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Heroin means needles, and discarded needles are a public health threat

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If you live in Northern Utah, you’re probably going to find a syringe — or worse, your...

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Sometimes, a homeless family just needs a place to sleep

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By leasing its old public works building to Family Promise, North Ogden can help families stay together as they seek jobs and housing.


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Openness helps restore trust after police dog's death in N. Utah

Endy Cache County police dog

Sheriff, county attorney made sure the public learned what happened to Endy.


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Ogden mayor took city government into his own hands

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Mayor MIke Caldwell’s misguided attempt to recruit Stadler Rail shows why we must insist on open, representative government.


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Heroin means needles, and discarded needles are a public health threat

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If you live in Northern Utah, you’re probably going to find a syringe — or worse, your kids will. When it happens, make sure everyone knows what to do next.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Distracted driving, addressing panhandling, an Ogden redevelopment project and wrongheaded Facebook commenters. 


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The GOP health care act will hurt a lot of Utahns. That's fine with Orrin Hatch

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Before they vote in favor of the BCRA, Hatch and Lee need to address the Utahns they’re depriving of health care coverage. They need to explain why some lives matter and others don’t.


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Innocent people are being caught in Utah's civil forfeiture dragnet

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America’s justice system is built upon the principle that you’re innocent until proven guilty. In Utah, the system says guilt and innocence don’t matter — the state will take what it wants, when it wants it.


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A grass fire in Hooper could've been a disaster. It deserved more than a warning

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Five crews responded to an illegal fire in Hooper. The result? A warning. That’s not enough.


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What's obvious to city hall isn't always clear to everybody else

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A June letter from South Ogden contained good news for home business owners. It just wasn’t obvious.


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What happened to a N. Utah police dog is of legitimate public concern

Cache County Sheriff

In part, this is about Endy. But it’s also about the reliability of the sheriff’s office, and the public deserves to know if there’s a problem.


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