Guest Commentary

Big ideas and small egos add up to strong Ogden leadership

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“Ogden is most fortunate to be a place in which civic leadership abounds. Leaders here care...

Guest Commentary

Deputy faces a misdemeanor in police dog's death — a reader conversation

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A sheriff’s deputy was charged with a misdemeanor in the death of a Northern Utah police dog. To some readers, that doesn’t go far enough.


Real Estate

Column: Who do you know who could benefit from a Have a Heart home?

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Every year, a committee of home builders and Realtors find a lot that’s either donated or deeply discounted and build a home for a family in need. 


Guest Commentary

Politics is killing honest debate and compromise

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“Certainly, we will never find common ground if we do not seek it,” writes Sandy Crosland.


Homefront

The Homefront: Saying goodbye isn't nearly as final as it used to be

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With the help of modern technology and transportation, it’s not nearly as difficult to say goodbye to family as it was centuries ago. 


Guest Commentary

Big ideas and small egos add up to strong Ogden leadership

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“Ogden is most fortunate to be a place in which civic leadership abounds. Leaders here care about results, not credit,” writes Jeff Steagall.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: An hourlong open conversation with a caseworker shows progress

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“It doesn’t really matter whose idea it was to conduct such an interview,” inmate Brian Wood writes. “The point is someone wants to know, and the caseworker ended up getting to know me a little.”


Guest Commentary

Every ideology is flawed. How do we find common ground?

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“Our dialogue and discussions rarely start from the fundamentals upon which we agree, but rather jump right to ideological conflicts,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Banning the sale of fireworks in Utah — a reader conversation

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If you want to make someone’s head explode, suggest a ban on the sale of fireworks in Utah.


Real Estate

Real estate column: It's not just a job. It's a lifestyle

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This is real life, not HGTV. We don’t give our clients three homes to pick from and then force them to pick the least disgusting. In real life, even in this tight market, we have options.


Guest Commentary

The mystery of Ogden’s vanishing college graduates

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“Over the past decade, thousands of young men and women who grew up in Ogden and earned college degrees have subsequently chosen to locate outside Ogden,” writes Michael Vaughan.


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