I inherited my father’s home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high. How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

I inherited my father's home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high.  How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

My father gifted his house to his four children too late to be able to qualify for Medicaid (it was inside the 3-year window) and pay for his nursing home. Three of my siblings took a HELOC to pay his bills and keep the house. I did not have the same desire. I paid off … Read more

Climate change already torments the poor. It will soon come for the rich.

Climate change already torments the poor.  It will soon come for the rich.

By the Editorial Board A new study might finally get the attention of industrial leaders and others who have shrugged off the threat of human-caused climate change. It finds that more than half a million privately owned parcels of coastal property — the kind of property generally held by the well-heeled — could be underwater … Read more

Letter: What about housing? | Opinion

Letter: What about housing?  |  Opinion

Mary Stephenson I am writing today as a concerned citizen and not as a representative of any group. As we prepare for the November election, St. Helena is fortunate to have excellent candidates vying for the City Council and for the position of mayor. I am not here to endorse any of them, but to … Read more

Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City

Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 |  Citizen Revolt |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Taking Us for a RideIf you haven’t heard about the gondola, you’re either not paying attention or just don’t care what happens to the Cottonwood canyons. UDOT has just released its preference for a corporate welfare ride up to two private ski resorts—on taxpayer money, of course (half a billion … Read more

Here Come the Body Police | opinion | Salt Lake City

Here Come the Body Police |  opinion |  Salt Lake City

Conservative lawmakers and their constituents go bonkers and get a bad rash when transgender girls compete in high school sports—no news there. In Red State America, it goes against God’s plan and it’s just not right. Now, there’s a new wrinkle in our paranoid transphobia: If a girl is an exceptional athlete she could be … Read more

Cruise Stocks — Buy the Dip or Abandon Ship

NYSE: CCL

After surviving the stormy seas of the pandemic, the cruise shipping industry was beginning to look forward to calm conditions. The industry seems to be staging a turnaround by banking on pent-up demand and easing travel restrictions. More than 75% of Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) oceangoing member cruise lines’ capacity has returned to service, … Read more

4 Travel Stocks to Watch Amid Surge in Leisure Demand

: BVH

The travel industry suffered major pullbacks amid the pandemic, and lingering logistical disruptions continue to hinder the optimal operationality of the sector. Recently, Jennifer Clark Fugolo, VP of Advancement for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, said that approximately 97% of hotels are experiencing a staffing shortage. However, travel demand remains robust, despite the record … Read more

Daniel Carlino: Re-legalize missing middle housing, commercially zoning vacation rentals | Columnists

Daniel Carlino: Re-legalize missing middle housing, commercially zoning vacation rentals |  Columnists

DANIEL CARLINO Inflation continues to saddle families and neighbors with unprecedented hardship with no clear sign of relief. But for many Missoulians, ouring worsening lack of affordable housing has normalized destabilization. Surging rents, renovictions, and AirBnB conversions have left neighbor after neighbor behind. Low-income seniors, hospitality workers, domestic violence survivors & young families have disproportionately … Read more

Need a Vacation? Give These 3 Travel Stocks a Go

NASDAQ: TRVG

Pent-up demand with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions has helped the travel industry remain resilient against the rising inflation and declining consumer sentiment. According to a report by US Travel Associationdomestic leisure travel spending has surpassed pre-pandemic levels, while business travel is gaining traction and is expected to reach 81% of pre-pandemic levels this year. … Read more

3 Airline Stocks Still Losing Altitude in 2022

: ASTR

Airline stocks have lost significant ground since the beginning of the year as investors have reduced their exposure to sectors with limited near-term prospects due to the persistent economic headwinds and a potential recession. Despite recovering travel demand, high inflation, surging fuel costs, and staffing issues have weighed heavily on the industry. The Russia-Ukraine conflict … Read more