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Lawmaker needs to think of his legacy on health care

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When I was on the stump in 2012 running against Allen Christensen for the Utah Senate, I heard him say more than once that he wanted the voters to send him back to his part-time job for one more term...

Standard Deviations

2015: The Year of the Motorist

It takes an awful lot to make mass transit look appealing to the masses. But a perfect storm of impending motorist headaches could accomplish that feat this spring....


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to a drive to preserve the old Ogden stockyards with an economic development initiative centered around the growing outdoors industry. The city is working...


Letters

Legislature may right vote on Count My Vote

Editor Kudos to the Utah Legislature for recently voting down measures that targeted last year’s Count-My-Vote compromise. Although I have been an ardent...


Guest Commentary

Now natural gas trucks can help clean up Utah's air

Truck transport is vitally important to Utah. Heavy-duty trucks keep our economy humming, especially with increased on-line shopping. A booming economy means more...


Our View

Our View: Healthy Utah bill should be heard

What a bunch of cowards. We believe a decision by the Republican-dominated House not to consider Gov. Gary Herbert’s plan for expanding Medicaid is to...




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Report shows military an ethnic cross-section of America

A new “Population Representation” report on the U.S. military affirms that the four-decade-old volunteer force is a healthy cross-section of America, if...


Standard Deviations

Admit it, guys — you have no idea where Liechtenstein is

If you were to accidentally swallow something that can’t be digested — a penny, a paper clip, a slice of Domino’s Pizza — there are any...


Guest Commentary

A better approach to wood burning

Last fall, the Utah Air Quality Board put forward a proposed rule that would have implemented a seasonal ban on wood-burning in Utah, Salt Lake, Davis and portions...


Letters

A tribute to Carol Hurst

Editor, I found the obituary for Carol Joan Watkins Hurst in the Feb. 14 issue of the newspaper. As one who knew the woman, may I add a little tribute of my...


Letters

No RAMP funds for shooting range

Editor, Who is it that said “Do not trust anyone over 40”? Who were the ones in charge when the stock market and banks went down this time? Who...


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Salt Lake City motorcycle police officer Eric Moutsos says he was disciplined when he objected because of religious reasons to being required to...


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