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VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 12:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

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VIDEO: Our View: Pass on buying Swanson Center

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 30 2014 - 1:04pm

We're pleased that many Top of Utah lawmakers enjoy their Second Amendment rights. A host of pols gathered with spouses recently at the Swanson Tactical Training Center in Ogden for a night of dinner and shooting. We're sure that a lot of enjoyment was had by all.There was another reason for the dinner and shooting, however. There's a push --...

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VIDEO: Our View: A fishing compromise?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 28 2014 - 12:48pm

This year's Utah Legislature may actually grab a great compromise if a fishing rights bill can be passed and signed into law.Ogden Republican Rep. Dixon Pitcher is sponsoring House Bill 37, of which navigable waterways are deemed public transportation corridors in Utah, thereby open to all. However, to use the waterways, public rights of way must...

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VIDEO: Our View: Making government efficient

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 27 2014 - 1:19pm

Government gets a bad rap. Deficits, long lines, slow service, a polarized Congress, all of those are legitimate beefs. However, government is also the entity that provides essential services, such as streets, law enforcement, fire departments, and so on.Government also assists the most vulnerable among us. When that local level of government...

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VIDEO: Our View: Can Layton evolve?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 20 2014 - 1:34pm

As a changing of the guard has begun in Layton city government, the key question for the city is whether it can evolve to meet economic challenges and be competitive with other cities -- notably Farmington -- in attracting businesses and tax revenue.Farmington has shown a lot of energy in business development, and it's fair to say that Layton is...

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VIDEO: Our View: A too-empty Egyptian?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Nov 13 2013 - 3:02pm

The Historic Peery's Egyptian Theater is a gem located directly in the heart of downtown Ogden. We're very grateful that a generation ago, a group of supporters started a foundation to restore the theater to its grandeur. The Egyptian Theater Foundation saved a great theater from a wrecking ball.When one steps into the Egyptian, it recalls the...

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VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 12:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 9:29am


VIDEO: Our View: Pass on buying Swanson Center

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 30 2014 - 1:04pm

We're pleased that many Top of Utah lawmakers enjoy their Second Amendment rights. A host of pols gathered with spouses recently at the Swanson Tactical Training Center in Ogden for a night of dinner and shooting. We're sure that a lot of enjoyment was had by all.There was another reason for the dinner and shooting, however. There's a push --...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 31 2014 - 1:09pm


VIDEO: Our View: A fishing compromise?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 28 2014 - 12:48pm

This year's Utah Legislature may actually grab a great compromise if a fishing rights bill can be passed and signed into law.Ogden Republican Rep. Dixon Pitcher is sponsoring House Bill 37, of which navigable waterways are deemed public transportation corridors in Utah, thereby open to all. However, to use the waterways, public rights of way must...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 30 2014 - 1:43pm


VIDEO: Our View: Making government efficient

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 27 2014 - 1:19pm

Government gets a bad rap. Deficits, long lines, slow service, a polarized Congress, all of those are legitimate beefs. However, government is also the entity that provides essential services, such as streets, law enforcement, fire departments, and so on.Government also assists the most vulnerable among us. When that local level of government...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 30 2014 - 11:06am


VIDEO: Our View: Can Layton evolve?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Jan 20 2014 - 1:34pm

As a changing of the guard has begun in Layton city government, the key question for the city is whether it can evolve to meet economic challenges and be competitive with other cities -- notably Farmington -- in attracting businesses and tax revenue.Farmington has shown a lot of energy in business development, and it's fair to say that Layton is...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 21 2014 - 2:23pm


VIDEO: Our View: A too-empty Egyptian?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Nov 13 2013 - 3:02pm

The Historic Peery's Egyptian Theater is a gem located directly in the heart of downtown Ogden. We're very grateful that a generation ago, a group of supporters started a foundation to restore the theater to its grandeur. The Egyptian Theater Foundation saved a great theater from a wrecking ball.When one steps into the Egyptian, it recalls the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 15 2013 - 6:26am


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