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Davis County Sheriff Addresses Misconduct

Todd Richardson

“I want the public and our employees to know that ALL personnel matters will be addressed and handled appropriately. I am deeply saddened by the actions of these employees, and offer my sincere apology to the public and the rest of the employees of in the Davis County Sheriff’s Office....

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Building an inclusive community requires trust


“If we say our communities are inclusive, and we appreciate and value diversity, then when we see diversity in the places we live, work and play, we should not question its validity.”

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Readers React: LDS Church ends allegiance with Boy Scouts

Mormons Boy Scouts

Big changes are coming for Utah’s Boy Scouts. Here’s what our readers had to say about it.

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'A full overhaul': Readers react to problems in Weber, Davis sheriff's offices


Here’s how you, the readers, reacted to recent stories and editorials about the problems in both the Weber and Davis County Sheriff’s Offices. 

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Column: Suffering from a mental illness? You're not alone

BZ 050718 Sarah Welliver

Mental illness is not a weakness. It is not something to be ashamed of. It is a voice that lies.

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Our written words can enrich ourselves and others

BZ Downtown Ogden Essay 10-9

By recording and sharing our thoughts, we can leave a positive legacy, writes Robert Hunter.

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In Utah, a power struggle between the Legislature and the governor

Utah Election Attorney General

“One thing for which you've got to give our lawmakers credit: they love to spend money on attorneys,” writes E. Kent Winward.

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Utah's free-range bill allows parents be parents, kids be kids

Free Range Parenting

“Bravo to Utah’s lawmakers for this bill. It’s the first of its kind in the nation, and it says something about our willingness to trust in our kids and in each other,” write D. Louise Brown.

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Originally, the CFPB served consumers. Now it protects banks

Consumer Watchdog Name Change-1

“From Mulvaney’s comments, corporate profits are, once again, being elevated over the protection of everyday people,” writes E. Kent Winward.

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OK, one more time — it's pronounced WEE-burr

SW 031316 WSU NCAA party 04

“Come on, guys. You better learn about Weber State. You better learn where it is located, and you better learn how to pronounce the name,” writes Michael Vaughan.

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