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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

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Ogden puts an end to ambush towing. Meanwhile, some people still don’t understand that...

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Negotiation, compromise lead to agreement on North Ogden library renovation

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For a while, North Ogden, Harrisville and Pleasant View argued with Weber County over the 2013 county library bond. But in the end, they found agreement — which is what voters wanted all along.


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It's time to restore the Ogden Canyon mountainside

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A project to replace an Ogden Canyon pipeline was completed in 2013. It’s time to restore the mountainside.


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A couple reservoirs are full, but that doesn't mean we can begin wasting water

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Pineview Reservoir is full. So is Causey Reservoir. So the Northern Utah drought is over and we can use as much water as we want, right? No. Not even close. Actually, as it turns out, we need to expand our conservation efforts. Snowpack in the Ogden River watershed returned to normal levels this...


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When an Amber Alert is issued, pay attention — young lives are at stake

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Don’t allow yourself to grow jaded about Amber Alerts. They save children’s lives.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

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Ogden puts an end to ambush towing. Meanwhile, some people still don’t understand that northern Utah is one big fire risk.


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Another look at our endorsements — Gochnour, Hiatt and Herbert

Candidates sound off on county form of government

The Standard-Examiner endorses Caitlin Gochnour, Steve Hiatt and Gov. Gary Herbert in the June 28 primary elections. But ultimately, you decide the winners.


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Utah cannot continue to ignore the Sixth Amendment

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You have the right to an attorney. Unless you’re an indigent defendant in Utah.


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This is one fireworks ban people in Ogden need to take seriously

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If you see somebody lighting a fire or shooting fireworks where open flames are banned, call the police. We can celebrate summer without burning down Ogden.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Utah?

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The Big Sky creates a fitting way to remember Jim Smith, the late women’s golf coach at Weber State. Meanwhile, Utah finishes at the bottom in education spending.


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Our endorsement in the GOP gubernatorial primary

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Jonathan Johnson is a charismatic conservative newcomer. But Gov. Gary Herbert helped build a thriving Utah and deserves to win the June 28 gubernatorial primary.


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