Opinion

The “Letters to the Editor” section is an open platform for all points of view, on any topic which concerns our readers. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Lehi Free Press.

It was 5:00 a.m. New Year’s morning 1959. There was a howling blizzard freezing the darkness. Blinding snowflakes prevented me from being able to see more than thirty feet ahead of me as I...

I planted my toe at the foul lane to cut off the opposing player who had a trickle of blood on his lip. We were old rivals but good friends. I smiled at him...

Dear Editor, I am so grateful at last to have a meaningful forum to address the citizens of Lehi concerning the Peck Park Property from the perspective of the one who was there and did...

Whenever a new school is built, I stand back and watch the most important thing for everyone involved to decide. What will the new mascot be?! Political neutrality must be adhered to at all...

I snuggled as deep as possible into my old war-surplus sleeping bag on a very cold and windy November night in the Fall of 1957.  Dad told me to stay in my sleeping bag...

One May morning in 1960, twelve boys climbed into Lehi farmer Ruger Gordon’s pickup truck. It was 5:30 a.m. and we all had a gallon jug of water and sack lunch as had been...

Last Wednesday night, after all potential candidates had declared their intention to run for Lehi City’s upcoming elections, we surveyed the names. We noticed one thing immediately: no women. In a way, this is...

In 1968 my brothers Jim and John, along with friends, Kyle Zimmerman, Rob Yates and Guy Sorenson spent countless hours building a two-hole golf course in Wines Park. Both holes on the make-shift course...

There are many, many reasons why I love teachers, not the least of which is I live with one and I have reared four children who teach or counsel students every day. Most of...

During the Great Depression (1929-1933) holiday meals were different than today’s fare at most tables. It was a rare luxury to have enough bread and butter, vegetables, a meat dish, and a dessert to...
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