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Our View: If you are being abused, get help

The murder of three persons, a young wife and her children, 2 and 6, reportedly by her husband, also the youngsters’ father, shook this community. To perhaps...


Guest Commentary

Senate votes to end hide-the-food-stamps-game stateside

The Senate has voted to end a special food allowance stateside that was conceived 14 years ago primarily to avoid more news reports of military families using food...


Guest Commentary

Greece and the European Union

The intense conflict between the European Union (EU) led by Germany and heavily indebted Greece continues. On June 22, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed...


National Commentary

A gay-rights decision for the ages

This one is for the ages. Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court announcing a right to gay marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges will take its...


National Commentary

Why is banning Confederate flag the response to Charleston

Political scientist Hans Noel, at Mischiefs of Faction, adds to what we’ve learned this week about why the removal of Confederate flags and other symbolism...




Letters

Utah Red Cross volunteers install free smoke alarms

Editor, Seven times a day, someone dies in a home fire. Every 40 minutes, an injury from a fire is reported. Nearly 1,000 times every day, fire departments are...


Letters

Chief: Letter's claims on Kaysville crosswalk enforcement false

Editor, Regarding the letter “Police sting operation fails reasonable test;” I agree wholeheartedly with author’s stance on the role of police in...


National Commentary

Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent

Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act — again. If you’re feeling déjà vu, you’re not alone. As he did...


National Commentary

Gay marriage won't be controversial

Marriage equality is the law of the land. Perhaps the most amazing thing about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday in Obergefell, which recognizes...


National Commentary

The catch in the court's health-care ruling

Thursday’s Supreme Court decision to uphold a pivotal regulation under the Affordable Care Act is, of course, a tremendous victory for the Barack Obama...


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Our View: Keeping Pineview clean

We give thanks and appreciation to local residents who participated in a community cleanup at the Pineview Reservoir, which is plagued by selfish visitors who dump...


Standard parroted gun control lobby

Stopping a ban on common ammunition is as critical to preserving our Second Amendment freedoms as stopping a ban on firearms. When the government attempts to...