Opinion

Our View: Get the Eisenhower Memorial through, Bishop

Eisenhower Memorial

As former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole reminds us in a letter to the editor, it’s time for the Eisenhower Memorial, a fitting tribute for the former general and U.S....

National Commentary

A temple, and a civilization, fall

The scale of destruction in Syria’s four-year-old uprising is so vast, and the extent of carnage and suffering so appalling, that individual massacres and...


National Commentary

Maybe there is a way to create good jobs again

Academic economists don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how to restructure society in order to provide a good life for the majority of people. They...


Guest Commentary

North and South Korea agree on stabilizing steps

The 38th Parallel dividing North and South Korea is less tense thanks to a sensible new agreement. Pyongyang has expressed regret over land mines injuring South...


Our View

Our View: Protect yourself from the air

Surprisingly, it’s been a cooler summer than anticipated. It was very hot in June, but July was almost spring-like and August has had cool days as well,...


Guest Commentary

Exploding costs, backroom deals have derailed Eisenhower

This newspaper’s recent editorial urging Congress to build architect Frank Gehry’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial does not address how a tribute to a...




National Commentary

Outlawing prostitution Is a crime

Banning things you don't like has a long history, though not a happy one. Americans have tried banning alcohol, marijuana, pornography and homosexuality. All of...


Letters

Increase funding for Alzheimer's research

Editor, As the presidential nominee race increases in intensity, one critical issue facing our country is consistently missing from the rhetoric. No one is...


Our View

Our View: Begin diesel testing Weber-Morgan

Davis County is cracking down on excessive diesel smoke emissions, and it’s making a difference. As we reported, “Environmental Health Services...


National Commentary

Trump's loophole closing wouldn't soak the rich

Donald Trump may believe he’s the Republican candidate who can best sell a soak-the-rich tax policy to conservative voters. The catch is that his idea will...


National Commentary

One health-care question Republicans must answer

After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Affordable Care Act....


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Maybe there is a way to create good jobs again

Academic economists don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how to restructure society in order to provide a good life for the majority of people. They...


North and South Korea agree on stabilizing steps

The 38th Parallel dividing North and South Korea is less tense thanks to a sensible new agreement. Pyongyang has expressed regret over land mines injuring South...