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Put in a flashing crosswalk light at 33rd and Wall before it's too late

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Now that we’re in the holidays, turning our attention to those who have fallen on hard times,...

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Divorced woman didn't need to rely on husband for home, car

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I have to respond to Charlene Hecker’s Nov. 26 letter, “Woman no longer wants to be part of a church whose members supported Trump,” not because of her stance on Donald Trump or her issues with the LDS Church. She is fully entitled to her opinion on both. My issue is with her...


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The flag is the symbol of our core beliefs and values

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Box Elder County residents need to oppose municipal service tax

Box Elder feasibility study

We have class wars, race wars and a new one, incorporated vs. unincorporated wars. Government uses these divisions so that they can retain their power and control over the people. The Box Elder County Commissioners feel that the people who live in unincorporated areas are not paying their fair...


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Put in a flashing crosswalk light at 33rd and Wall before it's too late

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Now that we’re in the holidays, turning our attention to those who have fallen on hard times, I’m writing to argue for a flashing pedestrian crosswalk light at the intersection of 33rd Street and Wall Avenue in Ogden. Since the Lantern House shelter opened its new facility, I’m...


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George E. Wahlen Veterans Home grateful for community support

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The George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home would like to thank the outstanding community in which we live. Throughout the year, numerous community organizations and individuals contribute time, effort, and money to provide additional services and resources in support of the veterans home. Our...


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Reader recommends a "Positive Mental Attitude Diet"

Peale

I am thankful for many things, one of which in particular I will mention. Living in Kansas in 1973, I picked up a newspaper containing an article by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale titled, “If You Want to be Happy, go on a PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) Diet.” Being a big fan of diets, I...


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Story about flag-burner Crystal Hall was liberal hatemongering

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The Standard-Examiner’s Nov. 20 front page was one-sided hatemongering. The story about Crystal Hall, the transgender flag-burner, was merely a continuation of the vitriol continually spewed in and for the liberal media (”Ogden flag burner wanted 'powerful' statement against Trump and...


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America is a republic and it needs term limits

Trump Supreme Court-1

Some Americans claim our government is a democracy and “popular vote” should determine who is president. This is not true. We are a republic. This means everyone — including minorities and individuals — should have a voice in government. This is demonstrated...


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Despite internment as a child, woman has grown to love the United States

Topaz Internment Camp

I am a Japanese-American. At age 3, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, I was sent to the Topaz Relocation Camp in Utah by President Franklin Roosevelt because I looked like the enemy. Presently, there is a movement in this country to criticize United States. But even with my harsh treatment...


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Utahns need to vote on daylight saving time

Daylight Saving Time

Apparently the Standard-Examiner has determined that voting on DST is not necessary because two thirds of 27,000 residents in a 2014 study should determine the outcome on this issue (”A nonbinding referendum on DST is a waste of Utahns' time,” Nov 18). Utah has been on daylight saving...


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