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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...

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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 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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Charles Wight's legacy — a stronger WSU and a better community

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Wight understood that by establishing the school as vital part of Ogden, he could encourage more students to enroll at Weber State — and in turn, every time a student completed a degree, Ogden would become more vibrant intellectually, culturally and economically.


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Burns needs to withdraw from Weber County Sheriff's race

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Perhaps he can make his case as a legitimate candidate in 2022. But right now, Burns would only detract from a vital discussion of reforms necessary in the sheriff’s office.


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