Opinion

Letters

Recycling costs revealed

Editor, I will graduate from Weber State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s in geography. I surveyed local residents about recycling for my senior project...


Letters

Letter saying we need more Trumps laughable

Editor, The July 15 letter to the editor “We need more Trumps in the U.S.” was very interesting and laughable. Is that we what we call freedom of...


Letters

There will never be too many flags in a parade

Editor, There is no such thing as to many flags in any parade! I was so shocked when I read an opinion on this subject matter (Perhaps too many flags in parades?...


Letters

Clean up needed across the street from school

Editor, It is about time for some public shaming! I drive Harrison almost daily and no matter how many times I pass Ogden High School I admire this beautiful...


Letters

City parking policy seems unfair

Editor; It was a few weeks ago when my wife and I treated ourselves to an early anniversary dinner and a movie. The movie we enjoyed at the corner of 23rd street...




National Commentary

No outrage from environmentalists about pot?

File this in the large and growing 'Government Unintended Consequences' folder. It seems that when the government tries to make good capitalists out of outlaws,...


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To Roy dancer Hailee Payne, for her success on the TV show “So You Think You Can Dance.” The 20-year-old dancer is still in the running...


National Commentary

The risks of sanctuary cities

In reality, there is no free lunch. In the alternate reality known as the American political debate, however, that’s the only kind on the menu. Conservatives...


Our View

Our View: Heroin addiction going mainstream

Heroin addiction is a growing problem, not just in the U.S. but in Utah. From 2002 to 2013, Utah saw a 42 percent increase in heroin deaths. There were 91 in 2013,...


Guest Commentary

VA chief counterpunches over 'community care' costs

The Veterans Choice, Access and Accountability Act of 2014, which Congress rushed to pass last summer to address a patient wait-time scandal at dozens of VA...


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Our View: Boy Scouts make the right decision

We approve of the Boy Scouts of America ending its absolute ban on gay adult leaders while retaining the right of church-affiliated Scout troops to keep the ban....


Senator Mike Lee is a profile in courage

Editor: Utah Senator Mike Lee is a profile in courage. He stood up to fellow Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and voted no to the...