McMullin is no threat to Clinton or else he'd be getting the Trump treatment

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Column: Life on the inside is often slower paced, less connected to the outside

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Many prisoners including myself do their best to replicate life on the outside by staying busy and getting into a routine. But for inmate Brian Wood life on the inside is a lot slower paced, Wood writes. 

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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What the Davis High School girls soccer team accomplished by winning its third straight 5-A championship was extraordinary, by any measure. But city leaders in Pleasant View didn’t do Northern Utah air quality any favors Saturday.

National Commentary

Republicans created Donald Trump. Now they're stuck with the consequences

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“A race is on between now and Election Day,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “Can Republican candidates run away from Trump fast enough to keep their opponents from tagging them as enablers of the most dangerous candidate ever nominated by either party?


Send us your election-related letters by Oct. 31

Letter to the editor

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Self-righteous Republicans need to look in the mirror

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Our country is a mess right now. There is so much hate out there. Why can’t we be kind to one another, as Ellen DeGeneres tells us? I feel Republicans are showing their true colors when it comes to who they will support for president. Does it come down to whoever they like at the time, or who...

Guest Commentary

We've had too much self-interested partisanship. I'm voting for statesmanship

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“I’m going to come out to readers who have speculated on my political leanings: I am bipartisan,” writes E. Kent Winward.

Our View

To improve safety at Odyssey Elementary, we also need to address homelessness

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We need to protect the children who attend Odyssey Elementary. But we can’t do that unless we also address the roots of Ogden homelessness — or, at the very least, do more to help transients find jobs, housing and stability.

National Commentary

Clinton Is a threat to the 2nd Amendment — and the 1st

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“Trump and Clinton make me miss Al Gore's famous Social Security lockbox,” writes Steve Chapman. “Over the next four years, it would be the perfect place to keep the Constitution.”


Tanis Ukena and his family grateful for community's support

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I would like to thank the public for its love and support. My family and I have been astounded by your compassion and generosity. With the donations I've received so far, I am well on my way to being able to pay for my LDS mission. I would especially like to thank Dallas Butters and Kris Meyers,...

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