In our opinion: Ivory Coast needs to look to education to curb child crime

A strong educational system is not a cure-all for child gangs and being preyed on by adults but it's a start.

Letter: Ignored wishes

The majority of Utah citizens favor leaving the prison at its current location, repairing and adding as needed. Our elected legislators have ignored our wishes. Read more »

23 hours ago


Letter: Come out of hiding

Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, is apparently being held to an entirely different standard than many of the businesses she claims to support. Read more »

23 hours ago


Letter: Dangerous bike lanes

I am bewildered by the new bicycle lanes being placed in Salt Lake City. The lanes have curb and sidewalk on one side and parked cars on the other side. Read more »

23 hours ago

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In our opinion: EPA failed its protection namesake in Gold King Mine spill that contaminated rivers

The images of Western rivers turned mustard yellow by toxic wastewater from an abandoned mining operation are even more unsettling now we know the EPA was well aware it could trigger the mess if... Read more »



A. Scott Anderson: SBA — a critical partner in supporting small business

As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would... Read more »


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Letter: Stimulate the economy

All in all, the idea of relocating the prison will stimulate the economy with new jobs and businesses and will be completely beneficial to the public. Read more »



Letter: Extra beds

I have never been keen on a prison move. But when it happens, I hope that the State Auditor's Office will watch the process very carefully. Read more »



In our opinion: Trump's all-inclusive 'they've got to go' immigration policy is both unworkable and unthinkable

The view of presidential candidate Donald Trump on all undocumented immigrants and their U.S. born children? "They've got to go," he said. Such a proposal is extreme and unworkable and flies in the... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Jay Evensen: Birthright citizenship — will we learn from history?

This country always has represented opportunity. And while the nation must protect its borders against threats, it is important to ask what immigrants can offer us. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


My view: Women’s equality — 95 years later

We must work harder to ensure equality for all women. State legislatures are often the first line of access — for it was there that the women in the U.S. first received the right to vote. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Dan Liljenquist: Charter schools provide options, competition in education system

While I can understand UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh’s eagerness to attempt to thwart the public charter school movement in Utah, in her recent op-ed on Utah's public charter... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Letter: Football unions

Unionizing would begin to protect football players. Unionizing could teach them that they have the power to change things. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Letter: 20th-century achievements

The bottom line is that cheap energy has given us the opportunity to exercise our liberty so indiscriminately that we complain about fossil fuels. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Jay Evensen: When identity theft isn't news

You might say identity theft and cyber fraud have become a part of the wallpaper of life in the 21st century, but that would be true only if wallpaper had a habit of peeling away and sticking to... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


My view: Don’t expand Medicaid with a sick tax

In an effort to build momentum for another attempt to bring Medicaid expansion to a supposedly conservative state, the governor is looking to impose the financial burden not on Utah taxpayers... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


In our opinion: Security with Clinton's email server is more than merely a political matter

Hillary Clinton dismisses allegations about her use of a private email server as politically motivated. Government servers have safeguards in place that far exceed private industry standards, yet... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Richard Davis: What can Republicans do with Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is tapping a deep-seated voter frustration that Republicans need to channel in order to win back the White House. Nevertheless, Republicans will have to decide whether Trump is really... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Letter: Clean legacy

I implore Gov. Herbert to implement the Clean Power Plan initiative — it will be a wonderful legacy for him to leave for the next generation of Utah families. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Letter: Shiny new prison

How nice. Soon, the first thing visitors flying into or departing from the Salt Lake International Airport will see will be our shiny new prison. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


In our opinion: Effort at Utah high schools making strides in helping curb sex trafficking

While law enforcement agencies have become increasingly focused on sex trafficking, an organization operating on Utah high school campuses is making strides in raising awareness among those most... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Derek B. Miller: Utah Global Forum to provide opportunity to learn from Sen. Jeff Flake

Later this week, Gov. Herbert will host the Utah Global Forum, wherein business leaders will learn about Utah's place in the global marketplace. It will also provide an opportunity to hear from... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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My view: No matter who pays the bill, Medicaid expansion doesn’t add up

The simple reality is that Utah can’t afford to expand Medicaid. No matter how you look at it, there’s no magic formula for making this troubled federal program balance financially,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Letter: Earning his votes

Trump is a catalyst and, as Laura Ingraham says, a symptom. If he somehow gets the nomination, it's because he earned it and he'll have my vote. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Letter: What does Bibi want?

It is easy to vote no on the Iran deal. It is quite a different matter to vote yes on a war with Iran, particularly at the beginning of an election cycle. When push comes to shove, how deep is the Republican affection for Benjamin... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


About Utah: 'Splash of Kindness': John Starley Allen has been sending out ripples all his life

Wordsmith John Starley Allen's new book, "A Splash of Kindness," explores the power of the ripple effect. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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