Opinion

Clearfield marriages: I now pronounce you $150 poorer

Davis Marriage

Just in time for the traditional June wedding blitz, I figured you young lovers out there could use a little free nuptial advice. And my advice is this: Don’t bother asking Clearfield Mayor...

Guest Commentary

Senators accept plan to squeeze commissary benefit

The Senate Armed Services Committee has accepted a Defense Department plan to pare taxpayer support of base grocery stores, which if enacted into law would lower...


Standard Deviations

Clearfield marriages: I now pronounce you $150 poorer

Just in time for the traditional June wedding blitz, I figured you young lovers out there could use a little free nuptial advice. And my advice is this:...


Guest Commentary

Careful response is required to North Korea’s missile moves

“Egregious” and “grotesque” is how United States Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea’s reckless international...


Letters

Veteran appreciates restaurant for military appreciation day

Editor, I wanted to take the time to thank Chick-fil-A for its outstanding tribute to the military with their “military appreciation day“ on Wednesday,...


Letters

Thought control run amok

Editor, Think like me, or else ... The Commander-in-Chief's graduation speech at the Coast Guard Academy this week added command guidance on how to think about...




Letters

Paper doesn't understand the Fourth Amendment

Editor, It amazes me that the Standard-Examiner lately seems to lean toward curtailing the rights of our ciizenship in disregard of the Constitution and the Bill...


Letters

Bike stolen from wife suffering from Alzheimer's

Editor, A few weeks ago someone stole a keepsake bicycle from our garage. My wife and I bought our matched pair of Schwinn five-speed bikes 44 years ago. They are...


National Commentary

16 questions Hillary Clinton should answer

As her campaign for the presidency kicked off, Hillary Clinton managed to go 27 days without answering a question from the press. On Tuesday, she broke that streak....


Letters

Marijuana an evil weed throughout history

Editor, Marijuana is an evil plant and has been for centuries. It destroys people and their families. Centuries ago in about 1070 AD a Caliph in Turkey found a use...


Letters

Treat bicycles as any other vehicle

Editor, My thanks to motorists who watch out for bicyclists. Unfortunately a few motorists go too far. Bicycles are vehicles, according to our national and state...


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