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Reader voted responsibly for Obama

Editor, Reply to Aug 23 letter, “Our votes have brought the wrath of God”: The author says "You have helped bring the wrath of God upon this country...


Letters

Olsen wrong about Planned Parenthood

Editor, Steve Olsen said, “Let’s review the facts: Federal and state funds are not used for abortion services, which constitute only a small fraction...


Our View

Our View: Don't play politics with gold mine spill

There’s some good news after the large spill from an abandoned gold mine tainted rivers in Colorado. The waters are recovering, despite a massive, serious...


National Commentary

Here's how Biden-Warren sort of makes sense

If Joe Biden was trying to unsettle Hillary Clinton by meeting with Elizabeth Warren over the weekend, here’s a way to really rattle her: pick the...


Guest Commentary

Is the ACA reducing competition?

The recent decision by the Supreme Court assures the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted on March 23, 2010. However, former critics of the ACA in the...




Standard Deviations

Reporters aren't liars, and you can misquote me on that

It’s time once again to talk about how the sausage is made. Every so often, as a public service to the readers of the Standard-Examiner, we explain the inner...


Letters

If you are struggling, you are not alone, talk until you reach

Editor, On June 19, 2014 our lives were crushed by our daughter, Hannah Warburton's, suicide. She was only 16. There have been many things that have surprised me...


Letters

We're losing all of the rights Democrats, unions provided us

Editor, As I was reading the Sunday paper, I discovered that Utah’s Senator Hatch has decided to lead Congress in a bill to do away with unions in the IRS,...


Letters

Three candidates are what's negative in Kaysville politics

Editor, I write in reference to Gil Miller’s commentary on Aug. 16  in the Standard-Examiner, “Negative campaigning should be eye-opener for...


Letters

Seniors need a say at North Ogden center

Editor, To the city of North Ogden in regards to the North View Senior Center, Ramona Barker, past director of the old North View got grants and donations to help...


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