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Inspired by the book “Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America,”, Utah backcountry skier Noah Howell makes plans to ski them all.

"If you want to have large families that tax not only our schools but our air, water and all other resources to the maximum, please do so," writes Bob in a letter to the editor. "But pay for the costs to the rest of us that you are incurring."

"We can debate the points for and against a service tax – and we should – but shifting tax burdens to lower income residents to cut income taxes at a time of economic and population growth seems shortsighted," writes Landon in his letter to the editor.

"(The) @Utah_Football  (team) was manhandled — and they suffered the consequences, having their shot at the Rose Bowl taken from them in brutal fashion," writes @GordonMonson . "So, what happens next?"

@BYUbasketball  used a barrage of three-pointer and Yoeli Childs’ double-double to post a blowout 83-50 victory over former Mountain West rival UNLV.

"The ERA does not claim that men and women are identical. That would be absurd," writes the Tribune's editorial board. "But it would enshrine in our basic law the idea that men and women are equal before the law. Which is what this country is all about."

Joe McQueen came to Ogden in 1945 for a gig and stayed for the rest of his life. The jazz great has died. He was 100.

Police say a man called dispatch and said that his brother made a donation at a Layton store that may have unintentionally included dynamite.


The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board believes we need to call migrant camps what they really are — concentration camps

@RepChrisStewart  a Utah Republican who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said that it would be “foolish” not to take information from a foreign government pertaining to an election campaign

It has everything to do with recognizing: • Hatch’s part in dismantling two national monuments. • His role in passing a major overhaul of the nation’s tax code. • His utter lack of integrity that rises from his unquenchable thirst for power.

"Sen. Hatch, what will you try to sell next just to get re-elected, the Grand Canyon? Perhaps the Mormon Temple? It’s clear to almost everyone here (Republicans, independents and Democrats alike) that you’ve sold your soul and lost your way."

Under a new plan released today, hundreds of thousands of acres inside what used to be Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument will be available for mining

Donald Trump gave a two-hour speech “in which he raved like a lunatic and told crazy, self-serving lies from start to finish. If that no longer qualifies as alarming, we’re in serious trouble,” Washington Post columnist writes.

The @sltrib  is now a nonprofit news organization — the first U.S. legacy newspaper to make such a transition. Here is what it means for readers.