Opinion

Embrace capitalism and compassion this season

My compassionate sister-in-law, Madelaine Tesori, who I love and respect is a student at Weber State University and recently challenged me. I had to start thinking of capitalism and Christmas when...

Letters

Nativity part of Utah's Christian history

Editor, The state of Utah is founded upon Christian faith; God-fearing saints who were literally exterminated from other states. They marched into this desolate...


National Commentary

Executive power debate likely to intensify

One part of the U.S. Constitution stood out above all others in 2014: executive power. Under the presidency of George W. Bush, executive power reached what many...


Letters

Support and respect law enforcement

Editor It is time the so-called leaders of this country grow a spine and start defending the men and women who protect us daily. It is very easy for a mayor of a...


Letters

Sparkling bulbs light up Roy trees

Editor, A splendid visual treat awaits visitors to Roy's municipal campus at 5000 S 1900 West. Thousand if not millions of sparkling bulbs in vivid colors light up...


Letters

Republicans are double-talk on small government

Editor, When Commissioner Stan Summers was running as a candidate, his campaign flier stated, "it is time for government to get by on less," "it is time for...




National Commentary

A slight deal on climate

Ever since negotiators failed to agree on a climate accord in Copenhagen five years ago, diplomats have been trying for a big, international do-over. Talks in Lima,...


National Commentary

Praying for a white Christmas

Editor Note: A prior version of this column was distributed by Cagle Cartoons in 2009. It is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's humorous memoir, "Misadventures of a...


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Utah high school students who continue to graduate at increasing numbers. The state’s graduation rate of 83 percent is up 2 percent over the...


Guest Commentary

Ogden Valley can't support large development

The Ogden Valley General Plan from 1998 is being updated because hindsight is maybe 100 percent? What have we learned from it? An update is needed. In 1998, there...


National Commentary

Hillary Clinton secretly pushed the Obama Cuba deal

Although President Barack Obama is taking the credit for Wednesday’s historic deal to reverse decades of U.S. policy toward Cuba, when Hillary Clinton was...


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Our View: Keep prison in Draper

Note to the Legislature: People don’t want to live near a state prison. Surprise! To say the Legislature has botched the process of selecting a new site for...


Republicans are double-talk on small government

Editor, When Commissioner Stan Summers was running as a candidate, his campaign flier stated, "it is time for government to get by on less," "it is time for...