Darrell K. Brown | posted Sep 2nd - 7:33pm
As thousands of Utah students head back to school, teachers have prepared their lesson plans. But our state lacks any kind of long-term or short-term education plan.
Darrell K. Brown | posted May 23rd - 6:32pm
Utah's graduation rates are just slightly above the U.S. average at 81 percent. That's a clear improvement, but a closer look at some schools gives cause for concern.
Darrell K. Brown | posted May 17th - 3:20pm
The riders who chose to break the law and drive ATVs on a remote trail in Utah's Recapture Canyon did so at the risk of federal prosecution.
Darrell K. Brown | posted May 13th - 6:50pm
A simple, random act of service over a fence post caught our attention recently.
Darrell K. Brown | posted May 6th - 9:07pm
As college graduates receive diplomas, every Utahn should know the disparities between those who have college degrees and those who don't have never been greater. The Pew Research Center looked at virtually every measure of economic well being and concluded that having a higher education has never been more important, yet fewer Utahns are graduating with college degrees.
Darrell K. Brown | posted Apr 29th - 7:35pm
No parent wants to deliberately place their child in harm's way. One preventable threat is a locked and loaded gun.
Darrell K. Brown | posted Apr 22nd - 7:02pm
The tragic discovery recently of seven babies in a Pleasant Grove garage has many asking "Why?" Why did this happen? While we don't have answers, we do know Utah has a Safe Haven Law, which might have prevented the situation.
Con Psarras | posted Aug 21st - 9:00am
After hearing complaints from constituents, a leading lawmaker wants to scrap the new law that gave us a full month of fireworks use this summer. Not everybody, it seems, got a bang out of the new rules.
Con Psarras | posted Aug 14th - 9:00am
We are in the midst of the deadliest stretch of combat in the ten-years of America's involvement in Afghanistan. The loss in one month of more than a hundred troops has rekindled the debate over why we are there, and how much longer we should remain.
Con Psarras | posted Aug 7th - 9:00am
The eleventh-hour resolution of the debate over the nation's debt ceiling offers an historic validation of a fundamental truth about our form of government -- it simply does not work without the ability to reach a compromise.
Con Psarras | posted Jul 31st - 9:00am
One Utah employer is encouraging its employees to take care of themselves.
Con Psarras | posted Jul 24th - 9:00am
It's common across the United States for communities to enjoy formal holidays created to recognize something special in their history. This weekend, Utah celebrates the arrival of the early settlers to the Salt Lake Valley.
Con Psarras | posted Jul 17th - 9:00am
It is sadly ironic that as the Space Shuttle Atlantis takes its final laps around the Earth, it will not be visible in the skies over Northern Utah -- a place where the space program has left a legacy which will be very visible for a very long time.
Con Psarras | posted Jul 3rd - 9:00am
Whether his campaign gains steam or fizzles, Jon Huntsman Jr. has chosen to set an admirably high standard for the conduct of his candidacy, and there could be no better outcome of his quest for the presidency than if his pledge of civility becomes contagious.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 27th - 12:03pm
An unusually wet spring has led to unusually lush hillsides, which will lead to dangerous fire conditions once those weeds and grasses dry out and turn to tinder.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 23rd - 8:41pm
The committee assigned to examine Utah's government records act will recommend small but important changes to the 20-year-old law — a far cry from the major overhaul approved, and later retracted, by the Utah Legislature.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 19th - 9:00am
Preliminary signs emerging from the process of drawing boundaries for new Congressional districts in Utah show those in charge are favoring an approach that would carve up the state's urban core in a "pizza slice" configuration.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 12th - 9:00am
Delegates to the state Republican Convention next week are poised to pass a resolution calling for the repeal of House Bill 116 -- the measure that creates a guest worker program for immigrants who lack proper documentation.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 5th - 9:00am
At the current rate of growth, the population along the Wasatch Front will increase by 65 percent -- or one and a half million people -- in the next thirty years.
Con Psarras | posted Jun 3rd - 11:58am
Once a year, KSL Television has the privilege -- and the pleasure -- of donating time and resources to a cause we believe is very important to our community. Once again, this weekend, we will stage our annual Telethon on behalf of Primary Children's Medical Center.
August 9th, 2005 @ 3:07pm
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