It's especially gratifying to know that Fred C. Adams has been able to live to see the scope of his vision fulfilled.
It remains to be seen whether Donald Trump carries the Beehive State, but delegates from what arguably has been the most loyally Republican state for many years were right to push back against... Read more »
Although the algae blooms occur naturally from a mix of high temperatures, calm bodies of water and abundant sunshine, elevated levels of phosphorous feed the size and severity. Read more »
What is very clear, however, is that the labyrinthine web of suspicion orbiting around the two former Attorneys General and others brought into their sphere is a matter of high public interest. Read more »
Rep. Chaffetz' Mountain Accord marks a turning point from where much debate and discussion can now translate into action, and ensure that future generations may benefit from lands of incomparable... Read more »
There will only be resolution to the friction associated with law enforcement when people agree to collaborate in a consistent and conscientious effort to understand the attitudes that influence... Read more »
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited Utah this week, listening to the emotion-charged concerns of many stakeholders and gaining a greater appreciation for the complexities involved. She made it... Read more »
Without minimizing the other troubles facing the nation, the mainstreaming of pornography and its tightening grip on the nation’s youths deserves a prominent place on the list of national... Read more »
President Obama’s current strategy against IS is showing signs of progress. Terrorists' malicious attacks abroad seem to belie evidence that the Islamic State is losing ground. Read more »
In an age of partisanship, it may come as a surprise to many that this measure has both bipartisan and bicameral support. This legislation is intended to protect vulnerable youths as well as foster... Read more »
The perception of Donald Trump as a fatally flawed candidate is in conflict with the reality that he earned record-breaking support in the primaries — even with a deeply fragmented Republican... Read more »
While troubling, the recent study's results suggest that lawmakers and leaders are transparently investigating the state's air problems in order to find permanent solutions. Read more »
The future success of Utah's public schools will require relentless attacks on those obstacles, large and small, that hinder our ability to achieve a level of excellence in a system that now serves... Read more »
There is certainly a legitimate public interest in what’s going on in the capital city’s fire department. It’s in the city’s best interests to make sure the concerns about... Read more »
Utah’s financial boon is a welcomed occurrence across the state, but just as Egypt of old, during years of plenty it never hurts to prepare. Read more »
To paraphrase a well-known quotation: citizens sleep peacefully at night only because men and women stand ready to protect on their behalf. Read more »
The civil order of any free nation depends heavily upon law enforcement officers at every level acting in such a way that instills public confidence in the rule of law. Read more »
What we have witnessed in the past weeks definitively demonstrates to the world that the Islamic State is the fruit of a twisted interpretation of Muslim beliefs that in no way can be vindicated as... Read more »
Elie Wiesel is no longer with us, so it is up to each and every one of us “to keep memory alive.” Read more »
The inescapable reality is that both presidential candidates have repeatedly and explicitly told the American people things of questionable accuracy. Read more »
One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution (GS). Read more »
The United States and its citizens have been remarkable examples of what can happen when people are free to pursue “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Read more »
The experience of the 2016 primary election argues in favor of SB54's dual methods of getting on the ballot, which in the big picture serves the larger interests of granting voice to more... Read more »
Whether news media are covering a mass shooting or a local suicide, they must recognize the role they often inadvertently play in causing copycat contagion. Read more »
Collaborative discussions by Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, to reduce poverty are dismissed by skeptics. But bipartisan efforts to address the needs of the poor are... Read more »
Utah's coal industry is declining rapidly while alternative energy sources are on the rise. The state’s interests would be well served finding ways to manage the transition rather than... Read more »
Drastic hikes in grazing fees are sure to put a dent in ranchers' business, which means the land they’re using is much more likely to be gobbled up by developers. Read more »
There are good reasons why a city should support a landmark facility that serves as a major entertainment and meeting venue. But any such support must be measured, analyzed and graced with public... Read more »
The divisive Brexit referendum in the U.K. and the presidential campaign in the U.S. have a common denominator that is changing the geo-political landscape across the globe: a broad-based increase... Read more »
If religious institutions like Biola University are forced to materially change their identity and closet their Christianity, it will not diminish the level of discrimination in California but... Read more »
We are pleased to see wise jurisprudence from the Supreme Court. The ruling, however, must now catalyze Congress to craft lasting immigration policies that balance our national values and interests. Read more »
Many politicians consider the compromises necessary to enact major changes to Social Security and Medicare to be politically difficult, if not impossible. Read more »
Drones are beginning to fill the skies. Not all of this is bad. But their use must be regulated in order to ensure safety and privacy and to avoid a public backlash that could prohibit their use... Read more »
In our opinion: Hillary Clinton continues to struggle in conducting an open, press-friendly campaign
The last time Clinton spoke to reporters was more than two weeks ago — for a grand total of eight minutes. Evidence suggests her continuing email scandal is a product of her reluctance to... Read more »
Anyone seeking to lead the free world must be willing to do more than merely tolerate the scrutiny that democracy demands; they must vigorously embrace it and cheerfully champion it both at home... Read more »
Both parties understand that rigorous and unflinching primary debate is a vital part of a healthy political process, yet during each primary season there tends to be a disconcerting absence of it... Read more »
Father's Day is a time to recommit ourselves to promoting positive fatherhood as an answer to many of society’s ills. Read more »
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision on net neutrality is not likely to be the end of the story. Strong differences on how the internet should be regulated still remain unresolved and... Read more »
When it comes to future teacher employment, the writing is on the blackboard. Without an emphasis on policies that will attract and retain an adequate number of teachers, the system cannot move... Read more »
In our opinion: Giving a facelift to a neighborhood park is a small gesture, but one that can leave a large footprint.
People fleeing from terror and extremism can contribute to a sense of community and well-being. Especially if they are integrated into the larger community and exposed to the mores and values that... Read more »
The sad irony about this call for fairness is how failed government policy itself has perpetuated unfairness. Read more »
Hollywood is often characterized as only being interested in making money. Right now, Hollywood is losing money. Studio shareholders ought to be asking why these companies do not license edited... Read more »
Flags have been used as symbols for thousands of years. The flag of the United States of America remains today one of the most universally recognized symbols of an imperfect nation striving for a... Read more »
It is impossible to read of the victims, their hopes and aspirations, or of accounts of their matter-of-fact and terrifying text messages during their final moments without feeling compassion, and... Read more »
If chronic absenteeism happens in the early grades, kids are less likely to learn to read. Those who don’t read at grade level by the end of third grade have a four-fold greater chance of... Read more »
The suffering due to poverty can be temporarily alleviated when individuals, charities or governments step in to pay bills, but the long-term causes of poverty need to be addressed if the poor are... Read more »
With the increased convenience of mail-in ballots, it’s time to reverse the trend of declining voter participation. We encourage all Utahns to participate in the upcoming primary elections,... Read more »
In our opinion: Muhammad Ali — a devout Muslim who embraced the faith’s tenets of peace and brotherhood
He was dignified and defiant; he had grace and no lack of braggadocio. He was a prizefighter who championed peace among men. But the undiluted example he leaves of a life of commitment to principle... Read more »
There is a direct correlation between the cost of water and the rate of use, and cities that have made water more expensive have seen residents use much less per capita. Demand growth requires Utah... Read more »
Proponents of divestment have maintained it is a tactic rather than an objective. While protecting the environment should be a concern for everyone, the divestment movement as a tactic may be... Read more »
Even though scammers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, a healthy dose of skepticism is always advised whenever people you don’t know are demanding access to your bank account. Read more »
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