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Weber County tax hike proposal generates backlash: 'Death by cuts'

OGDEN — The proposed 7.25% tax increase Weber County commissioners are considering generated opposition from the majority of speakers who addressed the officials on the issue at a public hearing Tuesday evening. David Hansen of Liberty, for one, alluded to the spate of property taxes in recent years by a range of taxing entities. "It's death by cuts. We've been hit so hard over the last couple of years by the tax increases — and it isn't just the county. It's all of them together," he said. Around 20 people spoke at the truth-in-taxation hearing, most expressing opposition to the ...

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Wilma Jessie Fuhriman Butler

Wilma Jessie Fuhriman Butler, 89, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Services entrusted to Lindquist’s Syracuse Mortuary, 869 S. 2000 W. Syracuse, Utah 84075.

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Letter: Remember the elderly during the coming holidays

This should be a glorious time of the year. A time to be surrounded by family, friends and the love for one another. For some, this is not to be the case. So much is done for the little ones that would go without during these difficult times. There is Toy For Tots and so many other wonderful ...

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