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Those 5 million illegal voters must be out there somewhere

Trump voter fraud

I read with interest Mark Saal's excellent column on his recent girls camp adventure (“Girls camp: First-timer's experience filled with food, crafts and the venerated snipe hunt,” Aug. 8). The part about the snipe hunt caught my eye and I was wondering if the girls, although...


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Water customers without sprinkler systems are subsidizing people with big homes

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I’m a pensioner who has faced another increase in my Pineview Water Systems bill. My charges have gone from $85 in 2001 to $300 in 2016 and will most likely be more next year. I am at a loss as to their means of charging us. I do not have a meter, which we all should have as the user should...


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Stephens will always work for the benefit of Ogden

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Councilman Doug Stephens will continue to work in a positive direction for Ogden. He will listen, then act to find a solution for every issue. He has a positive, productive and pro-action plan that will continue the growth and opportunities for the residents Of Ogden to have a better quality of...


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Stephens listens to voters and follows through

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I would like to recommend Doug Stephens as a choice candidate for Ogden City Council. He always has a positive attitude and he has done well serving on the council. He studies each issue and asks question about them. Our opinions as voters are important to him. He listens, he takes action, and he...


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Stephens has many goals for Ogden

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I am writing to encourage our citizens to re-elect Doug Stephens to the Ogden City Council. He has worked tirelessly for many years to improve Ogden. He has held various positions faithfully on the City Council and has broad experience. He realizes that there is still much to be done and has plans...


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Some parts of Ogden are getting soaked for Weber Basin water

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I never noticed the discrepancy on my property taxes until I started paying my mother’s. My property taxes include $310 for Pineview water. Now, I use Pineview water, but my bill also lists two separate charges for Weber Basin Water Conservancy District water, which I do not use. My mother...


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America lacks responsible leaders in Congress, the White House

Trump leaves

Consider this definition: Responsible - adj. 1. Expected or obliged to account for or answerable; 4. Able to distinguish between right and wrong; 5. Dependable; reliable. — Webster’s New World Dictionary, Fourth Edition I listen to news and read the Standard-Examiner every day....


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Porter's compassion, integrity will make him a good mayor for South Ogden

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I had the honor of being taught by Russell Porter throughout junior high school at T.H. Bell, and then one year at Bonneville High School. Now he’s running for mayor of South Ogden. Let me share with you the Mr. Porter I knew. I was the weird, shy kid. I had no real friends. I'd spend my free...


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Opposing Trump isn't a good idea

Trump Immigration event

In a tweet, President Trump called senators who voted no on the Republican health care bill foolish. Trump is a businessman who is not use to anyone saying no to him. Apparently, from news reports (or fake news), he will actively campaign against any lawmaker who opposes him. If I were a...


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Deadline for election letters

Letters endorsing candidates in the August 15 primary elections must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. We’ll publish all endorsements by Sunday, Aug. 13. Letters are limited to 350 words. Please include a phone number so we can call to confirm you letter prior to publication. Email your...


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