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This page replaces LocalCommentary.com, for new discussion of local politics and government in American Fork, the Alpine School District, Utah County, and the State of Utah.

Proofreading and Politics in Draper

Here’s a headline from yesterday’s Salt Lake Tribune: “Draper to hire independent investigator to review councilwoman’s e-mails.” Hmm. Sounds serious….

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Guest Post: Molly Hogan – “We Need Them As Much As They Need Us”

Nine years ago, my husband Brady and I were living in a small but cozy apartment in Salt Lake City….

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Now What? (Electoral Afterthoughts)

I can’t say it was my favorite birthday ever, or even a particularly good one, but it was an interesting…

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David’s Handy Little Election Guide

Here’s my arguably handy, definitely idiosyncratic election guide for the 2016 general election. I considered posting it earlier for once,…

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Why I’m No Longer a Republican

The “what” is in my title. Here’s the “why.” It may help if I explain why I was a Republican…

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Two Reluctant Farewells

It’s a sad week for American Fork. We lost two icons — one you probably know, another you might not….

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Snowbird, American Fork Canyon, and Property Rights

It’s now common knowledge in northern Utah County: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort wants to develop property it owns in…

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The Post I Never Finished Last Year (Updated)

For me 2015 was, among other things, a year in which I didn’t blog as much as I hoped to,…

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Looking for David’s Handy Little Election Guide, 2015 Edition?

It’s here: afelection.info/2015/davids-handy-little-election-guide-2015-edition/ Enjoy. And vote how you will, but vote!

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Learn Before You Vote: afelection.info

Folks, if you’re in American Fork, you’ll want to check out afelection.info for information about candidates and issues in next week’s…

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