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Knowledge is Power
by Peri Kinder
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
After God created Adam and Eve, he plunked them down in the middle of a garden and told them to start naming dinosaurs.
We must defend the Freedom of the Press
by REED STAHLE
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
“Our liberty cannot be guarded but by the freedom of the press, nor that be limited without danger of losing it.” --Thomas Jefferson to John Jay, 1786.
Terrible romantic to terribly romantic
by Peri Kinder
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m a terrible romantic. I mean that literally. I’m terrible at being romantic. When God handed out sentimentality, I was hiding in a bathroom stall eating a box of chocolate donuts.
Happy National Polka Music Month
by Peri Kinder
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
And you thought January was boring. After the holidays you wondered how anything could top the sheer giddiness of Christmas.
‘O Tidings of Comfort and Annoy’
by Peri Kinder
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that Facebook has become a year-round newsletter, packed with enough posts to make us feel miserable all year long, can we finally call it quits on those dreadful holiday letters?
Passing down the Thanksgiving torch
by Peri Kinder
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
At what point does the preparation of Thanksgiving dinner get handed over to the next generation? Is there a statute explaining the process of turning the oven mitts over to the daughters/sons so t...
Things I learned at the Statue of Liberty
by Peri Kinder
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine the worst family reunion ever. Add some cholera and a couple dozen languages and you’ll get an idea of the conditions immigrants faced when traveling to America in the early 1900s. You thin...
Debunking the ‘newspapers are dying’ idea
by DAVID CHAVERN
Oct 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine waking up in a world without newspapers. You say, I haven’t gotten a newspaper in years. But I’m not talking about just the paper delivered by carriers or the postal service. I’m talking ab...
Life and Laughter: Survival of the fittest at Yellowstone
by PERI KINDER
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
I’ve always associated Yellowstone Park with abject terror. A childhood vacation to this national park guaranteed me a lifetime of nightmares.
Dealing with cultural clashes in the classroom
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
Numerous studies have revealed that African-American students are more likely than their white peers to face referrals to the office, suspension, expulsion or other forms of discipline at school. B...
Listening and learning makes board productive
by Laura Belnap
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2014, I filed to run as a Utah State Board of Education candidate with three goals. I wanted to help develop policy that would lead to increased graduation rates, to work toward better leveragin...
Life and Laughter: Special delivery--lots of childbirth changes
by Peri Kinder
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a long time since I experienced childbirth firsthand. I guess a lot has changed when it comes to bringing a baby into the world.
An abysmal legacy of Obama’s presidential overreach
by Chris Stewart Congressman
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
Many times over the course of President Obama’s second term, I have stood on the House floor and made an obvious but important observation. Our Founding Fathers got it right.
A voice crying in the wilderness
by Peri Kinder
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer means camping. Outdoor living is a wonderful way to acquaint your children with Lyme disease, tourniquets, tick removal, poison ivy, skunk identification, rabid chipmunks and tent life. Why ...
Supporting Gov. Herbert
by Rep. Ray Ward R Bountiful
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 400 400 recommendations | email to a friend
In the next few weeks we will cast our votes in the primary election. The most important race here in Utah is the Republican primary election for Governor, in which Gov. Gary Herbert is running for...
Life and Laughter: Gee. Thanks, Mom
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 414 414 recommendations | email to a friend
From the moment I was born, my mom looked for ways to make my life miserable. Admittedly, I don’t remember anything before the age of 4, but I’m sure her pattern of behavior extended back to my birth.
Life and Laughter: Are you smarter than your house?
Apr 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m pretty sure my hair dryer tried to kill me.
Viking Views : Spring break is here! Take time off to relax
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s March – the end of dreary third term, the start of teachers lecturing on AP tests that you may or may not be ready for, and the time when prom stress comes into view.
Teens’ question: Can our voices shift our political future?
Mar 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidly, I will say when I discussed my plans for this column to illustrate the presidential election’s tumult found at Davis High School, my friend Cortney Rasmussen shook her head and laughed fo...
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