Opinion

Our View: Quit trying to undermine SB54

In a nation where the government is by the people, for the people and of the people, it never ceases to amaze us that some Utah Republican Party leaders are afraid of the people. Ever since Senate...

Guest Commentary

Committee votes for 'blended' military retirement plan

Despite vigorous opposition from a few colleagues who are military retirees, the House Armed Services Committee voted overwhelming on Wednesday to give future...


Our View

Our View: Trail access not negotiable

Many Top of Utahns were upset at the brief appearance of a sign at the 29th Street trailhead in Ogden that said that in the future, a photo ID and a wristband will...


National Commentary

Rubio has a shrewd poison pill for the Iran deal

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida and aspirant for his party’s presidential nomination, has a very poisonous pill he is seeking to add to Iran legislation this week...


Guest Commentary

Debating drone strikes is justified – avoiding realities of war

Up close and personal — that describes targeting individuals in wartime, even when impersonal drone aircraft and electronics are employed. On April 23,...


National Commentary

Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign may be useful for Democrats

The anti-Hillary has arrived. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will not be running for the Democratic nomination for president backed by a billion-dollar campaign...




National Commentary

Hillary Clinton always seems to be zigging when others zag

As if the flap over fundraising at her family foundation weren’t enough, now Hillary Rodham Clinton has to deal with Bernie Sanders. The big story here is...


National Commentary

Putin needs neither war nor peace in Ukraine

Russia’s toxicity for investors is suddenly so 2014. Western money is returning to Moscow’s equity and bond markets, and private Russian companies are...


National Commentary

Patience is right policy for Fed as inflation remains low

The Federal Reserve indicated Wednesday that it is willing to wait a few more months — and possibly longer — before pulling back further on...


Letters

Sanders a valuable addition to 2016 race

Editor, A socialist for president seems almost too good to be true and, unfortunately, it is when it comes to Bernie Sanders' campaign for the White House. However,...


Standard Deviations

'Do you hear that bass, Mom?' Ogden girl goes viral

For those who think Meghan Trainor is all about that bass, you’ve clearly never met 4-year-old Bostyn Smith. Trainor, the two-hit wonder who first made a...


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Our View: Trail access not negotiable

Many Top of Utahns were upset at the brief appearance of a sign at the 29th Street trailhead in Ogden that said that in the future, a photo ID and a wristband will...


'Do you hear that bass, Mom?' Ogden girl goes viral

For those who think Meghan Trainor is all about that bass, you’ve clearly never met 4-year-old Bostyn Smith. Trainor, the two-hit wonder who first made a...