Weber County is a county in the U. S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 231,236, its county seat and largest city is the home of Weber State University. The county was named for the Weber River. Weber County is part of the Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT Combined Statistical Area; the Weber Valley was visited by many trappers seeking muskrats along its streams. One of the first on record reached the area in 1824, he reported. Peter Skene Ogden passed through in 1826, he traded near present-day North Ogden. John C. Frémont explored the Weber Valley in 1843, made maps of the area; the Fremont reports encouraged readers to seek their fortunes in the western frontier. Miles Goodyear was a fur trapper who constructed a way station on the Weber River in 1845. In 1847 he sold it to incoming Mormon pioneers. James Brown made the purchase, changed the name of the site to Brownsville. After the Mormon pioneers began filling out into the future state of Utah, the fledgling government began a system of government.
On January 31, 1850 the legislature provided for the creation of six counties to cover the area, named in this order: Weber Great Salt Lake Utah San Pete Tuilla Little Salt LakeThe county boundaries were better-defined by the 1852 Utah Territory legislature. The borders were adjusted by subsequents acts in 1855, in 1856, in 1862; the creation of Nevada Territory in 1862 administratively reduced the county's territory by a significant degree, since its 1852 description had it running to the Sierra Nevada mountains in central California. A final adjustment in 1880 concerning the various lands in the Great Salt Lake area brought the county's borders to their present configuration; as of the 1852 description, the original Weber County stretched from California in the west, to the Oregon boundary on the north, to a point in middle Davis County in the south. As Nevada and the State of Utah evolved, Weber County was trimmed so that it now occupies a stretch of the Wasatch Front, part of the eastern shores of Great Salt Lake, much of the rugged Wasatch Mountains.
The county extends from high in the Wasatch Range in the east into a portion of the Great Salt Lake to the west. The Weber and Ogden rivers and their tributaries run through its valleys; the Weber County Surveyor's office divides the county into two regions, the "Lower Valley" and the "Upper Valley", divided by the ridge of the Wasatch front range south through the county. Lower Valley, adjacent to the Lake, is the county's more populous part; the Upper Valley consists of the Ogden Valley, the watershed of the Ogden River. The county's highest elevation is Willard Peak in the Wasatch Mountains, at 9,763' ASL; the county has an area of 659 square miles, of which 576 square miles is land and 83 square miles is water. It is the second-smallest county in Utah by land third-smallest by total area. Causey Reservoir Pineview Reservoir As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 231,236 people in the county, organized into 78,784 households and 57,867 families; the population density is 351/sqmi. There are 86,187 housing units at an average density of 131 per square mile.
The racial makeup of the county is 85.2% White, 1.4% Black or African American, 1.3% Asian, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 6.59% from other races, 3.0% from two or more races. 16.7% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. In the 2000 United States Census, there were 196,533 people in the county, organized into 65,698 households and 49,536 families; the population density is 341/sqmi. There are 70,454 housing units at an average density of 122 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county is 87.69% White, 1.40% Black or African American, 1.28% Asian, 0.77% Native American, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 6.59% from other races, 2.12% from two or more races. 12.65 % of the population are Latino of any race. By 2005 80.4% of the population was non-Hispanic whites. 1.5 % was African-Americans. Asians were 1.4% of the population. Latinos were 15.2% of the county population. There are 78,748 households out of which 36.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, 26.5% are non-families.
21.1% of all households have an individual, 65 years of age or older and 7.3% have someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.90 and the average family size is 3.40. The median age is 30.7 years. For every 100 females, there are 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.0 males. As of the 2010 census, the median income for a household in the county is $62,036, the median income for a family is $71,359. Males have a median income of $49,081 versus $34,954 for females; the per capita income for the county is $25,275. 12.1% of the population and 8.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.4% of those under the age of 18 and 8.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The 2000 census found, the median income for a household in the county is $44,014, the median income for a family is $49,724. Males have a median income of $36,239 versus $24,719 for females; the per capita income for the county is $18,246.
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Frogner stadion is a sports stadium in Oslo, which has artificial ice in the winter for speed skating and bandy. The artificial grass is used in the summertime for soccer and American football, it is located close to the Frogner Park, between Majorstuen. One match, Norway-Belarus, was played here at the 2013 Bandy World Championship, it opened in 1901, was built by the speed skating club Kristiania Skøiteklub. In 1914, the stadium was moved to its current position, due to the 1914 Jubilee Exhibition. At the inaugural race in 1914, two speed skating world records were set by Oscar Mathisen, in 500 m and 1,500 m. In 1928, Oslo Municipality took over responsibility for the stadium. Frogner stadion was one of the most important ice skating venues in Norway until 1940. A long series of championships were held at Frogner stadion, both in figure skating and in speed skating. A total of 23 speed skating world records have been set at the stadium. Seventeen of the records from Frogner are listed among the official ISU world records in speed skating.
Outside the stadium are statues of Sonja Henie. Frogner stadion has been the venue for international matches both in football and bandy, as well as international track and field athletics competitions; the venue hosted the Norwegian Athletics Championships in 1906, 1911, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1922 and 1924. After the rebuild in 2010 it became the homefield of the Oslo Vikings American football the second best team in Norway. World records at the old stadium In 1911, Nikolay Strunnikov skated the 5,000 m distance in a world record time of 8:37.2. This record was not approved by ISU, but is now listed among the world records. Oscar Mathisen set two records on 17 and 18 February 1912; the 500 m time was 44.2, while the 10,000 m record was 17:46.3. He improved his own record twice in 1913, first in Trondhjem and at Frogner, the new record was 17:22.6. World records at the new stadium from 1914Oscar Mathisen set two world records at the opening of the new stadium on 10 January 1914; the time was 43.7 over 500 m and 2:19.4 over 1,500 m.
In 1916, Oscar Mathisen set a world record over 5,000 m, with the time 8:36.3. In 1921, Harald Strøm set the record 8:27.7, in 1922 he improved his own record to 8:26.5, both at Frogner stadion. Strøm's 5,000 m record from 1922 lasted seven years, the longest lasting of all world records set at Frogner, until it was beaten by Ivar Ballangrud in Davos in 1929. In 1932, Clas Thunberg skated the 1,000 m distance in 1:27.4, better than the world record, but this time is not registered as an official record. In 1936, Allan Potts set a world record over 500 m, with the time 42.4, improving on Hans Engnestangen's time from Davos three years earlier. This record lasted only 12 days. Ivar Ballangrud set a world record at Frogner over 5,000 m in 1936, with the time 8:17.2, this record lasted five years. Several records from Frogner stadion from the 1930s are not listed as official world records; those that are listed are Synnøve Lie's 50.3 over 500 m in 1934, Laila Schou Nilsen's 49.3 in 1935. Verné Lesche set a world record over 1,000 m in 1934, with 1:45.7.
For the 1,500 m distance, three world records set at Frogner stadium are listed: Synnøve Lie's 3:08.1 in 1932, Undis Blikken's 2:40.0 in 1934, Laila Schou Nilsen's 2:38.1 in 1937. The stadium is served by a nearby light rail station on the Frogner Line.
Bdale Garbee is an American computer specialist who works with Linux Debian. He is an amateur radio hobbyist, a member of AMSAT, Tucson Amateur Packet Radio, the American Radio Relay League. Garbee has been the earliest days of the project, he set up the original developer machine in 1995. He served as a Debian Project Leader for one year, served as chairman of the Debian Technical Committee. Garbee has served on the board of directors of Software in the Public Interest, the non-profit organization that collects donations for Debian and many other Free Software projects, since July 29, 2004, was elected president on August 1, 2006. Garbee was on the board of directors of the Linux Foundation where he represented the interests of individual members and developers. In September 2008, he received a "Lutèce d'Or" during the French event Paris Capitale du Libre as the FLOSS personality of the year. In March 2011, Bdale Garbee agreed to join the FreedomBox Foundation's board of directors and chair its technical advisory committee.
He retired at the end of August 2012 from long service as the Open Source & Linux Chief Technologist at Hewlett-Packard. From September to December 2013 he was a part-time Senior Adviser to the Open Source Group at Samsung, he was hired back by HP as Fellow in the Office of the CTO in 2014, with the goal to help driving HP's Open Source strategy. He retired for the second time in September 2016; the name "Bdale" is an abbreviation of "Barksdale", given in honor of his maternal grandfather, Judge Alfred D. Barksdale. At linux.conf.au 2009, Garbee's 27-year-old beard was removed by Linus Torvalds to raise funds for Tasmanian Devil facial tumour disease research. They raised between AU$35,000 and AU$40,000, his house in Colorado was destroyed by the Black Forest Fire in June 2013. Bdale Garbee's homepage Beyond Doing Business, podcast of Garbee's keynote at OSCON, 2004. A conversation with Bdale Garbee, iTWire, January 2009