Opinion

Our View: Let districts decide tech needs

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Earlier this year, an effort to spends hundreds of millions of dollars to uniformly outfit Utah public school students with digital tablets failed to gain traction in the Legislature. That was a wise

Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To persons who periodically clear out their medicine cabinets, paying special attention to disposing of prescription medications. These meds are


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Snyder's ideas won't work if team can't buy in

Charismatic and exuding charm in a face of something he must’ve found perplexing, Quin Snyder smiled and, ever the lawyer, pleaded his case. Speaking to a


Letters

Rules for Standard-Examiner election letters

The Standard-Examiner welcomes candidate endorsement letters for the election races this November. Letters should include specific reasons the candidate is endorsed


Letters

Rivers Council claim is incorrect

Editor, Great information article by Mark Saal (“Bear River dam a ‘boondoggle’”) in the Sept. 26 issue of Standard-Examiner. However, I


Letters

Bishop against environmental issues

Editor, The other day I received a calendar with scenes from the national parks. Then PBS had a showing of national parks. What was the most outstanding feature?


National Commentary

Let states decide marriage

On June 26 of last year, the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor, and since then lower courts


National Commentary

Don't rule out U.S. ground troops

Why would Gen. Martin Dempsey, the level-headed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is not known for challenging presidential authority, tell Congress that U.


Letters

Red Cross seeks Heroes Award nominations

Editor, Red Cross is looking for Heroes Awards Nominations  The American Red Cross Utah Region is accepting nominations for its prestigious annual Utah Red


Letters

What’s taking global warming so long?

Editor, Al Gore, I really believe in you and all of the other climate scientists who preach that the earth is warming up and prophesy of its catastrophic


Letters

Don't label Muslims as terrorists

Editor, With the situation in the Middle East what it is as of late and seeing how ISIS and al-Qaeda have been raising holy war in that part of the world, those


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