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Our View: If you are being abused, get help

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The murder of three persons, a young wife and her children, 2 and 6, reportedly by her husband, also the youngsters’ father, shook this community. To perhaps a vast majority of residents,...

Our View

Our View: Enforce fireworks laws

As the Fourth of July draws nearer, it’s become common to hear fireworks during evenings in most Top of Utah neighborhoods. This will continue for about a...


National Commentary

Yes, SpaceX's rocket blew up, but it was a useful failure

It was, in corporate parlance, a “non-nominal launch.” Others more bluntly called it a “catastrophic failure.” SpaceX’s seventh...


Guest Commentary

Everyday people

I was zooming down I-80 near Lyman, Wyoming, pondering the latest mass murder in America and rocking out to a favorite song by the noted philosopher Sly Stone:...


Letters

Article on trash in valley missed the point

Editor, The story on trash in the Ogden Valley missed the point by a mile. The person who drinks a 12 pack of beer on our beaches isn't going to read that story...


Letters

Delinquent elephants and delinquent boys

Editor. “Delinquent Elephants” is a TV documentary about a part of Africa where biologists started finding unusual numbers of dead "Rhinos." Something...




Letters

Altice needs to be released and receive therapy

Editor, I agree 100 percent with the letter writer of “No need for lawsuits in Altice case,” (June 30) regarding the schoolteacher. Those boys weren't...


Our View

Our View: No excuse for rape kits backlog

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...


National Commentary

A fair week's work

The idea that workers should get time and a half pay for overtime — that is, a 50 percent boost in hourly pay for any hours they put in past 40 per week...


National Commentary

No Labels, Huntsman stakes out a national agenda

President Barack Obama recently expressed his frustration at dysfunction in Washington. “Congress doesn’t work the way it should. Issues are left...


Letters

Assault survivor thanks family for help

Editor, I’m writing this letter to express my sincere appreciation to the Barber family of North Ogden. I have been made aware of your generosity, and...


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