Opinion

Online commenter makes Donald Trump look downright sensitive by

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The envelope, please. And the award for Worst Performance of an Actual Human Being in a Newspaper, Magazine or Website goes to … VZ Gardner. One of the Standard-Examiner’s most...

Letters

The generosity of the people of Utah

Editor, Two articles caught my eye in today's news. The first being the outpouring of love toward the Taylor family. Keyera reaching out when needed and then...


Letters

Vacation rentals are crime magnets

Editor, The destructive impact of vacation rentals are numerous. The one that is impossible to regulate is the fact that they are targets for burglaries and home...


Letters

Column on Jenner was hateful

Editor, Jim Burton's hateful column “Did ESPN exploit the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner situation? (July 30) is a cleverly disguised attack on equality and...


Letters

Don't set your heart on material things

Editor, I believe there is a “life force” within us. Flowers bloom, reach their beauty, then die. This die-hard, younger, stronger, too busy to...


Letters

Local traffic signals can confuse drivers

Editor, I have noticed something about traffic signals in a number of intersections both in Ogden and in Salt Lake City. The signal for turning left hangs directly...




National Commentary

Mullah Omar's death needn't end Afghan peace effort

If the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar died two years ago, as reports suggest, it may thoroughly cloud an already hazy picture in Afghanistan. For now,...


National Commentary

Planned Parenthood and our abortion choices

Confronting reality is not always a pleasant experience, but it is always a useful one. The covertly recorded videos of Planned Parenthood officials are a reminder...


Our View

Our View: Swastika tagging disturbing

Ben Lomond High School in Ogden was tagged with graffiti. That’s not unusual; schools play pranks, particularly during rivalry sports events. However, the...


Letters

Many underground rivers in the area

Editor, The people pumping water out of their basement the past month or so are pumping water of an underground river. There are many of them all along the Wasatch...


Letters

Senator Mike Lee is a profile in courage

Editor: Utah Senator Mike Lee is a profile in courage. He stood up to fellow Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and voted no to the...


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Don't set your heart on material things

Editor, I believe there is a “life force” within us. Flowers bloom, reach their beauty, then die. This die-hard, younger, stronger, too busy to...


Vacation rentals are crime magnets

Editor, The destructive impact of vacation rentals are numerous. The one that is impossible to regulate is the fact that they are targets for burglaries and home...