Our View: Demilitarize law enforcement

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The Box Elder County Sher­iff’s Of­fice has a gre­nade launcher. We await, with some trep­i­da­tion, the need for law en­force­ment in Box Elder County to

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Kurdish fighters not terrorists

In Iraq, the United States is fighting in a de facto alliance with one group on its list of terrorist organizations — the Kurdistan Workers Party, also known

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Doubling down on failure

When President Obama announced in 2011 the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq, he was sanguine about that nation’s future. U.S. soldiers could be

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A budget gimmick

Fiscal irresponsibility is old hat in Washington. Nevertheless, if any bill could be described as breaking new ground in that department, it might be one President

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Our View: Social media is part of news

Social media, Twitter, Facebook, smart phones with photo and video capability, are part of media today. To disagree with that is to deny the social media reporting


Gravel trucks present danger in Ogden Canyon

Editor, What is it going to take for the highway department to restrict double and triple gravel hauling trucks through one of the most dangerous highways in Utah?


Substitute teacher gives thumbs up to schools

Editor, For the past twelve years, I have had the experience of being a substitute teacher. I taught several years in the Ogden School District and then in the


Let's all teach with integrity

Editor, School has already started for some of our beloved children. Some are scared and unsure of their transitions, whether to a new grade or a new school. Our


Connections Academy looks forward to new school year

Editor, As we usher in a new school year, Utah students have exciting new opportunities to explore their potential. As principal of Utah Connections Academy,


'Unarmed boy' robbed store, bullied clerk

Dear Editor, "Unarmed“ is not disarmed. An unarmed criminal suspect who is shot or beaten in an attempted arrest may still be dangerous, the suspect may have

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Economy is winning midterms for Republican Party

WASHINGTON — Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy — where the actual data look good,

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