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...

The Fall football schedule in early September of 1972 included an “away game” for the Lehi Pioneers at Uintah High School in Vernal. Halfway into the trip, the team bus took a brief detour,...

Both Jim Crittenden and Phil Oyler came to Lehi High School fresh out of BYU to coach men’s sports and teach scholastic coursework. For over a decade in the 1950s and 60s, they led...

As a small boy I quickly learned how good home-made meals could taste after fasting and being deprived of breakfast. It took me quite a while to understand what the spiritual blessings of the...

I think we all do this when we pick up a newspaper. At least most of us do. That is...read the obituaries to see if someone we know has passed away. After I read...

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...

Dad handed me a five-dollar bill one Saturday in the Summer of 1960. I was twelve and had worked with bronze turkeys in Cedar Valley since school let out two months earlier. I expected...

February is the traditional month to celebrate lovers and couples with hearts, flowers, and candy. But for those experiencing relationship conflict or feeling as if the love has gone out of their relationship, Valentine’s...

Recently we were sitting in a Chinese restaurant, reading the placemat while waiting for our food. Printed on the placemat was the commonly found Chinese Zodiac signs. Every time I see this placemat I glance at...

Ralph Davis’ long journey started in the Strawberry Valley, traveling down Daniels Canyon, Provo Canyon, then west to Lehi. The sheep were herded for twelve to fifteen miles per day and nibbled grass as...
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