A family story: UVU President Matt Holland staying true to his roots
If it seems an odd fit that Ivy-League educated Matt Holland is leading UVU — the former vocational school — there is symmetry to it. He is only two generations removed from swinging a pick for his living and perhaps mining coal.
In our opinion: Lowering BAC limit could save lives, but it's up to you
The best way to prevent drunk driving, and the accidents that ensue, is by creating a suite of policies that deter drivers from testing the limits.
Op-ed: Politicians need to be voted out
If you are in favor of these and so many similar plans advanced by our legislators, then you know what to do. Just keep voting for them, and you will have plenty more of these conundrums to ponder in the future.
Letter: Conservative viewpoint only
Discussions that drive true understanding are unscripted, involve randomly chosen citizens, encompass broader points of view, and offer an opportunity for rebuttal.
Letter: Too much burden
The U.S. and the U.N. are not the best ones to collect and administer aid to anyone. Let charities do that. And let's support those.
Op-ed: Don't put the new homeless shelter by the Jordan River Parkway
We encourage the site selection committee to think carefully about our regional goals to revitalize the Jordan River Parkway, and the negative effects that a homeless shelter could have on these efforts.
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Views on DUI law, homeless sites and education funding
The reality is that no one wants a homeless resource center. But some location has to have it. Prolonging the process or finding new locations won’t change anything except making even more people angry.
Op-ed: The Trump federal budget and what it means for the U.S.
Based on my experience in government at all levels, I worry that the proposed budget cuts will have the largest impacts at the local level. State governments may be able to fill part of the gap, but they will then pass the buck to local governments.
In our opinion: Start a high school student's day later in the morning
The notion of starting a high school student’s day later in the morning is catching on across the country due to mounting research that teenagers need a lot more sleep than they are getting.
Charles Krauthammer: American democracy: Not so decadent after all
The anti-Trump opposition flatters itself as "the resistance." As if this is Vichy France. It's not. It's 21st-century America. And the good news is that the checks and balances are working just fine.