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Justice for Turley

I opened the Friday morning paper with glee. I am excited to see that Steve Turley is finally swimming through the mire and seeing daylight.I have hoped for (and prayed for) justice to prevail in this matter. I have been strongly convicted (no pun here) that Mr. Turley is being politically ...

Police, firefighters deserve better

Growing up in a family of firefighters, I have often heard the statement; "it doesn't pay much so you definitely have to love the job." Firefighters in Utah make a little more than $38,000 a year. My father has always had two and sometimes three jobs to make ends meet. I have seen first hand ...

Tea party promotes values Americans need

There are many reasons that a victory for the tea party could give give Americans hope. They are against the values of Hollywood and for the values of the Bible that lift Americans up.Proverbs 14:34: Righteousness exaltath a nation but sin is a reproach to any people. They are for traditional ...

Respect needs to be earned

For a number of years in the last century I was a faculty member at a university in Kentucky. The secretary of my department was a daughter of Alvin York, one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I.Growing up in a home where her father was constantly honored never removed the sense of ...

Full story missing in Jewish woman needing help

We read with concern the letter to the editor titled “Jewish mother stranded with no help.”Being familiar with the good work and stellar reputation the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah has, and having known Rabbi Benny Zippel for well over a decade, what we read confused us.We know the Chabad ...

More help should have been given to stranded woman

As a person with Jewish relatives living in Israel, I was appalled to read about how the Jewish Family Services didn't take care of a 77 year old woman who had come here for surgery after meeting an LDS physician at the BYU Jerusalem Center and had her purse stolen at the Greyhound bus station ...