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Our View: Black Diamond brings back jobs

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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 climate has changed, and many...

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Our View: Corradini leaves a positive legacy

We don’t normally comment on the career of a Salt Lake City mayor. But Deedee Corradini was more than just the mayor of Utah’s capital city. Corradini...


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Our View: Police body cameras need more oversight

Body cameras have been hailed as the best way to assure public monitoring of police activities, especially when their actions involve deadly force. But now...


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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...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to a drive to preserve the old Ogden stockyards with an economic development initiative centered around the growing outdoors industry. The city is working...


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Our View: Healthy Utah bill should be heard

What a bunch of cowards. We believe a decision by the Republican-dominated House not to consider Gov. Gary Herbert’s plan for expanding Medicaid is to...




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Our View: Defining the line on rights

Salt Lake City motorcycle police officer Eric Moutsos says he was disciplined when he objected because of religious reasons to being required to...


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Our View: What about road to Powder Mountain?

The proposed development of a year-round community at Powder Mountain is intriguing Summit has been working with government officials since it purchased the ski...


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Our View: Hill shortage = education needs

There are too few jet mechanics at Hill Air Force Base. That’s not a major problem, yet; there are enough mechanics to get Air Force pilots into the skies...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the latest attempt to repeal Utah’s infamous “Zion Curtain” law. A bill from Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, may tear down...


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Our View: RAMP, gun range not a great fit

Count us as very underwhelmed at the idea of $379,000 of taxpayers’ dollars going toward the renovation of a shooting range in Weber County.  But...

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