Opinion

Our View: A prison in Box Elder?

Prison Relocation-1

Box Elder County is in the running to have a new state prison built there, but so are a couple of dozen more sites, including Weber and Davis counties.  Although many Box Elder County leaders

Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the Ogden Veterans Day Parade being saved. There were fears that it would not occur but local veterans groups are working hard to make sure the parade


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Like it or not, Whittingham loves Jimmy Mac

Kyle Whittingham set a record that night, but nobody ever talks about it. It’s easy to see why: Jim McMahon stole the show. Down by 20 points late in the


Letters

Meaning of the word marriage is plain

Editor, A useless controversy currently exists in the media and in the minds of countless individuals over the meaning of the word, marriage. We need words to


Guest Commentary

Scotland referendum reflects global challenges

Identity politics is how former U.S. President Bill Clinton sums up the continuing powerful drive for independence in Scotland. He describes the growing worldwide


Letters

Syracuse ski patroller helps injured man

Editor, On Friday, Sept. 19 a Syracuse resident and Wolf Mountain ski patroller named Dave Brown provided much-needed medical assistance to a young man at Smith


Letters

Dam threatens our environment

Editor, This sounds like a real fiasco in the making, especially if it's to ensure green lawns and golf courses. (“ N. Utah dam still coming,” Sept.


Letters

Obama's fiscal bubble is about to burst

Editor, The president of the United States Has everyone focused on ISIL while our southern border is invaded with people from 70 different countries being shipped


Letters

Veterans unite to organize parade

Editor, Regarding a couple items in the Standard-Examiner’s “Veterans parade being saved, ”Sept. 17.“) I am not sure saved is the term. Not


Letters

More honesty needed in gay marriage issue

Editor, Our ongoing debate about whether there should be only traditional marriage or not lacks a key element – honesty. We need to face the fact there is a


National Commentary

Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority

WASHINGTON — Democrats know that keeping control of the Senate this election year isn’t a man’s job. Success will depend on the votes of women.


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