Utah recognized during National Aerospace Week

September 25, 2014

LAYTON — Utah recognized achievements in aviation and the aerospace industry’s impact to the country with National Aerospace Week.

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


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


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.

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