Letters

Letter: No uranium in Utah

It is disturbing that we are considering the disposal of depleted uranium in Tooele County. What is proposed is not, in fact, disposal, but merely handing the problem to future generations, as we seem prone to do. Read more »

18 hours ago

20 comments

Letter: Gun safety

“Never point a gun at anyone or anything that you would not hit. Treat every gun as though it were loaded!” This simple rule would avoid every gun accident that we read about all too often. Read more »

18 hours ago

29 comments

Letter: Pay upfront

If we make the mistake of putting more troops on the ground in the Middle East, let's at least pay for it upfront this time. Read more »

18 hours ago

39 comments

Letter: Safe cycling

Recently Salt Lake County announced the building of 87 new miles of bike lanes throughout the valley. County Mayor Ben McAdams and the County Council generously support new bicycle infrastructure with $814,000. Eight cities... Read more »

yesterday

3 comments

Letter: Teacher training

This is a followup to the Karen Longmore letter ("Teachers' perspective," Wednesday, Aug. 27). Back in the sixties our government was concerned about the lack of science education for students. In the space race with... Read more »

yesterday

7 comments

Letter: History of coal

Rocky Mountain Power Corporation (RMPC) has asked the Utah Public Service Commission (PSC) for permission to add a monthly charge of $4.65 to those who have installed solar panels. These panels produce electricity using the sun as an... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

14 comments

Letter: Legalizing drugs

I do not concur with the legalization of any drug for recreation that was illegal before. I know that in Colorado and Washington there are laws to keep it in control, like no driving while you are intoxicated with marijuana, but it... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

9 comments

Letter: Our great nation?

While we acknowledge the great weight of the presidency and appreciate the efforts of many, we observe that President Barack Obama has filled the seats of government with the most radical, anti-religion, unjust, misguided group ever. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

21 comments

Letter: Support research

This is the time to ask congressional candidates in Utah and across the country where they stand on medical research. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

2 comments

Letter: Attention diverted

Is Rome burning while Nero fiddles? Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

17 comments

Letter: Society puzzles

We must be the first ones to start respecting our president, not necessarily because we like him, but because he is the only choice we have right now. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

34 comments

Letter: Daylight saving time

We don't have to adjust school start time to give our children a healthy circadian rhythm; just use solar time. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

8 comments

Letter: Criminalizing marijuana

Public policies regulating alcohol and tobacco — two substances that are objectively more harmful than marijuana — have proven to be far more effective at reducing teens’ access. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

26 comments

Letter: Sleep deprivation

The solution for teenagers to get more sleep is not necessarily to start school later, but for teenagers to go to bed earlier. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

11 comments

Letter: Labor Day

This Labor Day, let's commemorate the importance of hard work and acknowledge the role that workers play in our economy. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

23 comments

Letter: Teachers' perspective

Put the blame for education reform where it belongs, not on the backs of the teachers in the trenches who are trying to do their best in difficult circumstances. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

28 comments

Letter: Police brutality

We have abolished morality in favor of civil rights. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

62 comments

Letter: U.S. generosity

I need to set the record straight after your DN Reader's Forum comment from Alicia Platt ("Increasing Aid," Aug. 20) included a misleading statement. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

13 comments

Letter: Fans and injuries

Everyone knows that football produces a lot of injuries, some very serious. So why do people go to football games? How can they stand to see fellow humans get injured? Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

8 comments

Letter: Dangerous tranquilizers?

The Division of Wildlife Resources should reevaluate their tranquilizer techniques, so we can avoid danger in the future. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

4 comments

Letter: Real reason for college

As the excitement of a new college football season begins to build, we might pause to remember that an education is the primary reason for the existence of universities. Congratulations to BYU, ranked ninth in Money... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

20 comments

Letter: Parking questions

Most assume that churches are benevolent organizations, and if there were a game, event or family gathering nearby that parking in the nearby church parking lot would not be a problem. Real estate agents looking for parking for a... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

23 comments

Letter: Utah evolving

I am a frequent visitor to many parks, both state and national, in the area that they are considering burying lines. Though they would be buried, and buried gas lines rarely leak, they must first dig through or near our parks to bury... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

9 comments

Letter: Connect with neighbors

When my father grew up, everyone he knew had a gun in their home, and people weren't shooting at random strangers, friends or family. Whether you believe in weapon control, something deeply disturbing is happening in our... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

3 comments

Letter: Perceptions of minorities

There is the perception among many that being of color provides preferential treatment and extra benefits based on race alone. Such opinions have also helped created the disastrous border situation. Remember the example of Elian... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

8 comments

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