In our opinion: Technology in today's schools — Crucial and costly

Early education in computers, computer programming in some European schools is starting to pay dividends.

Letter: Recapture Canyon

The actions of government agents that led to the criminal indictment of the Recapture Canyon protesters ignore key elements in the case: The original BLM closure was illegal because it violated grandfathered R.S. 2477 Rights-of-Way... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014


Letter: Path to clean energy

While I respect A. Scott Anderson for the important role that he plays in our community as CEO of Zions Bank, I think his conclusion that oil and gas energy development in Utah will lead to cleaner energy is flawed (“Energy... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014


Letter: Government stalling

Recently, hundreds of thousands of courageous and hardworking citizens and policymakers around the word (in over 160 countries) reminded us of the vision needed to confront anthropogenic climate change. Bob Bennett’s op-ed... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014


Menlo Smith: A man who will loan you the shirt off his back

Menlo Smith's micro-credit approach to alleviating poverty has transformed the lives of millions. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014


A. Scott Anderson: With predictions for voter turnout low, Utahns need to step it up

If we don’t vote, we have no right to complain about government. Let’s do our duty and vote. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014


John Florez: Gov. Herbert was wrong to turn down money for preschool

What are we to believe when Gov. Gary Herbert says he supports children and education but then turns down the opportunity to apply for a federal grant of up to $15 million for preschool programs... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014


In our opinion: Nobel Committee got it right with Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

Both recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize demonstrate the incredible power a single individual can have in making the world a better place. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014


My view: Debates offer an intelligent way to decide among candidates

In today’s digital era, voters are arguably less informed, spending little time researching politician’s positions. Political debates are perhaps the only remaining unfiltered component... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


In our opinion: Secret Service needs leader who can change the culture

Imagine if Omar Gonzalez had been operating as part of a larger terrorist organization. Imagine if he had entered the White House with a bomb strapped to his chest. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


David Blankenhorn: Don't give up on marriage now

National Edition

Contrary to what some are saying, marriage isn't disappearing in America. A new, broadly based marriage coalition is within our grasp. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


My view: Moratorium can stop Internet taxes

The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), in place since 1998, is a moratorium on discriminatory state and local taxes on the Internet (i.e. “email taxes”). Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


Letter: Private train offices

People complain about UTA in its various forms, but really the idea of public transportation that functions at all is something of a miracle. What these complainers need to focus on instead is how to make using UTA better for... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Letter: Comparing energy sources

When looked at properly, it becomes even more obvious why wind and solar can’t survive without massive taxpayer subsidies. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


Charles Krauthammer: To stop our allies’ double game, U.S. needs serious commitment

It took Vice President Joseph Biden to accidentally blurt out the truth when he accused our alleged allies in the region of playing a double game — supporting the jihadists in Syria and Iraq,... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Michael Gerson: A question of leadership: We should hope Obama finds his way

All presidential leadership traits, of course, are judged in light of outcomes. But the outcome we've actually seen (in the Middle East) is directly related to the reticent, insular leadership... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


My view: Stop modern bullies with the RFRA

During the 2015 legislative session, Utah’s leaders have a great opportunity to throw cold water on [modern] bullies by passing a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Is it fair to judge a religion by their extremists?

National Edition

With the emergence of ISIS as a destabilizing force in the Middle East, a debate over whether or not Islam should be held accountable for fanatical violence permeates public discourse. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Dan Liljenquist: Lee has made great strides since fueling the government shutdown

Lee has championed, and is championing, a conservative reform agenda that identifies and targets perhaps the most serious issue of our time — the crisis of unequal opportunity. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


In our opinion: Sports shines brightest when sportsmanship takes center stage

Instead of watching sports just to see one team beat another, it’s more fulfilling to focus on the moments of sportsmanship and selflessness that inspire. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Jay Evensen: Investing in vaccines can save the Third World

Experts are now talking about ending preventable childhood deaths completely. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Letter: Amendment abuse

It is abhorrent to think that an administrative agency of government might have veto power over the message I choose to write, whether it touches on wilderness usage or not. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


Letter: HOV lanes in Arizona

In Arizona, entering and exiting an HOV lane is no different than any other lane, and they seem to be doing just fine. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014


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