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I want to share a message with the youth out there. My name is Brian Wood and I am serving an indeterminate sentence of 2-25 years in the Utah State Prison for...

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Our View: Protect yourself from the air

Surprisingly, it’s been a cooler summer than anticipated. It was very hot in June, but July was almost spring-like and August has had cool days as well,...


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Exploding costs, backroom deals have derailed Eisenhower

This newspaper’s recent editorial urging Congress to build architect Frank Gehry’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial does not address how a tribute to a...


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Outlawing prostitution Is a crime

Banning things you don't like has a long history, though not a happy one. Americans have tried banning alcohol, marijuana, pornography and homosexuality. All of...


Letters

Increase funding for Alzheimer's research

Editor, As the presidential nominee race increases in intensity, one critical issue facing our country is consistently missing from the rhetoric. No one is...


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Our View: Begin diesel testing Weber-Morgan

Davis County is cracking down on excessive diesel smoke emissions, and it’s making a difference. As we reported, “Environmental Health Services...




National Commentary

Trump's loophole closing wouldn't soak the rich

Donald Trump may believe he’s the Republican candidate who can best sell a soak-the-rich tax policy to conservative voters. The catch is that his idea will...


National Commentary

One health-care question Republicans must answer

After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Affordable Care Act....


Letters

Reader voted responsibly for Obama

Editor, Reply to Aug 23 letter, “Our votes have brought the wrath of God”: The author says "You have helped bring the wrath of God upon this country...


Letters

Olsen wrong about Planned Parenthood

Editor, Steve Olsen said, “Let’s review the facts: Federal and state funds are not used for abortion services, which constitute only a small fraction...


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Our View: Don't play politics with gold mine spill

There’s some good news after the large spill from an abandoned gold mine tainted rivers in Colorado. The waters are recovering, despite a massive, serious...


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Outlawing prostitution Is a crime

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