Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson continues to advocate for a costly, destructive and failed “war on drugs.” He claims, in a written policy, that legalizing cannabis for medicinal use would “create thousands of victims.” RELATED: “With Nevada's move to legalize,...
The solution to most issues in prison is to take something away, inmate Brian Wood writes. There doesn’t seem to be thought put into what would be a better way to do things.
“The law should be the collective voice of our humanity and basic decency,” writes E. Kent Winward. “When it ceases to be an extension of our own values, we must make every effort to change the law to eliminate fear and increase justice.”
A new law says Utah bars and restaurants must post signs saying they’re either bars or restaurants. One reader asks, “Why do we have legislators who continue to treat us like idiots and children?”
“If you are looking for a story that accounts for the political movement behind Donald Trump’s presidential victory in middle America, read ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’” writes Carol McNamara.
The system does a very good job at making one want to avoid seeking their help, inmate Brian Wood writes. Prisoners usually only go when they feel they absolutely have to.
“I wish our representatives would have waited until the numbers were in before they committed us to a law we don’t understand,” writes E. Kent Winward. “Yet because of their impatience, we have no idea how the AHCA will impact us.”
Staff scrubbed Heather Ashton Miller’s cells in the Davis County Jail before outside investigators arrived. Here’s how readers reacted to the story.
The reVIVE Design Competition was a success. Now Ogden needs to fund Lester Park’s redesign, architects say.