An introduction to health care coverage, Part III: Employer options

Avenue H

In Utah, Avenue H can help companies provide insurance for their employees.


Trump administration can claim many accomplishments

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I am writing in response to a July 14 letter, “With President Trump, the results speak for themselves.” Here are some of the results achieved/actions in progress by the Trump administration: Working to stop illegal immigration by securing borders and enforcing immigration laws. Since...

Our View

A reason to celebrate in the Ogden School District

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The Ogden School District’s graduation rate jumped 7 percentage points in 2017. That’s a stunning improvement.

National Commentary

Will white people now be profiled, like the rest of us?

Confederate Monument Protest Fields

“Whether they like it or not, white people are now in the uncomfortable position of being on the defensive about their views on race. They should be angry about this,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.

Guest Commentary

America's economy needs more than STEM

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“STEM alone cannot save the American economy,” writes Jeff Steagall.


Reader objects to "mad and mean" photos of football players

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I for one strongly object to the photos the Standard-Examiner publishes of young football players who are depicted as mad and mean. They ought to be portrayed as happy to be participating in a sport they love, not acting like they hate their opponents. The best and most mature coaches encourage...

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Western Wildfires Utah Charges

This week the Editorial Board takes on graffiti “artists,” eclipse traffic, wildfire firefighters and elected officials who block people on social media.

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Not everyone in prison wants tattoos or the 'prison look'

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“I’d like to avoid any further branding that might identify me as someone on this side of the law. I know I’m labeled as a felon for the rest of my life whether I like it or not, but I choose not to look the part or embrace the lifestyle.”

National Commentary

Steve Bannon and the fall of "populism"

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“Trump's decision to let go of his right-wing-populist-in-chief Steve Bannon sends a clear signal that the president's ‘populism’ has always been a ruse,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.

National Commentary

Trump happy to make his presidency a platform for the alt-right

Trump staff

“It's not unthinkable, should this trajectory continue, that a time could come when some Republican officeholders refuse to visit the White House,” writes Rich Lowry.


Klan, white supremacists believed Donald Trump

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A wise man by the name of Voltaire once said, "Those who can make you believe in absurdities can make you commit atrocities." The KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists believed the hateful rhetoric Donald J. Trump spewed during his presidential campaign. At the start of the Unite the Right rally in...

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