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Letter: Free speech

Your disagreement with someone's views does not override that person's right to free speech, nor my right to assemble and listen. Read more »

April 8, 2016

35 comments

Letter: Utah's public lands

A year ago I returned home to Utah and found that the public lands I so longed to return to are under attack. Read more »

April 8, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is an excellent presidential candidate and one that Republicans should be supporting. Read more »

April 7, 2016

50 comments

Letter: Response to Krauthammer

Please, Mr. Krauthammer, just for me, develop a future positive op-ed about things Mr. Obama accomplished as President, if you have it in you to do that. Read more »

April 6, 2016

30 comments

Letter: The "real" conservative

Real conservatives have principles and are not simply angry at the status quo. Read more »

April 6, 2016

22 comments

Letter: Animal testing doesn't have to be cruel

Animal testing can sadly be cruel but it doesn’t have to be. Read more »

April 5, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Let's talk to kids about skateboarders on street

We need to take more of an active role in teaching our children about the dangers of riding skateboards in the streets. Read more »

April 5, 2016

4 comments

Letter: Supreme Cour keeps creating confusion

The lack of a 9th member on the Supreme Court is already creating confusion in regard to two pending cases and there are more on the way. Read more »

April 5, 2016

30 comments

Letter: School athletics seen as a must, but not all students play

Athletics are seen as a must, when in reality just over half of high school students play sports, and only about 2 percent get athletic scholarships. Read more »

April 3, 2016

27 comments

Letter: Utah's caucus system not inclusive

Political systems work when they are inclusive. Voters in Utah have experienced the least inclusive presidential primary in their lifetimes. Read more »

April 3, 2016

25 comments

Letter: Caucus participation positive

Congratulations to the voters of Utah in this great increase in attendance at caucus meetings. Read more »

April 3, 2016

8 comments

Letter: Tom Welch did what he had to get the Winter Games

Utahns should be glad Welch did what he had to do to get the Winter Games. Read more »

April 3, 2016

5 comments

Letter: Purpose of caucuses

The caucus system provides a way for people with less money to run for public office. Read more »

April 2, 2016

11 comments

Letter: Controlling TB

The U.S. needs to pay more attention to tuberculosis before it is too late. Read more »

April 2, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Fund elections

The Utah Legislature does not represent We the People; it represents the Republican Party. Read more »

April 1, 2016

14 comments

Letter: No nuclear weapons

As long as nuclear weapons exist we are not far from the tipping point of nuclear terrorism. Read more »

April 1, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Presidential election

Presidential candidate Donald Trump offers no real hope or substance to his arguments. Read more »

March 31, 2016

37 comments

Letter: Love daylight saving time

Utah should keep daylight saving time because of all the benefits it brings. Read more »

March 31, 2016

12 comments

Letter: Strengthening security

It’s time for the world to strengthen security in public places, such as concerts, theaters and other gatherings. Read more »

March 30, 2016

9 comments

Letter: Protests and space

I think with any "protest" the protesters and the person being protested need to be separated by some "personal space." Read more »

March 30, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Caucus turnout

It is time to open up the electoral process, encourage Primary runoffs and let the majority's voice be heard. Read more »

March 29, 2016

8 comments

Letter: Utah and Democrats

The numbers not only prove that Democrats exist in our state, but that we exist in great numbers, and that if we vote, Utah’s political landscape will change drastically. Read more »

March 29, 2016

35 comments

Letter: Move forward

Whether Merrick Garland is the right choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy or not is not the issue. Read more »

March 29, 2016

12 comments

Letter: Free money?

It is easy for Democrats to "promise the world" as long as it is other people's money they are giving away. Read more »

March 27, 2016

45 comments

Letters: Supreme Court appointments

The next president could appoint up to four Supreme Court justices. We need a Republican in office for this, even if it's Donald Trump. Read more »

March 27, 2016

27 comments

Letter: Governor Kasich

Governor John Kasich would make a great president. Read more »

March 27, 2016

16 comments

Letter: Elder Richard Norby

My prayers and thoughts go out to Richard and Pam and their family. What a great and wonderful man Richard Norby is and I know will continue to be. Read more »

March 26, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Communism in Cuba

Let's elect a leader with integrity; someone who loves America and democracy first and foremost. Read more »

March 26, 2016

28 comments

Letter: Political party allegiance

People should put their core beliefs above party politics. Read more »

March 23, 2016

35 comments

Letter: Coal export terminal

According to Dr. Washington Burns, the executive director for the Breathmobile, one out of three adults in West Oakland — and one out of five kids — has asthma. Read more »

March 22, 2016

28 comments

Letter: Students and responsibility

Parents should be responsible for their children under the age of 16 getting to school. After that, it should be the student's responsibility. Read more »

March 22, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Take a deep breath

We in Utah can be part of a regional strategy to tackle ozone: ozone pollution is a phenomenon that doesn’t know state boundaries. Read more »

March 22, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Disney and deity's name

Through the years Disney has built a reputation that is wholesome and positive. We, our children and grandchildren have come to rely on it being a safe place to entrust our minds and hearts. Read more »

March 21, 2016

26 comments

Letter: Daylight saving time

The Legislature should have done away with daylight saving time. Read more »

March 21, 2016

28 comments

Letter: Policies not possible

As the letter listed conservative policy preferences, it occurred to me that none of it was possible. Read more »

March 21, 2016

26 comments

Letter: Shut out Trump

Utah can be the first state to shut out Trump. Read more »

March 20, 2016

23 comments

Letter: Hold a hearing

How long exactly do election results count as legitimate support for a president's nominees? Read more »

March 20, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Set the record straight

We did not say that we support the draft PLI. Rather we expressed a willingness to work toward legislation that truly “honors the work of the many stakeholders and ultimately produces a bill that Grand County can fully... Read more »

March 20, 2016

2 comments

Lette: Utah Foster Care

UFC has been held up as a model of a successful nonprofit organization that other states try to emulate. Read more »

March 19, 2016

1 comment

Letter: Helping the homeless

I hope that our community always remembers those that are homeless and that we can figure out a way to help them find more permanent homes. Read more »

March 19, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Nuclear weapons

The world would be safer if all countries got rid of, or stopped trying to get, nuclear weapons. Read more »

March 18, 2016

8 comments

Letter: Do your jobs

We elected President Obama with the responsibility to nominate justices as the case arises and we elected senators to hold confirmation hearings on those people nominated during their watch. Read more »

March 18, 2016

23 comments

Letter: Get involved

You may at some times feel powerless or that your vote or voice doesn’t matter or can’t make a difference. Don’t let this attitude keep you from exercising your right to choose. Read more »

March 17, 2016

4 comments

Letter: Simultaneous primaries

The states should have a simultaneous primary so people can vote for the candidate of their choosing. Read more »

March 16, 2016

12 comments

Letter: Bravo to Clayton

I want to publicly thank and acknowledge the students, staff and patrons of Clayton Middle School for their awesone production of "Mary Poppins." Read more »

March 16, 2016

0 comments

Letter: Cache County Cowboy Rendezvous

To those who missed the Cache County Cowboy Rendezvous last week, you missed some remarkable entertainment. Read more »

March 16, 2016

1 comment

Letter: GOP establishment

The GOP deserves what is happening to it. Read more »

March 15, 2016

43 comments

Letter: Smog and children

If SB115 passes, it will strangle the efforts of homeowners and small businesses to reduce the air pollution damaging the health of unborn and young children. Read more »

March 14, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Support HR333

Congress should pass HR333 to help disabled veterans. Read more »

March 14, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Spectator behavior

In most every contest I attended, I observed partisan spectators, grown adults and students alike, displaying substantial negative behavior, directed both at opponents and at contest officials. Read more »

March 14, 2016

13 comments

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