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Utah's jails continue to operate in secrecy — and prisoners continue to die

Gregory Hayes Jail Death

Utah built a system that protects sheriffs from accountability for the safety of their prisoners....

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Utah's secret jail standards do nothing to protect prisoners

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If Utah’s jail standards failed to protect Marion Herrera, they cannot protect anyone.


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The Ogden Winter Market — a place to come together as a community

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The Ogden Winter Market is good for our health, good for the economy and good for our sense of community.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Ogden police car

This week: A new system to file police reports online, two caring high school communities, automatic voter registration, and the Davis County Jail.


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Utah's jails continue to operate in secrecy — and prisoners continue to die

Gregory Hayes Jail Death

Utah built a system that protects sheriffs from accountability for the safety of their prisoners. That cannot continue.


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Give me your tired, your poor, your Norwegians

Trump Immigration

When Donald Trump profanely describes Haiti, El Salvador and Africa as wastelands, he’s also dismissing their people as less than human.


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Help build a healthy, vital community. Support the Teddy Bear Den.

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When a baby is healthy, a family can focus on finding worthwhile jobs, buying homes and becoming part of a thriving economy. That makes all of us stronger.


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The flu is here, and it’s serious. Don’t take chances.

On The Money Flu Shots

Influenza activity reached critical mass in Utah during the final week of 2017, according to the CDC. What happens next is, at least in part, up to you.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Randy Julander 3

This week: Randy Julander retires as the federal government’s top snow expert in Utah, local police botch hate crime reports, the First Friday Art Stroll packs downtown Ogden and drivers struggle with snowy roads.


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Finding a way to move ahead in the Ogden School District

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Ogden’s aging schools need to be replaced or updated. Some need to be closed. As a community, let’s develop a plan that ensures a better future for our children.


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Sheriff fails his financial responsibility to Davis County taxpayers

Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson audits

Sheriff Todd Richardson believed he didn’t need to play by county rules, but his record shows otherwise.


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