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Expanding test range threatens 'ecological island'

Editor, I live in Box Elder County in large part because of its proximity to the west desert. Although I’d prefer it doesn’t happen at all, now that...


National Commentary

Ignore liberal critics of 'American Sniper'

Bill Maher called Chris Kyle of "American Sniper" a "psychopath patriot." Michael Moore called military snipers "cowards" who shoot people in the back. Howard...


Letters

Impressed with state representative

Editor, After attending a town hall meeting held by Utah State House Representative Mike Schultz on Jan. 27, real hope for our region of the state became apparent....


Letters

New aircraft don't need bigger test range

Editor, I have a very difficult time believing this new age of aircraft requires additional airspace that also incorporates additional ground space. I have been...


Letters

Roy has real problems

Roy subdivision plan called “crazy.” They do not understand the real problems in Roy: 1) We are running out of water. 2) We have lost all our...




Our View

Our View: LDS Church challenges legislators

Even though The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims that there has been no change in any of its official positions, its news conference on Tuesday...


Letters

A 'no-brainer' to help reduce air pollution

Editor, While I oppose the wood-burning ban proposal, I strongly suggest that another method take priority in helping reduce the pollutants contributing to the...


Letters

Curious timing for LDS Church announcement

Editor, President Thomas Monson's closing remarks in last October's LDS General Conference admonished us all to "stand up for what you believe in." The tone of...


Behind the Headlines

Gibson brings varied background to team

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...


Letters

Thoughts about letter subjects

Where to start? There were so many interesting letters to the editor in the Standard Examiner that just one comment seems insufficient. Regarding wood burning. I...


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