Recent Articles by Jay Evensen
Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:25 pm MDT
Trade allows partners to make deals that are mutually beneficial while spreading goodwill and a sense of interdependence. That’s good for the economy and national security.
Published: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 6:11 pm MDT
This is a question of whether the International Olympic Committee has properly purged itself since the Salt Lake bidding scandal. The evidence isn’t good.
Published: Friday, July 22, 2016 2:02 pm MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day. In his acceptance speech last week, Donald Trump painted a dark and gloomy picture of life in the United States. Everything started to seem hopeless until he revealed his...
Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:13 pm MDT
People who live in the West have no right to not believe in miracles. The reality that settlements took root anywhere in the interior West and grew into large cities is a miracle, a testament to the faith and u...
Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:19 pm MDT
Some people were pushing hard to get the GOP convention here in 2016. Even the Democrats asked Salt Lake to submit a bid. You may now breathe a sigh of relief.
Published: Monday, July 18, 2016 6:38 pm MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day
Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 5:01 pm MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day. This is the week of the Republican National Convention, when delegates are expected to meet, adopt a platform, then tear it up and nominate Donald Trump anyway.
Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:42 pm MDT
For the moment, we are a nation of Elwood Dowds chasing phantom creatures across fields, through churches and even into museums. This may be a harbinger of a troubling and long-lasting trend as reality and fant...
Published: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 4:51 pm MDT
Like it or not, we live in a time when virtually any incident can be recorded and widely disseminated. The result is a greater level of accountability, but it also seems to be less patience for the rules and pr...
Published: Sunday, July 10, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
A lighthearted look at news of the day. The presidential campaigns took an unusual turn last week. Hillary Clinton seems to have changed her slogan to, “Not a criminal, just extremely careless.” Don...