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Our View: Begin diesel testing Weber-Morgan

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Davis County is cracking down on excessive diesel smoke emissions, and it’s making a difference. As we reported, “Environmental Health Services...

Guest Commentary

TV viewing a common source of prison friction

I’ve been interrupted three times in the last two days by rack-ins while trying to write. A rack-in is when the lights flash and a cop yells, “Rack in,...


Letters

Planned Parenthood is necessary

Editor, I am a 73-year-old woman, with four children, nine grand children and a beautiful great-grandchild. In regard to Meg Sanders’ column in the Standard-...


Letters

Ticket, not test diesels that are smoking

Editor, In response to the Our View editorial  “Begin diesel testing, Weber-Morgan,” Aug 27 edition. With the teeny-tiny population of diesels...


Letters

Utah pols, help defeat Obama's Alaska policy

Editor, I grew up in Utah but moved to Alaska 13 years ago. Since arriving here I’ve learned many things about myself, world history, and the many cultures...


Letters

Tax valuation of home makes no sense to reader

Editor, I have become even more confused about the property taxes in Weber County. I was concerned because my house has went up 74 percent since 1999 and 8 percent...




Letters

We harvest baby parts, cougars, what next

Editor , On Sunday, Aug. 30, the Standard-Examiner published an article on the front page and above the centerfold entitled “Cougars beware — Utah...


Letters

Thumbs up to military retiree proposal

Editor, When I read the recent article about Utah's proposal to make military retired pay tax-exempt in order to attract and keep more retirees, I realized I am...


Letters

Pols must stop nibbling at the library bond's purpose

Editor, The Standard-Examiner Aug. 29 article entitled “Library bond could become a political issue” is immensely correct. Weber County voters in June...


National Commentary

A half-hearted effort in Burma

Burma’s parliamentary election Nov. 8 should have been a moment to anticipate with joy: another step in the nation’s emergence from military rule. But...


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Huntsville resident Laura Warburton, who with others has done much good in bringing awareness and solutions to battling suicide. Her nonprofit, Live...


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