National Commentary

We need to safeguard the integrity of our elections

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  In the recent indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller of a dozen Russian intelligence officers, there is an alarming detail. "In or around July 2016," the indictment states, "(Anatoliy Sergeyevich) Kovalev and his co-conspirators hacked the website of a state board of elections and...

Behind Bars

Beyond Bars: A friend makes a choice and goes back to prison

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“Many people ask and more assume my experience must have made me more sympathetic for the plight of criminals. In some ways, I am and in some ways, I’m not,” Brian Wood writes this week. 


Cartoons: Dear Jong

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Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Water fight brings out worst in some Farmington residents

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Benchland restrictions allegedly lead some Farmington residents to run their irrigation water all night to teach water district a lesson.

National Commentary

Can feminists cure what ails men?

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"Boys need feminists' help too," declares Feministing.com founder Jessica Valenti. Writing in The New York Times, Valenti worries that while women "protest, run for office, and embrace the movement for gender equality in record numbers, a generation of mostly white men are being radicalized into...

National Commentary

SCHULTZ: Trump hates journalists but not for the reason he claims


Last week, CNN Washington correspondent Ryan Nobles tweeted about a random encounter with a member of the public: "This rarely happens so I thought it was worth documenting. Gentleman stops me at the hotel where the press are staging covering POTUS -- asks if I'm part of the press corps. I say yes -...

National Commentary

Lowry: The power of low expectations

It's a symptom of our time that a tape of the future president of the United States discussing machinations related to an alleged affair with a former Playboy Playmate isn't truly a blockbuster. The brief snippet of conversation between Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen about buying the...


Cartoons: Facebook flops

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Letters to the editor: Mueller wastes our money, Can we afford President Trump?

Mueller is wasting our money In Saturday, July 14 Opinion section, a gentleman from Pleasant View hit a grand slam hom erun.  The late, great true patriot John Wayne (The Duke) said, “Words are what men live by, words they say and mean.” I would dare guess that 94 percent of...

National Commentary

Witcover: Trump's fake war on true news

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WASHINGTON -- In President Donald Trump's latest exhortation to his faithful supporters, he told them: "Don't believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news," adding: "Just remember: What you're seeing and what you're reading is not what's happening." He was referring to mainstream...

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