Opinion

Our View: No excuse for rape kits backlog

Rape and Reality

There is no excuse for the substantial rape kit backlog in the Top of Utah, with some kits going untested for more than 15 years. For example, in Ogden, there are 88 untested rape kits going...

Guest Commentary

An American patriot

Independence Day 70 years ago, Ernest G. “Son” King celebrated the 4th of July holiday with his wife Helen, daughter Melanie and year old son Mike at...


Our View

The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one...


Our View

Our View: Keeping Pineview clean

We give thanks and appreciation to local residents who participated in a community cleanup at the Pineview Reservoir, which is plagued by selfish visitors who dump...


Guest Commentary

Hatch legislation is good news for Hill Air Force Base

Historically, a source of great frustration for Hill Air Force Base’s depot maintenance professionals is the fact that the weapon systems they maintain have...


Guest Commentary

Gay marriage ruling is a conservative, limited-government result

Like many of you, I have struggled with my emotions the last few years as the debate over same sex marriage has unfolded. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, I...




Letters

Reader hopes next president will be a real American leader

Editor, If there were ever a more abysmal president it would be Barack Obama. We have a president who thinks climate change is our biggest threat while ISIS and...


Letters

Towing procedures do not seem ethical

Editor, Recently, my family and I attended a company-sponsored Raptors game. Unfortunately, they did not sponsor parking also. We parked in the Teleperformance...


Letters

Spiritual warfare versus God's mysterious ways

Editor, If they believe in spiritual warfare then they should also believe that God works in mysterious ways. Playing tricks and shocking and poisoning a human...


Letters

Stop the fireworks; have a designated show

Editor, The lead story in the July 2 newspaper is about vets suffering PTSD reactions to fireworks. Next is about fire crews getting worked up to combat wayward...


Guest Commentary

Partisanship overcomes voters’ economic self-interest

A significant number of Americans faced severe hardships during the recession of 2007-08 due to loss of jobs and homes. Many also suffered from the loss of their...


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An American patriot

Independence Day 70 years ago, Ernest G. “Son” King celebrated the 4th of July holiday with his wife Helen, daughter Melanie and year old son Mike at...


The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one...