Israel Has No Friend in Democrats

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Do Democrats truly stand for democracy, LGBT and women's rights, or even freedom? Perhaps those values are merely talking points used to garner votes, because if progressives truly cared about human rights they claim to espouse, they wouldn't have boycotted the U.S. delegation in Israel this week...


U.S. should hold firm with North Korea

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The North Korea issue is an important one to many residents of greater Weber County, as Hill Air Force Base, which houses the F-35A, has seen active duty personnel take part in training in the Korean Peninsula and Japan. As we reported in December, F-35As based out of Hill took part in joint...

Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Lessons from the Ogden Marathon? Running is hard

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On Saturday, this fat, aging journalist staggered through the 5K portion of the 2018 Ogden Marathon.


Happy anniversary. Robert Mueller


Trump himself seized the anniversary of the start of the Mueller inquiry to tweet a mocking commentary: "Congratulations, America, we are now into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History ... and there is still No Collusion and No Obstruction. The only Collusion was that done...

Our View

The best of Northern Utah from last week

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Each week the Standard-Examiner hashes out issues large and small and takes a thumbs-up, thumbs-down stance. Have a thumbs-up or thumbs-down you’d like to give? Email a submission of 100 words or less to jmccabe@standard.net. Here are some of the good things that happened last week around...


The Russia temptation

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Scandal politics is always very tempting, and the left, especially TV personalities like MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, have given in to it utterly. Its allure is understandable: It's easy. You don't have to do any of the hard work of public persuasion or re-examine any of your assumptions. Robert Mueller...


State of the 2018 Midterms

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Republicans passed a tax cut, eliminated the Obamacare mandate and took other steps to reduce the regulatory burden. The economy took off, people are feeling better about how things are going in the nation, and recent primaries suggest that the enthusiasm of Republican voters is higher than...


Ogden Fire Department helped man get out of his van

I am wheelchair-bound from the time I get out of bed until I go to bed, so there are some things that I am unable to do without injuring myself.


Getting help in time of need

I wanted to express my thanks to the many thoughtful people who stopped to offer assistance during our time of need. They supplied us with water, tissues, and offers to call an ambulance. One kindly gentleman stayed with us, holding the dog and helping to provide shade, until our son, Andy, could...

Editorial , Our View

Patch Adams visit a reminder of the need to enjoy life

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During his visit, our reporter described Adams as wearing big, floppy shoes and a red nose. He also had bluish hair and carried a rubber chicken. Adams visited with Syracuse man Kim Call, providing just the pick-me-up Call needed during a lengthy hospital stay.

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