Our View

Pick up a banned book this week. Assert your right to read

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This is Banned Books Week. Assert your right to read.

Our View

Utah lawmakers are lousy at running the state's alcohol business

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Utah lawmakers need to get out of the alcohol business. They just aren’t any good at it.


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At every turn, Judge Raymond Uno lifted up those around him

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Raymond Uno did not simply prevail over unjust imprisonment during World War II, fueled by the blind anger and terror of his own government — he showed the unlimited potential of the human spirit.


Opinion

Pick up a banned book this week. Assert your right to read

Banned Books Week Logo

This is Banned Books Week. Assert your right to read.


Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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The Standard-Examiner Editorial Board hashes out the positions we take on the Opinion page. Here’s what members recommended last week for praise and criticism:


Our View

Changes to school grades was a bad thing to do for Utah schools

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The state scores are about more than morale and, with the scale changing, it’s doing more harm that good. It might be time to drop the altogether.


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Rare storm brings out not-so-rare gems in community

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Before the huge storm that hit Washington Terrace Thursday could even roll away from the Wasatch Front, folks in the community began contacting the Standard-Examiner to ask how to help.


Our View

Ogden city should be transparent about 'graffiti' vs. 'art'

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The city whitewashing one wall and looking the other way — or even helping to fund — the painting of another would be a normal course of city business if the process by which it’s done was clearer.


Our View

Northern Utah Paralympians are the role models young athletes deserve

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Three athletes from this area brought home hardware from Rio — what could we learn from their examples?


Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Nurture the Creative Mind’s pianos make downtown Ogden a vibrant places. Meanwhile, Utah politicians took more than $1 million from drugmakers even as opioid deaths in the state became a crisis.


Our View

Salt Lake County has a unified police department. Would it work here?

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Would a unified police department work in Weber County? The time has come to discuss it.


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