Visit to Washington oncologist spared woman months of chemotherapy

Doctor and patient

EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter has been edited to correct a word in the third paragraph. The...


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

Biz Sears

“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

Los Angeles Times Sale

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...

From the Editors

Standard-Examiner journalists earn 28 awards in regional Top of the Rockies contest

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The contest, hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists Colorado chapter, includes news organizations from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

National Commentary

Republicans have wasted their opportunity


“Republicans are resting on their laurels, when they don't deserve any laurels,” writes Rich Lowry.

National Commentary

Where are the conservatives we need?

Trump waves

“Our politics will remain broken as long as conservatism confines its energies to cutting taxes and defending a reckless president at all costs,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.

Behind Bars

Beyond Bars: The stigma of prison, parole

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Just the other day when I told someone I had recently been released from prison. He said, “Well, you look like you’re healthy and doing OK.”

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