I worked in Ogden/lived in Layton '97-2000
...and by the way, probably skied Snow Basin 75 times! It was truly where I learned to ski.
You may have already heard that Utah has strange drinking laws, obviously due to the mormon influence. Unless it's changed, you have to purchase a "membership" to go in/drink at a bar. It basically equates to a small cover charge though, not really as big a deal as some made it out to be.
There used to be a cool restaurant/bar right downtown Ogden called Roosters--we used to go there a couple times per month. There was also a bar (can't recall the name) right down that street on the opposite side of the block. It was okay, basic bar.
Can't really say there was a "big" nightlife there, although Ogden did have some partyin' "jack mormons" who knew how to drink pretty good. A couple of my buddies used to go to a c&w bar they liked a lot. Not being into country, never went with them.
Good luck. You'll love Snow Basin!