Opinion

Our View: If you are being abused, get help

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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 a vast majority of residents,...

Guest Commentary

Partisanship overcomes voters’ economic self-interest

A significant number of Americans faced severe hardships during the recession of 2007-08 due to loss of jobs and homes. Many also suffered from the loss of their...


Our View

Our View: A compromise on median

When government and the people work well together to solve a thorny problem, we give them enthusiastic congratulations. And that’s what occurred recently in...


Guest Commentary

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...


Our View

Our View: Enforce fireworks laws

As the Fourth of July draws nearer, it’s become common to hear fireworks during evenings in most Top of Utah neighborhoods. This will continue for about a...


National Commentary

Reality check on right-wing terrorism and jihad

How much should we worry about Islamic terrorism? How much should we worry about other kinds? There’s no exact right answer to this question. Who is out...




National Commentary

From gay marriage to polygamy?

If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered. After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage,...


National Commentary

Yes, SpaceX's rocket blew up, but it was a useful failure

It was, in corporate parlance, a “non-nominal launch.” Others more bluntly called it a “catastrophic failure.” SpaceX’s seventh...


Guest Commentary

Everyday people

I was zooming down I-80 near Lyman, Wyoming, pondering the latest mass murder in America and rocking out to a favorite song by the noted philosopher Sly Stone:...


Letters

Article on trash in valley missed the point

Editor, The story on trash in the Ogden Valley missed the point by a mile. The person who drinks a 12 pack of beer on our beaches isn't going to read that story...


Letters

Delinquent elephants and delinquent boys

Editor. “Delinquent Elephants” is a TV documentary about a part of Africa where biologists started finding unusual numbers of dead "Rhinos." Something...


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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...


Our View: A compromise on median

When government and the people work well together to solve a thorny problem, we give them enthusiastic congratulations. And that’s what occurred recently in...