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We've started to reduce childhood food insecurity, but we can't stop now

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We helped nearly 1,500 Weber County children escape food insecurity. Now let’s do the same for the...

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Who's going to be our next Weber County commissioner? That's up to you

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Caitlin Gochnour and Jim Harvey — candidates for the Weber County Commission — are debating Thursday at WSU. Send us the questions you’d like to ask them. 


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in northern Utah?

Ogden Marathon

Despite the cold and rainy weather, the Ogden Marathon was a success. And speaking of Ogden, its new brand is a winner.


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We've started to reduce childhood food insecurity, but we can't stop now

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We helped nearly 1,500 Weber County children escape food insecurity. Now let’s do the same for the remaining 13,000.


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Ogden should embrace a competitive sports advisory board

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A competitive sports advisory board could help create a brighter future for Ogden’s children. Edd Bridge, Ogden City’s recreation manager, at a May 17 city council meeting, proposed the creation of an advisory board. The idea is to create a middle level between just-for-fun leagues and the...


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A deadly crosswalk is now safer, thanks to a Layton business

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After young BaiLee DiBernardo died after she was hit by two vehicles in a Layton crosswalk, the owners of a nearby business paid to improve the crossing. They’re more than good corporate citizens — they’re good neighbors.


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If you've got the money, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has the time

Utah Governor's Race

Gov. Gary Herbert says he didn’t do anything wrong when he offered to meet with lobbyists in exchange for campaign contributions. Maybe not, but it calls his judgment into question.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in and around northern Utah?

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At Highland Junior High School, bald is beautiful. But at the Ogden Kayak Park, things aren’t pretty.


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Seeking to provide context, a Utah history teacher goes too far

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We need not use the language of oppression to help students understand our racial history. That’s where a South Ogden Junior High history teacher erred.


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UTA's closing of committee meetings violates the Open Meetings Act

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The Utah Transit Committee says the public has no right to attend its committee meetings. The law says otherwise.


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Sorry, Gov. Herbert. Our children aren't pawns in your re-election campaign

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Speaker Greg Hughes says the governor’s proposal to end SAGE testing won’t be part of next week’s veto session. Thank goodness.


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