Guest Commentary

Readers react: Death of Dominic Landreth draws questions about sentencing

Dominic Landreth Davis jail deaths

Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.

Guest Commentary

Modern life in rural America requires high-speed internet

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When it comes to high-speed internet, we can’t afford to leave rural America behind, writes David Ferro.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Utah parole board needs a better way to gauge prisoners' progress

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Deciding who goes free and who dies in prison has got to be hard, but I feel like board members often have to do it with their eyes closed and one arm tied behind their backs, inmate Brian Wood writes. 


Guest Commentary

Blessed are the poor, for they shall not have health insurance

Health Care Bill Protest Denver

“Two recent personal events have made me realize just how twisted our public discourse about health care has become,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Readers react: Death of Dominic Landreth draws questions about sentencing

Dominic Landreth Davis jail deaths

Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.


Guest Commentary

Trump steps away from world leadership, as well as the Paris climate accord

AP Poll Climate Change Trump

“f the United States cannot participate in global discussions, then it cannot lead,” writes Jeff Steagall. “And if America does not lead, which nation will, and where will it lead the world?”


Guest Commentary

What is the United Utah Party and what does it stand for?

Health Overhaul Utah Capitol

“Utahns have the chance to set a new course – to prove not only that life is elevated in Utah, but so is our political system,” writes Richard Davis.


Guest Commentary

Given the harm it would cause, the Bear River Project shouldn't be an option

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Diverting Bear River water from the Great Salt Lake is a bad idea, according to Heather Dover and Deborah Drain. And it isn’t necessary.


Behind Bars

Behind Bars: It's not uncommon for similar crimes to get different sentences

Brian Wood Behind Bars new sig

“There are a lot of factors that play into the amount of time a convict receives,” inmate Brian Wood writes. “I’d like to say they are carefully considered ones, but that’s not exactly how it works.”


Guest Commentary

Hatch, Senate Republicans leaving us in the dark on their health care bill

Congress Republicans Hatch

“Nightmares are born out of the dark, and that is where the Senate has left us — in the dark,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Where do you feel safe, unsafe in Ogden? An S-E reader conversation

Reviving the heart of east-central Ogden

Almost every part of Ogden has its fans — with a few exceptions.


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