Opinion

Our View: Keep three Weber commissioners

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On Wednesday, there will be a panel discussion and Q&A on whether Weber County should change its governing body from a three-member commission to a council of five members, or seven, or even nine.

Guest Commentary

CBO: Why VA claims exploded and ways to slow the trend

America’s population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability


National Commentary

It’s a beautiful time to be alive and educated

The following is the commencement address the author gave at Hult International Business School in San Francisco last week: I grew up watching “Star


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Discipline-less BYU at least has Jimmer-like Taysom

It … was … really … hard … to … watch … because … the … game … kept … starting … and


National Commentary

Perry hams it up

The Texas governor's claims that he was indicted for merely exercising his veto power is a bunch of hokum. Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could


National Commentary

Four ways amnesty would harm Americans

White House insiders confidently predict that President Obama will soon issue an executive order that will grant deferred action to up to 5 million illegal aliens.


Letters

Steve Olsen brings impartial representation

Editor: I see that Steve Olsen is running for the State Legislature to represent a midsection of Weber Co. which includes my area of Roy. Since moving to Weber


Our View

Our View: Be aware of depression

The death of Robin Wil­liams re­cently has re­newed aware­ness of the in­creas­ing prob­lem of those who suf­fer from men­tal


National Commentary

Show the James Foley beheading video

WASHINGTON — There are lots of reasons to ban the beheading video of photojournalist James Foley from social media. But one argument to let it be shown trumps


National Commentary

It's good to have to get things done

Did you ever have a week in which you had an impossible amount of work to complete, yet somehow got it done? Likewise, did you ever have a week in which you knew


National Commentary

Obama’s wedge issue: when golf may be less a diversion than an

Nothing infuriates President Barack Obama’s adversaries more than his golf outings, which have become so frequent that even his sympathizers have started to


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