Stop the Secrecy, The Bright Side, Inversion is Coming

Some are threatening to sell their homes, others are concerned about their businesses dying, and a few are welcoming the opportunity to interact with the less dangerous segment of the homeless population—such as single moms and their kids—according to the daily newspapers.

Net Metering, Trumped Utahns and Transparency, Please

Utahns shivered with excitement when the right-ish Washington Examiner came out with a story on which of @realDonaldTrump's picks are "more Scalia-like."

Nuclear Nexis, No Man's Land, Living on a Prayer

The feds don't like the monopolistic aspect of it, but N-waste critics think the purchase would allow waste to be sent to Texas instead of Utah.

Local Headliners, Sanctuary SLC, Conflicts of Interest

It had to take some guts for the governor to buck the GOP right-wing that had managed to persuade Mormons to vote for religious exclusivism in a president.

Schooled, The Long Run, and Pipeline Protest

The auditor's report says Utah needs about $115 million to cover the 10,000 more students in public schools next year.

Trumped, Rocky Mountain Power, and 3.2 Beer

But wait, maybe it was the Russians, or the FBI, or Bernie, the millennials, or the Clinton campaign's complacency and focus on Obama's base.

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.

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