Where will older people find $1 a day to eliminate the federal debt?

Yellen Congress

Congratulations, Robert E. Nelson, that you are able to contribute an extra $100 a month to reduce...


Help make "Big John" Lewis America's favorite crossing guard

John Lewis crossing guard

Come on, Utah! Let’s put Utah on the map. Keep our popular crossing guard, “Big John” Lewis, going (”2 Ogden men nominated for America's Favorite Crossing Guard,” Jan. 9). He’s currently third in the voting for America’s favorite crossing guard. Let’s...

National Commentary

The Trump evangelicals have lost their gag reflex

Adult Entertainment Stormy Daniels

“Some Christian leaders are surrendering the idea that character matters in public life in direct exchange for political benefits to Christians themselves,” writes Michael Gerson.

Our View

Utah lawmakers must unite, address teen suicides

Utah Legislature Session Hughes

Imagine what would’ve been possible if the House and Senate united behind Gov. Gary Herbert’s attempt to reduce teen suicides.

Guest Commentary

Hey, Alexa — what’s the future of voice technology?

On The Money-Alexa Holiday Shopping

“Experts can see a future where voice technology is everywhere — your wrist, your home, your car,” writes David Ferro of Weber State University.


City, county and state need to fix Riverdale landslide — now

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The landslide demolishing homes and hearts on the bluffs of Riverdale is a tragedy for the entire community. The families displaced by the disaster need help. Nearby families also need assistance, assistance that needs to come from the city, the county and the state, assistance now, not more...

Guest Commentary

GOP official's Facebook post is a threat to voting rights

Davis County GOP

Three members of Mormon Women for Ethical Government take a Republican Party official to task for his Facebook post about voting rights.

National Commentary

Trump is a crude and thoughtless president, not a dictator

Senate Flake Trump

“At its worst, the Trump White House isn't sinister; it's farcical,” writes Rich Lowry.

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: The Blue Line Ladies, the Rube Goldberg Challenge, participants in the Northern Utah Women’s March, the government shutdown and Weber State University President Charles Wight.

Behind Bars

Beyond Bars: First few weeks out of prison have been a 'surreal tornado'

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“While in prison, I told myself it’s going to be nice to get a fresh start. A fresh start would be nice, but that’s not quite what I get,” Brian Wood writes this week.” 


Trump needs to be judged by words and actions

Trump Inauguration

The Jan. 17 letter to the editor from Susan Foss of Mountain Green states that we should judge President Trump for his accomplishments and not his words (“Judge Trump by his accomplishments, not his words”). My wife and I take an opposite view. Let us count the ways: 1. He mocks...

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