Guest Commentary

Love's plan to make birth control pills available OTC — a reader conversation

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Should birth control pills be available without a prescription? U.S. Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, thinks...

Guest Commentary

Weber County emergency response crews responded effectively to flooding

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“Mother Nature will show her mighty strength, but we take great comfort knowing that our crews and emergency response leadership teams are trained and ready to go,” the Weber County commissioners write.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Officers don't mess around when it comes to intervention, safety

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If a prisoner refuses to comply with orders, then officers will eventually intervene and use force, but not before they gather overwhelming numbers, inmate Brian Wood writes. 


Guest Commentary

At the U.S. Supreme Court, a family tries to extend the Constitution by 60 feet

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“Most of the time we live safely within the borders of our laws. Usually our lives don’t venture into dangerous territory, where the law and Constitution do not — and cannot — protect us,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Love's plan to make birth control pills available OTC — a reader conversation

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Should birth control pills be available without a prescription? U.S. Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, thinks so.


Guest Commentary

Don’t fixate on trade deficits — let the economy work

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“The best strategy for the United States would be to ignore the trade deficit as a statistic without much meaning for policy and focus instead on creating jobs and helping American firms to export,” writes Jeff Steagall.


Guest Commentary

Continuous improvement is part of Weber State University's culture

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“In an age of competition, quality and innovation are key to long-term viability. The same holds true in higher education,” write Eric Amsel and Gail Niklason of Weber State University.


Guest Commentary

Utahns need compassionate care and medical cannabis reform

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“The CARERS Act would expand research and decriminalize the use of medical cannabis for those who use it in compliance with state law.” writes Christine Stenquist. “This bill would lead to the development of new medications and bring much-needed peace of mind to patients.”


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Winter is the least enjoyable time of the year for Utah's inmates

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Spring can’t get here soon enough, inmate Brian Wood writes. 


Guest Commentary

Updating "Schoolhouse Rock!" for the Trump administration

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A classic song about the legislative process gets a remake for 2017. This time, it’s about Dodd-Frank, oil companies and President Trump.


Guest Commentary

A Day Without Immigrants — an S-E reader conversation

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When Beto’s Mexican Food closed in Ogden for a Day Without Immigrants, some people vowed they’d never eat there again. Others promised to be back as soon as the restaurant reopened.


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