Recent Articles by Jay Evensen
Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:42 pm MDT
Elections are among the most important functions a government performs. They must be fair and reliable, but they also should be easy to navigate.
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:23 pm MDT
We all seem to hate the connection of money and politics, which is like hating the connection between fish and water. Try winning an election without money and you’ll end up flopping and gasping along the...
Published: Sunday, May 22, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Clinton’s campaign has turned into the political version of The Biggest Loser. Whatever she loses now, she’s sure to gain back in a few months.
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:23 pm MDT
Despite its obvious advantages, I doubt a future Utah bid would be free from huge expenditures forced on it by the IOC.
Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 4:54 pm MDT
Lawmakers favor spending $14 million to sue the federal government to obtain title to federal land in Utah, but will give zero to help preserve the open spaces already in private hands.
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 3:52 pm MDT
The least we can do is encourage the kinds of rigorous scientific studies to tell us what we are unleashing.
Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:51 pm MDT
You may be interested in scanning some of the issues Utah’s currents are carrying downstream this spring. Here’s a sampling from my files:
Published: Friday, May 6, 2016 11:49 am MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Ted Cruz was forced to drop out of the presidential race last week after his running mate, Carly Fiorina, apparently fell through a wormhole into another dimension of tim...
Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:02 pm MDT
Mother’s Day should be a reminder of what many of our mothers taught us, which is to be polite, high-minded and slow to anger. As with a lot of the wisdom from our elders, that one was more than just a ni...
Published: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:03 pm MDT
We need a law that takes a more holistic approach to the problem. We need more studies to determine all the factors that pollute the air. We probably should bring other nations to the table, as well.