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Golden Rule: Not a new idea

If I could name a theme to messages I’ve heard this week as a reporter, I would say fair treatment of others. Tuesday, I attended a rare news...


FamilySearch Library inviting other faiths to use services

OGDEN — Staff at the Ogden FamilySearch Library are hoping to get a message out that there are no faith barriers to using their facility. Officials are...


Church inviting jersey wearing at Super Bowl service

CLEARFIELD — Who says going to church can’t be fun? Not Lakeside Community Church. The congregation is holding a special Super Bowl celebration...


Area churches invited to help house homeless

OGDEN — An Ogden woman concerned about the plight of homeless families is asking area churches to help in an effort to house them. Nancy Davis Broderick, a...


Legislators see chance for anti-discrimination bill

SALT LAKE CITY — Reactions seemed favorable on both sides of the political fence to public statements made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...


LDS Church leaders: All deserve fair treatment

SALT LAKE CITY — Calling their efforts an opportunity to teach correct principles, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called...


Pastor tells how golf led to miracles

LAYTON — When the Layton Christian Academy golf coach tells his players that God will bless them if they stick with a talent or sport, he speaks with...


Rescue mission needing rescue

OGDEN — When Jason Fowers smiles, his eyes light up to match the brightness of his new teeth. At 32, Fowers said he’s never known a path to...

Young & Homeless

Young & Homeless Initiative ends, transformation begins

OGDEN — During 2014, the Standard-Examiner pursued a series of stories and activities about homeless youth in the area in an effort called the...


New Miss Rodeo Utah's success follows health challenges

MORGAN — The new Miss Rodeo Utah may only be 21 but she’s already learned life lessons normally only achieved by those many times her age. “Life...

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