News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama. Utah House speaker announces he will not seek re-election. A federal judge nominee for Utah faces criticism from Democratic senators. Happy Thursday. The president can accept gifts from foreign leaders if refusing might… Continue reading News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama. Utah House speaker announces he will not seek re-election. A federal judge nominee for Utah faces criticism from Democratic senators. Happy Thursday. The president can accept gifts from foreign leaders if refusing might… Continue reading News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama. Utah House speaker announces he will not seek re-election. A federal judge nominee for Utah faces criticism from Democratic senators. Happy Thursday. The president can accept gifts from foreign leaders if refusing might… Continue reading News roundup: Cigars, rum, an electric bike, soccer jerseys and earrings — a list of what foreign leaders, including Cuba’s Raul Castro, gifted Obama

Letter: Rooftop solar benefits go beyond issues with Rocky Mountain Power

I would like to compliment Craig Provost on his insightful and helpful opinion piece about distributed (rooftop) solar power (“Utah undervalues citizen-supplied power,” Dec. 24). It made a strong argument for why we need to encourage the expansion of distributed solar power generation. Rocky Mountain Power does not like to have power generation taken out… Continue reading Letter: Rooftop solar benefits go beyond issues with Rocky Mountain Power

Letter: Prime time get real beer into Utah grocery stores

Beer drinkers, unite. Anheuser Busch has announced that it will be discontinuing production of what’s known as “tap water” or 3.2 beer. This will have the effect of emptying the beer aisle in the local Smiths store (something neither Smiths nor its customers want), and will force those same customers to overcrowd the already overcrowded… Continue reading Letter: Prime time get real beer into Utah grocery stores

Letter: My New Year’s wish is for all to press Congress to act on climate change

It was great to see front page coverage on Dec. 19 alerting readers that global warming forced our athletes training for the Korean Olympics to abandon the Wasatch Front, plus highlighting our abnormal lack of snow three days later because unless we rapidly transition to clean renewables, the future for the Winter Olympics looks bleak.… Continue reading Letter: My New Year’s wish is for all to press Congress to act on climate change

Letter: There’s much progress in Utah on climate; let’s build on it

Utah climate progress stands as a stark contrast to the stream of climate-damaging policies and appointments coming from the White House this past year. Consider the following: U.S. Rep. Mia Love joined the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, currently with 31 Republicans and 31 Democrats in the U.S. House. Forty Utah civic, business, higher education and… Continue reading Letter: There’s much progress in Utah on climate; let’s build on it