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Friends of Willard Bay looking at water issues

Balmy temperatures give North Ogden couple more time to water ski

In the March 15 edition of the Standard Examiner, two well-written front-page articles appeared which addressed the upcoming water shortages and the effects those shortages would have on this...

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Why wood burning bill make sense

On Jan. 29, 2014 Governor Herbert called “on the Air Quality Board to limit wood burning in non-attainment areas during our entire inversion season”. On...


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Historic rights threatened by Summit development

The current disputes over Ogden Valley water sound like nothing new: developers claim their new well will not affect existing users. Existing water users disagree....


Guest Commentary

Friends of Willard Bay looking at water issues

In the March 15 edition of the Standard Examiner, two well-written front-page articles appeared which addressed the upcoming water shortages and the effects those...


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Budget blueprints alarm joint chiefs

Military leaders over the past week have sharpened warnings that force readiness is unraveling and it could plummet if Congress allows the next round of defense...


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Iran – a crisis without end

Iran is now a source of tremendous strain in United States domestic politics as well as foreign policy. Escalating divisions between Democrats and Republicans are...




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Political posturing shouldn't guide corporate tax reform

It might be in the political interest of the GOP majority in Congress to implement federal corporate tax reform based upon facts and serious analysis. Some members...


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Changing Utah's education mission

If you read Jim Strickland’s guest commentary, “We Need a Learner-Centered Approach in Utah Education,” (Standard Examiner 3-16-15) you may have...


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Social Security helps people with kidney disease

Every March, we pay special attention to the kidney, an organ vital to a healthy life. Social Security wants to help spread the word about the importance of kidney...


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Iran guilty in the court of public opinion

Iran stands accused in the “world court of public opinion” of being a perpetrator of terrorism, supplying arms to terrorists, training terrorist and in...


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Weber RAMP funding explained

Residents of Weber County love RAMP. Weber County RAMP has enjoyed a remarkable ten-year history, and last November voters willingly renewed the tax through 2024...


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Why wood burning bill make sense

On Jan. 29, 2014 Governor Herbert called “on the Air Quality Board to limit wood burning in non-attainment areas during our entire inversion season”. On...