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How do we really help panhandlers, those in need?

Need help

Spare the change and spoil the homeless person? Oh, great. Just in time for Christmas, now we’re supposed to feel guilty about trying to be kind to others. Every time someone on the street...

National Commentary

Vermont's lessons for fans of single-payer system

WASHINGTON — While I was away last week, Vermont decided to scuttle its single-payer health-care plans. I predicted as much six months ago, for one simple...


National Commentary

Congrats, 2014. You could have been a lot worse

‘There have been worse years in recent history,” New York Times columnist Ross Douthat wrote, “but 2014 definitely stands out for the sheer...


Letters

Sen. Lee fights for constitutional principles

Editor, I don't understand how any of the Republicans in Utah feel justified in excoriating Senator Mike Lee who is working hard, against great odds, to return our...


Letters

Reader impressed by Christmas Eve column

Editor, I was so impressed by the column written by Robert Wolthuis, published on Dec. 24 (“Writer: The Jesus I know”). It really puts the real reason...


Guest Commentary

Sheriff's office remains committed to excellence

Today, we are experiencing an unprecedented wave of criticism in our profession and it undoubtedly brings concern, trepidation, and uncertainty to our officers as...




Our View

Our View: Holiday coal for Sen. Mike Lee

Utah’s junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, is taking some holiday season coal from the Utah Republican establishment for his affinity with the Tea Party. In a news...


Guest Commentary

Housing allowance rates have slight rise, but not in Ogden

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) paid to a million service members living off base in the United States will rise by an average half percentage point in January as...


Our View

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered...


Letters

Obama shows courage on Cuba policy

Editor, Since many Republicans are rabidly anti-Obama 24/7, we shouldn’t be surprised that they’re now frothing at the mouth at President Barack...


Letters

Now is time to focus on growing economy

Editor, November saw the best job gains in three years, the federal deficit is shrinking, the stock market is robust, and the Fed is expressing enough faith in the...


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Our View: Holiday coal for Sen. Mike Lee

Utah’s junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, is taking some holiday season coal from the Utah Republican establishment for his affinity with the Tea Party. In a news...


Congrats, 2014. You could have been a lot worse

‘There have been worse years in recent history,” New York Times columnist Ross Douthat wrote, “but 2014 definitely stands out for the sheer...