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Our View: State school board confusion

Utah Governor-Fox News

A top priority for Utah’s Legislature needs to be fixing the flawed procedure in determining state school board candidates. Recently, a judge ruled that the current system is unconstitutional.

National Commentary

On Islamic State plan, voters aren't divided on party lines

Last week, President Obama laid out his plan for attacking the Islamic State, and the immediate response from Republicans was almost uniformly negative. That


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Aggies can light the "A" with Garretson

The band played on. The fans cheered. And Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson wanted just one thing: Light the A. As tradition dictates, the big block


National Commentary

Analysis: The Islamic State claims it's facing a crusade

WASHINGTON — In his speech last week announcing plans to combat Islamic State extremists, who are wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama was


Guest Commentary

The U.S. Constitution turns 227 today

The U.S. Constitution is 227 years old. Wednesday, Sept. 17 is Constitution Day. Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the Constitution by 39 brave men


Letters

Is police procedure followed for suspects?

Editor, I'm sure it will be sometime before we learn all the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Mr. Darrien Hunt in Saratoga Springs. At the conclusion, we


Letters

Thanks to the kind customer

Editor, This note is directed to the lady customer at an Ogden ice cream parlor. On a recent Saturday evening, I and my three grandchildren were being served and


Letters

Thanks to Standard for covering Color Run

Editor, I just want to thank you so much for taking the time to come to our event last night! It was a huge success and we are so very proud! (“Turning to


Guest Commentary

American Spirit contest essay winners explore the Constitution

The American Spirit’s two winning essays, from Kristen Aeschlimann and Evelyn Tanner, are published on Constitution Day. This year's contest had entries from


National Commentary

Ukraine's uneasy compromise pleases no one

The compromises Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has made to end the fighting in his country have taken shape, and they are dangerous to his political future.


National Commentary

Scotland, don't go

Through waves of European revolutions, grand reform movements, the building and dismantling of history’s greatest global empire, two world wars and the


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Aggies can light the "A" with Garretson

The band played on. The fans cheered. And Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson wanted just one thing: Light the A. As tradition dictates, the big block...