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(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) A small group of the extremist Boogaloos, argue with Proud Boys gathered for a pro-Trump rally at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Tribune Editorial: Violence and threats of violence are not democracy

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 15, 2021, 9:00 p.m.

"DIXIE" is painted on the Sugarloaf sandstone rock formation Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in St. George, Utah. After years of resisting calls to change its name, Dixie State University is considering dropping the term Dixie as another example of the nation’s reexamination of symbols associated with the Confederacy and the enslavement of Black people. (Chris Caldwell/The Spectrum via AP)

Tribune Editorial: Time for Dixie State University to get a new name

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 14, 2021, 2:32 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Alexa Gutierrez, an optometrist with Legacy Vision Group in West Haven, receives the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. The Weber-Morgan Health Department began distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers in non-hospital settings at Weber State University's Dee Events Center, Jan. 5, 2020. The health department hopes to vaccinate 1,000 a day.

Tribune Editorial: Vaccine rollout is Cox’s top priority

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 8, 2021, 10:05 p.m.

(Erin Schaff | The New York Times) People protesting the presidential election results inside the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2020. The Capitol building was placed on lockdown, with senators and members of the House locked inside their chambers, as Congress began debating President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. President Trump addressed supporters near the White House before protesters marched to Capitol Hill.

Tribune Editorial: False accusations of voter fraud lead to treasonous violence on Capitol Hill

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 6, 2021, 11:15 p.m.

(Screenshot) The Salt Lake Tribune’s Opinion cover from January 3, 2021.

Tribune Editorial: Introducing The Tribune’s editorial principles and agenda

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 3, 2021, 4:03 p.m.

(Tribune file photos) The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board includes Paul Huntsman (clockwise from top left), Lauren Gustus, George Pyle, Tim Fitzpatrick, A. Scott Anderson, and Holly Mullen.

Tribune Editorial: The Tribune Editorial Board

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | January 3, 2021, 11:52 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo)

Paul Huntsman: Today brings an even deeper commitment to our mission of local news

By Paul Huntsman | January 3, 2021, 3:52 p.m.

Pat Bagley

Note to readers: Today we make a historic transition

By Lauren Gustus | January 2, 2021, 4:30 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jaime Ortega films a video as he puts his ballot in a drop box at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Salvaging a bit of 2020

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | December 26, 2020, 3:58 p.m.

Electoral College elector Marseille Allen signs her ballot for President of the United States at the state Capitol, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, Pool)

Tribune Editorial: Utah officials should be standing up for our republic

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | December 19, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Meadowlark Elementary School teacher John Arthur interacting with his students on Zoom, in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Arthur is working through the kinks of teaching his 6th grade kids, many of which don't have internet access, online. He was named the Utah Teacher of the Year.

Tribune Editorial: Committee vote wrongly punishes Salt Lake City teachers

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | December 17, 2020, 11:53 p.m.

(Photo Courtesy of Granite School District) Students at Kearns High get tested for the coronavirus under the Test to Stay program run on Monday, Dec. 7 and Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Testing can rescue our schools

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | December 12, 2020, 10:02 p.m.

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020, file photo, a customer walks past a sign indicating that a COVID-19 vaccine is not yet available at Walgreens in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

Tribune Editorial: COVID vaccine hasn’t come to Utah’s rescue yet

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | December 5, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
President Russell M. Nelson speaks at the women's session Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Gratefulness is a beginning, not an end

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 28, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Hillcrest Junior High School, closed on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Schools are more important, less dangerous

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 21, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Housing Stability Supervisor Tyler Riedesel sets up his desk at the new Men's Resource Center (MRC) in South Salt Lake, Nov. 5, 2019. The MRC, operated by The Road Home, was built to meet the needs of single men experiencing homelessness, providing a safe place to stay and multiple on-site resources to help them to move into housing. It is the largest of the three new Homeless Resource Centers built to replace the downtown Salt Lake Community Shelter.

Tribune Editorial: Homelessness. It’s about the money.

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 14, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

(Steve Griffin | Deseret News, pool) Gov. Gary Herbert, left, and Gov.-elect Spencer Cox talk as they leave a press conference where Gov.-elect Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson announced details related to their upcoming transition of leadership from the Gold Room at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Time to test, trace and isolate

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 7, 2020, 11:37 p.m.

An election inspector looks at an absentee ballot as vote counting in the general election continues at State Farm Arena, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Tribune Editorial: Count the votes. All the votes.

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 5, 2020, 12:59 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Protesters walk off after gathering in front of the home of Utah’s state epidemiologist, Dr. Angela Dunn in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Protests only make the virus stronger

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | November 3, 2020, 2:17 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer  |  AP photo) Gail Miller, owner and chairwoman of the Utah Jazz, addresses the crowd before an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Salt Lake City. Miller warned fans to not engage in inappropriate language with players. There was a recent incident involving a fan and a player from the Oklahoma Thunder where the fan has since been banned from Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Tribune Editorial: Gail Miller is a champion

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 31, 2020, 9:26 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Matt and Jill McCluskey speak during a memorial walk on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, held at the track where their daughter Lauren McCluskey, a University of Utah student and track athlete used to compete. McCluskey was murdered by an ex-boyfriend who abducted her from her dorm room at the University of Utah.

Tribune Editorial: Finally, the U. admits McCluskey’s death was preventable

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 24, 2020, 9:30 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sen. Jake Andergg, R-Lehi, told the crowd he was "shocked" that the Utah constitution still contained words banning slavery "except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted" hadn't already been removed on Tuesday. A coalition of politicians, religious leaders and civil rights activists are urged Utahns to pass Amendment C on the ballot to remove old wording in the state constitution, Sept. 22, 2020, that they say still allows slavery as a punishment for crime.

Tribune Editorial: Utah constitutional amendments — Five decent ideas and two really bad ones

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 20, 2020, 11:50 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Bret Chappell prepares primary election ballots for counting at the Salt Lake County Government Center on Wednesday July 1, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: Time to vote

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 17, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

(Scott G Winterton  |  Deseret News,pool) Governor Gary R Herbert, speaks as he is joined with State Epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn and Richard Saunders director of the Utah Department of Health join together in announcing major changes to UtahÕs COVID-19 guidance system, at a press conference at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020.

Tribune Editorial: When people show no sense, government must step in

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 15, 2020, 6:39 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Gary Herbert at a news conference announcing the "Stay Safe to Stay Open" campaign in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Department of Health will be asking businesses to public health best practices to fight COVID.

Tribune Editorial: Utah must turn up coronavirus restrictions

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | October 10, 2020, 9:00 p.m.