Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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WSU Football Coming Right Up

Weber County Forum
Thursday, September 1 -- Weber State @ Utah StateFootball is getting closer....

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The Political Process Isn’t Rigged — It Has Much Bigger Problems

Weber County Forum
Ya gotta know that something awesome is about to happen, when David Wasserman...

Tell Rep. Bishop: Protect Our Public Lands – Not BIG OIL!

Weber County Forum
You know what to do.  Do it on the internetVia Western Values Project:Rep....

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Salt Lake Tribune: Case Against Former Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff Is Off; Swallow Prosecution Still On

Weber County Forum
Corruption case » Judge drops charges against ex-Utah A.G.; taxpayers off the...

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CfA Demands Audit of Legislative Expenditures for Utah Land Transfer Lawsuit - Updated

Weber County Forum
"Utah, the best managed state," Har-har-harVia Utah State Senator James...

Independance Day Special

Weber County Forum
Happy 4th of July, PeepsHave a safe and sane holiday, folks.

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Standard-Examiner: Jim Harvey Wins the Weber County GOP Primary with 56 Percent

Weber County Forum
Sour grapes on our part? YEP!Bad news for Weber County Commissione candidate...

Primary Election Day 2016 Special

Weber County Forum
Happy Election Day! Celebrate and VOTE42,214 = # of Registered Weber County...

Weber County Primary Election: Unaffiliated Voters Can Still Vote - Updated

Weber County Forum
Attention Weber County Forum political wonks:Are you one of the 36,913 Weber...

Standard-Examiner Letter: Weber County GOP Leaders Should Resign Over Harvey Campaign Funding

Weber County Forum
We'll enthusiastically join with Mayor Taylor's reasonable demand for Mr....

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Standard-Examiner: Weber County Commission Candidate Forums Coming Up

Weber County Forum
Happily, by the time the primary election rolls around on June 28, each of...

Sodden Warning: Don't be Dumbasses when the Weber County Commission Primary Vote Comes Up on June 28.

Weber County Forum
Okay folks,don't be Dumbasses When the Weber County Commission primary vote...

Standard-Examiner Op-ed; Gochnour "Profoundly Ready" for the Weber County Commission

Weber County Forum
Yes. Join Mr. and Mrs. Hall, along with your blogmeister, on June 28, in...

Awesome Mother Jones Video Which Has Gone Viral With No Known Antidote!

Weber County Forum
Happy viral video du jour, Peeps!Seriously, people (especially Donald...

Weber State Professor Recognized with Freedom of Iinformation Award

Weber County Forum
Let's just say we're vicariously proud of Dan SchroederBig News yesterday:Weber...

Big Doins Tonight: Weber County Commission Candidates Debate - Updated

Weber County Forum
Check back in around 6:30 p.m. tonight, as we'll try to feature tonight's...

On His Deathbed, Former Republican Senator Apologizes For Donald Trump (Video)

Weber County Forum
As for the current situation in Utah's federal Senate delegation, and in...

Standard-Examiner: The Weber County Commission Debate Matters

Weber County Forum
Dang right "this debate matters," Weber County votersVia the Standard...

Selling a Birthright: What Would the West Be Like Without Its Federal lands?

Weber County Forum
Please read this article, even if you don't read anything else today (or this...

The Independent:The Electoral Politics of the 2016 Western Freedom Festival

Weber County Forum
Vote Caitlin Gochnour for the Weber County Commission, Weber County Forum...

Breaking 2016 Election information

Weber County Forum
What a pity it is, wethink, that Standard-Examiner readers can't get accurate...

Gotta Admit I'm Feeling a Mite Sorry for My Old Pal, Matthew Bell

Weber County Forum
Gotta admit I'm feeling a mite sorry for my old pal, Matthew Bell, who was a...

Weber County Forum Endorses Caitlin Gochnour for Weber County Commission - Updated!

Weber County Forum
Farewell to the Weber County GOP "Good Old Boy's Club," we hopeThe Standard's...

Breaking: Huntsman Family Buying The Salt Lake Tribune

Weber County Forum
Thank you Mr Huntsman for keeping the Trib around for everyone!Fantastic news...

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...