Guest Commentary

Does Pineview Reservoir need a curfew? Here's what readers say

Pineview Reservoir

“Such a tough call,” said one reader. “I wish there was a better solution. Maybe...

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A government agency that helps consumers get a fair shake? Yes, please

Consumers need to be treated fairly, writes E. Kent Winward. S do those making a living in the financial market. That’s why there’s the CFPB.


Guest Commentary

Does Pineview Reservoir need a curfew? Here's what readers say

“Such a tough call,” said one reader. “I wish there was a better solution. Maybe tougher penalties?”


Guest Commentary

It's always a good time to become an engineer

Most people are probably familiar with the acronym STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — and understand its importance to both the American military and the economy. Those old enough can remember another time when the United States created a dramatic sense of urgency for...


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Mom! Dad! Congress won't pick up its room!


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We asked people what they like about Ogden. They created a long list.

It was a simple question, really: “What's your favorite thing about Ogden?” But when we posted it on Facebook, the response was overwhelming. Here’s a list of things that set Ogden apart, according to our readers. All quotes are verbatim: Janis Walton: When I was in High School...


Guest Commentary

Cut taxes by cutting tariffs

Our anti-taxation heritage hearkens back to the Boston Tea Party, when a group of fledgling revolutionaries decided to protest taxation without representation through action. Of course, when the United States of America became a sovereign nation, the leaders of the revolution recognized that...


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America's tax code is a growth industry

The Internal Revenue Service wants you to have a rotten weekend at least if you owe them money and you tend to procrastinate. Seems predictable that the IRS would drag out the April 15 deadline for a tortured three-day weekend. But if you mistakenly think you missed the deadline on Friday, relax....


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Can bikes and cars safely share the North Ogden Divide? A reader conversation

Weber County erected signs at both ends of the twisting, two-lane North Ogden Divide: Sharp Curves Narrow Road Next 4 Miles Cyclists and Pedestrians Not Recommended Bicyclists like Layton rider Ben Towery say the signs make them targets for drivers. RELATED: “Warning signs on North Ogden...


Opinion

Political partisanship moving parties away from voters

This political primary election cycle appears to be different, more partisan, more venomous and less civil than elections in recent memory. And many are wondering why. One significant reason may be an increasingly divisive partisanship in America. A 2014 Pew study of 10,000 adults found that the...


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You have the right to remain silent: The MIranda warning turns 50


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