Opinion

Our View: Deny latest Stericylce request

Medical Garbage Burning

You’ve got to hand it to officials at Stericycle Inc. -- they’ve got chutzpah. Stericycle, the medical waste burning plant that was fined $2.3 million after being cited for toxic...

Letters

Not everyone can train a service dog

Editor, This is in response to the article (March 28, 2014) about soldier Jason Richburg attempting to raise funds need to train a Service Dog to help his PTSD....


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Davis County officials for releasing the list of county residents mistakenly issued tax credits last year. Although the list totaled only about $3,000,...


National Commentary

America's obsession with STEM education is dangerous

If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, technical...


Guest Commentary

Should school superintendents be certified?

I believe assurance of ability to perform a given educational task should be required. Yet, I have never been convinced that certification following the...


Letters

Grandson died because people weren't vaccinated

Editor, My baby grandson died several years ago in France from whooping cough. His death could have been avoided if those around him had been vaccinated. His life...




Our View

Our View: Keep Union Station running

Union Station is the centerpiece of Ogden. The iconic building at the end of Historic 25th Street is a reminder of Junction City’s railroad past and its...


Behind the Headlines , Staff Columns

New column to come from behind bars

A couple of months ago a neighbor friend of mine, Nolan Taylor, approached me with an interesting proposal. He had befriended a man he knew through church who has...


Sports , Staff Columns

Sports writer's career yields sweet memories, funny stories

In March of 1998 – about this time of year – I ate the biggest ice cream sundae you’ve ever seen. Former Standard-Examiner sports columnist...


Standard Deviations

Leave it to NASA to make redirecting asteroids boring

And to think it had such a promising title, too. “Asteroid Redirect Mission.” What, are you kidding me? A mission to redirect an asteroid? Those three...


Letters

State already makes enough off gas taxes

Editor, I am confused here and maybe those who understand the new math can help me out here: I found it on the Utah Department of Transportation site. We used...


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Sports writer's career yields sweet memories, funny stories

In March of 1998 – about this time of year – I ate the biggest ice cream sundae you’ve ever seen. Former Standard-Examiner sports columnist...


Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Davis County officials for releasing the list of county residents mistakenly issued tax credits last year. Although the list totaled only about $3,000,...