By refusing to be bullied, Gochnour gives Weber County voters a choice

BZ 091614 Hispanic Heritage Meeting 05-4

As recently as two years ago, a Republican like Rep. Justin Fawson could’ve bullied Caitlin...


Andrew Jackson was a disgrace who had no place on the front of the $20 bill

It is about time they replaced Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Finally, the outcry has been heard. The slave owner and murderer of Native Americans is a disgrace to our nation. Jackson created the “spoils system,” which corrupts our government by appointing friends to positions instead...

National Commentary

How to play the 'Woman Card'

Unlike Man Cards, Woman Cards do not increase in value as they age. In fact, they depreciate. Do not collect Woman Cards. Even in mint condition, they are worthless.

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Don't feed Utah's opioid epidemic — get rid of your old, unneeded meds

Utah medicine cabinets are full of prescription painkillers, and they’re fueling a health crisis. Saturday, you can safely dispose of the meds you no longer need.

National Commentary

Why felons should be allowed to vote

We don't permanently strip criminals of freedom of speech or religion, the right not to be subjected to unreasonable searches or the right against self-incrimination. Why deprive them of the vote?


Facebook complaints don't count toward change

For all the argument and discussion on Facebook, it turns out very few people took further action on the North Ogden Divide signs.


What to do when mom insists on picking up the bill? Cherish it.

A daughter starts out bothered by mom’s persistence to pay but get’s a little slice of wisdom in the process


Republicans need to allow a vote on Supreme Court nominee

For the past seven-plus years, the Republicans have done their best to disrupt all that the Democratic Party was trying to do to reverse the problems were created during the past administration’s time in office. They tried to make Barack Obama a “one-term president,” fought the...

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Government worked the way it's designed in the debate over a Pineview curfew

Think representative government doesn’t work, especially at the local level? Think again. The Weber County Commission scheduled a discussion Tuesday, April 26, on an ordinance imposing an overnight curfew at Pineview Reservoir, but so many people objected that commissioners delayed their vote....

National Commentary

More U.S. gun regulation is inevitable

Campaigning for her mother in Maryland last week, Chelsea Clinton said the Supreme Court could issue a

National Commentary

Black votes matter

CHARLESTON, S.C. — African-Americans in the South can't get a break when it comes to voting, as history can't deny. After all they've endured through slavery, Jim Crow and the fight for civil rights, their voices are still treated dismissively by tone-deaf politicians who would ask for their...

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