Rare storm brings out not-so-rare gems in community

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Before the huge storm that hit Washington Terrace Thursday could even roll away from the Wasatch...


Trump spent years repeating the lie that Obama wasn't born in America

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Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, is the weakest presidential candidate in U.S. history. He is so weak that Hillary Clinton supporters — not Hillary Clinton, but yes,


Column: The adventures of capturing a mouse in the house

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Columnist Don Porter took on a mouse in his house and won — kind of. 

Our View

At every turn, Judge Raymond Uno lifted up those around him

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Raymond Uno did not simply prevail over unjust imprisonment during World War II, fueled by the blind anger and terror of his own government — he showed the unlimited potential of the human spirit.

National Commentary

Winners and losers from the 1st presidential debate

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“Clinton was head and shoulders above Trump,” writes Chris Cillizza. “She was, unsurprisingly, very well prepared — using a slew of facts and figures to not only make her positive case but to also slam Trump.”

National Commentary

Clinton shifts the election in her direction

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“Clinton shifted the contest her way during her party's convention,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “She did it again during Monday night's debate.”


Let's try each day to be better and nicer

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We are very fortunate to live at this time and in this place. There is beauty and wonder all around us! But along with the beauty, there is also discouragement. Each of us is faced with trials and challenges. And although there is wickedness in the world, I truly believe that there is no room in...


These days, parenting looks a lot harder than it was

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Columnist Mark Saal laments how quickly children are forced to grow up these days.

Guest Commentary

Contrasting views on diesel emissions testing

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The debate over diesel emissions testing in Weber County wasn’t just about air quality, writes David Ferro. It was also about politics.


Pick up a banned book this week. Assert your right to read

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This is Banned Books Week. Assert your right to read.

National Commentary

If the Latino vote is taken for granted, the sleeping giant will never awaken

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“Why should Latinos be expected to turn out to vote when so little attention is paid to them?” asks Esther J. Cepeda. “They seem to matter only to journalists hot to publish overly simplistic reports proclaiming that Hispanics will either be decisive or again fail to punch their...

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