From the Editors

Standard-Examiner journalists earn 28 awards in regional Top of the Rockies contest

The Standard-Examiner earned 28 awards at the 2018 Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro’s Top of the Rockies contest. 

Our View

Readers react: Federal employees, family members share 2013 shutdown experiences

As of Friday afternoon, the odds of a government shutdown were, in the words of Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, “about 50-50.”


What happens to Utah when the government shuts down?

UPDATE: At midnight EST, the U.S. government shut down, as Congress failed to pass a spending bill. Last-minute negotiation attempts crumbled soon after Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote Friday.


President Thomas S. Monson of LDS church dies at 90

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced via email Tuesday night that President Thomas S. Monson died at age 90, due to complications related to age. 


3 important Northern Utah environment stories of 2017

When it comes to Earth, few things happen quickly. The landslide that happened in the Washington Terrace/Riverdale area is something of an exception and it was the top story about our environment of the year.


5 notable Utah education stories of 2017

It’s been a busy year in Northern Utah schools. As we look back at 2017, here are a few notable stories that came from local districts:


Top stories of 2017 in Northern Utah

There was nary a dull moment in Northern Utah in 2017, from tragedy to joy.

Police & Fire

Fire official: Weber County home a total loss from fire

WEST WEBER — Fire crews battled a house fire in unincorporated Weber County Saturday evening.

Our View

READERS REACT: AP discovers recent Mormon proxy baptisms

A story published Thursday by the Utah Associated Press brought up a sensitive topic for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 


Wednesday Comics

The comics in the Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 edition of the Standard-Examiner were a repeat from a previous day. This gallery is the correct comics from the correct day. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.

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