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Bundy should be able to use federal land

Contributed, Lincoln Adams
Apr 22 2014 - 5:24pm

Editor,What's next for U.S. and the Bundys? I don't know about you, but I think things have changed and not for the better. After all the years this country has been here and all we as the citizens of this country, and we the people have gone through, why now is it like other countries, we hear so much about. Where they start to rise up to defend...

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Comic con attendance criteria explained

Contributed, Scott Beck
Apr 22 2014 - 5:00pm

Editor,Regarding the news story of April 19, "Ogden native a mastermind behind comic con," I have comments. The statement, "The event also was the largest convention in the state of Utah, Brandenburg said. Utah's outdoor retailers convention previously had brought 27,000 guests. Comic Con drew 72,000."While we appreciate the excitement, energy and...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:00pm


Lovable pets are waiting to be adopted

Timothy Monroe Bledsoe
Apr 22 2014 - 4:43pm

Editor,My wife has accused me of liking animals more so than people. If this is true, the reason is that I see the ASPCA commercials and we have gotten two cats from the SPCA shelter in Aiken, S.C. which has many pets for adoption. I see these animals and it makes me very sad to think no one wants these lovable pets. If I could, I would take all...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 4:44pm


VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 1:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:48pm


The morphing of capitalism into crony capitalism

Standard-Examiner, Vijay K. Mathur
Apr 22 2014 - 1:10pm

Income and wealth inequality has increased significantly during the past decade. Capitalism of the 20th century, that uplifted the incomes and wealth of most Americans, is no longer giving hope to a large proportion of Americans for any recovery of their economic status and economic opportunities in the future.Capitalism, as an economic system,...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 1:10pm


Elizabeth Warren’s needed call for student loan reform

Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 11:25am

As commencement season approaches, graduating students will soon hear words of wisdom from speakers offering experience, advice and inspiration. One thing they're not likely to hear about is the $1.08 trillion elephant on the quad -- our nation's student debt crisis.That is how much U.S. households are estimated to owe in student loans, twice as...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 11:25am


Obama, disregarding his ‘red line,’ dithers on Ukraine

An Editorial, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 11:22am

After an agreement to "de-escalate tensions and restore security" in Ukraine was announced Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry was very explicit about U.S. expectations. "We fully expect the Russians . . . to demonstrate their seriousness by insisting that the pro-Russian separatists who they've been supporting lay down their arms [and] leave...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 11:22am


Reader offers help with keeping out cats

Ann Brundige, Contributed
Apr 21 2014 - 2:14pm

Editor,Regarding the letter of April 20, "Cat kills songbirds for the joy of it'": Here are two links to practical ways to keep the cat out of your yard. Using sprinklers, put the motion detectors atop your fence. The various repellants could go atop the fence or at the base of the fence outside your yard. I hope these will help!

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Bundy should be able to use federal land

Contributed, Lincoln Adams
Apr 22 2014 - 5:24pm

Editor,What's next for U.S. and the Bundys? I don't know about you, but I think things have changed and not for the better. After all the years this country has been here and all we as the citizens of this country, and we the people have gone through, why now is it like other countries, we hear so much about. Where they start to rise up to defend...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:24pm


Comic con attendance criteria explained

Contributed, Scott Beck
Apr 22 2014 - 5:00pm

Editor,Regarding the news story of April 19, "Ogden native a mastermind behind comic con," I have comments. The statement, "The event also was the largest convention in the state of Utah, Brandenburg said. Utah's outdoor retailers convention previously had brought 27,000 guests. Comic Con drew 72,000."While we appreciate the excitement, energy and...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:00pm


Lovable pets are waiting to be adopted

Timothy Monroe Bledsoe
Apr 22 2014 - 4:43pm

Editor,My wife has accused me of liking animals more so than people. If this is true, the reason is that I see the ASPCA commercials and we have gotten two cats from the SPCA shelter in Aiken, S.C. which has many pets for adoption. I see these animals and it makes me very sad to think no one wants these lovable pets. If I could, I would take all...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 4:44pm


VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 1:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:48pm


The morphing of capitalism into crony capitalism

Standard-Examiner, Vijay K. Mathur
Apr 22 2014 - 1:10pm

Income and wealth inequality has increased significantly during the past decade. Capitalism of the 20th century, that uplifted the incomes and wealth of most Americans, is no longer giving hope to a large proportion of Americans for any recovery of their economic status and economic opportunities in the future.Capitalism, as an economic system,...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 1:10pm


Elizabeth Warren’s needed call for student loan reform

Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 11:25am

As commencement season approaches, graduating students will soon hear words of wisdom from speakers offering experience, advice and inspiration. One thing they're not likely to hear about is the $1.08 trillion elephant on the quad -- our nation's student debt crisis.That is how much U.S. households are estimated to owe in student loans, twice as...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 11:25am


Obama, disregarding his ‘red line,’ dithers on Ukraine

An Editorial, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 11:22am

After an agreement to "de-escalate tensions and restore security" in Ukraine was announced Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry was very explicit about U.S. expectations. "We fully expect the Russians . . . to demonstrate their seriousness by insisting that the pro-Russian separatists who they've been supporting lay down their arms [and] leave...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 11:22am


Reader offers help with keeping out cats

Ann Brundige, Contributed
Apr 21 2014 - 2:14pm

Editor,Regarding the letter of April 20, "Cat kills songbirds for the joy of it'": Here are two links to practical ways to keep the cat out of your yard. Using sprinklers, put the motion detectors atop your fence. The various repellants could go atop the fence or at the base of the fence outside your yard. I hope these will help!

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 2:14pm

VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 1:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:48pm


VIDEO: Our View: Pass on buying Swanson Center

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 30 2014 - 2:04pm

We're pleased that many Top of Utah lawmakers enjoy their Second Amendment rights. A host of pols gathered with spouses recently at the Swanson Tactical Training Center in Ogden for a night of dinner and shooting. We're sure that a lot of enjoyment was had by all.There was another reason for the dinner and shooting, however. There's a push --...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 31 2014 - 2:09pm


VIDEO: Our View: A fishing compromise?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 28 2014 - 1:48pm

This year's Utah Legislature may actually grab a great compromise if a fishing rights bill can be passed and signed into law.Ogden Republican Rep. Dixon Pitcher is sponsoring House Bill 37, of which navigable waterways are deemed public transportation corridors in Utah, thereby open to all. However, to use the waterways, public rights of way must...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 30 2014 - 2:43pm


VIDEO: Our View: Making government efficient

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 27 2014 - 2:19pm

Government gets a bad rap. Deficits, long lines, slow service, a polarized Congress, all of those are legitimate beefs. However, government is also the entity that provides essential services, such as streets, law enforcement, fire departments, and so on.Government also assists the most vulnerable among us. When that local level of government...

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VIDEO: Our View: Can Layton evolve?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 20 2014 - 2:34pm

As a changing of the guard has begun in Layton city government, the key question for the city is whether it can evolve to meet economic challenges and be competitive with other cities -- notably Farmington -- in attracting businesses and tax revenue.Farmington has shown a lot of energy in business development, and it's fair to say that Layton is...

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VIDEO: Our View: A too-empty Egyptian?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Nov 13 2013 - 4:02pm

The Historic Peery's Egyptian Theater is a gem located directly in the heart of downtown Ogden. We're very grateful that a generation ago, a group of supporters started a foundation to restore the theater to its grandeur. The Egyptian Theater Foundation saved a great theater from a wrecking ball.When one steps into the Egyptian, it recalls the...

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 12, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 10 2014 - 11:19am

Cartoons from around the nation and world

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 5, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 3 2014 - 11:36am

Cartoons from around the nation and world

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GALLERY: Standard-Examiner editorial cartoons for April 2014

Cal Grondahl and Val Chadwick Bagley
Mar 31 2014 - 4:29pm

Standard-Examiner editorial cartoons from Cal Grondahl and Val Chadwick Bagley

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 29, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 27 2014 - 11:09am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 22, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 20 2014 - 11:29am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 15, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 13 2014 - 10:40am

Cartoons from around the world and nation

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 8, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 6 2014 - 12:53pm

Cartoons from around the world and nation.

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VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 1:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:48pm


GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm


GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 12, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 10 2014 - 11:19am

Cartoons from around the nation and world

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 5, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 3 2014 - 11:36am

Cartoons from around the nation and world

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GALLERY: Standard-Examiner editorial cartoons for April 2014

Cal Grondahl and Val Chadwick Bagley
Mar 31 2014 - 4:29pm

Standard-Examiner editorial cartoons from Cal Grondahl and Val Chadwick Bagley

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 2:08pm


GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 29, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 27 2014 - 11:09am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 22, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 20 2014 - 11:29am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for March 15, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Mar 13 2014 - 10:40am

Cartoons from around the world and nation

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