Guest Commentary

Parents play a crucial role in teaching children to reject racism

Atticus Finch

“A child may learn to be racist from the friends they choose. But, generally speaking, I...

Guest Commentary

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a Netflix rate hike

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“We love the idea of good girls and boys getting gifts for good behavior. Those rules make sense. But for Santa Internet, the rules changed this week,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Diesel emissions testing results — an S-E reader conversation

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Between January and November, nearly 20 percent of the diesels tested in Weber County failed an emissions test. Here’s what readers had to say.


Guest Commentary

Weber State plays as a college football team should play

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“On Dec. 8, it was refreshing, but all too rare, to see two teams of student athletes play a great game for no other reason than a love of playing football,” writes Michael Vaughan.


Guest Commentary

Responsible cannabis policy starts with honesty

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“While those we choose to lead and protect us use fear tactics and lies to misdirect and misinform the public about the issues surrounding medical cannabis, it will be the patients among us who continue to suffer needlessly,” writes Thomas Paskett.


Guest Commentary

Parents play a crucial role in teaching children to reject racism

Atticus Finch

“A child may learn to be racist from the friends they choose. But, generally speaking, I don’t believe they would choose those racist friends if both parents and teachers are using the same anti-bigotry instruction manual,” writes Don Porter.


Guest Commentary

Shop local. Eat local. Give local. Think local.

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“To maintain a great northern Utah, all of us must maintain a sense of community. We must be conscious of one another’s needs, work together and support each other,” writes Robert Hunter.


Guest Commentary

Trump, Utah and cuts to 2 national monuments — an S-E reader conversation

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Outdoor retailer Patagonia joined a series of lawsuits against President Trump after he reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah. Here’s what readers had to say about the cuts.


Guest Commentary

What can I get you for Christmas this year?

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“Adults eventually discover the sublime truth that sincere, earnest gift giving is the real essence of the season,” writes D. Louise Brown.


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Offensive? Despicable? That's all in the past, Mr. President.

Trump Hatch

“The civics lesson for the day was this: No matter how morally loathsome and intellectually deficient our president has proven himself to be, the choice made by our Beehive State leaders has been to embrace Trump,” writes Don Porter.


Guest Commentary

In December, we have many things to celebrate

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“December offers many opportunities to honor and celebrate your friends, neighbors and even strangers,” writes Adrienne Andrews.


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