executive director

August 14, 2014

A career logistician has taken the reins as the top civilian in the Air Force Sustainment Center.



Wounded warriors wrap up Warrior Games training in Colorado

August 14, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — More than 60 wounded veterans from across the country participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp here Aug. 3-7 to prepare for the fall games, motivate others and take a healthy step toward recovery.



Hill First Air Force Base to have domestic violence conference

August 14, 2014

By LORETTA PARK

Standard-Examiner staff

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Every 15 seconds across the country a woman becomes the victim of a domestic violent act -- emotionally, mentally, physically or sexually.

Domestic violence crosses all socioeconomic groups, does not turn a blind eye to religion and can be found among doctors, attorneys, police officers, military personnel, politicians and every job title available, local law enforcement officers were told.



How education shaped two Airmen’s careers

August 14, 2014

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story.)

For most people, getting a degree while working full time is very stressful. Two sibling service members who have faced such challenges head-on, have guided one another and found solace in each other’s company during their lifelong scholastic pursuit.



Home School Panel resource for parents

August 14, 2014

Aug. 7 parents gathered in the Hill Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center for the third annual Home School Panel. This event offered parents and students the opportunity to gather information about homeschooling, and to meet other families who are educating the same way. People trying to make a decision about homeschooling for the upcoming year and people who have been homeschooling for many years attended the event to exchange ideas, thoughts, and methods.



Raptors baseball, apple pie and Air Force enlistment

August 14, 2014

OGDEN – The Ogden Raptors were decked out in their camouflage uniforms during their game against the Helena Brewers in honor of the local community members serving in the military.



Motorcycle training requirement changes

August 14, 2014

The installation Motorcycle Safety Program has reached the halfway point of our annual motorcycle safety training season. We have completed 26 Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses this year. Unfortunately, we have observed very low rider attendance for our courses. 

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