Should President Trump be able to start a nuclear war?

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“Should Kim Jong Un go over the line in his insults and threats, our president might have a...


Don't end the Affordable Care Act

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I have had a disability since I was 15 months old. I would like to challenge to President Trump and members of Congress to spend two days in a manual wheelchair or a walker, but you can’t use accessible parking spots, ramps made for wheelchairs or buttons to open automatics doors. Before the...

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: A little work and a microwave goes a long way with prison cuisine

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“Spreading is where prisoners get together and make a big meal. In prison, food is entertainment,” Brian Wood writes this week.

National Commentary

A fight more pressing than Democratic squabbling

Governor's Races-3 Virginia

“Voters in Virginia (and New Jersey and elsewhere) said to Washington Democrats: Stop it with your stupid fights. We have work to do,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Online sex ed, grandfamilies and the opioid epidemic, “It’s OK to be white” posters and students building a better community at George Washington High School.

National Commentary

Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton


“A Clinton reckoning — whatever that means — will likely come in some form. But it may have to wait until the world shifts further toward the more equitable balance that Clinton himself, for all his grim faults, sought to bring forth,” writes Francis Wilkinson.


Northern Utahns are paying too much for gasoline

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I wonder if people understand a simple formula: Cost (from the wholesaler) + transportation costs + markup (merchant profit) + taxes = consumer cost. I have to ask this question, because we in Weber and Davis counties are being taken to the cleaners on fuel prices. My wife and I went to Southern...

National Commentary

No, Roy Moore, God won't solve our problems

Moore Ten Commandments

“If Christian discipleship is the key to a healthy society, states at the top of the religiosity scale should do far better than those at the bottom in fostering safety, strong families and wholesome behavior. But they don't — not by a long way,” writes Steve Chapman.

Our View

In North Ogden, a measured approach to urban deer

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No matter what the North Ogden City Council decides about urban deer, it’s going to alienate someone. But by using data, it can make the best decision possible.

Guest Commentary

Consumers need someone on their side

Consumer Agency-Legal Fight

“The fox has firmly entrenched itself back in the henhouse, and one of the last watch dogs on the job just stepped down,” writes E. Kent Winward.

Standard Deviations

Those seeking high school mascot change acting like kids

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Davis School District should ignore petition and respect students' "Phoenix" choice. Because students are much more mature than a certain group of Farmington residents.

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