If you support Utah agriculture, you need to put your money where your mouth is, writes LuAnn Adams. Buy a basket of Fruit Way peaches at a farmers market.
“Many commentators insist that ‘dyed-in-the-wool’ red Utah is not a swing state,” writes Carol McNamara. “But could Utah play a significant role in the Electoral College tally this year?”
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump shared something in common during this campaign, Jeff Steagall writes. They both focused on the differences between groups.
“While many Ponzi schemes rely on rich people's investments, the payday loan scheme relies on the poorest members of our society,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Poor people are also the least likely to complain or to have the political clout to change this legalized scam.”
“Now is not a good time to raise taxes and blame it on the police,” one reader said. “For shame Ogden city council.”
“We are a stronger together,” writes Weber County Commissioner James Ebert. “We want to personally affirm that we are committed to strengthening this community through a systems approach that addresses present needs and is forward-thinking to provide a better future.”
“The primary reason for not implementing diesel emissions testing in Weber County is an irrefutable absence of credible data,” writes Bill C. Self. “It simply doesn’t exist.”
A fatal crash involving a Tesla on autopilot doesn’t change the march toward self-driving cars, writes David Ferro. But it does add to the controversy surrounding them.
“If people ignore race, then what many people of color (myself included) hear is that if we subtract this part of you then you can be more like us,” writes Adrienne Andrews. “That is a problem.”