Guest Commentary

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The stories we create about our past dictate our future

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“Strange to think that the past is our key to free will, but it is,” writes E. Kent Winward.

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WSU columnists: We need to address race, the ACA, infrastructure, tolerance in 2018

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We’ve got work to do in 2018, according to the Weber State columnists who write for the Standard-Examiner.

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Congress needs to pass a responsible Dream Act

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“Let’s deal with the hard issues in front of us, but let us not punish those that have done no wrong other than having been brought to America as children and youth,” writes Paul Widmark.

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A Christmas Story: Driving to Herkimer to see family

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One year, David Ferro’s dog drove the family’s VW bus into a tree. But that didn’t stop the Ferros from making their annual Christmas visit to New York.

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How The Donald Stole Christmas!

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Columnist E. Kent Winward parodies the Christmastime classic by Dr. Seuss. 

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E-warrants give police too much flex to conduct no-knock raids

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Technology allows for warrants to get signed by a judge electronically — but does that cut corners on the justice system?

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It's the wrong time for tax cuts

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“Save the tax cut for the time it will be most needed,” writes Jeff Steagall.

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Weber County Commission should let petition continue


“A handful of people from the Ogden Valley are encouraging the Weber County Commission to circumvent the petition we have started and for the commissioners themselves to initiate the study process. This would be a mistake,” write Brent Taylor and Oscar Mata.

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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.

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