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Davis County Jail failed its 2016 inspection — and Utahns deserve to know why

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Until we know why the Davis County Jail failed its 2016 inspection, we can’t hold the sheriff...

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With 35 elections to decide, it's time to start paying attention in Weber Co.

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People here clearly believe in the democratic process. Of the county’s 13 mayoral elections this year, nine are contested.


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A piece of federal legislation nobody in Ogden wants

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The House passed a defense bill containing an amendment that puts the Ogden Nature Center at risk. Utah lawmakers can’t allow it to become part of the final bill. 


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week the Editorial Board takes on lunch in the park, vandals at Roy High School, a new face at the Weber-Morgan Children’s Justice Center and the death of a K9 officer. 


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Davis County Jail failed its 2016 inspection — and Utahns deserve to know why

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Until we know why the Davis County Jail failed its 2016 inspection, we can’t hold the sheriff accountable for the safety of prisoners and staff. But the state and county don’t want to release details. They need to reconsider.


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Sometimes, a homeless family just needs a place to sleep

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By leasing its old public works building to Family Promise, North Ogden can help families stay together as they seek jobs and housing.


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Openness helps restore trust after police dog's death in N. Utah

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Sheriff, county attorney made sure the public learned what happened to Endy.


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Ogden mayor took city government into his own hands

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Mayor MIke Caldwell’s misguided attempt to recruit Stadler Rail shows why we must insist on open, representative government.


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Heroin means needles, and discarded needles are a public health threat

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If you live in Northern Utah, you’re probably going to find a syringe — or worse, your kids will. When it happens, make sure everyone knows what to do next.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Distracted driving, addressing panhandling, an Ogden redevelopment project and wrongheaded Facebook commenters. 


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The GOP health care act will hurt a lot of Utahns. That's fine with Orrin Hatch

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Before they vote in favor of the BCRA, Hatch and Lee need to address the Utahns they’re depriving of health care coverage. They need to explain why some lives matter and others don’t.


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