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Letters

Keep the North Ogden barbarians at bay

Editor, I write to express my grave concern about the proposed expansion of Monroe Boulevard, linking Ogden to the peoples of the north. For decades, several...


Sports , Staff Columns

Utah Jazz: Record's the same, emotions much better

Now halfway through the 2014-15 NBA season, the Utah Jazz own the same record they did at this point a year ago. Following Sunday’s road beatdown in San...


Guest Commentary

A Republican opportunity to change America

Since the last mid-term elections a number of pundits have come forward with a curious prediction. They say that because of the greater number of Republicans...


National Commentary

Could a Romney run make Jeb Bush a winner?

He didn’t mean to. Mitt Romney’s tentative entry into the 2016 Republican presidential fray was intended to stop Jeb Bush in his tracks, freezing the...


Our View

Our View: Free tuition

We are intrigued by President Barack Obama’s proposal of free tuition to allow more students to attend publicly-funded community college. However, the devil...




Letters

People don't need God to respect authority

Editor, This is a reply to the Jan. 16 letter: “Atheism holds irrational world view”. The author says "If we are kicking God out of the public square,...


Letters

Wood burning can be controlled in stages

Editor, Everyone in Utah cares about air quality and our collective good health. During these winter months many of us rely on wood-burning heat sources to keep...


Letters

Reduce speed to reduce air pollution

Editor, Given that automobiles contribute more than 50 percent of the pollution in the valley and that wood burning contributes 5 percent of the pollution, I...


Standard Deviations , Staff Columns

Gay Mormon husbands: Reality show not that real

We have some shocking — simply shocking — news to report to you today, coming to us from the otherwise normally well-adjusted world of reality...


Sports , Staff Columns

Cool Mr. Whitt and the principal who kept him where he belongs

We’ve gone down this avenue once or twice already in recent weeks, but given the news that Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham was awarded a contract...


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