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Up is down (column) (1)

February 25, 2015 — 

I’d advise you to sit down, pour yourself a beer and take a deep breath. You’re about to hear something that will change your life. Forever. Are you relaxed?Good, because …

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Hoffman: Utah’s public lands aren’t about to change hands (2)

February 25, 2015 — 

Plenty of ink has been spilled lately over Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act, the controversial law requiring the federal government to turn over 31.2 million acres of public land …

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Liddick: The unreliable argument of scientific consensus (3)

February 23, 2015 — 

“What? You mean there was no deep fat? No steak? No cream pies, no hot fudge?” “Yes, but these things were thought to be unhealthy — precisely the opposite of …

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Sirota: Tax fairness could mean more resources (4)

February 22, 2015 — 

Roads are crumbling, bridges require repairs, schools need upgrades and public pension systems remain underfunded. How can states and cities find the money to address any of these problems? One …

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Biff America: From feast to famine (5)

February 21, 2015 — 

To the best of my knowledge (and disappointment while single), I have never met a real-life nymphomaniac. Donald Doucette married one.Donald was born in the early 1900s, at a time …

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Davidson: ‘Paradise’ has turned a little grim (6)

February 21, 2015 — 

January glowed brightly around us as we hiked the ridgeline of Carbonate, the mountain flanking the Big Wood River on the edge of Hailey, Idaho.It’s a popular hiking spot, generally …

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Quandary explains fat bikes, and offers advice for those with Olympic fever (7)

February 20, 2015 — 

What is a fat bike?Ah, the obese velocipede, the ride with an eating disorder. In reality, a fat bike helps to keep you from the fat side. It is used …

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Which cat litter is the most environmentally friendly? (column) (8)

February 20, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha,My cat prefers to do his business outside but now that the ground is covered in snow he has to use his litter box. Recently, I went to buy …

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Littwin: We did that (9)

February 19, 2015 — 

Excuse me for this, but I just watched my life flash before my eyes — for three and a half freaking hours — and I had to write about it.I …

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Hensley: Pioneer women get the Hollywood treatment (10)

February 19, 2015 — 

Did any Western history buffs besides me see “The Homesman”? A hot box-office ticket earlier this winter, it’s hard to find in theaters now, though the cast was impressive — …

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Summit Historical Society shocked by murder-suicide involving member (letter) (11)

February 19, 2015 — 

Needless to say, the Summit Historical Society and its board were shocked and saddened by the recent tragedy involving Jim and Dorthe (Dorda) McNaul. Those of us in the society …

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Recent Summit County gun deaths show needs for increased regulations (letter) (12)

February 19, 2015 — 

It is sad to see that Summit County is participating in the epidemic. No, not the measles epidemic where most people, even Morgan Liddick, are realizing that vaccination is an …

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Summit County Coroner objects to use of photos in murder-suicide coverage (letter) (13)

February 19, 2015 — 

I am writing to express my concern and disappointment at the photographs that accompanied the McNaul story on February 14. It is my opinion that the photos were in extremely …

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The 20-20 fallacy on weapons of mass destruction and Iraq (letter) (14)

February 19, 2015 — 

Re: the “Chopper whopper dwarfed by the Iraq lie” article by John Young.Mr. Young’s article would have you believe that U.S. citizens were “lied to” to accept the USA invasion …

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Linking Keystone pipeline to immigration debate (letter) (15)

February 19, 2015 — 

Folks, the “Music has Died,” courtesy of President Obama. This guy says “Yes We Can!” to 5 million illegal immigrants, but “No We Can’t” to Canadian shale-oil and tight sands …

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Bargell: From Saturday Night Live to the Brown Sister: 40 years and counting (column) (16)

February 17, 2015 — 

An unusual art exhibit is making its rounds on the Internet, and simultaneously is being displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Portraits of the four Brown …

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Young: Brian Williams’ chopper whopper dwarfed by Bush administration lies (column) (17)

February 17, 2015 — 

As any track athlete knows, after training at high altitude, distance running at lower levels barely shocks the system.This explains, in part, why I’ve not read up much on the …

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Liddick: Man up, Senate Republicans (18)

February 17, 2015 — 

Memo to US Senate Republicans: Wake up, stand up and get in the game. You were given power in an election that brought a historic shift in the Senate, based …

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The new Republican tar pits (column) (19)

February 17, 2015 — 

It’s kind of sad being forced to watch the death struggle of these modern-day dinosaurs. Responsible parents should keep their kids from peering over the Plexiglas railing into the tar …

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Sirota: Border security is not an immigration cure-all (20)

February 15, 2015 — 

With the opening of the new Congress, Republican lawmakers have been promising a renewed focus on border security as a supposed cure-all for America’s broken immigration system. Left unaddressed, though, …

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