Guest Commentary

The ACA isn't a sensible health care plan. Neither is the GOP alternative

Congress Health Overhaul-4

“We have not yet found the right solution for health insurance,” writes Jeff Steagall.

Recreation

Column: Anglers should be happy about flooding, even if it delays fishing

Fly fishing Utah Spencer Durrant Column

The fishing season will be different this year. It’ll be harder. But we can’t complain about having too much water.


Outtakes

Outtakes: If the US did a 'Happiness Report,' Utah would be at the bottom

Don Porter

The United States is No. 14 on the United Nations’ list of the happiest countries. If the US did its own report, where would Utah end up?


Guest Commentary

The ACA isn't a sensible health care plan. Neither is the GOP alternative

Congress Health Overhaul-4

“We have not yet found the right solution for health insurance,” writes Jeff Steagall.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: With its low success rate, parole is a scary proposition

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

The circumstances as to what will bring an offender back to prison fluctuate greatly, inmate Brian Wood writes, and sometimes even small violations can send a parolee back to prison.


Guest Commentary

Keeping up with the news is almost impossible

Obama Legacy Social Media

No matter how fast information comes at us, writes E. Kent Winward, we still care most about the news that affects us personally.


Guest Commentary

Rob Bishop and the GOP plan to replace Obamacare — an S-E reader conversation

Public Lands Battle Bishop

The Standard-Examiner argued U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop needs to return to Northern Utah to explain why it’s OK to leave 52 million Americans without health coverage. Here’s how readers reacted.


Homefront

The Homefront: Why is food that tastes so good so bad for us?

D. Louise Brown

Food is our best friend and worst enemy. It’s vital for survival, yet it can kill us. Though it’s a great emotional comforter, food can also turn our bodies inside out.


Guest Commentary

Utah Legislature shows how to govern locally

Utah Legistature Adjourns

“Even when our national political life seems unsettled and unsettling, we can tend to our state, our cities and our own communities,” writes Carol McNamara.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Focusing on the expectations I have for myself, not on others’

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“I believe I’m ready for the hardest part of all this, and that will be accepting that people will have varied opinions of me,” inmate Brian Wood writes. 


Behind Bars

Behind Bars column gives a voice, insight to a hidden population

Nolan Taylor WEB ONLY

Any way we can make life more humane and compassionate for those caught up in the criminal justice system will, in the end, benefit society, Nolan Taylor writes. 


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