Tag Archives: Salt Lake Tribune

War on Opiates

Painkillers: Legitimate Use, Illegitimate Use, and Striking A Balance Allowing the Former While Preventing the Latter – Letter-Writer Expresses Frustration With “War” on Opioids, and I Respond By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a letter to … Continue reading

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News anchor arrested for DUI

News Anchor Arrested for DUI: To Cover (and If So, How Much), or to Not Cover?  And How Much Schadenfreude is Being Expressed Over This Incident? By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Kirby recently opined on the … Continue reading

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Clippers Lead Jazz 2-1: Series Over?

National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers Lead the Utah Jazz 2-1 in Their Best-of-Seven First Round Playoff Series; Does the Clippers’ Victory on the Jazz Home Floor Mean That the Series is Already Over? One Utah Writer Apparently Thinks So … Continue reading

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Cops on Juries (One Word: “Don’t”)

State of Utah v. Abisai Martinez-Castellanos: Conviction Thrown Out for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel After, Among Other Things, Retired Police Officer Empaneled on Jury By Ken K. Gourdin In the case of State of Utah v. Abisai Martinez-Castellanos, one juror … Continue reading

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Crime, Discarded Refuse, and DNA

Why I Support Smoking, or, Science is a Wonderful Thing: Discarded Refuse, DNA, and Child Rape  By Ken K. Gourdin When a then-13-year-old Sudanese girl showed up at Salt Lake City’s University of Utah Hospital ready to give birth and … Continue reading

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Officer vs. Lion(s)

Officer Meets Unfortunate End at Jaws and Claws of Lions By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune columnist, former police officer, and Utah Law Enforcement Memorial historian Robert Kirby, who researches Utah history in search of forgotten fallen officers whose … Continue reading

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More Pierce Hyperventillating Re Things BYU

More Hyperventillating from Scott D. Pierce About Things BYU – Steve Young’s Comments in Bloomburg Business Week Profile “Stunning,” “Reckless”? Hardly; They’re Simply Another “Dog Bites Man” Story By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune television critic Scott Pierce, who … Continue reading

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