Opinion

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Thatch Elmer

This week: Political infighting, a young cowboy poet, expanded voting and lessons learned from the Uintah fire.


Letters

NBA players should not represent America if they don't respect the flag

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On Saturday, April 7, I read about the United States forming a 35-man pool for the USA Basketball national team. They’ll play for the Americans if they qualify for the 2019 Basketball World Cup and the 2020 Olympics. I read the names, and I think some of these players are not qualified to be...


Standard Deviations

Not only has this columnist's ship come in, but the midnight buffet is spam

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I’ll see your Nigerian prince, and raise you a South African banker.


National Commentary

Expect the North Korea talks to be fruitless

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“Whatever we get from North Korea, we can expect to pay for in full. Trump may not be willing to bear that cost — or be able to persuade Republicans in Congress to go along,” writes Steve Chapman.


Guest Commentary

Justice needs to be distributed as evenly and fairly as possible

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“Justice requires time to be done right and in order to accomplish justice, a lot of money gets spent,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Letters

Meeting at Mar-a-Lago was just another Trump business deal

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It doesn't make sense to me that President Donald Trump would have his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago, his private resort in Palm Beach, Florida. What was wrong with having the meeting at either the White House or Camp David? Whoops, I forgot — the Secret...


National Commentary

Evangelicals can't advance human dignity by dehumanizing others

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“You can't advance a vision of liberation by oppressing the conscience of others,” writes Michael Gerson.


National Commentary

Barbara Bush will be remembered for her compassion

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The depth of Barbara Bush's heart endures in all of the people she has touched.


National Commentary

No, tax-filing migraines are not going away

IRS Audits

As for Pence's claim that the tax cuts are the biggest in history, no.


Our View

Farmington, build your soccer fields somewhere else. Leave Alan Bangerter's farm alone

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Farmland is already scarce. Sod it and paint it with lines for a soccer field, and you contribute to the decline of Utah agriculture, even if it’s only part of a small Davis County farm.


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