Guest Commentary


The Homefront: When the going gets tough, partners don't budge

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When the going gets tough, the tough don’t move an inch. They grasp onto one another a little tighter, reconfirm their commitment and thank heaven for the tough times that make them stronger.

Guest Commentary

The monks and the saints — 70 years together in the Ogden Valley

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When the Trappists arrived 70 years ago in Huntsville, nobody quite knew what to expect. But the monks and their LDS neighbors built a warm and strong relationship.

Guest Commentary

Millennials? Apolitical? Not at Weber State

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“We were relentless — at every event, we encouraged students to register and to vote,” write Carol McNamara and Leah Murray.

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Deciding how to make the most of my remaining time in prison

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When prisoners get closer to their release dates, they become eligible for a few additional jobs working outside the walls of the prison. But what jobs are the best?

Guest Commentary

After a senseless loss, reaffirming a faith in words and the law

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“I believe in words and I believe in the law,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Words may seem like an ineffective means to combat the worst parts of human nature, but when it comes to laws, our collective legal words can be powerful.”

Guest Commentary

Ogden — boomtown or ghetto? An S-E reader conversation

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Readers take issue with people who think of Ogden as a ghetto.

Real Estate

Real estate advice: Tips for managing higher interest rates and mortgage terms

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Even what seems like a small increase in interest ratings could be the difference between being able to afford to buy a house or not. 

Guest Commentary

In an age of genocide, we remember the Holocaust

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“Holocaust remembrances ask us to never forget because atrocities keep occurring,” writes Adrienne Andrews. “Until we speak out for others, genocide will continue.”

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Will work for food — or not

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There's little to no trust extended to prisoners, so when inmate Brian Wood is treated differently, it's a bit of a shock to the system, he says.

Guest Commentary

When the background music of our lives turns dark and tragic

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“If just one man in England had followed the direction of the law not to kill, our news last week would have been different and more peaceful,” writes E. Kent Winward.

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