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Our View: Smith a curious schools choice

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Brad Smith, the still rel­a­tively new su­per­in­ten­dent of the Og­den School Dis­trict, will soon be Utah’s head of pub­lic schools. By an 8-7 mar­gin,...

National Commentary

National service is anti-liberty and un-American

Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either "serving" in the...


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Bronco, Cougars can't avoid social media ... or Sunday service

He laughed, but Bronco Mendenhall could’ve just as easily clenched his teeth and given the ol’ stink eye. Clearly, the BYU football coach isn’t a...


National Commentary

A test for the tests

As a parent, I want to know how my children are progressing in school each year. The more I know, the more I can help them build upon their strengths and interests...


Letters

Bishop is a career politician

Editor, I was surprised to read in your newspaper that it is backing Utah’s career politician, Rob Bishop, in his re-election bid this time around. Perhaps...


Letters

RAMP tax is a blessing for Weber

Editor, A family from California visited Treehouse Museum recently and wanted to tell me how much they loved Treehouse and how unique it was in their experience of...


Letters

Re-elect Nelson as Morgan recorder

Editor, Our recommendation is that Brenda Nelson be re-elected as Morgan County Recorder. For many years now, Brenda Nelson has been faithfully serving the public...


Letters

Ogden sign outdated

Editor, My daughter, who lives in North Ogden, as do we, was recently driving down Washington Boulevard and was very unfavorably impressed with the old, half...


Letters

Bishop endorsement requires suspension of disbelief

Editor: I felt compelled to write in response to the Standard-Examiner’s Oct 19 endorsement of Rep. Rob Bishop. Firstly, this endorsement requires a...


Guest Commentary

Fifty years ago, 1964 was an eventful year

Over the week­end, I was watch­ing a col­lege foot­ball game on tele­vi­sion. At half­time, a group of old ath­letes took the field...


Our View

Our View: Amend Utah's gun laws

The threats against fem­i­nist speaker Anita Sar­kee­sian and her de­ci­sion to can­cel a speech at Utah State Univer­sity...


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Our View: Smith a curious schools choice

Brad Smith, the still rel­a­tively new su­per­in­ten­dent of the Og­den School Dis­trict, will soon be Utah’s head of...


Bronco, Cougars can't avoid social media ... or Sunday service

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