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Shutting down a fire department is hard. But in Sunset, it was necessary

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Closing down the Sunset Fire Department was a tough call. But it was the right call.

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Eliminate Utah's evidence backlog. Fully fund the state crime lab

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By refusing to fully fund the crime lab, Utah lawmakers are delaying justice and putting innocent lives at risk.


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Utah kids shouldn't go hungry just because school's out for the summer

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If you know a child who needs a place to eat while school’s out, help them find a summer lunch program.


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Too many drivers are crashing into gate arms at UTA railroad crossings

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Waiting an extra five seconds at a UTA railroad crossing could save $1,000 — and your life.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Chaffetz leaves Utahns in a pickle, a school dress code draws ire, YCC apartments get a makeover and baby ducks get rescued.


Our View

Shutting down a fire department is hard. But in Sunset, it was necessary

Sunset Fire Truck

Closing down the Sunset Fire Department was a tough call. But it was the right call.


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Of all the competitors at this year's Ogden Marathon, one stands out

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This year’s Ogden Marathon will be one to remember — especially for Katie Slaugh.


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Is an alcohol ban the only answer at Pineview and Causey reservoirs?

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What if Weber County commissioners split the beaches at Pineview and Causey, banning alcohol on one side and allowing it on the other?


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Zinke heard one perspective on Bears Ears. Now he needs to hear yours

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Anti-monument politicians dominated dominated Zinke’s time in Utah. But before he makes his recommendation to Trump in June, he needs a different perspective — yours.


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Utah continues to hold out on the Prison Rape Elimination Act — but why?

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Utah is one of two states that rejects the Prison Rape Elimination Act — which costs us money. Gov. Gary Herbert needs to explain how that makes inmates safer.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Zinke's 'listening tour,' a high-achieving Davis robotics team, the Utah Democrats proposed party platform and a 2nd District Judge’s international influence. 


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