Photo by BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner

Photo by BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner

Migrating Mural: Ogden spreading its wings with monarch murals around town

Ogden Standard Examiner, By Mark Saal, 9/17/18

Who knew one insect could draw so many people together?

A nationwide art project dedicated to spreading images of the monarch butterfly across the country is making a stop in Ogden this month and next. The Migrating Mural project is the brainchild of artist Jane Kim and her business partner, Thayer Walker. The two co-founded Ink Dwell Art Studio, in Half Moon Bay, California, six years ago….


Photo by BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner


Photo by BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner

Montana transplant Thaine Fischer has love for Ogden's historic architecture

Ogden Standard Examiner, By Mitch Shaw, 7/8/2018

Thaine Fischer isn’t your typical developer.

The Montana native turned diehard Ogden loyalist is in the midst of a $14 million overhaul of the 57,000-square-foot garage immediately east of The Bigelow Hotel….


Several historic, vacant buildings in Ogden prime for upgrades

Ogden Standard Examiner, By Mitch Shaw, 5/13/18

The Monarch Building: Ogden-based developer Thaine Fischer purchased the 57,000-square-foot building, which once served as a parking garage for the Bigelow Hotel….

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Photo by BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner


Photo by SARAH WELLIVER/Standard-Examiner

Photo by SARAH WELLIVER/Standard-Examiner

Ogden City hopes new development will attract area 'makers'

Ogden Standard Examiner, By Mitch Shaw, 5/11/2018

Ogden City is looking to lease and possibly buy space inside a now-vacant building that’s scheduled to get a major, city-incentivized face-lift….  


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Photo by SARAH WELLIVER/Standard-Examiner

Council considers incentives of first project in east Ogden redevelopment plan

Ogden Standard-Examiner, By MITCH SHAW, 5/3/18

Details have been released on a developer incentive package associated with the first project in a sweeping east-central Ogden redevelopment plan.

The Ogden City administration will soon ask the City Council to approve a deal that will provide a developer up to $1.23 million to rehabilitate the old Ben Lomond Garage….