Former superintendent Bowles is going back to the classroom
Bryan Bowles, who began teaching when he was still in grade school, is leaving his post after 13 years as superintendent of Davis School District to take a teaching job at BYU. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 3:05 p.m. MDT


The day Big Papi showed me — and his teammates — how to handle sexual harassment
A plea to powerful, influential men everywhere: Help make the world safer by standing up to other men when they engage in harassment of any kind, for any reason. David Ortiz did it Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 16 2016 10:00 p.m. MDT
No more baby talk; Jazz must advance now or never
Successful off-season gives Jazz a shot; but nothing says this group has more than this year to make a playoff run. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 26 2016 8:30 p.m. MDT
BYU's faceoff with West Virginia big opportunity to create break-even start to season
BYU's long road trip to the East is a key for the Cougar program. Fans will come, so will recruits to FedEx Field. But the most important thing is an opportunity to win against a quality Read more»
Friday, Sept. 23 2016 8:55 p.m. MDT
How I recover from a marathon
Full and effective recovery after a hard workout or race is key to long-term health Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 2 2016 6:30 p.m. MDT
Graciousness was always Arnie’s hallmark
There will never be another Arnold Palmer. He always exhibited graciousness. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 26 2016 9:35 p.m. MDT
What this football coach with a 33-54 career record can tell us about adversity
On the list of college football's greatest coaches, you won't ever find Jack Lengyel's name mentioned among legends like Bear Bryant, Knute Rockne, Bud Wilkinson and Joe Paterno. But Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 8 2016 5:35 p.m. MDT


When facts, logic and history don't matter
And now, less than six weeks from the election, what is the main event of the day? Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 2 2016 10:35 a.m. MDT
Donald Trump's tax return dilemma
I wouldn’t be too quick to count Trump out of the race. He has a unique — and to me baffling — appeal for millions of Americans who are energized about politics for Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 29 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Johnson and Weld bring experience as well as character for Utah voters
The presidency is about more than one’s positions. Executive experience in government matters, as does honesty. While Trump and Clinton fail on both of these tests, only Gary Read more»
Friday, Oct. 14 2016 11:38 a.m. MDT
Your guide to the heavyweight presidential debate
Debate performance can impact the morale and enthusiasm of campaign supporters. This momentum or drag carries over into other races down the ballot. Other candidates can be beneficiaries Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Putin's post-factual politics
Back in the day, some analysts prophesied a "convergence" between the Soviet Union and the United States, two industrial societies becoming more alike. In our day, there's indeed a Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Who sets the vision for public education in Utah?
Without a vision and direction, we have to rely on chance for any hope of progress. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 28 2016 12:15 a.m. MDT
How to cover the cost of long-term care
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Tuesday, Sept. 27 2016 1:00 a.m. MDT
No dictate from on high to dislike Trump
The idea that everyone on the opinion staff at The Washington Post is anti-Trump is probably close to correct. It is certainly not the case that editors and columnists are convening Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
We're the 'diploma mill of concealed guns'
Jason Chapman, supervisor of concealed firearm permits at the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification, talks about Utah's laws, and their popularity with the rest of the country. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 6:30 p.m. MDT
Could goodness be an engaging game? Folks behind online challenge think so
Xocial thinks America's competitive spirit and the need for people to step up and help each other, to spend time together and be overall kind and supportive are a natural pairing. It's Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 4 2016 12:05 a.m. MDT
The Bart and Lisa Simpson debate
Who do you want to be president? The answer may say less about Donald or Hillary and more about which Simpson character you identify with — Bart or Lisa? Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 27 2016 5:34 p.m. MDT


Hyrum Smith is an impressive witness
Hyrum Smith was plainly convinced by the claims of his younger brother Joseph. He was consistently loyal and willingly paid a heavy price for his faith — not just at Carthage Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
The simple truth about simplicity
When I was young columnist, I was told I wrote at an eighth-grade level. In recent years, I’m told I'm reaching fourth-graders. With luck and longevity, one day I’ll rival Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 28 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Addressing the refugee question
Powerful examples of how to address the problem of refugees in today's world can be found in the response of the Nephites in the Book of Alma in the Book of Mormon. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 5 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
What pioneers wrote of their impressions of the Prophet Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith stands unique as the head of the last dispensation. He was a mighty man of God, yet a gentle, loving leader and friend. He was fearless. Many loved him and were strengthened Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT


‘Midsomer Murders,’ ‘Blue Bloods,’ ‘Madam Secretary’ now on DVD
Season sets of popular TV series “Midsomer Murders,” “Blue Bloods,” “Madam Secretary” and “The Good Wife” are on DVD this week. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 25 2016 3:10 p.m. MDT
How I became the 'bestest' mom for a day
I tried earning my 5-year-old son's respect with trips to the park, riding his bike, reading books and jaunts to the zoo, but nothing was as surprisingly effective as the most delightful Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 27 2016 2:32 p.m. MDT
Dave Ramsey: Why newlyweds should wait until after the first year to buy a house
Believe it or not, the first year of marriage is pretty tough. You’ll both have to make lots of adjustments and get used to the new schedules and habits, likes and dislikes, that Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 29 2016 9:45 a.m. MDT
5 lessons to empower children to be wise and safe
Discouraging rape culture and preparing our children for the realities of the world can and should co-exist. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 27 2016 2:00 p.m. MDT
The lever of gratitude
For what it is worth, we think there is an antidote to pride and entitlement, which also serves as a seedbed for humility. It is the simple quality of gratitude or thanks-giving. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 28 2016 9:30 a.m. MDT
Salt Lake's Other Side Academy seeks to change lives
There are many needs in society that government and institutions cannot fund. This is when the private sector can step in and provide needed programs. If run properly they can lend Read more»
Friday, Oct. 7 2016 9:50 a.m. MDT
From suburb to city, the journey is just a walk away
In moving to a new area, we've once again embraced the walkable lifestyle. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 5 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT