Mark Saal

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Lifestyle

These days, parenting looks a lot harder than it was

Man, I don’t miss being a parent.


Wasatch View

Wasatch Front: A vibrant, impressive place for music

This story is the first in a three-part series about the Wasatch Front’s music scene. The next two stories in the series will run Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 in the paper’s Wasatch View section.


Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Columnist gets 'microaggressive' about 'trigger warnings'

“WARNING! This column — like the majority of the writer’s previous attempts — may trigger intense feelings of anger, annoyance or apathy. It may even induce occasional bouts of intense nausea. If you experience any of these symptoms, you are encouraged to immediately turn to the newspaper’s sports section, where there is a relatively safe space for those who might be damaged by thoughts or ideas that they find personally distressing.”


Obituaries

Longtime Ogden resident Dorothea Masur was a conservative voice in Utah

OGDEN — Dorothea E. Masur is remembered as a loving, opinionated woman who lived to serve others.


Sports

Rio Paralympics bronze medalist Huking gets hero’s welcome in Plain City

PLAIN CITY — It’s not every day a bronze medalist returns home. So when it happens, it’s kind of a big deal.


Local

Veteran reporter makes appearance on 'Agree to Disagree' podcast

What does more than three-quarters of a century of journalism experience sound like? A lot like this week’s “Agree to Disagree” podcast.


Opinion

Standard Deviations: What the legislature really needs is more Republicans

All due respect to songwriters Hal David and Burt Bacharach, but what the world needs now isn’t “love, sweet love.” What the world really needs — at least this little corner of it — is even more Republicans serving in the Utah Legislature.


Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: New 'Agree to Disagree' podcast offers all kinds of stuff

You know how you convince yourself that you absolutely hate something, only to discover that — as it turns out — you actually love it?


Education

Utah 2016 school grades: How did Northern Utah schools do?

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education released its annual school grades report Thursday, Sept. 15, and results show students across the state improved proficiency in math and science from 2015 to 2016.


Recreation

Despite early drama, 'Ogden Geezers' conquer LoToJa Classic

They came. They saw. (Well, sorta saw; eyesight tends to dim at that age.) They conquered.


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