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The Homefront: The journey of becoming my mother’s mother

My mother turns 91 years old next week. Her existence has evolved as the decades passed. Her physical self slowly changed over time. She, who could run and not be weary and walk forever, began to be weary. She needed help lifting heavy things, paused more often to catch her breath and sometimes ...

Letter: Commentator will be judged for his criticism of LDS Church

Regarding Keith Burns' frequent anti-Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints guest commentaries. First of all, Mr. Burns, you or one of your contacts have violated Sacred Covenants that you have made with God HIMSELF in one of his Holy Temples: "God will NOT be mocked." Secondly, it is ...

Letter: Ten Commandments more influential than writer indicates

I could not read the Guest Commentary of April 5, 2024 titled: “Ten Commandments shouldn’t be in Utah public school curriculum.” But then considering the Author and organization she represents it is not surprising. I wish to challenge Ms. Gaylor (Co-Founder of the Freedom From Religion ...

Letter: Ogden City budget lies a result of money mismanagement

In 1968 we purchased a new Camaro for $3,400. Today $3,400 would be a small down payment. The utility infrastructure in Ogden is older than the Camaro. It is unrealistic to expect this very old system to be replaced without new debt. The new $34 million loan is a necessary step to address the ...

Letter: With Trump in power, the Constitution is threatened

Thank you Charles Trentelman for your wise and direct words regarding the GOP and the 2024 election — always good to hear from you! It is clear from his public statements that Donald Trump: (1) will declare that it is “because of widespread fraud” if he loses in November, and (2) if he ...

Guest opinion: Why the Manhattan jury won’t convict Trump

Donald Trump is finally on trial. And many think he might finally pay for his crimes (or at least some of them). Some even believe a conviction and jail sentence could prevent Trump from retaking the presidency if he wins the election in November. If only wishing made it so. Donald Trump ...

Napolitano: Is your car spying on you?

"I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." — Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Last week, Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Edward Markey of Massachusetts revealed that automobiles ...

Guest opinion: Religion, morality and voting in the 2024 elections

Donald Trump should be the antithesis of a Republican presidential candidate. He rarely attends church. He has little knowledge of the Bible. He is twice divorced and is well known for multiple affairs between and even during his marriages. He was successfully sued for sexual assault. And he is ...

De Rugy: Is the union resurgence real? Does it matter for workers?

Unions are said to be having a moment. The story goes something like this: Helped by a presidential administration that touts itself as the "most pro-union in history," labor unions — after decades of decline — are winning big victories against anti-union corporations and extracting ...