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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Weber State University President Charles Wight, who is learning how difficult it is to deal with spending $4.50 a day on food. His effort brings


National Commentary

Police rake in bonanzas from people who have committed no crime

The police can take your car and everything in it — including the cash you are transporting to buy a used truck, a fixer-upper house or equipment for your


Sports , Staff Columns

Aggies will be just fine, they're built to survive

From the top of Romney Stadium, where the Utah State Aggies took care of Wake Forest 36-24 Saturday evening, it’s easy to become mesmerized by the beauty all


National Commentary

One in Mexico who can't get into America

The only person in Mexico who can't get into the United States is Marine Sergeant Andrew P. Tahmooressi. Others can just walk in, surrender to a Border Patrol Agent,


National Commentary

The story of a 14-year-old Yazidi girl given as a gift to an

This is the story told to me by a 14-year-old Yazidi girl I’ll call “Narin,” currently staying in northern Iraqi Kurdistan. I am a Kurdish


Guest Commentary

Ogden Farmers market changes attempt to fix what wasn't broken

After reading the Aug. 10 Standard-Examiner article, “Ogden Farmer's market crowds mushroom after changes,” I felt compelled to write. I have attended


Our View

Our View: Don't delay on body cameras

Four of five Utahns agree that law enforcement officers should wear body cameras. Police administrators agree that police body cameras are inevitable. So


Our View

Our View: Temple renovation a big plus

The renovation of the Ogden temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a major success for Junction City and the surrounding community.


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Don't call him Taysom Football, it's not his style

It wasn’t exactly a Heisman Trophy performance, which is to say Taysom Hill’s prime time showing Thursday night was very good, but it wasn’t jaw


Guest Commentary

People of the Middle East must bring peace, stability to region

The Middle East (a Western label BTW) has always been problematic. This is a region that is rife with divisions. There are multiple ethnicities, as well as a wealth


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