• Letters to the Editor, July 23-25, 2014 - 07/22/2014 04:02 PM MDT
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    Domestic violence cases continue to rattle community

    07/25/2014 04:45 PM MDT
    Domestic violence cropped up in two headlines this week, one dealing with a violent incident that took place on the East Side of the county this week 
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    Pioneer Day: a holiday bonus with a history lesson
    07/22/2014 04:02 PM MDT - Recent transplants to Utah may be pleasantly surprised to learn they have a second holiday weekend this month. Read more...

    Helping Central American kids is a humanitarian, not political, issue
    07/18/2014 04:50 PM MDT - Despite the rhetoric spewing from both ends of the political spectrum, most of the world's problems have complex origins and resist easy solutions. Read more...

    Additional laws won't fix county's dog problems
    07/15/2014 04:13 PM MDT - Sometimes it is tough to decide who would benefit most from obedience classes the county's countless canine pets, or their owners. Read more...

    Ice rink expansion is needed
    07/11/2014 04:26 PM MDT - It took years to convince city leaders to invest in a local ice rink, but as soon as it opened the facility was swamped with enthusiastic skaters. Read more...

    Flaws in immigration laws easy to see, hard to fix
    07/08/2014 04:49 PM MDT - If you attended a barbeque or cocktail party over the holiday weekend, the chatter probably included references to the disturbing news that thousands Read more...

    Pledging allegiance to the spirit of independence
    07/03/2014 02:54 PM MDT - Apparently, there is a new debate brewing in the halls of academia about a punctuation mark in the first paragraph of our country's most sacred Read more...

    The Fourth can be fun with fewer fireworks
    07/01/2014 05:03 PM MDT - It may be time to change the way we celebrate the Fourth of July. Utah's State Forester has not banned fireworks this Fourth of July, but many Read more...

    Special events abound with major benefits, minor side effects
    06/27/2014 04:48 PM MDT - Summit County highways and byways will be teeming with activity this weekend and, at times. There are numerous special events planned including an Read more...

    County's first manager wins over a skeptical courthouse
    06/24/2014 04:30 PM MDT - Summit County's transition from a commission form of government to a council-manager format wasn't easy. Read more...

    No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket. Full Story
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    Review: 'Guardians' is irreverent but not enough

    At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humor. Full Story