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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Damage at Salt Lake City's Caffé Molise caused by the March 18, 2020, earthquake.

Letter: Legislature is more concerned with bureaucracy than our children’s lives

By Robert Snyder | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A sign encouraging masks at City Creek in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

Letter: COVID-19 spreads best on the weekends. It seems clear why.

By Erwin McPherson | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune


As Rob Miller, a Utah Democratic Party Chairman candidate speaks, audience members stand arm-in-arm with their backs to him and all of the candidates during a  town hall meeting at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The meeting comes after party officials had a meeting about what to do with allegations about sexual harassment against Miller.

Letter: Democratic Party’s apology for its handling of sexual harassment accusations is too little, too late

By Kate Kelly | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Drivers on Wasatch Blvd. as snow falls, Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Letter: Wasatch Boulevard is not a highway -- don’t use it as one

| April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Susan Walsh | AP) Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 1, 2021. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the nomination of Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general.

Letter: I offer an apology -- and a senator -- to Georgia

By Craig Dunford | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Seven Canyons Trust nears completion of its project to open Three Creeks Confluence Park in Salt Lake City where Emigration, Red Butte and Parleys creeks meet the Jordan River near 1300 South and 900 West.

Letter: Where is the vision for protecting the environment and creating a more livable city in Millcreek?

By Colleen Casto | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:02 p.m.

Huge crowds of Armenian Americans march during an annual commemoration of the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire in Los Angeles Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Letter: U.S. shouldn’t involve itself in the Armenian lobby’s push to classify 1915-1921 events as “genocide”

By Pinar Bayrak-toydemir | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Lynn R. Johnson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Standing on the roof of the new East High School, principal Kay Peterson, framed in the window on left, watches as crews demolish the west wall of the old school in August 1996.

Letter: Now is the time to prepare for the next earthquake along the Wasatch Fault

By Marilyn Marshall | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Screenshot | YouTube) Utah Rep. Burgess Owens speaks during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee meeting. California Rep. Hakeem Jeffries attacked Owens over his vote to overturn the 2020 election in favor of Donald Trump.

Letter: Owens shows himself to be just another Trump tagalong

By Raymond A. Hult | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 2:33 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Chelsie Kemper at a rally against the Inland Port at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

Letter: Inland Port Authority is escaping all culpability from the destruction they’re wreaking on the Wasatch Front

By Jan Ellen Burton | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Billboards are stacked along the 600 South offramp from I-15 in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Letter: Don’t stuff digital billboards down our throats — or in our eyes

By Frank Cumberland | The Public Forum | April 8, 2021, 2:37 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sisters Natalie and Lucie Sullivan, volunteers from the Food Justice Coalition, deliver food to people experiencing homelessness, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.

Letter: How about creating a designated campground for the homeless in Salt Lake City?

By Roy Webb | The Public Forum | April 8, 2021, 2:44 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A large tree rests on a home along 1800 East near Highland High as crews and home owners begin extensive wind damage cleanup in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, following a storm that brought hurricane-force winds.

Letter: Consider the trees when you’re doing waterwise landscaping

By Paul Maus | The Public Forum | April 8, 2021, 2:24 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Shawn Bradley leaves the Delta Center after defeating the Jazz in the first round of the NBA Playoffs in 2001.

Letter: The cause of Shawn Bradley’s injuries shouldn’t be called a “bicycle accident”

By Mitchell DiPanni | The Public Forum | April 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic  on 400 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

Letter: Don’t let the leading killer of children — traffic violence — slide into the shadows

By Luke Garrott | The Public Forum | April 8, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - Rupert Murdoch on Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Letter: Murdoch’s early vaccination drives home the extent of Fox News’ hypocrisy

By Bill Owens | The Public Forum | April 7, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Weber County emergency personnel and firefighters work the scene of a small, private plane that crashed in a residential neighborhood in Roy, Jan 15, 2020.  A 64-year-old pilot was killed.

Letter: Plane crash aftermath reveals hypocrisy of Utah’s attitude toward medical insurance

By Thomas E. Chandler | The Public Forum | April 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Letter: Sensible gun control needs to be law across all the United States

| April 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

The Capitol is seen Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Letter: Ask Congress to make May “Spondyloarthritis Awareness Month”

By Louise Stewart | The Public Forum | April 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Thousands participate in the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City on Sunday June 2, 2019.

Letter: A few questions for Encircle House regarding diversity and funding

By Owen D. Edwards | The Public Forum | April 7, 2021, 1:39 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Voters at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Letter: Cities in Salt Lake County can now embrace ranked choice voting — let’s make sure the message is heard

By Nancy Alice McHugh | The Public Forum | April 6, 2021, 6:38 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A student does his online school work at the Jordan School District Auxiliary Services Building in Riverton, on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Letter: A virtual school, like the one planned for the Jordan School district, is problematic

By Elizabeth Anderson | The Public Forum | April 6, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Senate works in their final hours at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 5, 2021, during the final day of the Utah Legislature’s 2021 general session.

Letter: Where do I go to request my oxygen mask and protective bulletproof vest?

By Charlotte Maloney | The Public Forum | April 6, 2021, 1:58 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) People line up for the vaccine on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios in Park City loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Letter: The positives of COVID-19 can outweigh the negatives -- if we choose

By Sam Perry | The Public Forum | April 6, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - Smartphone. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter, File)

Letter: Law mandating porn filters on devices brings peace of mind and other filters would be welcome

By Kyle Pyfer | The Public Forum | April 5, 2021, 1:58 p.m.