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How an abandoned Ogden firehouse became a place of hope for the homeless

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Family Promise helped Ogden understand the potential of an old firehouse. And, as a result,...

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Facts don't matter to Utah lawmakers who oppose abortion

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Utah lawmakers want a world in which Roe v. Wade doesn’t exist and they can rewrite the rules of human biology. It doesn’t work that way.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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See who else earned praise and criticism this week. 


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How an abandoned Ogden firehouse became a place of hope for the homeless

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Family Promise helped Ogden understand the potential of an old firehouse. And, as a result, families now stand a better chance of staying together as they find homes and jobs.


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In their fervor to control alcohol, Utah lawmakers are killing the economy

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Congratulations to the Utah Legislature and Gov. Gary Herbert. You found a way to further restrict the consumption of alcohol. And, as a bonus, you found a way to cripple Utah’s economy.


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Somebody messed with the breakfast service. Now an Ogden church needs help

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The Emmanuel Church of God in Christ is a small Ogden congregation that serves Sunday breakfast to the homeless. It needs our help recovering from a burglary over the weekend.


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With money to pay off its loan, Lantern House can continue to help the homeless

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Whatever happens to the homeless now living in Salt Lake City, Lantern House can continue to help people find food, shelter and medical care. Perhaps more important, it can help some of those clients find jobs and long-term housing.


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Utah's drought is over — for now. But we still need to conserve water

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We just emerged from a six-year drought. If we learned anything from the experience, we cannot begin wasting water. Not for a single day.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s issues: State funding for Weber State University’s social sciences building, bicyclists who don’t share trails, advocates for Latino students in Ogden’s schools, and Salt Lake’s confused approach to new homeless shelters.


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Surveillance footage shows Ogden police had no choice in Sambrano shooting

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We published footage of a shooting death for a single, compelling reason — it documents what happened the night of Tuesday, Feb. 21.


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Public information is a powerful tool. It's yours. Use it

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Federal and state law guarantees your access to government meetings and public records. The rest is up to you.


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