Opinion

Hoping to attend BYU? Sorry, Santa and Jesus

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Christmas needs a shave. And, quite possibly, a haircut. I hadn’t really given it much thought until recently, but it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the two most iconic figures at...

Our View

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...


Letters

Reader has questions for demonstrators

Editor, To you demonstrators, may I ask you a few questions? How come you didn’t demonstrate when Sgt. Wride was ambushed and killed, or when Antonio West or...


Letters

Theft like grand theft bicycle for child

Editor, On Dec. 17 a crime was committed against my 12 year old son, his bike was stolen. We called the Roy Police, which by the way, were just wonderful to come...


Letters

President has done well with Cuba

Editor, I have been a Republican for 60 years but have not been impressed with the performance of either party for many years. It seems that the parties have been...


Letters

Congressmen wrong voting for Cromnibus

Editor, Words cannot describe my utter disgust with Utah’s three Republican congressmen in voting for the Cromnibus spending bill. Instead of a short term...




Letters

CIA will not change ingrained behavior

Editor: The recent release of reports of CIA operations subsequent to 9/11 has exposed some of the CIA’s serious violation of U.S. values since that attack....


Guest Commentary

Interview with editor of early-LDS Council of 50 papers

The Council of 50, established in 1844 in Nauvoo, was Mormon prophet Joseph Smith’s vision of a theocratic government. It lasted for several decades, but was...


Guest Commentary

Violent tactics by police to deter non-violent minor crimes are

The recent death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY, due to a chokehold by police while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes, is an example of...


Our View

Our View: When the terrorists win

The recent Sony hacker situation and the earlier “gamergate” controversy at Utah State University involving feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian are...


Letters

Founders' intent has escaped politicians

Editor, A reply to the Dec. 17 letter "America cannot survive without God:" The author speaks of a New York Supreme Court ruling in People v. Ruggles 1811 where...


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Interview with editor of early-LDS Council of 50 papers

The Council of 50, established in 1844 in Nauvoo, was Mormon prophet Joseph Smith’s vision of a theocratic government. It lasted for several decades, but was...


CIA will not change ingrained behavior

Editor: The recent release of reports of CIA operations subsequent to 9/11 has exposed some of the CIA’s serious violation of U.S. values since that attack....