Opinion

In our opinion: Gov. Rick Perry indictment a concern

The recent felony indictments of Perry following his use of constitutional veto power is a dangerous trend.

Letter: Outstanding season

As a volunteer at Deer Valley this season, I was extremely impressed with the performances. I met several from out of town, and they were all blown away by the beauty of the mountains, the talent that performed, the sound system and... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Letter: Whole story

We have been hearing a lot about the 18-year-old kid who was shot by a police officer in Ferguson. It seems as if all the blame is being placed on the policeman. But whenever we have these accounts either on TV or in the newspaper,... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Greg Bell: New minimum-wage laws — Government as provider

It’s one thing to conclude that the government owes people a living. It’s quite another for the laws to mandate employers to pay workers what the government has generously decided they... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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In our opinion: Monument supporters

Gov. Herbert has asked Orrin Hatch’s 14 colleagues to come see Utah for themselves, which is a very good idea. But so far, none of the invited senators have RSVP’d to the... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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My view: A comic controversy in Salt Lake? Not really

The good news for geeks like me is that Salt Lake City will, in all likelihood, have a massively successful, well-run comic book convention for years to come. Whether that event is called... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Letter: Server's wages

Utah should increase the tipped wage, but in the meantime, Utahns should tip better. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Letter: NCLB Avoided

Utah State Board of Education voted to keep the waiver on No Child Left Behind Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Michael Gerson: The paradox of American diversity

Events in Ferguson demonstrate the paradox of American diversity: An increasingly multicultural nation remains deeply divided by race and class. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Charles Krauthammer: Strategic thinking – Why Hillary got it right

Leave it to Barack Obama's own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his foreign policy: a total absence of strategic thinking. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Those who confront death — ISIS and arming the Peshmerga

The ISIS scourge continues as Islamic militants, surging with primeval bloodlust, are torturing, slaughtering and then mutilating the corpses of men, women and children in northern Iraq. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Lee Benson: Talking about life, Larry, baseball and the Bees with Marc Amicone

Marc Amicone, general manager of the Salt Lake Bees, was there when Larry H. Miller first dreamed of buying a professional baseball team. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Mary Barker: What crony capitalism really looks like

A contributor to Forbes recently wrote, “The largest, wealthiest, most powerful organizations in the world [American corporations] are on the public dole. Where is the outrage?” Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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George F. Will: Into a new void?

This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Letter: Reckless road bikers

As a road biker, I have little sympathy for road bikers who think they are cars. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Letter: Obama's mistake

Maybe the mistake President Obama made was saying what he wanted to do to make our country great again and that got all the Tea Party doing all they could to make sure that didn't happen. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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In our opinion: Intervention in Iraq

There is no value in rearguing the merits of America’s involvement in Iraq, which seems to be the focus of many of the critics. We can’t change what happened then, and what’s... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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My view: Learning from Robin Williams' death

When I read about Robin Williams' recent bouts with severe depression that likely led to his death, I thought, “It could’ve been me!” While I have never attempted suicide,... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: Where have all the entrepreneurs gone (cont.) ?

American businesses are aging, I wrote last week, and a sharp decline in startup companies is a big reason. As the share of young firms shrinks, the surviving companies are naturally older —... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Join the discussion: Is Hillary Clinton distancing herself from Obama's foreign policy?

In a recent interview with Jeffery Goldberg of the Atlantic, Hillary Clinton explained exactly how her foreign policy stance differs from President Obama’s, leading some to speculate that she... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Richard Davis: Despite leaders, Utah needs a comprehensive education plan

Just as the state adopted and implemented a comprehensive transportation plan, so Utah needs a similar education plan that will reform education and increase currently inadequate funding. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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In our opinion: Resources needed to guarantee sexual violence is discovered, investigated and prosecuted

National Edition

Recent efforts in Washington to compel colleges to address the problem are appropriate, although there are important questions as to whether they will be able to achieve the necessary results. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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My view: Staying safe during the 100 deadliest days of summer

All partners in Zero Fatalities have greatly stepped up efforts to help everyone using Utah’s roadways to travel safe and avoid tragedy during this busy time of year. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Letter: Immigration considerations

The reality is, neither this country nor the state of Utah is a bottomless pit into which the world can continue to pour it's “huddled masses.” We do not, indeed cannot, pay for full support for existing legal citizens. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Letter: Unstable buildings

This takes me back to our castles on the beach: one good wave and they're gone. Some places are just not smart to build on. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Letter: Bear fees

I am still laughing at the government wanting to charge an extra $41 on top of the $25 entrance fees for bear support so visitors to Yellowstone can see more bears. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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