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Interview with editor of early-LDS Council of 50 papers

The Council of 50, established in 1844 in Nauvoo, was Mormon prophet Joseph Smith’s vision of a theocratic government. It lasted for several decades, but was...


Guest Commentary

Violent tactics by police to deter non-violent minor crimes are

The recent death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY, due to a chokehold by police while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes, is an example of...


Our View

Our View: When the terrorists win

The recent Sony hacker situation and the earlier “gamergate” controversy at Utah State University involving feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian are...


Letters

Founders' intent has escaped politicians

Editor, A reply to the Dec. 17 letter "America cannot survive without God:" The author speaks of a New York Supreme Court ruling in People v. Ruggles 1811 where...


Letters

Roy Christmas lights a treat

Editor, A splendid visual treat awaits visitors to Roy's municipal campus at 5000 S. 1900 West. Thousand of sparkling bulbs in vivid colors adorn trees, bushes and...




Letters

Kaysville leaders worse than Roy's

Editor, Reference Ted McGregor’s letter concerning the Roy City Council ignoring the desires of the citizens. I sympathize with you; however, I think...


Letters

'Pink Martini' was a great show

Editor, Congratulations to the Ogden Symphony Ballet for bringing one of the best musical productions to the Browning Center that my husband and I have ever seen....


Letters

Stand behind the police

Editor, In the past few months there has been a great deal of news about police shootings. I just don't get it, we as a society have empowered this group of men...


Letters

'Top of Utah' not the tops in my book

Editor, It’s time to retire that “Top of Utah” thing. I was around covering Davis County as a reporter for a competing newspaper when the...


Letters

Wrong to name Chaffetz politician of the year

Editor, I agree 90 percent of the time with what the Hinckley Institute of Politics says, but I couldn't disagree more with their recent decision to select...


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Interview with editor of early-LDS Council of 50 papers

The Council of 50, established in 1844 in Nauvoo, was Mormon prophet Joseph Smith’s vision of a theocratic government. It lasted for several decades, but was...