Opinion

Improving education is not optional

Schools Testing-1

On consecutive days this last week, the United States was introduced to two very different visions for its most important education law. Quite soon, Congress will choose between them, and while the...

Letters

A lot of hot air about deflated footballs

Editor, We are being "conned" on the inflation of footballs in a recent NFL playoff game. The "con" on inflation has become a confligate, a word from the Latin...


Our View

Our View: Extend Monroe Boulevard

Ogden writers of letters to the editor and social media posts have been having fun with some comments made by North Ogden residents protesting the proposed...


Guest Commentary

The issue that will shape the Legislative session

The 2015 Legislative Session is being shaped by a few large political issues that are expected to consume significant time and budget resources. In a short...


Standard Deviations , Staff Columns

Journalists' deaths leave holes in tight-knit (dysfunctional)

A newsroom is very much like a family. Often tight-knit, occasionally dysfunctional, but always — always — family. Even after a reporter or editor...


Letters

Writer doesn't know Middle East history

Editor, The writer of the letter “Support for Israel brings terrorist attacks” seems to not know his history about the Middle East. The killings...




Letters

President outlines more spending, new taxes

Editor, During his State of the Union address the president declared, ”The shadow of crisis is past and the State of the Union is great.” He told us...


National Commentary

Fill up on cheap gasoline while you can, America

Raise that thermostat and fire up the SUV: West Texas Intermediate crude is hovering around $45 a barrel, and the Costco near my house is currently vending gasoline...


Sports , Staff Columns

Rahe shows toughness, will 'Cats follow?

Here’s how I see the rest of the 2014-15 season going for the Weber State Wildcats: I … have … no … idea. Shoulder shrug Could be...


Our View

Our View: Study new Layton overpass

A freeway runs through Layton. For most Top of Utah cities along the Interstate 15 corridor, development is on one side of the freeway or another. In Ogden, most...


Letters

North Ogden comments unfortunate

Editor, Much hay is being made in Letters to the Editor about some unfortunate comments made by a few of our residents who don’t want to be connected to...


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Journalists' deaths leave holes in tight-knit (dysfunctional)

A newsroom is very much like a family. Often tight-knit, occasionally dysfunctional, but always — always — family. Even after a reporter or editor...