Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Climate science realities

I’m a professor at Weber State University, where I teach physical geography and atmospheric science. It’s my job to provide my students with the most...


Guest Commentary

We need a learner-centered approach in Utah education

Robert Frost’s great little poem, “Stopping by Woods On a Snowy Evening,” likely inspired the writers of, “Promises to Keep”, the Utah...


Guest Commentary

A long-term triumph in South Korea

The shocking physical attack on U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert in Seoul South Korea may appear just the latest negative news from the Korea peninsula. On March 10 he...


Guest Commentary

Marijuana legislation was poorly drafted

Much has been said about the pros and cons of medical marijuana. Some tout it as a cure for cancer, while others view it as an addictive gateway drug. Although...


Guest Commentary

Better 911 system is needed

For the past several years, I have been working on an issue that is very important to me, 911 communication systems. Last year there was an instance in Draper where...




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Wounded Warrior Project: Getting bigger

Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and...


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Climate sophistry trumps climate science

  When the Standard-Examiner published a Washington Post editorial March 7, it came down in support of the growing climate change hysteria. That opinion piece...


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Banner year for education funding

As we enter the final day of the 2015 legislative session, one of the last tasks to be completed is the budget. At over $14 billion, our state budget is fairly...


Guest Commentary

Brutal murders in Russia a reminder and challenge

The gangland style murder of Boris Nemtsov starkly demonstrates the considerable distance still separating Russia from stable and reliable rule of law. On the...


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Clinton's e-mails mock her transparency pledges

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton repeatedly criticized other governments for not living up to high standards of openness and transparency with their citizens,...


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