Renewable Energy, UTA Spending, and A "Good" Deal

Biskupski says it should generate all its electricity needs from renewables by 2032 and reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2040.

Verdict Fallout, Coal Alchemy, Trying to Keep Up

What would happen if a group of American Muslims had done the same thing? Would we find them so gallant and brave?

Positive Sex Ed, Federal Lands and the Utah Vote

Despite two-thirds of Utahns really, really wanting comprehensive sex education in the schools, the Legislature just won't go there.

Zephyr, Pot and the Pulpit, and You Be the Judge

the Zephyr is a small, now online, publication which since 1989 has been digging at the establishment whose deep pockets ease any attempt to stifle free speech.

Losing our trust, school lunch and land management

In other words, they think the feds are writing a plan to restrict access, designate wilderness and limit grazing.

Tribune Endorsed, More Booze Missteps, Hitting Homelessness

"In the era of social media, the endorsement of those within one's circle of friends is likely to carry much more weight than that of a news organization."

Presidential Polls, UTA Missteps, and New Fundraiser

This poll has 50 percent of respondents saying Donald Trump is the most honest candidate, while Hillary Clinton gets a measly 24 percent thumbs-up.

Drugmakers, Keeping Quiet, and Rock the Vote

This is a big deal in Utah where more than 4,600 people have died from drug overdoses in the past 10 years, 603 in 2014 alone.

P.E. Percentages, Public Lands and Poverty

There are 8,794 high-school boys in Utah who participate in football. No girls.

Living in Utah, crashing into the Great Salt Lake and WHAT?

Both PacifiCorp and the state are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for, uh, protecting the environment.

Healthcare Malaise, It's the Water and Protecting Parks

Humana is joining Arches Health Plan in leaving Utah's individual insurance marketplace.

Covering the Sabbath, Private Prisons and History Defaced

This was the story of an experiment by one LDS congregation to bring Mormon converts of disparate countries together in worship.

Poor ol' Phil

A Lifted Letter & Waterworld
Poor Ol' Phil What is it about the Deseret News and Phil Lyman? Once again on Sunday, the D-News featured the convicted scofflaw on its front page, and said he "doesn't believe" he broke the law.

The Monumental Dispute

Right to Bare Arms & Saving Lives and Money
The Monumental Dispute Parsing through the Bear Ears controversy is not unlike figuring out the Mideast crisis. This became clear in the comprehensive yet confusing coverage of the issue in the Deseret News.

Liquor Lawmakers

Get the Story Straight & Manning the Watershed
Liquor Lawmakers Actually, Utah legislators, it's not about the law so much. Research shows that parents are the key to teenage drinking.


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