The welcome that Ogden’s new Congolese population has received has been truly remarkable, guest columnist Jeff Steagall writes.
E. Kent Winward returned to his old elementary school to teach a class about the Constitution. He’s confident our future is in good hands.
The old Smith’s shopping plaza in North Ogden is being redeveloped. Readers would like to see a Trader Joe’s. And a Whole Foods. And a Hobby Lobby. And a Joann’s. And a Target. And ...
Rep. Rob Bishop’s PLI is a public land giveaway, writes Eric Ewert. It would be devastating to our public wildlands.
“Voting is the great equalizer in American democracy,” writes Carol McNamara. “Every vote counts and every eligible voter has the responsibility to educate him or herself and fill out a ballot.”
“Bravery means discussing our failings and shortcomings,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Bravery means opening our eyes to oppression in whatever form it takes.”
In the Aug. 31 Standard-Examiner, Leia Larsen reported “Utah wildlife board to vote on increased cougar hunt quotas.” Sept. 1 in spite of an outpouring of opposition to a proposal many decried as scientifically unsupportable, if not outright cruel, the board decided to do just that. In...
“Our next conversation about race will be one that requires us to look deep within ourselves,” writes Adrienne Andrews. “It will demand we examine where our core ideas and beliefs about race come from, how they were formed and how they are reinforced.”
“Confusion abounds about how our laws work,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Confusion leads to a flawed system.”
Ogden Police Lt. Troy Burnett says local gangs possess an ISIS mindset. “Sounds pretty over the top to me,” said one reader.