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National Commentary

When discrimination hides behind religious faith

Where is Leslie Knope when we need her? Indiana's "Religious Freedom Restoration Act," which purports to protect Christians from being forced to apply the Golden...


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Davis County officials for releasing the list of county residents mistakenly issued tax credits last year. Although the list totaled only about $3,000,...


Guest Commentary

Should school superintendents be certified?

I believe assurance of ability to perform a given educational task should be required. Yet, I have never been convinced that certification following the...


Letters

Grandson died because people weren't vaccinated

Editor, My baby grandson died several years ago in France from whooping cough. His death could have been avoided if those around him had been vaccinated. His life...


Our View

Our View: Keep Union Station running

Union Station is the centerpiece of Ogden. The iconic building at the end of Historic 25th Street is a reminder of Junction City’s railroad past and its...




Sports , Staff Columns

Sports writer's career yields sweet memories, funny stories

In March of 1998 – about this time of year – I ate the biggest ice cream sundae you’ve ever seen. Former Standard-Examiner sports columnist...


Behind the Headlines , Staff Columns

New column to come from behind bars

A couple of months ago a neighbor friend of mine, Nolan Taylor, approached me with an interesting proposal. He had befriended a man he knew through church who has...


Standard Deviations

Leave it to NASA to make redirecting asteroids boring

And to think it had such a promising title, too. “Asteroid Redirect Mission.” What, are you kidding me? A mission to redirect an asteroid? Those three...


Letters

State already makes enough off gas taxes

Editor, I am confused here and maybe those who understand the new math can help me out here: I found it on the Utah Department of Transportation site. We used...


National Commentary

An epidemic of Americans behaving well

New York Times columnist David Brooks thinks Americans have behavioral problems. In a recent columnon the struggles of working-class families, he recounts horror...


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Columnist needs facts on RAMP funding

Editor, I was recently disappointed while reading an article in the Standard Examiner by Meg Sanders’ “RAMP funds go to gun range when parks are...


Our View: Weber needs to address diesel emissions

  We can understand the desire of Weber officials to do their due diligence gathering information and discussing all aspects of a proposal to implement diesel...