Two things are rising so fast right now you can do little more than watch and wonder. One is the stock market. The other is the estimated cost of building Utah’s new prison.
The only difference between the two is that reasonable people believe the stock market eventually will fall.
If you’re watching from afar, you may still be angry that lawmakers decided to move the prison from Draper, where it has stood since 1951. You may
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Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist of the Deseret News. He has 32 years experience as a reporter, editor and editorial writer in Oklahoma, New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He also has been an adjunct journalism professor at Brigham Young and Weber State universities.