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Carlin's background, love of children qualify her for State Board of Education

Utah State Board of Education

Elizabeth Carlin has a love of children and delights in seeing their progress. Although she has...

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Calling Orlando a gay hate crime "totally off the mark," reader says

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Calling the murderous acts of a radical Islamic terrorist in Orlando a “gay hate crime” is like calling Hitler’s extermination of Jews a “chemistry experiment” — totally off the mark. President Obama and his minions need a reality check. Their dog-and-pony show...


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It's pointless trying to restrict guns

Divided America Guns

I think the news media, the politicians and people who are against guns are lying to us. Why? Do they live in a glass house? They should get out and see what's happening. I don’t understand, and maybe you can help me out here. After listening to the news media I have concluded that the...


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Weber County GOP leaders should resign over Harvey campaign funding

Legislators come out in support of Jim Harvey


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Carlin's background, love of children qualify her for State Board of Education

Utah State Board of Education

Elizabeth Carlin has a love of children and delights in seeing their progress. Although she has retired, she now substitute teaches because of this love of teaching and working with children. She has taken trips with People to People, which is an organization affiliated with the U.S. Department of...


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Elliott would be a welcome addition to Davis County Commission

Political newcomer seeks Davis Commission seat

I am disappointed with the Standard-Examiner’s recent endorsement of Steve Hiatt for Davis County commissioner. Selecting him solely because he was mayor of Kaysville raises the question of how well he performed in that position. I, for one, am extremely concerned about his performance as...


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Gochnour actually "brought in" more than Harvey

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Gochnour has a history of public management that will help Weber County

Candidates sound off on county form of government

I am a long-term resident of Weber County and the Ogden Valley, retired from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources with over 30 years of wildlife management experience. Utahns have always valued farmlands, open space, wildlife and wildlife habitat and have employed a variety of land use and...


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NBA players, fans disrespectful during the national anthem

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Recently I watched the sixth game of the NBA playoffs. As I watched them do the national anthem, I was deeply saddened by what I witnessed. When I was a child, I was taught that the national anthem represented our country and we should put one hand on our heart as we sing this song to show our...


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Reader reflects on magpies, illegal immigrants, Donald Trump and America

Black-billed magpie

What has happened to our beloved nation? It is illegal to kill magpies and rattlesnakes, yet the magpies destroy the smaller birds and destroy their nests. They also eat our early fruits and veggies. A rattlesnake can kill you with its poison. Now, the United States permits immigrants to come here...


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OSI group plans to educate Ogden residents about city blight plans

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OSI (Ogdenites in Search for Information) has researched beginning from 2000 until 2016 and documented how blight area residents were poorly informed about the urban renewal process while federal funding was pouring into the Blight Area, delegated to Ogden City. We found nonprofits, government...


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