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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Ogden High School graduate Samantha MacBeth. Now in her second year of law school, MacBeth, 26, has dedicated her law career to help pass laws that...


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Our View: Trail access not negotiable

Many Top of Utahns were upset at the brief appearance of a sign at the 29th Street trailhead in Ogden that said that in the future, a photo ID and a wristband will...


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Idaho's child-support charade

It would be hard to find people more adept at cutting off their noses to spite their faces than the members of an Idaho legislative committee who balked at bringing...


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Our View: Discussion of public land issue has merits

This week Northern Utah representatives Chris Stewart and Rob Bishop launched a congressional team to “develop a legislative framework for transfer of public...


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Our View: Quit trying to undermine SB54

In a nation where the government is by the people, for the people and of the people, it never ceases to amaze us that some Utah Republican Party leaders are afraid...




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Air Force needs to be open about new bomber

In the next few months, the U.S. Air Force will decide which military contractor will win the right to charge the government for billions in cost overruns for the...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Weber County’s North Fork Park for being recognized as the world’s first bronze-tier International Dark Sky Park — the second...


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Our View: Make peace in Ogden Valley water war

Longtime Arizona senator Barry Goldwater once said: “A man from the West will fight over three things: water, women and gold, and usually in that order....


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A Republican embarrassment

Senators voted Thursday to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general by an embarrassingly thin margin of 56 to 43. It was embarrassing not to Lynch, who...


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Our View: Altice wise to plead guilty

More female police officers, more female prosecutors and more female judges may be factors contributing to more female teachers being charged, prosecuted and...


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