|Published April 26, 2005|
Choice may be victim of the decision
The Carbon County School Board's decision last week to shut down East Carbon High after this year is one that has involved a great deal of controversy and emotion. Both sides of the issue had their strong points as to whether school in the Sunnyside ...
Will closure crush east county towns economies?
As many know, a school closure is not an everyday event in a small town like East Carbon, but it often happens in the rest of the country. In many instances of school closures, demonstrations have been held to show how important the school is to resi...
Letter to the Editor: Stand is not the same
I think Mormons hoping to capitalize on the death of the Pope John Paul II, keep insisting they have the same position on moral issues like abortion as the Pope did. See (John Wrights forum letter 4-10-05 Salt Lake Tribune and Richard Holtzapfel BYU ...
Letter to the Editor: Moral high ground
News is packaged and prepared for a numb populace, such as reporting from paid or otherwise compromised pundits, and staged productions like the fall of Saddam Hussein's statue. It's wickedly pervasive. If it wasn't so obvious, it might actually be s...
Letter to the Editor: Humanism doesn't allow dissent
"Well, that's your opinion," strongly stated the young lady across the table as we discussed one of the major moral issues of our day. I responded by saying that in reality neither my opinion nor her opinion was the final statement of right and wrong...
Letter to the Editor: Need bully policy
How many citizens in Carbon County realize that there is not district wide policy in place in our public schools against bullying?
Rantings and Ravings
Spring has arrived in Carbon County. I always enjoy watching the transition of life. The trees take their turns at introducing color back into our world. Going from what looks like barely living one day to bursting in to startling arrays of greens,...
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