Opinion

Mothball the Confederate monuments

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“The monuments should go. Some of them simply should be trashed; others transmitted to...

Guest Commentary

Should Ogden allow urban chickens? A reader conversation

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Ogden is the only major city in Northern Utah that bans urban chickens. But that could change, if the Ogden Chicken Alliance gets its way.


National Commentary

Solar eclipse offers transcendence in an awful year

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As millions of Americans look up, if only momentarily, from their phones, maybe they can also look beyond the pettiness of so much of their politics.


National Commentary

Using a car to ram protesters. Where did he get that idea?

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“The purpose of these proposals was to make acts of protest, and acts of protest alone, more lethal,” writes Catherine Rampell.


Letters

To fight racism, attend rallies, talk with people, listen

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Racism, hatred and evil are real. I saw it, felt it, and breathed its awful air Monday night at the One Utah Rally in Salt Lake hosted by the Utah GOP and Utah Democratic Party. A handful of people were there who have obviously been deceived by the lies of racism, but they were serious and...


National Commentary

How can you stand by a president with no heart?

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“Now Trump has opened his own chest for all to see. And the cavity is horrifyingly empty,” writes Michael Gerson.


Our View

Thanks to the eclipse, I-15 is going to be a busy place. Adjust accordingly

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UDOT anticipates an additional 50,000 vehicles on I-15 this weekend. If you’re a commuter, you need to plan an alternative route.


Guest Commentary

An introduction to health care coverage, Part III: Employer options

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In Utah, Avenue H can help companies provide insurance for their employees.


Homefront

The Homefront: Dear new shirt — this isn't going to be an easy life

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Dear New Shirt — I feel the need to open this letter with an apology. You’re going to experience a very different existence than the one you expected. And I’m the one to blame.


National Commentary

Charlottesville, Trump and the resurgence of white nationalism

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“By inciting the racist right to mobilize, he has awakened its vastly more numerous opponents. He has also made it much harder for his more moderate white supporters to overlook his darkest impulses,” writes Steve Chapman.


Our View

Utah Sen. Mike Lee finally speaks out against white supremacy

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Mike Lee waited until Tuesday to say anything about Charlottesville. But when he did, he broke with President Trump and forcefully condemned Nazism.


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