Barbara Bush will be remembered for her compassion

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The depth of Barbara Bush's heart endures in all of the people she has touched.


We need to clean up the trash along Utah's highways

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Utah is growing on a daily basis. It has become a very well-know state, with its beautiful mountains, its snow and its highways. Yet as we drive into Salt Lake City and its surrounding towns, the trash on both sides of the highway is easily noticed. Not only is it unattractive, it’s also...

National Commentary

ICE and the bitter fruit of dehumanization

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“Whatever their intention, ICE agents are being used by the president to send a message of callousness. And they are tying themselves to Trump's political fortunes in the process,” writes Michael Gerson.

National Commentary

Barbara Bush made responsibility a way of life

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“George and Barbara Bush were easily — and at times, justly — pilloried as being out of touch. But the passing of their kind has coincided with a national life short on grace notes and often bereft of leaders who value anything above their momentary self-interest,” writes...

National Commentary

If your car is subject to an airbag recall, get it fixed — now


Worldwide, at least 22 people have been killed when airbags exploded and shot out shrapnel. Hundreds more motorists were seriously injured.


Delivery services need to ring the doorbell when they leave packages

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It has been in the newspapers and on TV how packages are stolen from porches. And yet the U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, etc., can’t take a second to knock or ring the doorbell to let you know they’ve delivered a package. Why is this simple act not part of their delivery routine? And,...

Guest Commentary

Sears, a once-visionary business, now stands empty in Ogden

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“The empty Sears building in the Newgate Mall now stands as a powerful reminder to the importance of leadership and innovation,” writes David Ferro.

National Commentary

Help fight fake news by subscribing to the real thing

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If you want to help the truth prevail, writes Esther J. Cepeda, consider subscribing to your local newspaper.

Our View

Now's not the time to begin soaking your lawn in Northern Utah

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Pay attention to how much water you pour on your lawn, and when. Because Utah is in a drought.


Statistics on gun deaths may be true, but they aren't correct

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I got a kick out of John Reynolds’ statistics that claim to illustrate Finland has more gun deaths than the United States (“Guns haven’t killed anyone. They aren’t the problem,” March 27). It reminded me of the time as a youth I put on my resume that I was a former...


Ogden library is more fun, but is it helping children learn?

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This month the historic Ogden library opened its doors again after undergoing remodeling. As a person who reads and collects books, I decided to visit the new library and see what's taken place. The building has been updated. There is new acoustical tile on the ceiling and the fixtures in the...

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