Opinion

Letters

Guns have a way of getting into the wrong hands and destroying lives

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Regarding the April 12 letter “Guns don’t kill people. Evil people kill people,” it’s true that a gun doesn’t go off by itself. What’s important to remember, however, is that guns always have a way of getting into the wrong hands and destroying lives. The...


National Commentary

Cohen probe should worry Trump

Trump Russia Probe

“The upshot is that if it's accurate, as it has been reported, that Trump is more worried about the Cohen investigation than the Mueller one, he's not wrong,” writes Noah Feldman.


Our View

CCS built a bigger warehouse for its food bank. Now we need to fill it

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CCS now has plenty of space for your donations — and thousands of clients who wouldn’t would go hungry without your help.


Letters

What happened to Trump's campaign promise of America first?

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Last week President Trump order a missile strike against Syria because Bashar Assad used chemical weapons on his own people. Trump called it a humanitarian mission. That’s all well and good, but at the same time he is in favor of cutting funding for Meals on Wheels, which feeds senior...


Guest Commentary

Seeing mortality through your parents' eyes

Aging parents

“Through the course of her years, Mom has evolved from being the protector to one needing protection. Along with a deep sense of responsibility, I feel an equally deep sense of gratitude,” writes D. Louise Brown.


Our View

By finishing 2nd in Boston, Sellers shows us the power of the human spirit

Boston Marathon-Sellers

Former Weber State runner Sarah Sellers hoped to finish in the top 15 Monday in the Boston Marathon. She did better than that.


National Commentary

High explosives do not constitute a Syria policy

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“Trump's standard — that a dictator can indiscriminately kill his people as long as he doesn't use chemical weapons — is nearly lost in the overarching lesson of the Syrian conflict,” writes Michael Gerson.


Behind Bars

Beyond Bars: Being happy for the life I can still enjoy

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“Outside, I’m constantly reminded of how big of a ‘loser’ I am. Now before anyone thinks I shouldn’t be so harsh on myself, I am referring to all the things I have lost,” Brian Wood writes this week. 


Letters

Figures don't lie, but liars can figure

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I don't remember much of the plane geometry that Mr. (Scott) Wangsgard tried to teach me in the early 1960s at Ben Lomond High School, but I do remember that he often remarked, "Figures don't lie, but liars can figure." I thought of his saying again when I read John Reynolds’ "clarification"...


National Commentary

No special counsel investigation can ever be truly above politics

Trump Russia Probe Mueller Q&A

“It's too early to render a verdict on Mueller's work, but he certainly appears to have become a kind of free-floating legal ombudsman,” writes Rich Lowry.


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