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We are one nation under God

America Under God. Those are words our founding fathers used in creation of our great nation, and which I have always put my sincere faith and trust. In...


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Reduce wood burning emissions

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...


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Greed drives political ideology

Editor, What has happened to honest and caring politicians. It is obvious that facts don’t matter. Our elected officials are bias in their statements and it...


Letters

Budget cuts to blame for Hill AFB worker shortage

Editor, I am writing concerning the Our View editorial of 24 Feb 2014, Hill shortage = education needs. I think the editorial board has fallen considerably short...


Our View

Our View: What about road to Powder Mountain?

The proposed development of a year-round community at Powder Mountain is intriguing Summit has been working with government officials since it purchased the ski...




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Raise the minimum wage for restaurant workers

Editor, How can legislators believe that $2.13 is a fair wage to anyone? How can they feel it right to raise their wages and state leaders that make $100,000 to...


Guest Commentary

Pay raise for governor long overdue

Last week the Standard Examiner published an editorial objecting to the recommendations from the Elected Official and Judicial Compensation Commission (EJCC) that...


Guest Commentary

Tax phobia in Utah hinders quality of life

The dictionary definition of phobia is “a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid...


Letters

DAQ just guessing on wood burning emissions

Editor, There are a couple of ways that you can arrive at a conclusion. One is by the SAPD method (Scientifically Analyzed Proven Data} and another is by the SWAG...


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Agent Orange may make people think

Editor, I have been delighted to see in this newspaper a number of recent stories about Major Carter and his complaint about Agent Orange at the Hill AFB. We...


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Our View: Defining the line on rights

Salt Lake City motorcycle police officer Eric Moutsos says he was disciplined when he objected because of religious reasons to being required to...