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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Utah?

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The Big Sky creates a fitting way to remember Jim Smith, the late women’s golf coach at Weber...

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Utah cannot continue to ignore the Sixth Amendment

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You have the right to an attorney. Unless you’re an indigent defendant in Utah.


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This is one fireworks ban people in Ogden need to take seriously

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If you see somebody lighting a fire or shooting fireworks where open flames are banned, call the police. We can celebrate summer without burning down Ogden.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Utah?

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The Big Sky creates a fitting way to remember Jim Smith, the late women’s golf coach at Weber State. Meanwhile, Utah finishes at the bottom in education spending.


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Our endorsement in the GOP gubernatorial primary

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Jonathan Johnson is a charismatic conservative newcomer. But Gov. Gary Herbert helped build a thriving Utah and deserves to win the June 28 gubernatorial primary.


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Our endorsement in the Weber County Commission primary

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Jim Harvey expanded the county fairgrounds, but Caitlin Gochnour helped rebuild Ogden after the recession. She wins the Standard-Examiner’s endorsement for Weber County Commission.


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Our endorsement for Davis County Commission primary

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Steve Hiatt served on the Kaysville City Council and won a second term as mayor in 2014. He possesses valuable experience as a local lawmaker, which will allow him to make an immediate impact on the Davis County Commission.


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Meeting with the Dalai Lama is the American thing to do

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A Weber State University professor says we’ll damage Utah’s relationship with China if elected officials meet with the Dalai Lama. We’ll take that risk.


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Oak Den, help us tell your story

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The people who live and work in a place can tell its story best. That’s why we’re visiting Ogden’s Oak Den neighborhood Saturday — to hear your stories.


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We mourn the dead in Orlando — our brothers and sisters

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, straight, we all share one thing in common — our humanity. Anyone’s loss diminishes us.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

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Roy shows it’s possible to improve graduation rates. Meanwhile, time’s running out to vote for Historic 25th Street as America’s best Main Street.


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