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Why wood burning bill make sense

wood burning ban

On Jan. 29, 2014 Governor Herbert called “on the Air Quality Board to limit wood burning in non-attainment areas during our entire inversion season”. On Dec. 3, 2014 the Utah Air Quality...

Letters

Bolton's war with Iran would be worse than Iraq

Ambassador Bolton's Call to War John Bolton, former Republican Ambassador to the U.N. and well-known spokesperson for Republican views on Fox News, has called for...


Letters

Thanks for return of wallet

Editor, March 30 was at Sam’s Club  buying gas at the pumps,(where else would I buy gas, Ha). Anyway, when I was through with taking my cards out of my...


National Commentary

Atheism has race, gender problems

CNN’s special report on atheists this week didn’t draw many viewers, and has been kickedaround a bit in the blogosphere. Certainly the program had its...


Guest Commentary

Israeli dependency versus 'conservative principles'

In the very first paragraph of this nation’s very first founding document, the Declaration of Independence, the authors state the reason they wrote it: to...


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VIDEO: Saal in 60 Seconds in Hawaii

Saal reports from the beaches of Hawaii!




Letters

Columnist needs facts on RAMP funding

Editor, I was recently disappointed while reading an article in the Standard Examiner by Meg Sanders’ “RAMP funds go to gun range when parks are...


Letters

Seat belt law a no-brainer

Editor, The Utah State legislature should be commended for passing a law making it a requirement that the occupants of any vehicle wear their seat belts. It is...


Letters

Remember victims of Azerbaijani genocide

Editor, March 31 is known as the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis, referring to the tragic events that happened on March 31-April 1, 1918, as well as other tragic...


Letters

Only 'low information voters' support Obama

Editor, The self-described 'pointed-headed college professor' is a premier example of the "low information voter" who assumes that the "main stream media"...


National Commentary

Reid leaves a legacy of obstruction

With Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announcing on Friday that he won’t seek re-election in 2016, this may be a rare instance in which the retirement of an...


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Atheism has race, gender problems

CNN’s special report on atheists this week didn’t draw many viewers, and has been kickedaround a bit in the blogosphere. Certainly the program had its...


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Editor, March 30 was at Sam’s Club  buying gas at the pumps,(where else would I buy gas, Ha). Anyway, when I was through with taking my cards out of my...