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Letter: Also upset about road construction decisions in Ogden

In response to Mr. Water's letter to the editor on November 18th, you have voiced my exact concerns. I live above Harrison Blvd and have to travel from 32nd going north every day. Not only does this "genius idea" from whom (the city, UTA, etc.) with no input from the home owners or existing ...

Letter: Blake Moore earning his Trump camp bona fides

Dear Congressman Blake Moore: The folks in your district are very proud of you and grateful that you had the courage to vote NO on the Biden infrastructure bill. All four of our Representatives in Utah voted no, which is true solidarity. Wait, wouldn't improving our infrastructure be something ...

Letter: Ogden City, airport officials the ones being ‘drastic and radical’

The article written by Mark Shenefelt published Nov. 18, 2021, in the Standard Examiner targeted hangar owners. Quoting the article, hangar owners are “drastic and radical”. Is it radical to defend our fifth amendment rights (private property should not be taken for public use without just ...

Letter: Jury made the right decision

I want to thank the jury in the high-profile case that was decided recently. I watched the last three days of the trial, and saw the videos, and heard testimonies from both sides. The jury had a very difficult job, and I agree with their verdict. I watched, wanting to know the true facts. I ...

Letter: Insight from former bailiff on Rittenhouse trial

I was a bailiff in the Third District Court of Salt Lake County for over thirteen years. During that time, I saw many criminal trials and when the case went to the jury and they were deliberating a bailiff stood outside of the room they were in. Some of the statements I heard were “the ...

Letter: Blake Moore’s lack of courage

Rep. Blake Moore and I are members of different political parties and have different points of view on almost all issues. Nevertheless I have held out hope that he would be a moderate Republican and avoid the extreme behavior of most elected members of his party. I actually felt empathy for him ...

Letter: Kudos to Romney for carbon border tax proposal

Senator Romney deserves credit for pointing out the best strategy to crack down on China’s carbon pollution: charge imports for their emissions. This is “one way to get China to have its mind concentrated” on cutting emissions, as he put it at a recent event. We all know that China is ...

Letter: Pass the Freedom to Vote Act

Our democracy is at risk. The legislators’ rejection of the maps drawn by the Utah Independent Redistricting Commission (UIRC) left one to wonder whether they felt any obligation to honor the will of their constituents. The Better Boundaries initiative was the work of hundreds of volunteers ...

Letter: Open enrollment for health insurance happening now

As we continue to battle the ongoing waves of COVID-19, there are still thousands of Utah families who lack the protection of health care coverage. The good news is that starting November 1st, and lasting until January 15th, there is a new open enrollment period for the healthcare.gov health ...

Letter: Dispelling assertions about vaccination vs antibodies

As a physician practicing in Ogden for the past 34 years I was dumbfounded by the statements made by Mr. Null and Whitley in their Guest Commentary of November 13th. "The COVID Cure that Big Pharma doesn't want you to know about." First “Science” and Clinical Practice has proven that ...