Opinion

Our View: Enforce fireworks laws

Bagley fireworks

As the Fourth of July draws nearer, it’s become common to hear fireworks during evenings in most Top of Utah neighborhoods. This will continue for about a month, as fireworks accompany Pioneer...

Guest Commentary

Doctor skills factor in plan to streamline inpatient care

The number of surgeries and other inpatient procedures done on base by military physicians trails the inpatient workloads of private sector peers by wide margins,...


National Commentary

Run, Joe, run?

I have written in favor of Vice President Joe Biden’s plausibility as a presidential candidate (and am pleased I am not alone). But how would he do it, and...


Our View

Our View: Ozone on our minds

The hotter-than-usual June and still-baking July has us thinking about the ozone buildup in the Top of Utah. It’s a health hazard, causing great distress,...


Standard Deviations

UTA buses may get folks hot under the collar

Apparently, this heat is making everybody cranky. The latest victim of the current heatwave? One very angry Utah Transit Authority bus driver. Just the other day,...


Guest Commentary

An American patriot

Independence Day 70 years ago, Ernest G. “Son” King celebrated the 4th of July holiday with his wife Helen, daughter Melanie and year old son Mike at...




Our View

The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one...


Our View

Our View: Keeping Pineview clean

We give thanks and appreciation to local residents who participated in a community cleanup at the Pineview Reservoir, which is plagued by selfish visitors who dump...


Guest Commentary

Hatch legislation is good news for Hill Air Force Base

Historically, a source of great frustration for Hill Air Force Base’s depot maintenance professionals is the fact that the weapon systems they maintain have...


Guest Commentary

Gay marriage ruling is a conservative, limited-government result

Like many of you, I have struggled with my emotions the last few years as the debate over same sex marriage has unfolded. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, I...


Letters

Reader hopes next president will be a real American leader

Editor, If there were ever a more abysmal president it would be Barack Obama. We have a president who thinks climate change is our biggest threat while ISIS and...


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Our View: Ozone on our minds

The hotter-than-usual June and still-baking July has us thinking about the ozone buildup in the Top of Utah. It’s a health hazard, causing great distress,...


UTA buses may get folks hot under the collar

Apparently, this heat is making everybody cranky. The latest victim of the current heatwave? One very angry Utah Transit Authority bus driver. Just the other day,...