Opinion

Gibson brings varied background to team

Doug Gibson

Opinion Editor Doug Gibson has taken on a new assignment. As part of a reorganization of the Standard-Examiner newsroom, Doug is now heading up the Features and Entertainment team. He will be over...

Our View

Our View: Police upfront about case

We have been critical in the past of police agencies for a lack of transparency when it comes to improper conduct of officers. Therefore it is worth noting when...


Letters

Letter critical of president was free speech

Editor, This letter is in response to Larry Bennington’s “Dismayed at slamming the president.” I had been traveling during the week Adminral...


Standard Deviations

Sleepless in Davis County: Hunting for the homeless

About the time we hit Farmington’s upscale Station Park shopping center, I began to realize this was not your typical search for the homeless. Each year,...


Letters

Wood a renewable heat resource

Editor, Everyone in Utah cares about air quality and our collective good health. During these winter months many of us rely on wood-burning heat sources to keep...


Guest Commentary

Commission: Offer choices and see military health care costs

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is urging President Obama to endorse and Congress to enact sweeping changes to military health...




Sports , Staff Columns

Damian Lillard's mad and the NBA's gonna pay

Don’t cry for Damian Lillard, cry for the poor NBA guards who’ll face him in the coming days, weeks and months. Because the Western Conference is...


National Commentary

Romney still may get what he wants in the 2016 race

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney told supporters Friday morning that he won’t pursue a third run for president in 2016. It was a major surprise given that,...


Our View

Our View: Rep. Ray's antics bomb

We are concerned by the antics of Rep. Paul Ray at an anti-death penalty rally Tuesday on Utah’s capitol steps. About 20 people held signs protesting...


Guest Commentary

The public should not fund non-public institutions

The Utah Democratic Party primaries are open to all members of the public. Yet the Republican-dominated Utah State Legislature has allowed the Utah Republican...


Letters

Wood burning ban oppressive

Editor, I have asked our state representatives to help us. I asked them to craft a standalone bill (or amend another bill) to cripple ridiculous regulations that...


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Our View: Police upfront about case

We have been critical in the past of police agencies for a lack of transparency when it comes to improper conduct of officers. Therefore it is worth noting when...


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Editor, This letter is in response to Larry Bennington’s “Dismayed at slamming the president.” I had been traveling during the week Adminral...