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Letter: What this issue is really about

That is what this issue is really about, helping our fellow human beings. It's about people.

Letter: What this issue is really about

That is what this issue is really about, helping our fellow human beings. It's about people. Read more »

14 hours ago

46 comments

Letter: Dangers of driving faster

I firmly believe the proposed freeway speed limit increase would be a mistake. I'm a strong believer that we achieve better gas mileage and cause less air pollution by traveling 65 mph, especially in urban areas. I travel on our... Read more »

yesterday

17 comments

Letter: Extend legislative session

Our state legislators are considering extending the length of the legislative session. I have spent a bit of time at the capital the last few years, and am aware of how much time legislators have to spend to do their jobs right, so I... Read more »

yesterday

12 comments

Letter: Tobacco pollution

Even in the pioneer times, people in the Salt Lake Valley were concerned about air pollution because their houses were heated by direct fuel burning. Today there are many sources of air pollution. I believe tobacco smoke is a... Read more »

yesterday

11 comments

Letter: Speak kind words

Mia Love is already calling our president a dictator. Democrats in Utah could easily feel that they are living in a Republican dictatorship with no representation at all in the U.S. Congress. My suggestion: Let us all speak kind... Read more »

yesterday

32 comments

Letter: Good habits

My training and employment as an educator covered both elementary and vocational education. By the time children enter elementary school, their work, study and respect habits are already well established by their home environment.... Read more »

yesterday

4 comments

Letter: King Obama

George Washington, America's greatest patriot, turned down the chance to be a king. Yet Barack Obama seems to consider himself a king. Verle Solt West Valley City Read more »

yesterday

37 comments

Letter: Acting on immigration

The last few days have been very amusing to me. For six years the president, and all of us, have waited for Congress to do something constructive about immigration. Congress has done nothing. And Republicans have not come up with any... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

51 comments

Letter: Amazed at caregivers

My family has recently suffered from a number of medical issues: my parents required treatment at the University of Utah Hospital, St. Mark's Hospital and Mountain West Medical Center in Tooele. My father is still being cared... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

3 comments

Letter: Life strategies

Why don't more schools teach about life strategies? I think everyone should learn them. I'm in middle school, and this time of life is important and involves a lot of changing. I'm in a student government class... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

3 comments

Letter: Don't forget to celebrate Thanksgiving

I don’t think Thanksgiving should just count as a precursor to Christmas, where you forego time with family and friends on a day off to hit the stores. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

6 comments

Letter: Slow down

UDOT wants to raise the speed limit on I-15 to 70 mph. The UHP commercials and interviews continually tell us to "slow down." There seems to be a disconnect here between the two departments. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

8 comments

Letter: State Legislature or Board of Education?

Many years ago, when I was quite naive, I was at a state PTA-sponsored legislative event. I remarked to my companions that I thought the state Legislature was acting like a Board of Education. I am now astute enough to know that I... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

7 comments

Letter: Growing party divide

In a recent letter, the writer complained that Democrats have no chance in Utah because of the high percentage of Republicans who vote straight-party. As someone who did vote straight-party Republican, I will tell you I did so... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

53 comments

Letter: Re-entry support

I congratulate the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice on their comprehensive Justice Reinvestment Report. This should open a meaningful discussion and further commitment from public and private partners to address the... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

0 comments

Letter: Human, not partisan

Clean air and water should not be partisan issues; they should be human issues. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

17 comments

Letter: Build on Common Core

I just received my son’s SAGE test results; after discussing them with him, I came up with some conclusions regarding Common Core and the SAGE test. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

20 comments

Letter: No more snow complaints

If you really dislike the snow as much as you say you do, go ahead and move to Florida. But as long as you’re here, I would like to encourage people to learn to enjoy Utah’s snow. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

16 comments

Letter: Where jobs come from

Businesses, large or small, have not created a single job. You, me and the general public who demand a product or service create jobs. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

65 comments

Letter: Speed limit increase

Jason Davis, UDOT director of operations, said drivers cruise at speeds comfortable to them, no matter the speed limit. If that is the case, why raise it? Not one good reason was given. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

26 comments

Letter: Solving drug addiction

The so-called war on drugs has largely been a failure. Still, there are forces at work in Utah whose aim is to change the way in which we deal with drug addiction. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

21 comments

Letter: Don't tank, Jazz

ESPN released an article Friday morning about how the current Philadelphia 76ers team may be the worst team in history, and all evidence points to them just tanking their season on purpose. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

5 comments

Letter: World War I section

I'm a seventh-grader and I would like to thank you for the wonderful section you ran recently in the paper about World War I. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

0 comments

Letter: New thinking

Michael Worley's excellent article on religious schools losing accreditation for being religious ("Legal threats on religious schools," Nov. 7) was very thought-provoking. A generalized argument has always been: "You... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

29 comments

Letter: Stop cutting trees

We have a beautiful walking trail behind the Mount Olympus Senior Center between 4500 South and Murray Holladay Boulevard. This past week, the county has begun to take down the trees and destroy this rare spot of green in our area.... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

1 comment

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