Opinion

Our View: Take further liquor reforms

Liquor Laws Governor-1

We’re pleased that Utah’s liquor board is ready to pass some rules that allow greater flexibility for special events. Utah’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission is planning to...

Our View

Our View: Keep sex traffickers rotting in prison

Utah State Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, wants to make sex trafficking of a minor a capital crime punishable by death. A better solution is to have the Legislature...


National Commentary

'The Great Gatsby' has lessons for millennials

Members of the Class of 2015, I salute you. Today, rather than issue the standard invitation to dream your dreams and change the world, I would like to talk to you...


National Commentary

Chris Christie's about-face

Completing his Common Core U-turn, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, R, offered the explanation that the rigorous academic standards simply aren’t working....


Standard Deviations

Got a graduation ceremony to attend? Why not just watch it from

Where was this awesomeness of technology when my kids were teenagers? If you’ve got a senior graduating from one of the local high schools, odds are good you...


Letters

The city is not a place to raise chickens

Editor, The Urban Chicken movement reminds me of the Green Acres song and show theme: Green Acres is the place to be. Farm livin' is the life for me. Land...




Letters

Beau Biden was a national treasure

Editor, With the recent death of Beau Biden, vice-president Joe's son, we as a country lost a truly national treasure and he will be missed by all from cancer....


Letters

Marijuana use can lead to violence

Editor, In reference to a letter published in the May 30 Standard-Examiner (“Marijuana is a sedative; it does not make us violent“), it is absolutely...


Letters

What kind of a person abuses an animal?

Editor, While reading the Sunday, May 24 edition of the Standard-Examiner, I was watching TV at the same time. An ad for the ASPCA had come on showing animals that...


Letters

Stay in the home, shut the doors

Editor, My advice to the public is to stay in your home, shut the doors, self-curfew before there’s a national declaration of curfew. I heard on the radio...


Letters

Socialism destroys the soul, costs us our freedom

Editor, Our ignorance to the Constitution is understandable because we have been taught in a government-controlled school system. Public education didn't arrive in...


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Chris Christie's about-face

Completing his Common Core U-turn, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, R, offered the explanation that the rigorous academic standards simply aren’t working....


Our View: Keep sex traffickers rotting in prison

Utah State Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, wants to make sex trafficking of a minor a capital crime punishable by death. A better solution is to have the Legislature...