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A heroic rescue and a misguided law that will mar Utah's beauty

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: THUMBS UP: To Russel Ingram and Nate Boswell, who rescued a 26-year-old man from a burning car at the bottom of the North Ogden...


Northern Utah needs a vet center

Sometimes veterans need help adjusting to civilian life. Sometimes they’re victims of sexual assault and need counseling. Sometimes they need treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. But they can’t find the help they need in northern Utah. Not enough help, anyway. They need a vet center. U....

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Who needs garbage cans in northern Utah parks?

Pack it in, pack it out. That’s the policy in Layton and Farmington parks. At the end of the day, you take your trash with you. Those cities have removed most of the garbage cans in their parks. And it’s working. People come to the park, pick up after themselves, pack up the trash,...

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Is the UTA's transportation plan good for northern Utah? That's up to you

Public transportation never mattered more in northern Utah than it does today. And now’s your chance to influence it. Using money from the new Proposition 1 sales tax, the Utah Transit Authority intends to buy 18 buses, add routes and significantly expand service in Weber and Davis counties....

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