Opinion

Our View: Utah college enrollment up

Utah Weber State students

Two years after an influx of youth took advantage of younger age requirements for LDS missionaries, enrollment at Utah colleges and universities is moving up. According to the Utah System of Higher...

National Commentary

We need more Ben Bradlees

WASHINGTON — There is a quote from Ben Bradlee’s book “Conversations With Kennedy” that I always thought about when I thought of him:...


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Royally thrilled: James Hajek is K.C. crazy

There was a time when not knowing was as simple as not looking. Those days are long gone, just ask Weber State center James Hajek. A lifelong Kansas City Royals...


Letters

God does not condone homosexuality

Editor; I agree with a letter in the newspaper about not using the word marriage for same sex unions “Keep 'marriage' definition as it has always been...


Letters

Smart meters? Oh, my aching head!

Editor, Electricity Smart Meters? Oh my aching head! Last year, Fox News reports over 900 house fires being caused by these "smart" meters and Brigham City is...


Letters

Join with change, vote Irvine for House

Editor: Eric Irvine is an excellent candidate for the Utah House of Representatives. When I was first elected to the House, a law enforcement officer, Gary Cox,...


Letters

Bluegrass gains mainstream audience appeal

Editor, Bluegrass music has become more popular over the past several years. It started with the film “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou” and has gained...


Letters

Why do we send same people to Congress?

Editor, If everyone hates Congress, then why do you keep sending the same people back to Washington? James R. Tucker Roy To write the Standard-Examiner a letter...


National Commentary

Needed: More independent contractors

If more Americans were self-employed independent contractors, the country would soar. Maybe I better explain. In addition to writing this weekly column, I provide...


Our View

Our View: No need for Amendment A

We advocate a no vote on Amendment A, which seems to be a “solution” in search of a problem.  Constitutional Amendment A would eliminate the...


Letters

Utah drivers are pretty good

Editor, I wish to respond to the Oct. 20 letter, “Utah drivers need to grow up.” I got quite a chuckle out of it.  I wonder how “grown up...


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