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Clearfield marriages: I now pronounce you $150 poorer

Davis Marriage

Just in time for the traditional June wedding blitz, I figured you young lovers out there could use a little free nuptial advice. And my advice is this: Don’t bother asking Clearfield Mayor...

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Stupid computer overlords bent on destroying planet one lawn at

Finally. An actual, useful application for this newfangled social media thing that doesn’t involve posting videos of various animals being...


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Clearfield marriages: I now pronounce you $150 poorer

Just in time for the traditional June wedding blitz, I figured you young lovers out there could use a little free nuptial advice. And my advice is this:...


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Quit asking if the drought is over — it isn't

If Randy Julander had a quarter for every time some pesky reporter called to ask if Utah’s drought is finally over, one thing is abundantly clear. He would no...


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Retiring Ogden barbers are anything-but

Ralph Dayton and Jim Oborn have held straight razors to the throats of some of Ogden’s wealthiest and most influential men. The Brownings. The Eccles. The...


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Feeling polyamorous? Sorry, this columnist is not that open-

I’ve always wondered how one knows when he or she has passed from one stage of life to the next. For example, when do you actually go from being considered a...




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Best Town Ever? At least until it's not

I’m not quite sure the editors at Outside magazine have a firm grasp on what the word “ever” means. The publication is in the midst of running an...


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Sister-kissing, and other soccer abominations

If you’re a soccer fan in this state, your sister’s lips must be getting mighty chapped right about now. There is a famous quote — liberally...


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'Do you hear that bass, Mom?' Ogden girl goes viral

For those who think Meghan Trainor is all about that bass, you’ve clearly never met 4-year-old Bostyn Smith. Trainor, the two-hit wonder who first made a...


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VIDEO: Saal in 60 Seconds Takes on 'The Fight of the Century'

Saal in 60 Seconds Takes on "The Fight of the Century."


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Private property vs. public access? Here's your sign

Land and water. If there are two things we humans simply love to fight over, it’s land and water. Especially here in the West, where these natural resources...


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