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Thumbs up to Grand County High School students in Moab who protested having to attend class on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Most Utah schools took the day off for the national holiday. The students...

National Commentary

Ignore liberal critics of 'American Sniper'

Bill Maher called Chris Kyle of "American Sniper" a "psychopath patriot." Michael Moore called military snipers "cowards" who shoot people in the back. Howard...


Letters

Expanding test range threatens 'ecological island'

Editor, I live in Box Elder County in large part because of its proximity to the west desert. Although I’d prefer it doesn’t happen at all, now that...


Letters

Wood burning can be controlled without ban

Editor, No to the over-reaching ban. Yes to the current scientific-trusted method of identifying the bad days. Wood burning can be controlled without a blanket...


Letters

Impressed with state representative

Editor, After attending a town hall meeting held by Utah State House Representative Mike Schultz on Jan. 27, real hope for our region of the state became apparent....


Letters

New aircraft don't need bigger test range

Editor, I have a very difficult time believing this new age of aircraft requires additional airspace that also incorporates additional ground space. I have been...




Letters

Roy has real problems

Roy subdivision plan called “crazy.” They do not understand the real problems in Roy: 1) We are running out of water. 2) We have lost all our...


Our View

Our View: LDS Church challenges legislators

Even though The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims that there has been no change in any of its official positions, its news conference on Tuesday...


Letters

Thoughts about letter subjects

Where to start? There were so many interesting letters to the editor in the Standard Examiner that just one comment seems insufficient. Regarding wood burning. I...


National Commentary

The death of Barbie has been greatly exaggerated

Mattel chief executive Bryan Stockton resigned Tuesday after a five-quarter sales slump and three years of flagging sales of the company’s best-known brand,...


Guest Commentary

The new political ice age

And that's it for sports." "Thank you Robert for the fascinating premier of your exclusive in-depth Channel 7, twelve-part series on underinflated balls, Can't...


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The death of Barbie has been greatly exaggerated

Mattel chief executive Bryan Stockton resigned Tuesday after a five-quarter sales slump and three years of flagging sales of the company’s best-known brand,...


Our View: LDS Church challenges legislators

Even though The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims that there has been no change in any of its official positions, its news conference on Tuesday...