Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Singing for Trump — an S-E reader conversation


Is it hypocritical for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration? Or is it simply an act of respect for the presidency?

Guest Commentary

The price of procrastination: With interest rate hike, don't delay buying home

Jen Kirchhoefer

It’s not too late to initiate the purchase of a new home and lock in current rates before the Feds’ next meeting.

Guest Commentary

The laws of economics can't be nullified, even by the president-elect

Trump Carrier-7

“Even in Indiana, the effect of the Carrier deal is significantly less positive than has been reported,” writes Jeff Steagall of Weber State University.

Tech Matters

Tech Matters: How to keep your Secret Santa gift secret when shopping online

Christmas gifts under tree

In the old days, keeping Secret Santa presents secret meant bringing the bags into the house unseen, finding a good place to hide them and then wrapping when everyone was out of the house. But today, if you shop online, a shared computer can mean the end of the surprise.

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Prisoners shouldn't be released without prep for life outside jail

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“There are many prisoners that leave here who have almost no chance whatsoever. It feels irresponsible for the Department of Corrections to release prisoners knowing they are completely unprepared,” inmate Brian Wood writes.

Guest Commentary

Too much empathy? Quite the opposite

Alastair Sim A Christmas Carol

“If we want peace on earth and goodwill to all humans, then we must ponder, think, and most importantly, act with compassion,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Fix the things you can fix.”

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