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Letter: Earthquake insurance

I think everyone who lives close to or around the Wasatch Front should be required to have earthquake insurance. No one knows when that fault line is going off, but we know there are chances for it to go off soon. It has been around... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Letter: Alzheimer’s research

As the presidential nominee race increases in intensity, one critical issue facing our country is consistently missing from the rhetoric: No one is discussing the extreme financial toll that Alzheimer’s disease will continue to... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Letter: Address a growing threat

I write this letter as a plea to my representatives: Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Rep. Mia Love, and to all my fellow constituents. I work in a school with students I sincerely love and care for. I aim to arm them now with... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Letter: Selective Service

The requirement to register for the draft did not go away with the end of the Vietnam War. The Selective Service System requires that all male U.S. citizens, and male immigrants living in the U.S. who are ages 18 through 25, are... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Letter: Withholding funds

Three cheers for Gov. Gary Herbert regarding his recent decision to withhold state directed funding from the Planned Parenthood (PP) organization. Regardless of how PP may be cooking their accounting books (to show that public... Read more »

16 hours ago

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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 »

yesterday

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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 »

yesterday

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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 »

yesterday

2 comments

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 »

Aug. 28, 2015

29 comments

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 »

Aug. 28, 2015

19 comments

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

11 comments

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

12 comments

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

7 comments

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

13 comments

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

32 comments

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

23 comments

Letter: Big money in politics

We need to get big money — bribery — out of politics. We as American citizens need to demand a constitutional amendment declaring that money is not a form of “speech.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

44 comments

Letter: Appalling attitude

Trafficking in fetal tissue is a practice that needs to end. In good conscience we cannot look the other way on these issues. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

90 comments

Letter: Forthright position

It is refreshing to read someone of stature and knowledge coming forward with factual information, together with common sense to refute the flood of misleading so-called “data” on climate change. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

23 comments

Letter: Creating Pottersvilles

People and the government have created their own Pottersvilles because of their outrageous borrowing and spending habits. They are using the European countries as their model, yet the European countries are going bankrupt. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

15 comments

Letter: UTA schedules

The other day I was at the Main Library and less than one-third of the bus schedule slots had schedules in them! What’s the deal UTA? It’s your job to keep those slots full. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

6 comments

Letter: Unnecessary tragedies

Who can be against our developmental assistance agency, USAID, being more efficient and transparent? Who is against saving the lives of mothers and children? Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

2 comments

Letter: Location approval

Let’s not waste another $200 million in taxpayer money fighting in the courts. Let’s move on and make the prison relocation work. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

24 comments

Letter: Strong defenses

Those who worry the president’s deal won’t stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb should support the strong defenses we will need if they are right. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

8 comments

Letter: Time for replacements

When elected representatives begin to believe the lie that they are the smartest people in the room and no longer need to represent the will of the people who elected them, it is time to replace them. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

11 comments

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