My view: Gorsuch's nomination highlights contrasting views of a judge's role
Neil Gorsuch, a respected federal appeals judge, does not seem to have any of these liabilities. Some rejected nominees did not seem to either. Their nominations were rejected for more ideological reasons, which brings us to this week’s hearings.
My view: The myths and facts behind a .05 blood-alcohol content law
Alcohol and traffic safety experts estimate that a nationwide .05 BAC standard would reduce alcohol-related traffic fatalities by 11 percent — saving 1,790 lives each year.
In our opinion: 'Talent Ready Utah' is one solution to Utah's workforce woes
The Talent Ready Utah program may represent one method to improve upward mobility in the Beehive State.
Letter: Do work now
In finding out that the new prison could be obsolete within five years of it being built, I think it is probably best to make corrective changes now than wait five years and start all over again.
Letter: Abusive laws
Eliminating the needless car safety inspections was a good thing. The law was like requiring everyone to carry an iron umbrella to prevent themselves from getting hit by lightning.
Letter: Drink not drive
Nobody cares if you have a drink at dinner or drink yourself falling-down-drunk. Just don't drive afterwards.
Letter: Open state lines
The idea is that this will create competition among the insurance companies, but I also see it giving us the advantage of having in-network choices throughout the country, not just our home state.
My view: News media need to report the full story
Yes, it is dangerous when so many Americans don't trust the media, but the solution is for the media to start reporting fairly and accurately.
Jay Evensen: Does Utah no longer care about strengthening marriages?
It would naÏve to think a nation that went from a rate of 5 percent births to unwed mothers in 1960 to more than 40 percent in 2014 does not need greater attention to how its people deal with romantic relationships.
Letter: Sign alcohol bill
I’ve looked into this matter and this bill makes sense. The opposition appears to be, principally, those who fear they will loose money if people drink less.