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Military , Guest Commentary

Report shows military an ethnic cross-section of America

A new “Population Representation” report on the U.S. military affirms that the four-decade-old volunteer force is a healthy cross-section of America, if...


Standard Deviations

Admit it, guys — you have no idea where Liechtenstein is

If you were to accidentally swallow something that can’t be digested — a penny, a paper clip, a slice of Domino’s Pizza — there are any...


Guest Commentary

A better approach to wood burning

Last fall, the Utah Air Quality Board put forward a proposed rule that would have implemented a seasonal ban on wood-burning in Utah, Salt Lake, Davis and portions...


Letters

A tribute to Carol Hurst

Editor, I found the obituary for Carol Joan Watkins Hurst in the Feb. 14 issue of the newspaper. As one who knew the woman, may I add a little tribute of my...


Letters

No RAMP funds for shooting range

Editor, Who is it that said “Do not trust anyone over 40”? Who were the ones in charge when the stock market and banks went down this time? Who...




Letters

Women need to stand up for pay equity

Editor, I was appreciative of Patricia Arquette’s remarks concerning women’s equality as she accepted her Oscar. It is dismaying however, to realize...


Sports , Staff Columns

From Hammond to Weber State HOF, Boyette wins at life

For a while on the night of Dec. 7, 2002, at a basketball tournament in Rock Hill, S.C., Jermaine Boyette forgot where he came from. He forgot what it meant to...


Letters

Wood burning can also help the environment

Editor, There has been so much debate about the wood burning in northern Utah. Everyone is focused on the wood stoves and the pollution which is stated to be 5...


Opinion

$100,000 Teslas don't need a government subsidy

Elon Musk, all-purpose impresario of the future, is enthusiastic about electric cars. “Eventually,” he says in the forthcoming issue of Bloomberg...


Guest Commentary

Same song, second verse

In the day when high school kids took road trips in buses, before hand held devices, before CD players, tape players, even portable radios, they would sing to pass...


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Our View: Black Diamond brings back jobs

During the Great Recession many U.S. companies pursued outsourcing arrangements overseas to take advantage of lower labor costs and reduced taxes. Now the economic...


Book of Mormon warned us of Obama and his minions

Editor, At best, Barack Hussein Obama is a world-class narcissistic liar. Visit www.Obamalies.net to see the many lies in the past seven years. He did tell the...