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Don't forget Navy medics on Iwo Jima

Editor Thank you for the timely reminder of the 70th anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima on the black volcanic sands that were full of caves and tunnels. Marine...


Letters

Firing squad not a return to the old West

Editor, I read the Standard-Examiner every morning and have kept up fairly close to the articles written about Rep. Paul Ray’s bill to re-instate the firing...


Letters

President in over his head

Editor, In the March 23 edition of this paper, an interesting letter was authored by a self-described "pointy-headed college professor", who has a long history of...


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Health care costs too much for seniors

Editor, It is no wonder that people of all ages let alone us who are blessed with being senior citizens cannot afford to keep up with health care needs. It is...


Letters

U.S. now has rival monarchies

Editor, Now come the Republicans seeking illicit national power, drooling over a chance to dole out thousands of government jobs, manipulate a budget of trillions,...




Our View

Our View: Demolish school, build park

The Ogden School District would like to tear down the old Edison Elementary School if it can find the funding. The school was closed several years ago and has now...


Sports , Staff Columns

We've seen him shoot, now let's see if Trey Burke rebounds

Look, Trey Burke is a grown man and he darn sure doesn’t need me fighting his battles for him. So I won’t. On Monday, during one of the Utah...


National Commentary

Iraq was a 12-year mistake

Twelve years ago last week, the U.S. launched its invasion of Iraq, an act the late General William Odom predicted would turn out to be "the greatest strategic...


Letters

Parkway needs more attention

Editor, Having property along the existing Skyline Parkway, I see cars each day traveling way over the existing 30 mile-per-hour speed limit through one of the...


Letters

Guns part of Weber County history

Editor, I view with dismay the divisive debate surrounding the recent RAMP grant for the newly-owned Weber County gun range. I am on the board of directors of the...


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Historic rights threatened by Summit development

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