Guest Commentary

What the parable of the river can teach us about SLC's Rio Grande crisis

Homeless Shelter-Police Presence Salt Lake

The opioid epidemic is often cited as a primary cause of the drug addiction and crime in the Rio...

Guest Commentary

An introduction to health care coverage, Part III: Employer options

Avenue H

In Utah, Avenue H can help companies provide insurance for their employees.


Guest Commentary

What the parable of the river can teach us about SLC's Rio Grande crisis

Homeless Shelter-Police Presence Salt Lake

The opioid epidemic is often cited as a primary cause of the drug addiction and crime in the Rio Grande district of Salt Lake City, writes Michael Vaughan. But why does Utah have an opioid problem in the first place?


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Five ways to filter out fake news

Campaign 2016 Hannity Apologizes

“So, here's my disclaimer: Applying my list may not completely rid you of your belief in fake news, but it certainly won’t hurt,” writes E. Kent Winward.


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A conversation about lawmakers, social media and free speech

Hatch The Survivor

When lawmakers block people on social media, does it violate their free speech rights?


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An introduction to health care coverage, Part II: Individuals

Poll-Young Americans Health Overhaul

The Affordable Care Act takes a carrot-and-stick approach to individual health insurance coverage.


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How does the war on drugs differ from America's opioid crisis?

City Sues OxyContin

“As we move forward making new policy, developing new programs and addressing future issues, I hope we can begin to focus on the humanity of those involved rather than the identity of those needing help,” writes Adrienne Andrews.


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We created our gods, and we can control them

Greek gods

“If we don't like how our stories are ending, especially because of the behavior of our gods, we must rewrite the story so that our ‘once upon a time’ ends with us living ‘happily ever after,’" writes E. Kent Winward.


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Seizing assets — a valuable police tool or legalized theft?

Roll of cash

Utah police can seize your cash and property even if you aren’t convicted of a crime. Readers don’t understand how that’s constitutional.


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Centrally assessed properties create an unfair burden on Utah taxpayers

Weber County Commissioners pass alcohol beach ban

“A system that allows one class of taxpayer to be valued and taxed at well below market value, while others make up the difference with no ability to safeguard their own interests, is neither ‘uniform’ nor ‘proportional.’ It certainly is not ‘equal,’ write...


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What McCain's vote means

Congress Health Overhaul McCain

Upon his return Tuesday, McCain said the Senate hasn’t produced much for the American people lately. And then he showed both parties the proper path forward.


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