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Ferro: Survey says — sustainability

This past winter, Ogden City and Weber State’s Community Research Extension conducted the Community Renewable Energy Program (CREP) survey. It showed a majority of the public supports investing in renewable energy. CREP came about through 2019’s Utah Legislature House Bill 411 to allow ...

Buchanan: Quo Vadis, Mother Russia?

"The demise of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century," said Russia's new ruler Vladimir Putin in his 2005 state of the nation address. "As for the Russian people," Putin went on, "it became a genuine tragedy. Tens of millions of our fellow citizens and ...

Barone: It’s not exactly Trump’s Republican Party

Is it Donald Trump's Republican Party? You can make the case it is, as partisan Democrats do, from the victories of various candidates endorsed by the former president in Republican primaries. But it's not an airtight case, and Trump's batting average is inflated by the dozens of endorsements ...

Stossel: Pumping up prices

The price of gas keeps rising. "The reason for that is because of Putin's war," said President Joe Biden. But that's impossible. Most of the price rise came before Putin attacked Ukraine. So some politicians simply blame "corporate greed." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse accuses the oil industry ...

Guest opinion: Right way and wrong way to play Barbies

My husband, Dave, and I have mixed feelings about Barbie. On the one hand, when our daughter, Catherine, was little, we had a significant fortune tied up in Barbie and her clothes and her house and her friends and all of her accessories, so we felt that Catherine had darn well better play with ...

Stiehm: A sad situation, the state of the nation

WASHINGTON — Ineffable. The state and soul of the nation is just that. The National Cathedral bell tolls for thee and me. But all I have are words. Let me try to explain the sharp sense of loss we carry these days. The fear is real, that the worst of us are stealing America's meaning from ...