Guest Commentary

Coates challenges us to examine our attitudes and behavior

We Were Eight Years in Power

“Today’s climate challenges those who have always considered themselves ‘not...

Guest Commentary

WSU's Walker Institute encourages and celebrates civility

Olene Walker 2014

“It doesn't take much to create an atmosphere of civility. It just takes kindness,” writes Robert Hunter.


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School board failed to consider historic importance of Polk Elementary

Polk Elementary

“Destroying historically and architecturally significant buildings is in no one's best interest,” writes Connie Cox.


Guest Commentary

Coates challenges us to examine our attitudes and behavior

We Were Eight Years in Power

“Today’s climate challenges those who have always considered themselves ‘not racist.’ That is why books like ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ are so relevant — they challenge our beliefs about ourselves, our country, its history, and our own behavior and...


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Ogden school bond initiative will keep small student/teacher ratios

Polk Elementary Rebuild Rendering

“These new buildings will provide students learning experiences not possible in older schools and in a far safer setting,” writes Jeffrey Heiner.


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Be that person who makes a difference in a kid's life

Farmers Market Recital-4

“Most of us wish we could give a better world to the kids around us. But through small, powerful moments, we can create a better world for them,” writes D. Louise Brown.


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What do Hatch and Lee think about the president's behavior?

Trump Republicans Backlash Corker

Sen. Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, stood up to President Trump. Don Porter wonders if Utah’s congressional delegation is capable of the same courage.


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Weber School District identifies five projects as priorities

Wallace Majestic Elementary boundary April 2016

“Each of these projects is critical to continue to manage aging facilities and to keep up with rapid student growth — an increase of more than 700 students this year alone,” writes Dr. Jeff Stephens


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Real change comes from fixing the things around you

Las Vegas Shooting

“Don’t feel compelled to focus your efforts in the disaster du jour. Fix things around you and within the scope of what you do every day,” writes E. Kent Winward.


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Grenades don't kill people. People kill people

APTOPIX Las Vegas Shooting

“More than 33,000 Americans will pay the ultimate price this year for our commitment to the Second Amendment, while the NRA forces Congress to maintain an ostrich mentality and stick their collective heads in the sand,” writes Robert Wadman.


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A matter of priorities

APTOPIX Las Vegas Shooting

We have a history of remarkable accomplishments. But we can’t figure out how to stop mass shootings, writes Don Porter.


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