Grateful for the prison's high school, even if I thought I graduated years ago

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Central Utah Academy gives a chance of an education to inmates who need it.


Pioneer heritage a source of joy for Ogden woman

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I want to express my gratitude for my rich pioneer heritage. One of my treasured memories of my great-great-grandfather John Loveless and his wife Rachel Mahala Anderson, is knowing that he and his family associated with the prophet Joseph Smith on a regular basis. They lived in Nauvoo, Ill., and...

National Commentary

How Republicans blew it on Benghazi

House Benghazi Report

Our mistake in Libya was lack of follow-through. But that didn’t fit the needs of a made-for-talk-radio Benghazi scandal, writes Jennifer Rubin.

Our View

It's time to restore the Ogden Canyon mountainside

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A project to replace an Ogden Canyon pipeline was completed in 2013. It’s time to restore the mountainside.

National Commentary

On trade, Trump Is an encyclopedia of errors

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Donald Trump doesn’t understand the first thing about trade. His Tuesday speech proved it, writes Steve Chapman.


Trump may not have details, but he wants to make things happen

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Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president. He is the choice of the people. It seems that the Republican establishment should be uniting around  Trump rather than trying to get him to unite with the establishment. We should all vote for Trump even if we don't like the...

National Commentary

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg just won the next abortion fight

Supreme Court Abortion

Why did Ruth Bader Ginsburg need to file a separate concurrence in the Texas abortion case? To write into law the factual finding that abortion is safe, explains Linda Hirshman.

Our View

A couple reservoirs are full, but that doesn't mean we can begin wasting water

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Pineview Reservoir is full. So is Causey Reservoir. So the Northern Utah drought is over and we can use as much water as we want, right? No. Not even close. Actually, as it turns out, we need to expand our conservation efforts. Snowpack in the Ogden River watershed returned to normal levels this...

National Commentary

Seeking a path to academic success for low-income children

Helping Children Succeed

Author Paul Tough says we failed to eliminate achievement gaps for low-income children. It’s time to agree we can can do better, writes Esther J. Cepeda.


Calling Orlando a gay hate crime "totally off the mark," reader says

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Calling the murderous acts of a radical Islamic terrorist in Orlando a “gay hate crime” is like calling Hitler’s extermination of Jews a “chemistry experiment” — totally off the mark. President Obama and his minions need a reality check. Their dog-and-pony show...

Our View

When an Amber Alert is issued, pay attention — young lives are at stake


Don’t allow yourself to grow jaded about Amber Alerts. They save children’s lives.

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