“The net effect of all our fear is that we stop examining whether or not our criminal justice...
“The net effect of all our fear is that we stop examining whether or not our criminal justice system is doing what we want it to do,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Is it making us safer? Is it making our society better?”
Roy’s city council decided it needed to give pay raises to firefighters and police, so it raised property taxes by 38 percent. “That is crazy,” said one person.
“Ogden constitutes 36 percent of Weber County’s population,” writes L. Clifford Goff. “Yet it is noteworthy that no one on the county commission is from Ogden City, which is in fact the county seat — the focal point for Weber County government operations.”
Small companies at Startup Ogden are developing the next generation of apps. But technology isn’t just about progress — it’s also about community, write David Ferro and Luke Fernandez of Weber State University.
“Eventually, marijuana will be properly classified to provide the societal good that we seek from our medications and drugs,” writes E. Kent Winward. “We should encourage our legislators to fund research and be educated and aware about the positive and negative benefits drugs can...
“The best counties in the country don’t just happen,” James Ebert writes. “It takes fighting for the future.”
American manufacturers can still compete. And two Northern Utah companies prove it, writes Jeff Steagall.
The law provides a script for much of our lives, writes E. Kent Winward. And eventually, the law will catch up with payday lending.
Utah faces a severe teacher shortages. Is allowing schools to hire untrained, unlicensed teachers the answer?