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Last Updated Apr 24, 2017 11:14PM

Terry Diehl — the indicted controversial millionaire developer who has filed for bankruptcy despite a lavish lifestyle — may have made questionable spending decisions (like losing hundreds of thousands of dollars at gambling tables), but he sure knows how to …

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  • Rolly: Post praising Tribune’s Pulitzer gets moved on BYU fan board
    A Brigham Young University alum I know occasionally posts remarks using a pseudonym on a BYU sports fan website called “cougarboard.” On April 12, h...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes visits The Salt Lake Tribune)   Editorial Board, Friday, September 23, 2016. Rolly: Reyes’ fundraising a reminder of past A.G. exploits
    Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Gehrke reported over the weekend that ever since Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes was mentioned as a finalist for c...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 11:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)     Table X bartender Warren Beecroft mixes a new drink called ’The Last Toddy’ at the new restaurant in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. The restaurant has created a twist on the ’hot toddy,’ creating the drink with Beehive Jack Rabbit Gin (made in Utah), green chartreuse, St. Germain (elderflower liquor), lime, rosemary and juniper. Rolly: When it comes to alcohol policy in Utah, the more things change, the more they stay the same
    With the recent passage of a controversial law making Utah the first state in the nation to have a legal blood alcohol level as low as 0.05 percent, i...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Tribune’s Pulitzer shows the wisdom of keeping Salt Lake City a two-daily town
    It was 1952. Salt Lake Tribune Publisher John Fitzpatrick, his assistant John W. “Jack” Gallivan and other executives of the paper huddled with Desere...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 08:12 pm   |     |   Share


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  • Rolly: From Alice’s tea party to today’s tea party — a strange trip down the GOP rabbit hole
    If Lewis Carroll thought he created an unmatched trio of illogical characters with confounding arguments when heroine Alice attended that strange tea ...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 05:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Best judiciary money can buy? Hatch, Lee know all about dark-money PACs backing Gorsuch
    Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee have been rooftop-shouting advocates of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and have decried Democrats’ attempts to do w...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 05:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: This is no April Fools’ joke: Some reporters fell for fake news release that small Utah firm bought Disney Studios
    Walt Disney Studios is one of four Hollywood entertainment giants suing Provo-based VidAngel, which streams movies and television shows created by oth...
    Updated Apr 03 2017 11:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Wasatch prosecutor warns Utah senators he’s coming after them for sex-offender vote
    The Utah Legislature approved a bill this past session giving judges more sentencing discretion in cases in which a defendant had consensual sex with ...
    Updated Mar 31 2017 01:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Black is beautiful, as long as you’re a Trump supporter
    A recent story in right-leaning Newsmax listing the 50 most influential African-American Republicans seems to put great importance on the relationship...
    Updated Mar 28 2017 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Woman tries to kill immigrant’s dog. What has happened to us?
    Raffa Dellan’s 12-year-old Yorkie, Cody, is a friendly little guy. He likes to approach strangers on his walks with his master, then roll over on his...
    Updated Mar 25 2017 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Some religious liberties are not as sacred as others in the Utah Legislature
    For a Utah Legislature that has stressed the importance of religious liberties and the First Amendment protections guaranteeing the right to practice ...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)   Marion Cox, 92, persuaded the Salt Lake County Council to let him place a memorial to his great-grandparents on a parcel of county-owned land near their ancestral homestead in Fort Union — if he can raise $80,000 in the next two years to build the monument. Rolly: Remembering Fort Union’s ‘mayor,’ who loved smiles and fought to save his ancestors’ Mormon pioneer home
    It would happen two or three times a week. As I would settle into my desk at work, the phone would ring and the caller-identification number would al...
    Updated Mar 17 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Don’t get your Irish up — the St. Pat’s Parade will still poke some fun at Utah
    MacNamara’s Band won’t be in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but that hardly means satire will be missing from the frolicking march. The annual ...
    Updated Mar 17 2017 01:02 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: If money talks, Utah GOP is losing to its own legislators
    Now that the Legislature has wrapped up for another year, most of the lawmakers — who once again did little to address air pollution — have departed S...
    Updated Mar 14 2017 03:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Some religious liberties are not as sacred as others in the Utah Legislature
    For a Utah Legislature that has stressed the importance of religious liberties and the First Amendment protections guaranteeing the right to practice ...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)   Marion Cox, 92, persuaded the Salt Lake County Council to let him place a memorial to his great-grandparents on a parcel of county-owned land near their ancestral homestead in Fort Union — if he can raise $80,000 in the next two years to build the monument. Rolly: Remembering Fort Union’s ‘mayor,’ who loved smiles and fought to save his ancestors’ Mormon pioneer home
    It would happen two or three times a week. As I would settle into my desk at work, the phone would ring and the caller-identification number would al...
    Updated Mar 17 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Don’t get your Irish up — the St. Pat’s Parade will still poke some fun at Utah
    MacNamara’s Band won’t be in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but that hardly means satire will be missing from the frolicking march. The annual ...
    Updated Mar 17 2017 01:02 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: If money talks, Utah GOP is losing to its own legislators
    Now that the Legislature has wrapped up for another year, most of the lawmakers — who once again did little to address air pollution — have departed S...
    Updated Mar 14 2017 03:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Ah, those conflicts of interest — they’re as common on Utah’s Capitol Hill as hallway lobbyists and backroom deals
    Rep. Ken Ivory wrote the book “Where’s the Line? How States Protect the Constitution,” which warns of federal overreach and how that violates individu...
    Updated Mar 09 2017 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Swallow’s acquittal more of an indictment of Utah’s political culture
    Recent events should give Utahns pause when considering whether the state’s political culture best serves them. Former Utah Attorney General John Swa...
    Updated Mar 06 2017 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: A toast to Utah liquor reforms — one step forward, two steps back
    The Legislature’s tinkering with Utah liquor laws this year in an effort to make them better could make them worse, continuing an 82-year tradition of...
    Updated Mar 02 2017 10:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: It’s baaaack — rancor returns within Utah GOP
    The Utah Republican Party continues to wage war with itself. That its governing body, the state central committee, voted Saturday to reverse an earli...
    Updated Feb 27 2017 11:05 pm   |     |   Share