Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Broadband Bytes for 2017-09-15

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If GOED is serious about rural business, they need a broadband plan

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© Michael Gäbler / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 Reading about how bad...

WSU Football: Weber State Comes Up Short 33-20 At Cal

Weber County Forum
Anytime a lowly Big Sky Conference football team dang near whoops a Power 5...

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Second Set: Ogden City Elections Financial Disclosures

Weber County Forum
Follow the money, sez we!For all eager Ogden City residents who are following...

Preseason Opener: Weber State Football Sets School Records in 76-0 Win Over Montana Western

Weber County Forum
Great job. WSU Wildcats. This is win to be savored!Rabid WSU Football fans...

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Sunday Funnies: Religious Leaders Plan Rally in Washington as a Moral Rebuke to Trump’s Presidency

Weber County Forum
Our best guess? You won't find any known Mormon within miles of this rally on...

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2017 Ogden City Municipal Primary Election Day Thread - Updated

Weber County Forum
Check back after 8:00 p.m. and join in on all the funBreaking news for WCF...

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Ogden City Council Election Financial Disclosure Statements

Weber County Forum
Yeah!`We got's it totally coveredHAY, Ogden City voters!  In the event...

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Standard-Examiner: MEET THE OGDEN CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES IN THE 2017 ELECTION

Weber County Forum
More info in re: Ogden City Election candidatesAs the August 15, 2017 Ogden...

Cool Hi-tech Ogden City Doins @ Tomorrow Night's Ogden City Council Meeting

Weber County Forum
Check it out, Ogden City CitizensHAY! Check this out, Ogden City...

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Standard-Examiner: Backyard Chickens Could Help Stack the Next Ogden City Council

Weber County Forum
Backyard Chickens? Yes or no?Backyard Chickens?Happy Days Ogden City residents!...

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2016 Ogden Municipal Election: Meet the Ogden City Council Candidates!

Weber County Forum
Via the venerable Junior league of Ogden, we're delighted to highlight this...

Standard-Examiner Editorial: Ogden Mayor Took City Government Into His Own Hands -Updated

Weber County Forum
Remember! Ogden City mail-in ballots go out early next week!Bad news for our...

2017 Ogden Election Preview

Weber County Forum
Just remember, peeps, we have an Ogden City election coming up this...

GOP "Moderate" Replaces Crackpot "Hardliner" James Evans as Utah GOP Chair

Weber County Forum
No doubt about. The Utah GOP's "transformation" will be a thrill to...

Standard-Examiner: Bagpipe Band at Ben Lomond High Marches to Its Own Beat

Weber County Forum
Meal ur naidheachd, Ben Lomond students!Fantastic Standard-Examiner story...

Missing-in-Action Rob Bishop Gets invited to an April 18 Town Hall Meeting! - Updated

Weber County Forum
C'mon Weber County voters! be there; and don't let Rob Bishop down!Hey, Utah...

Another Ogden Legendary Skier Suddenly Exits the "Mortal Coil"

Weber County Forum
These guys were all my lifetime ski buddies, and we in the Utah skier community...

Hatch, Lee Vote to Allow Greedy Internet Service Providers to Track and Sell Customers' Browsing History

Weber County Forum
Our take? If our sleazy internet providers want to make money by legally...

House Intelligence Committee Investigation is Dead on Arrival

Weber County Forum
Jackass House speaker Ryan won't appoint anyone else of courseThis is what...

Weber County Forum Sunday Sermon: "And Jesus Said Unto Paul of Ryan ..."

Weber County Forum
Check your "Christian Values," US RepublicansFine Nicholas Kristof Op-ed from...

Via William Harrel: The Look You Give When You're in the Presence of Pure Madness!

Weber County Forum
Hail Angela Merkel, The New Leader of the Free-worldAnother great "catch"...

St. Paddy's Day Special - Updated!

Weber County Forum
Erin go Bragh!Happy St. Patrick's Day from Celtic Thunder:Fasten the buckles on...

Standard-Examiner: Let's Hear Your Defense of Leaving 52M Without Health Coverage, Rep. Bishop

Weber County Forum
Granted, the Standard-Examiner hasn't been even half so good as it used to be,...

Impeachara®: Treatment for TIAD (Trump Induced Anxiety Disorder)

Weber County Forum
Talk to your doctor, to see if Impeachara® might be right for youVia FB Friend...

Awesome Trump Meme: A Picture Suitable for Framing?

Weber County Forum
Your children will look up to you and respect you for the time being. Don't be...

Mixing Active Transportation, Transit, and Freight Service

Transit in Utah
Nederlands: Luchtfoto van Nederlands hoofdkantoor Bosch Rexroth (Photo credit:...

Anniversary Missed...

Transit in Utah
A couple of months ago a major anniversary took place that I let pass by...

What makes a Successful Public Space?

Transit in Utah
Hotel Portland, since demolished (Photo credit: Wikipedia)English: Pettygrove...

Why you should avoid Alamo Rent-A-Car

From Where I Sit
This week my family split apart for 25 days so my wife could visit family in...

Can Alternatives to Owing a car be made More Convenient?

Transit in Utah
TriMet bus parked near MAX tracks (helping out on opening day) in Portland, OR....

Is it the Pathway or is it the Urban Fabric?

Transit in Utah
TriMet is looking at closing a pathway that connects the Willow Creek Transit...

Looking for an Internship

Transit in Utah
English: A car of the Portland Streetcar system at the eastbound Portland State...

The Barbur Transit Center - The Good, Bad, the Ugly, and the Really Ugly and how it doesn't fit into the urban form

Transit in Utah
In my first entry on how transit centers fit into the urban form and how they...

El Salvador Final Presidential Vote - Fraud and Fear

From Where I Sit
Last night was the final vote for the President of El Salvador.   Last month's...

Insider Perspective of the Utah Caucus System

From Where I Sit
There is a tremendous amount of debate in Utah about the "Count My Vote"...

More Waste In Utah - Senator Aaron Osmond's Pledge of Allegiance Bill

From Where I Sit
This year is starting out to be a great year for Utah waste, with wasted...

More Wasted Money in Utah Schools - Canyon School District Shelves New Books.

From Where I Sit
Columnist Paul Rolly today pointed in his column that Canyon School District...

Has Dixie State University's Website Been Hacked?

From Where I Sit
As my Alma Mater pushes forward for a new university president, they are...

Update on The Lunch Room Scandal at Uintah Elementary

From Where I Sit
Screw Nutritional Guidelines forStudents, you ain't eatin' As a follow up to...

El Salvador Presidential Election Results

From Where I Sit
In what was considered a peaceful election, the El Salvadoran people have come...

The "Ley Seca" of El Salvador aka Election Prohibition

From Where I Sit
As El Salvador heads into the craziness of election weekend, the citizens are...

The Godfather at Uintah Elementary Takes Kids Lunch and Throws it Away

From Where I Sit
The Tribune today had a shocking article on Uintah Elementary and their bizarre...

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

Transit in Utah
During my recent trip to the Portland International Airport for a trip to Los...

Why We Must Solve the Utah Pollution Problem Now.

From Where I Sit
I just returned from a three week trip to my beloved home state of Utah.  It...

Bountiful City Managers Apparently have no clue what they are doing

From Where I Sit
I was stunned today to read today how Bountiful City Attorney Russell Mahan...

3 Day Transit Only Trip to Los Angeles

Transit in Utah
A job interview in Los Angeles on December 20th meant I had to travel down...

Gay Marriage Legal in Utah - A Modern Day Mayflower.

From Where I Sit
Gay marriage is now legal in Utah.  The long battle has finally reached the...

Book Review: College Fast Track - Essential Habits For Less Stress and More Success in College.

From Where I Sit
From time to time I get the opportunity to share a book review from authors who...

Libya is not El Salvador...People Remember When it Was.

From Where I Sit
In Libya News, we have seen the country is still has major issues with...

When Government Gets Involved with Private Business

From Where I Sit
In the United States we are constantly discussing the limits of government in...

Utah Attorney General John Swallow Needed to Step Down.

From Where I Sit
John Swallow resigned today and though I am obviously not in Utah these days; I...

Substandard Candidates Should Get Less Money from the GOP

From Where I Sit
The AP had a big story today on GOP candidates getting less money from big...

El Salvador Elections 2014

From Where I Sit
In the next few months the El Salvador elections will be heating up here in the...

From Where I Sit Returns

From Where I Sit
Nearly 2 years ago I put a serious pause on my blogging due to the fact my hard...

How well does your trail work?

Transit in Utah
I am a walker, I love to do a lot of walking. While it may not show right now...

Management and Power

From Where I Sit
A scripture and saying that is often quoted in my church is "39 We have learned...

Looking for a position...

Transit in Utah
Portland State University College of Urban & Public Affairs (Photo credit:...

From Where I Sit
It has been a long time since I have jumped on to the blog.  My original life...

Now there is two...

Transit in Utah
LACMTA Metro Local #8407 (Photo credit: L.A. Urban Soul)Today it was announced...

Observations from a Chicago Trip

Transit in Utah
In April, I had the opportunity to attend the American Planning Association...

SB 271 is a sneaky, last minute revision--of an already bad policy--literally written by Parents for Choice in Education with only one purpose: label schools as "failing" as an excuse for vouchers

Utah Education Issues
The many topics this post touches on are all worthy of lengthy pieces that I...