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Our View: A compromise on median

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When government and the people work well together to solve a thorny problem, we give them enthusiastic congratulations. And that’s what occurred recently in Harrisville when the Utah...

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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Lincoln Elementary School principal Ross Lunceford, who was deservedly named Utah’s 2015 National Distinguished principal. He’ll be...


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Our View: Ozone on our minds

The hotter-than-usual June and still-baking July has us thinking about the ozone buildup in the Top of Utah. It’s a health hazard, causing great distress,...


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The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one...


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Our View: Keeping Pineview clean

We give thanks and appreciation to local residents who participated in a community cleanup at the Pineview Reservoir, which is plagued by selfish visitors who dump...


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Our View: A compromise on median

When government and the people work well together to solve a thorny problem, we give them enthusiastic congratulations. And that’s what occurred recently in...




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Our View: Enforce fireworks laws

As the Fourth of July draws nearer, it’s become common to hear fireworks during evenings in most Top of Utah neighborhoods. This will continue for about a...


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Our View: No excuse for rape kits backlog

There is no excuse for the substantial rape kit backlog in the Top of Utah, with some kits going untested for more than 15 years. For example, in Ogden, there...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the U.S. Supreme Court, for its wise majority decision to retain national health care exchanges for persons using the Affordable Care Act. Despite a...


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Our View: If you are being abused, get help

The murder of three persons, a young wife and her children, 2 and 6, reportedly by her husband, also the youngsters’ father, shook this community. To perhaps...


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Our View: Review police procedures

Utah Republican Party chairman James Evans, who is black, grew up in a South Carolina town in the 1960s and 1970s. In an interview with the Standard-Examiner, he...


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