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Our View: Smith a curious schools choice

Ogden School Board raises taxes 1

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,...

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Join with change, vote Irvine for House

Editor: Eric Irvine is an excellent candidate for the Utah House of Representatives. When I was first elected to the House, a law enforcement officer, Gary Cox,...


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Bluegrass gains mainstream audience appeal

Editor, Bluegrass music has become more popular over the past several years. It started with the film “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou” and has gained...


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Why do we send same people to Congress?

Editor, If everyone hates Congress, then why do you keep sending the same people back to Washington? James R. Tucker Roy To write the Standard-Examiner a letter...


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Needed: More independent contractors

If more Americans were self-employed independent contractors, the country would soar. Maybe I better explain. In addition to writing this weekly column, I provide...


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Our View: No need for Amendment A

We advocate a no vote on Amendment A, which seems to be a “solution” in search of a problem.  Constitutional Amendment A would eliminate the...


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UTOPIA can bring phone, net prices down

Editor, Thank you Layton for trying to provide residents with better service at a lower cost. A few weeks ago I attended an open meeting on UTOPIA where the city...


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Keep the Ogden sign where it is

Editor, Please leave the sign where it is. (“Ogden sign outdated,” online letter Oct. 21) Maybe restore it but don't change it. That sign has been...


Letters

Utah drivers are pretty good

Editor, I wish to respond to the Oct. 20 letter, “Utah drivers need to grow up.” I got quite a chuckle out of it.  I wonder how “grown up...


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Don't prey off free government offerings

Editor, This letter is in response to the letter to the editor, "We need health care for all," Oct. 22: While I agree that health care should be available for...


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...


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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...