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Published February 13, 2007

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Report from the Legislature


The debate on whether to help fund the ReAL soccer stadium was not what it appeared to be. Last year the legislature approved a "transient room tax." Salt Lake County imposed the tax. It is Salt Lake County's money that is at stake in the debate. No ...

Letter to the Editor: Rural Utah matters


I think your opinion/news piece of Feb. 6 should be re-printed in every rural newspaper and be required reading for every resident of rural Utah. When I first moved to rural Emery County I used to joke that the political establishment in Salt Lake Ci...

Letter to the Editor: Women's rest rooms


In May 2006, the Women's rest room equity bill unanimously approved by the New York City Council requiring all public facilities to uphold a 2 to 1 ratio of toilets in the women's rest rooms. One toilet in the men's rest room would require two toilet...

Letter to the Editor: Agriculture information


While coal mining and the power plants are the greatest part of our local economy, still agriculture is very important. Because of that, all persons, especially farmers would be interested in a series of articles on the Internet about the myths in ag...

Letter to the Editor: Voucher Windfall?


I am a public school teacher who is now extremely excited about vouchers. I have taught for 30 years in the state of Utah at a salary lower than most teachers in the nation. Now I can start my own private schools and more than double my salary in a s...

Letter to the Editor: Global Economy


The global economy is directly linked to global warming. We, as a nation, cannot continue to trade with countries that don't want free trade. Trade must be free and not forced with pre-emptive strikes....

Letter to the Editor: Immigration enforcement


The law enforcement leaders opposing officers volunteering to assist ICE immigration enforcement need to reconsider. Rep. Steve King (Immigration committee) reports illegal aliens daily kill 12 Americans, kill 13 Americans due to DUI, and molest eig...

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