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Building new bus stops will make mass transit more appealing in Ogden

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The UTA and Ogden plan to upgrade some of the city’s worst bus stops this year. That’s going to...

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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

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Today, we reflect on those who died in service to their country. We also wonder why Sen. Orrin Hatch wrote about his meeting with Merrick Garland before it happened.


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What we've got here in Ogden is failure to communicate

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Ogden abruptly canceled a public hearing on blight in the Oak Den neighborhood and didn’t fully explain why. That doesn’t help build trust with neighborhood residents — or the rest of Ogden.


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Vote for Historic 25th as America's favorite Main Street

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Historic 25th Street is a nominee for America’s best main street in USA Today’s Reader Choice Awards. But it can’t win if you don’t vote.


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Building new bus stops will make mass transit more appealing in Ogden

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The UTA and Ogden plan to upgrade some of the city’s worst bus stops this year. That’s going to make mass transit safer and more appealing.


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After telling the public to get lost, the UTA suddenly sees the light

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It took threats and condemnation to convince the UTA board to honor the Open Meetings Act. And that’s just sad.


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Who's going to be our next Weber County commissioner? That's up to you

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Caitlin Gochnour and Jim Harvey — candidates for the Weber County Commission — are debating Thursday at WSU. Send us the questions you’d like to ask them. 


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

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Despite the cold and rainy weather, the Ogden Marathon was a success. And speaking of Ogden, its new brand is a winner.


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We've started to reduce childhood food insecurity, but we can't stop now

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We helped nearly 1,500 Weber County children escape food insecurity. Now let’s do the same for the remaining 13,000.


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Ogden should embrace a competitive sports advisory board

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A competitive sports advisory board could help create a brighter future for Ogden’s children. Edd Bridge, Ogden City’s recreation manager, at a May 17 city council meeting, proposed the creation of an advisory board. The idea is to create a middle level between just-for-fun leagues and the...


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A deadly crosswalk is now safer, thanks to a Layton business

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After young BaiLee DiBernardo died after she was hit by two vehicles in a Layton crosswalk, the owners of a nearby business paid to improve the crossing. They’re more than good corporate citizens — they’re good neighbors.


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