National Commentary

What signal is Trump trying to send to North Korea? It's anybody's guess

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“If the Trump administration wants to really send a signal to Kim Jong Un, it should get itself together and pick one,” writes Rich Lowry.

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week the Editorial Board takes on U.S. Term Limits, the Utah Board of Education, the Weber County Commission and more. 

National Commentary

Standing up for liberal democracy

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“Liberal democracy must be defended. It must also deliver the goods,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


Either Trump gets rid of Breitbart staffers, or we get rid of Trump

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Having just watched the news on TV, I am about to throw up. This is like Nazi Germany in the 1930s. The white nationalists (supremacists), KKK, anti-Semites and the rest of the Breitbart family are causing havoc and death in Charlottesville, Virginia. And guess what? President Donald Trump has two...

National Commentary

After Charlottesville: End the denial about Trump

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Trump has squandered his claim to moral leadership, writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


Sick and suffering Utahns deserve access to medical marijuana

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Who are these people standing in the way of these poor people in their terrible pain and health issues? If it were you, would you deny them relief from their terrible, unceasing pain? It should be illegal to deny these people their rights to purchase a drug that would help them. Legalizing medical...

Standard Deviations

Arkansas couple travels the country, spreading love for farm animals

Bunky Boger

Animal Specialties offer exhibits, petting zoo, pony rides at Weber County Fair and beyond.

Guest Commentary

Five ways to filter out fake news

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“So, here's my disclaimer: Applying my list may not completely rid you of your belief in fake news, but it certainly won’t hurt,” writes E. Kent Winward.

Our View

With Max Toledo's death, the need for Utah jail reform becomes more urgent

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If a single jail amasses a quarter of the state’s in-custody deaths, scrubs a possible crime scene, fails to inform the county attorney of two fatalities and still meets minimum requirements, the sheriffs’ Utah Jail Standards are meaningless.

National Commentary

Trump launches a suicidal war on his own party

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“There are many things Trump does not seem to comprehend about the presidency,” writes Steve Chapman. “One is that on a wide range of important issues, he can't do much without the help of Congress.”

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