Recent Articles by Amy Donaldson
Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:22 am MDT
Utah senior kicker Andy Phillips could become a third-year captain for the Utes this fall, and after the graduation of last year's captains and their award-winning punter, his role could be more vital than ever...
Published: Monday, July 25, 2016 7:59 pm MDT
Salt Lake City residents Julie Jorgensen and Jon Kotter won the Deseret News Classic Marathon in their respective gender divisions. Jorgensen earned a time of 3:23:43, while Kotter crossed the finish line in 2:...
Published: Sunday, July 24, 2016 7:03 pm MDT
Outessa is a three-day retreat for women in California and Utah that seeks to help women pursue outdoor activities. Women can customize their schedules to sample everything from kayaking to rock climbing and tr...
Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:28 pm MDT
The Days of '47 Rodeo opening round of competition featured some fast times and high scores as athletes try to earn a spot in Saturday's championship round.
Published: Monday, July 18, 2016 5:49 pm MDT
For the first time, the Days of ’47 Rodeo will not be a PRCA event. Instead, rodeo organizers are partnering with the nearly formed Elite Rodeo Athletes to offer a different spin on one of the country's o...
Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 7:09 pm MDT
Why you should care if your favorite team bans a columnist you hate, and why it's more important than sports.
Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 6:40 pm MDT
A column celebrating the life of my stepdaughter, Jill, on what would be her 34th birthday, and how our last day together taught me that perfect days come in many forms.
Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 12:13 am MDT
Olympic marathoner Jared Ward will participate in "I ran with an Olympian" 5K fun run on July 22 at 6:55 a.m. in Fruit Heights. He will stay after the run to sign autographs and talk with runners.
Pokemon Go manages to disguise exercise as play in ways that may make us healthier physically and emotionally
Published: Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:40 pm MDT
When my 17-year-old asked if she could play Pokemon Go with friends last Thursday night, I assumed she was going to a friend’s house to play a video game. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The game h...
Published: Friday, July 8, 2016 9:20 pm MDT
The women who play for the Utah Falconz semi-pro women's football team are relishing an opportunity some of them never thought they'd get to play the sport. The conference championship is Saturday at 5 p.m. at ...