Work doesn't need to be "fun" in order to be meaningful

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“We have got to get over this idea that work must be entertaining in order for it to have...


Democrats support outdoor recreation industry, public lands, clean air

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With the announcement that the Outdoor Industry Association is leaving Salt Lake City, it's important that Weber County residents express our continued support for our outdoor industry. Outdoor recreation is important to our future. According to Ogden City Business Development, the county is home...

Guest Commentary

Continuous improvement is part of Weber State University's culture

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“In an age of competition, quality and innovation are key to long-term viability. The same holds true in higher education,” write Eric Amsel and Gail Niklason of Weber State University.

Our View

Party leader James Evans says it's time for Republicans to hide. He's wrong

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James Evans wants Republican lawmakers to postpone their appearances in Utah. Jason Chaffetz says that’s a bad idea — and he’s right.

Standard Deviations

Are Mormon legislators going against 'opposition in all things' with HB 11?

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Utah Legislature running roughshod over “opposition in all things” principle of the LDS Church. 

National Commentary

President Trump and the media — can we all get along?

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Those who are willing to give Trump the benefit of the doubt should also be willing to give journalists a fair hearing, writes Kathleen Parker.

Tech Matters

Tech Matters: Human or chatbot? How to tell

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When you can’t tell the difference between bot and human, you can run into trouble. Microsoft’s short-lived chatbot Tay made MIT Technology Review’s list of 2016’s biggest technology failures after jokesters on Twitter trained Tay to make offensive comments.

Guest Commentary

Utahns need compassionate care and medical cannabis reform

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“The CARERS Act would expand research and decriminalize the use of medical cannabis for those who use it in compliance with state law.” writes Christine Stenquist. “This bill would lead to the development of new medications and bring much-needed peace of mind to patients.”

Behind Bars , Guest Commentary

Behind Bars: Winter is the least enjoyable time of the year for Utah's inmates

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Spring can’t get here soon enough, inmate Brian Wood writes. 

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Today’s topics: #ADayWithoutImmigrants, Utah’s minimum wage, the Benedictine sisters and 30 percent of Utah schools lacking an anti-bullying policy. 

National Commentary

Let's find out the truth about Trump, Flynn and the Russians

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“All of this obviously demands serious investigation on Capitol Hill,” writes Rich Lowry. “Not a pretending-to-investigate-so-we-can-say-we're-investigating probe, but an honest-to-goodness attempt to get to the bottom of the whole fetid matter.”

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