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Letter: Let’s get back to the basics of good government

My name is Taylor Knuth. People like me aren’t meant to run for Office. I grew up poor - very poor. My father wasn’t around much and my mom would sometimes work two jobs to support my sisters and me. Just this last Christmas, my mom told me she often had only $37 to spend at the end of the ...

Letter: LDS Church’s political declaration was a welcome sight

Donald Trump's criminal behavior has finally shocked even Mormon leadership out of their customary silence on all matters political. It has been long understood that Mormonism is synonymous with Republican politics. Therefore, it was a surprise that the LDS First Presidency would, in a rare ...

Letter: Millions of our taxpayers’ dollars being wasted at Hill AFB

Recently here at Hill A.F.B. and through out the country as well as the world the base and post commissaries the inventory was moved around for the third time in the last few years at a cost of millions of dollars because of someone at DACA which is an acronym for the thinking heads at ...

Letter: Organization helping families of fallen soldiers a worthy cause

The Folds of Honor Foundation stands at the forefront of honoring our nation’s heroes by providing scholarship opportunities for their families, and I’m proud to see corporations like Anheuser-Busch joining forces and supporting this cause. Through their ongoing commitment to Folds of ...

Letter: Didn’t fall for scam call, but senior citizens should beware

I am a senior citizen and this morning I had a "call" from a person who said that I was a victim of "Fraud". He further stated that what I was supposed to do was draw out all of my funds in my bank account "except for $200.00" and get back with him so he could tell me what to do with the money. ...

Letter: Qualifying veterans should take advantage of PACT Act

Last year the Congress passed the PACT Act with wide reaching impact on current conflict Veterans and Veterans going back to the Vietnam War. There are important deadlines approaching that could affect up to one years worth of VA Compensation benefits. The PACT Act law was signed by President ...

Letter: Kentucky lawmakers pave way for continued Republican rule

A couple years ago, the Kentucky legislature passed a law requiring its Democrat Governor to appoint a Republican replacement for Mitch McConnell if he should step down from his Senate seat before the end of his term. (“If Mitch McConnell steps down,” Insider, 7-27-23) This law guarantees ...

Letter: Perspectives missing from Aug. 2 editorial cartoon

Maybe instead of showing “forced birth Barbie” you should’ve shown “Barbie not smart enough to take birth control, or to insure her mate used a birth control method or Barbie too stupid to avoid sex.” Ronna Bowcutt Harrisville

Letter: Thoughts on Trump, Republicans and the future of democracy

My opinion on a few things. I am already tired of all the election junk for the 2024 November election! I see Trump and his lawyers are saying that his (Trump) lies over the last eight years are all Freedom of Speech protected as per Amendment 1 of the U.S. Constitution! Trump seems to love all ...

Letter: Expressing my gratitude for getting Ogden into CREP

Several key leaders of Ogden City will be leaving office this year—council members, mayor and chief administrative officer. As they leave we citizens must thank them for their forward looking decision to put Ogden into the Community Renewable Energy Program (CREP). By this act they have ...