Construction to close Hill AFB main entry points in alternate fashion

September 25, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In a little over a week, the 24,000 people who work at Hill Air Force Base each day will likely face some challenges getting to and from 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.



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.



Longest-serving POW: ‘Live to fight another day’

August 14, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When Bill Robinson left to fight in Vietnam, he didn’t think his stay would last more than a few months, but cruelly, it ended up lasting seven and a half long years.



New Hill commander looks to efficiencies

August 7, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — As a lifelong military man, Col. Ronald Jolly usually doesn’t like to stay in the same place for too long.



Disney misses a step with ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

August 7, 2014

As excited as I was to tell moviegoers about 2011’s “The Muppets,” I must admit, this sequel to that extraordinary reboot feels more or less ordinary.



Hill losing 27 jobs, could have been worse

July 31, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Twenty-seven positions are being cut at Hill Air Force Base as part of an Air Force cost-cutting initiative, but a quick look at some of the other bases impacted by the plan reveals things could have been a lot worse.



‘The Other Woman’ goes way too far

July 31, 2014

A twist on the jilted wife scenario seemed like a fun idea, but like cracks in a sidewalk, it soon became apparent that something was wrong. But rather than finding a quick exit and accept minimal damage, the filmmakers kept going, searching for something, and short of the Hindenburg disaster, they found it, but oh, the humanity!



Hill working on F-16s for Indonesian government

July 24, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — About 9,000 miles and six time zones separate Hill Air Force Base and Indonesia, but that distance hasn’t stopped the two entities from forming a partnership.



Female commanders lead local American Legion post

July 24, 2014

OGDEN — In a Utah first, three female veterans are now leading an American Legion post.

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