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Last Updated Jan 22, 2017 09:33AM

I was on TRAX to go help out with the homeless at Salt Lake City Mission. A respectable looking man boarded the train with suitcases on the way to the airport. At the next stop, two apparently homeles...

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  • Letter: Hurray for Gomberg’s new column
    Wow, just when I was bemoaning the lack of female columnists (only one, Ann Cannon) at The Tribune while reading Robert Gehrke’s new column, what, to ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Not having health care costs more than having it
    The Affordable Care Act matters to me because without it I can’t get health insurance. I’m a 50-year-old woman who would rather pay and have insurance...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: It’s not ‘haze,’ it’s unhealthy smog
    We are now in the middle of smog season and things are no better than they were this time last year or the year before that. Day after day the valley ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Sell now to get away from new homeless shelters
    For the homeowners near the proposed new homeless shelter locations, I have two words of advice: Sell now. Living adjacent to a 13-room domestic viol...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share


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  • Letter: No mention of MLK on his day
    I am ashamed and disappointed that The Salt Lake Tribune made no mention of it being Martin Luther Day. Neither on the front page nor any story about ...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Keillor gets our plight
    In response to William Bradford’s criticism of Garrison Keillor (“So much Keillor,” Jan. 15), perhaps he should stick to the Desperate News. I can sp...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: ’Twas the night before Trump
    ’Twas the night before the inauguration and all through the Congress, there were high expectations that this event would engender much progress. With ...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Republicans spoiled by sense of entitlement
    The GOP is a party of personal accountability. If you give people a free handout then they have no incentive to work, according to them. I didn’t thin...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Revise school schedules to save duel-immersion programs
    The state of Utah has invested significant resources into building strong dual-immersion programs in Mandarin, French, German and Portuguese or Spanis...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Newspapers vs. fake news
    After talking with a friend the other day, it became apparent he believes the vast majority of newspapers care nothing about truth, only about making ...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Trump, Republicans will bring turmoil and hardship to our lives
    President-elect Donald Trump has not yet been inaugurated but he’s already proven to be reckless and self-serving. He lauds our primary adversary, Vla...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Monument not the cause of grazing problem
    Among the protests about the new Bears Ears National Monument, one rancher, whose cattle grazes in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, compla...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 05:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: A cause for Trump to adopt
    I just got off the telephone with a help desk. I have a snow-related problem with a recent equipment install. After more than 30 minutes dealing with ...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 05:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Medical resources in Utah are already scarce
    Again, I feel compelled to write about an article. Greg Bell, I am sure, is trying to look at the bigger picture that’s in front of him currently, the...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 05:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: UTA should stop solicitors at TRAX stations
    It has been a long time since I wrote a letter to your paper. I am writing this letter because Utah Transit Authority does not seem to enforce their r...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 05:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Mitt’s zero-sum reasoning
    Like the typical politician, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney presents us with a false choice from the outset (“DeVos is a smart choice for educa...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 05:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: What was Biskupski thinking?
    Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has decided to drop a homeless resource center in the middle of our neighborhood. She is calling it a resource c...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Outdoor Retailers a good match for Utah
    I believe Outdoor Retailers are compatible with the future for Utah most of its people want: clean air, water and land. Preserved, cherished unique la...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Chaffetz subverts local control
    As The Tribune reported on Jan. 10, Rep. Jason Chaffetz will devote time to blocking Washington, D.C.’s “Death with Dignity” bill, which was passed by...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Support the president
    As I have read the papers and watched the news over the past few months and, especially after the recent presidential race and the outcome of the elec...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Utah Republicans driven by blind hatred
    Sen. Orrin Hatch claims that there is damage to our public domain due to Bears Ears being designated as a national monument by President Barack Obama’...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: It’s not sour grapes. It’s moral indignation.
    With only a few days before inauguration, it’s no secret that half the country is still reeling from the fact that Donald Trump will soon be president...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Wear a black armband on Jan. 20
    For all Americans who mourn what has happened to this country, wear a black armband Jan. 20. For all Americans who detest the bully in chief, wear a ...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: What’s worse? Overpaying or being clueless?
    Hopefully, someone can enlighten the good citizens of Salt Lake City as to whether it’s better that Mayor Jackie Biskupski overpaid by $4.2 million fo...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 06:03 am   |     |   Share