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Lots of road work along the Wasatch Front

Editor, There is lots of road work going on along the Wasatch Front. Widening a bridge to add a lane here, adding a specific turn lane here. Even who new roads...


Letters

It's 'Melanoma Monday' in Utah, nation

Editor, It's Melanoma Monday in Utah and across the nation on May 4, 2015, a day centered on the early detection and prevention of a disease that kills thousands...


Letters

Retiring doctor has great skill, compassion

Editor, It is not often in today's society that you can find a doctor who is dedicated to his choice of careers. I worked with Dr. Scott Swift for some years,...


Standard Deviations

Sister-kissing, and other soccer abominations

If you’re a soccer fan in this state, your sister’s lips must be getting mighty chapped right about now. There is a famous quote — liberally...


National Commentary

Just another mom of the year has surfaced

Any other day, the Department of Family Services would have taken this year's Mother of the Year into custody. Moms who smile, frown, cheer, correct, hug, spank...




Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Ogden High School graduate Samantha MacBeth. Now in her second year of law school, MacBeth, 26, has dedicated her law career to help pass laws that...


National Commentary

Iran's 'justice'

President Barack Obama offered encouragement to the family and colleagues of Post reporter Jason Rezaian last weekend, saying, “We will not rest until we...


Guest Commentary

Committee votes for 'blended' military retirement plan

Despite vigorous opposition from a few colleagues who are military retirees, the House Armed Services Committee voted overwhelming on Wednesday to give future...


Our View

Our View: Trail access not negotiable

Many Top of Utahns were upset at the brief appearance of a sign at the 29th Street trailhead in Ogden that said that in the future, a photo ID and a wristband will...


National Commentary

Rubio has a shrewd poison pill for the Iran deal

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida and aspirant for his party’s presidential nomination, has a very poisonous pill he is seeking to add to Iran legislation this week...


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Our View: Net fuels Jade Helm paranoia

As we have reported in the Standard-Examiner, Utah and six other states are part of the “Jade Helm 15” military exercise. According to the U.S....


How can boxers earn so many millions?

Editor, Will someone please explain to me how two individuals trying to know the sense out of one another in a boxing match can get paid millions of dollars, while...