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Editorial: What are you doing to honor Veterans Day?

Today, countless organizations and local residents will be honoring and remembering our veterans here and around the country for Veterans Day.According to our rough count, there are at least a half dozen programs taking place around Utah County this Veterans Day — from the Freedom ...

Talkback Tuesday: Nov. 5

<h2>Utah County residents upset over proposed property tax increase (Oct. 29)</h2>I have no problem paying my share of taxes that go towards the services we use in the county. My issue is with 100% INCREASE. This increase request is just irresponsible. If we have had ...

Herald editorial: Why is family-first Utah so behind in parental leave?

After reading Herald reporter Carley Porter’s story on parental leave, which was published today, the Herald Editorial Board agreed that the topic was more than worthy of discussing in an editorial.To be blunt, our community needs a gargantuan improvement when it comes to parental leave ...

Editorial: Any lawmaker accused of wrongdoing should be held accountable

The resignation of U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., is being questioned by some observers who say she is being held to a higher standard than male members of Congress accused of wrongdoing.It is not dodging the issue to point out the answer to that is no. Hill resigned her position. She was not ...

Editorial: Death penalty is not based on Utah’s conservative principles

A group of conservatives in Utah spoke out against the state’s ongoing use of the death penalty, citing a number of reasons why capital punishment goes against conservative ideals so many Utahns hold dear.In a press conference in Salt Lake City, Darcy Van Orden, founder and executive director ...