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Utah's drought is over — for now. But we still need to conserve water

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We just emerged from a six-year drought. If we learned anything from the experience, we cannot...

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In their fervor to control alcohol, Utah lawmakers are killing the economy

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Congratulations to the Utah Legislature and Gov. Gary Herbert. You found a way to further restrict the consumption of alcohol. And, as a bonus, you found a way to cripple Utah’s economy.


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Somebody messed with the breakfast service. Now an Ogden church needs help

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The Emmanuel Church of God in Christ is a small Ogden congregation that serves Sunday breakfast to the homeless. It needs our help recovering from a burglary over the weekend.


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With money to pay off its loan, Lantern House can continue to help the homeless

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Whatever happens to the homeless now living in Salt Lake City, Lantern House can continue to help people find food, shelter and medical care. Perhaps more important, it can help some of those clients find jobs and long-term housing.


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Utah's drought is over — for now. But we still need to conserve water

Drought Farming-6

We just emerged from a six-year drought. If we learned anything from the experience, we cannot begin wasting water. Not for a single day.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s issues: State funding for Weber State University’s social sciences building, bicyclists who don’t share trails, advocates for Latino students in Ogden’s schools, and Salt Lake’s confused approach to new homeless shelters.


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Surveillance footage shows Ogden police had no choice in Sambrano shooting

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We published footage of a shooting death for a single, compelling reason — it documents what happened the night of Tuesday, Feb. 21.


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Public information is a powerful tool. It's yours. Use it

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Federal and state law guarantees your access to government meetings and public records. The rest is up to you.


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Sage didn't deserve to be tortured. Neither does his family, PETA

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In response to Sage the cat’s death, PETA wants to put up a Clearfield billboard about keeping pets indoors. That would only haunt Sage’s family.


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Let's hear your defense of leaving 52M without health coverage, Rep. Bishop

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If U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop believes it’s morally acceptable to leave 52 million Americans without health insurance, we deserve to hear why.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Today’s topics: Latinos in Action. U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, Silicon Hill and bigots in Park City.


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