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Our View: When the terrorists win

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The recent Sony hacker situation and the earlier “gamergate” controversy at Utah State University involving feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian are similar. Both involved terroristic...

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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Utah high school students who continue to graduate at increasing numbers. The state’s graduation rate of 83 percent is up 2 percent over the...


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Our View: Keep prison in Draper

Note to the Legislature: People don’t want to live near a state prison. Surprise! To say the Legislature has botched the process of selecting a new site for...


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Our View: When the terrorists win

The recent Sony hacker situation and the earlier “gamergate” controversy at Utah State University involving feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian are...


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Our View: Wasting time on immigration

Utah is one of 24 states suing the Obama administration over the president’s recent executive action that delays importation for about 5 million illegal...


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Our View: North Ogden's nativity scene

We must commend North Ogden City officials for the way they have handled complaints, questions, discussion and debate over a nativity display in front of the city...




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Our View: State pay raise proposal insulting

This is quite a mouthful, frankly too much to swallow, but here we go. Members of the state’s Elected Official and Judicial Compensation Committee have...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Utah’s first youth homeless shelter, which will be at 2760 Adams Ave. in Ogden. We appreciate many in the community who made this happen, and...


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Our View: Education and tax dollars

It looks as if the state will have a large amount of money to fund the state’s business as the new Legislature prepares to meet next month. In fact, we have...


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Our View: Enjoy lower gasoline prices

Gasoline prices have been falling steeply and are as low as they have been in the past four years. As of last Sunday, the average cost for a gallon of gasoline was...


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Our View: Fake news thrives on Web

Top of Utahns received a lesson on the growth of Internet satirical websites when a “news report” surfaced of a 12-meter-long humpback whale being...


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Our View: Keep prison in Draper

Note to the Legislature: People don’t want to live near a state prison. Surprise! To say the Legislature has botched the process of selecting a new site for...