Opinion

Cops as criminals

Woman Dead in Jail-2

Late one night, during high school, I was driving home when several police cars zoomed by. Curious about what was going on, I followed them down a residential street, where they pulled up to a house....

Standard Deviations

'Lion-killing dentist' more evil than Obama?

Sheesh. You kill one lousy celebrity lion and you’re branded a lion killer for the rest of your life. I’ve been fascinated by this story about the...


Guest Commentary

Turkey’s pivotal role in ISIS battle — and beyond

Turkey has shifted significantly in the war against ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria), and is now striking the enemy directly and permitting the...


National Commentary

China's market intervention

Having put their credibility on the line by propping up the stock market, Chinese officials may now think they have little choice but to keep pouring resources into...


Guest Commentary

Compound drugs fleece TRICARE

Dodgy companies peddling pricey compound pharmaceuticals have fleeced the TRICARE program so severely this year, before tougher screening procedures took effect May...


Letters

The generosity of the people of Utah

Editor, Two articles caught my eye in today's news. The first being the outpouring of love toward the Taylor family. Keyera reaching out when needed and then...




Letters

Vacation rentals are crime magnets

Editor, The destructive impact of vacation rentals are numerous. The one that is impossible to regulate is the fact that they are targets for burglaries and home...


Letters

Column on Jenner was hateful

Editor, Jim Burton's hateful column “Did ESPN exploit the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner situation? (July 30) is a cleverly disguised attack on equality and...


Letters

Don't set your heart on material things

Editor, I believe there is a “life force” within us. Flowers bloom, reach their beauty, then die. This die-hard, younger, stronger, too busy to...


Letters

Local traffic signals can confuse drivers

Editor, I have noticed something about traffic signals in a number of intersections both in Ogden and in Salt Lake City. The signal for turning left hangs directly...


National Commentary

Mullah Omar's death needn't end Afghan peace effort

If the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar died two years ago, as reports suggest, it may thoroughly cloud an already hazy picture in Afghanistan. For now,...


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'Lion-killing dentist' more evil than Obama?

Sheesh. You kill one lousy celebrity lion and you’re branded a lion killer for the rest of your life. I’ve been fascinated by this story about the...