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Utah's blind allegiance to the Republican Party

Trump Strange Politics

“Seriously, a majority of Utahns will vote for anyone as long as they are a Republican...

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We need to be outraged over the right things

CHILDREN HEALTH

“Our children are watching us. They see we are willing, as a society, to put their health in jeopardy over politics and money,” writes E. Kent Winward.


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It's time to consider a new form of government in Weber County

Weber County Commissioners pass alcohol beach ban

“It’s time to change our government and increase our representation at the county level,” write Brent Taylor and Gage Froerer.


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High school students, social media and racist slurs — a reader conversation

Weber High Gym

Five Weber High School students made a video of themselves shouting an obscenity about African-Americans. Now they find themselves under investigation by the school district. Here’s how readers reacted to the story.


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Sheriff: Weber County Jail offers excellent medical care

WEBER COUNTY JAIL

In a recent column, I discussed the standards that Utah Jails adhere to (“Remarkably few prisoners die in the Weber County Jail,” Sept. 8). The National Sheriffs’ Association and other states have adopted Utah’s successful jail standards, which are among the best in the...


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Utah's blind allegiance to the Republican Party

Trump Strange Politics

“Seriously, a majority of Utahns will vote for anyone as long as they are a Republican,” writes Don Porter.


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WSU's Walker Institute encourages and celebrates civility

Olene Walker 2014

“It doesn't take much to create an atmosphere of civility. It just takes kindness,” writes Robert Hunter.


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School board failed to consider historic importance of Polk Elementary

Polk Elementary

“Destroying historically and architecturally significant buildings is in no one's best interest,” writes Connie Cox.


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Coates challenges us to examine our attitudes and behavior

We Were Eight Years in Power

“Today’s climate challenges those who have always considered themselves ‘not racist.’ That is why books like ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ are so relevant — they challenge our beliefs about ourselves, our country, its history, and our own behavior and...


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Ogden school bond initiative will keep small student/teacher ratios

Polk Elementary Rebuild Rendering

“These new buildings will provide students learning experiences not possible in older schools and in a far safer setting,” writes Jeffrey Heiner.


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Be that person who makes a difference in a kid's life

Farmers Market Recital-4

“Most of us wish we could give a better world to the kids around us. But through small, powerful moments, we can create a better world for them,” writes D. Louise Brown.


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