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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Thatch Elmer

This week: Political infighting, a young cowboy poet, expanded voting and lessons learned from the...

Our View

The Davis Co. Jail allowed 2 and a half years of sexual harassment. It no longer deserves

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Any entity that ignores sexual harassment does not value basic human dignity. It doesn’t simply encourage those in positions of power to humiliate others, it crushes the spirit of those they harass.


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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.


Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Thatch Elmer

This week: Political infighting, a young cowboy poet, expanded voting and lessons learned from the Uintah fire.


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Farmington, build your soccer fields somewhere else. Leave Alan Bangerter's farm alone

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Farmland is already scarce. Sod it and paint it with lines for a soccer field, and you contribute to the decline of Utah agriculture, even if it’s only part of a small Davis County farm.


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Parents bringing their babies to the Senate floor? It's about time

Senate Babies

Senators, meet Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, born April 9 to Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois. She’s only a few days old, but she’s already shaking things up in Washington.


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Weber County GOP convention was a veritable fiasco

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The Weber County Republican Party made an amateur hour out of its own convention on Saturday by changing bylaws last-minute. The rule changes jilted some, seemingly for arbitrary reasons.


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CCS built a bigger warehouse for its food bank. Now we need to fill it

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CCS now has plenty of space for your donations — and thousands of clients who wouldn’t would go hungry without your help.


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By finishing 2nd in Boston, Sellers shows us the power of the human spirit

Boston Marathon-Sellers

Former Weber State runner Sarah Sellers hoped to finish in the top 15 Monday in the Boston Marathon. She did better than that.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Jail deaths, jail standards, Habitat for Humanity and trash.


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Turmoil in the Weber Co. Sheriff's Office puts the public at risk

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We elect a new sheriff in November. We need to insist on a candidate with the skills to reform the office. Public safety depends on it.


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