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West Point man doesn't want your cats and dogs pooping in his yard

tinker's cat cafe

There has been a lot said about the two cats shot in the head recently. The owners are up in arms...

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Target loses West Point customer over transgender bathroom policy

I am writing regarding the Washington Post story in the May 4 Standard-Examiner, “Group tests Target’s bathroom policy.” I could not believe it. There are some pretty bad people out there who could take advantage of this — child molesters and rapists! How are...


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Urge Hatch, Bishop to do something about prescription drug prices

There are three major issues facing Congress and the president in the prescription drug area: 1) Importation of drugs from safe countries; 2) Medicare putting its drugs out for bid; and 3) Blocking deals with generic drug manufacturers that prohibit them from producing drugs. There are now eight...


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Utah needs to expand Medicaid coverage to those at 138 percent of poverty level

The Medicaid expansion issue is not new, though parts are not widely known. Utah Rep. Robert Spendlove wants to expand Medicaid to those living at or below 100 percent of the federal poverty level; he believes that bills proposed at the federal level did not give enough control to the state to...


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Marriott-Slaterville church loves spreading the word about bees

As one of the beekeepers at the Marriott-Slaterville First United Methodist Church, I want to let you know what a great local story you published (“Beekeeping ministry teaches stewardship of the earth,” April 23 Standard-Examiner). We really enjoyed putting Sarah Welliver and JaNae...


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West Point man doesn't want your cats and dogs pooping in his yard

There has been a lot said about the two cats shot in the head recently. The owners are up in arms to think someone would shoot their furry darlings. They are so incensed I am sure like the Queen of Hearts they would shout,


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Bernie Sanders could help Donald Trump win in November

There is a way Donald Trump could win the presidency. All Bernie Sanders has to do, in his blind ambition, is to run as an independent. He will then also need to change his name to Ralph Nader II. Think about it. Gerald Mayer South Ogden


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Enforce the laws already on the books at Pineview Reservoir

In response to a proposed curfew on Pineview Reservoir beaches and waters, I say Phooey! Once again, local government wants to eliminate our freedoms because they have failed to enforce current laws. Just because a few people have caused issues is no reason to punish the many who obey the...


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Andrew Jackson was a disgrace who had no place on the front of the $20 bill

It is about time they replaced Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Finally, the outcry has been heard. The slave owner and murderer of Native Americans is a disgrace to our nation. Jackson created the “spoils system,” which corrupts our government by appointing friends to positions instead...


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Republicans need to allow a vote on Supreme Court nominee

For the past seven-plus years, the Republicans have done their best to disrupt all that the Democratic Party was trying to do to reverse the problems were created during the past administration’s time in office. They tried to make Barack Obama a “one-term president,” fought the...


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Claim that Gochnour was bullied "both misinformed and wrongheaded"

The Standard-Examiner’s April 24 editorial,


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