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Helping N. Utah veterans find the health care they need

Terry Schow

No veteran should go without health care, especially when it’s so readily available. Now, thanks to the Weber County Veterans Advisory Committee, perhaps we can help more Northern Utahns find the services they need.


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Educating teens on contraception is vital to Weber County's economy

Trump Birth Control Science

A bill that would allow teachers to openly talk about contraceptives in sexual education classes could be vital for the future of Weber County’s economy.


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Ben Lomond Principal Dale Wilkinson helps his students succeed

Dale Wilkinson

Principal Dale Wilkinson overcame hardship to achieve success — and it’s his students who benefit.


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N. Utah, it's time to start paying attention to what you recycle

SW 012518 Recycled Earth 01

Dirty diapers, garbage and clothes don’t belong in the recycling bin. Neither do plastic bags.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Recycle bins

This week: Recycling, “Dreamers” and the LDS Church, “Operation Leaf Blower” and civil liberties. 


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Utah sheriffs provide 2 necessary changes — public access, new jail standards

Jail deaths

Now, with promised access to the USA’s standards, Utahns can begin holding sheriffs accountable for the safety of their inmates — and, as result, fewer people will die in Utah jails.


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Getting Narcan to the people who need it

Overdose Antidote Nasal Spray

Thanks to a federal grant, Weber Human Services can now provide Narcan kits to people who otherwise couldn’t afford them.


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Expanding the definition of domestic violence will save Utah lives

Rackley shooting

SB 27 came too late to save Memorez Rackley, but it can protect others. Enact it in her memory.


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Utah lawmakers must unite, address teen suicides

Utah Legislature Session

Imagine what would’ve been possible if the House and Senate united behind Gov. Gary Herbert’s attempt to reduce teen suicides.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

SW 011618 Blue Line Ladies Foundation 01

This week’s topics: The Blue Line Ladies, the Rube Goldberg Challenge, participants in the Northern Utah Women’s March, the government shutdown and Weber State University President Charles Wight.


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