You can't take Christ out of Christmas without doing away with "the reason for the season." The time is past due for the political-correctness crowd to be pushed back. Read more »
Someone has to pay for tuition. A college education is not free. Read more »
How you teach personal accountability in this age of the Clintonian buck passing all the way to society and government is the real challenge we face. Read more »
Barack Obama recently said that “if you want to get the job done, hire a vet.” Read more »
Why must the futures of 3,000 county employees be compromised when we are the ones who provide numerous services for over 1 million county residents? It’s time for the mayor to value his employees more. Read more »
If we are truly serious about cleaning our air, then we need to implement policies that reflect that. Read more »
The war during President George W. Bush's administration is just one reason we can't change back to the failed foreign-policy decisions of the Republican Party. Read more »
I am very disappointed to hear that the Utah State Board of Education has recommended against funding Electronic High School for next year. I strongly urge the Legislature to continue funding this. Read more »
A travesty of unimaginable consequences is about to happen right next to the Salt Lake City Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »
Many in Utah argue that a person registered as an Independent should somehow have the right to pick who the Republican or Democrat Party candidates are. This doesn't make any sense. Read more »
There must be a clearly recognized difference between parent and child, teacher and child, law enforcement representative and child on society's authority ladder. Read more »
Are the Clintons so powerful and feared throughout the Washington establishment that they are actually immune from justice? If this is the case, our country is in a condition from which there will be no escape. Read more »
On any given day in America, there are over 85 million law-abiding gun owners who do nothing wrong with their firearms. These are the people who be affected by proposed restrictions, not the bad guys. Read more »
The Deseret News does a great job covering college and high school sports. Recently, however, there has been nothing at all about hunting or fishing. Read more »
When will we realize how detrimental time spent distracted by social media is to our relationships, self-esteem and overall well-being? Read more »
There was a time when this country looked to God for help and he gave it. We need to recall what is stamped on our money, “In God We Trust,” and be proud to say not “happy holidays,” but “Merry Christmas... Read more »
Black Friday is smearing its ink onto Thanksgiving Day, as stores open earlier to get customers first. A huge thanks to REI for pushing back against that trend, which is turning our nation from gratitude to greed. Read more »
Climate summits began in 1992 with the Rio De Janeiro world summit, where 12-year-old Severn Suzuki delivered an address considered more powerful than any put forth by the hundreds of national leaders. Read more »
One area in which the president told the truth was when he campaigned on “change” for the 2008 election. We must “change” back. Read more »
Voting a straight party ticket demonstrates a lack of thinking and has been unacceptable to me. I believe neither major party nor splinter group fully represents me. Read more »
We should all recognize that beliefs don't justify illegal actions. Read more »
Early last week, Chief Judge David Nuffer rendered a decision in a case involving the conduct of primary elections — namely, who may participate in them and who may control them. Read more »
On Nov. 3 in the rotunda of our State Capitol building, 157 Utah Korean War Veterans were assembled and recognized for their military service during the Korean War. Read more »
As health care costs continue to rise, the strain on seniors is becoming unmanageable, especially as previous cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) have failed to keep pace. Read more »
As a resident of Salt Lake County, I cannot for the life of me understand Salt Lake City's decision to close down Wingpointe and Glendale Golf Courses. Read more »
Older stories can be found in the story archives
- Utah's first family of rodeo: Riding buckin'...
- BYU basketball: Collinsworth sets NCAA career...
- Dick Harmon: After tossing 4 TDs, BYU's...
- LDS Church releases 'A Savior is Born'...
- BYU-USU video: 5 plays that turned the game...
- College Football: Utah moves back into top...
- Tanker crash sends oil into Provo River as...
- BYU's big plays, big second half, spell...