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Now, he's been everywhere
With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:30 p.m. MST

U.S. & World

Yellowstone National Park opens to winter visitors
After nearly two decades of failed plans, the National Park Service has hit upon a 10-year plan both recreationists and conservationists have come together to approve. The park will Read more»
Thursday, Dec. 4 2014 7:44 p.m. MST

Sports

Wrestling tournament honors coach who embodied the best of wrestling
The Wrestling Against Cancer duals at Provo High kick off the 2014 wrestling season by honoring a coach who embodied the toughness and never-quit attitude of wrestling. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 8:55 p.m. MST
Arizona teaches Utes about waiting
Never a Rose Bowl team, the Wildcats still have dominated Utah since the Utes joined their new conference. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:22 a.m. MST
Regardless of circusmtances, BYU's defensive numbers will stand after win over Savannah State
The numbers that BYU's defense produced Saturday will stick in the Cougars' record book beyond this season — regardless of the opponent being 0-12 and struggling. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 22 2014 7:00 p.m. MST
The one position the Utes struggle to fill
In the midst of the passing era, the Utes have struggled to find a steady, dependable quarterback in recent years — but it's almost always been that way. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 8:55 p.m. MST
Expect Whittingham and Mendenhall to stick around awhile
Utah's Kyle Whittingham and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall have been mentioned as possible candidates for other college football jobs, but they should be around a few more years. Read more»
Sunday, Dec. 7 2014 10:00 p.m. MST
College football campaign was full of surprises in Beehive State
The 2014 collegiate football campaign was full of surprises — some good, some not so good — for teams in the Beehive State. And, as it turned out, only two teams — Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 29 2014 8:11 p.m. MST

Moneywise

Saving for education trumps saving for weddings
Once you have education savings, retirement and extra house payments underway, then you could start putting aside a little extra for weddings. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Thanksgiving policies show companies' commitment to work-life balance
A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 8:00 a.m. MST
One solution for air pollution: Big data
Although big data will never replace human innovation or environmental responsibility, it can provide the tools and insight we need to reduce pollution and improve air quality. Read more»
Tuesday, Dec. 16 2014 12:00 a.m. MST

Opinion

The proposed carbon cap with China is not as good as it sounds
If this were a real breakthrough, I'd be an enthusiastic supporter. I have long advocated for a tangible global agreement to curb carbon. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Using thankfulness to see more clearly
Given the trappings and trimmings and without a deliberate effort to be thankful, to search out and find our blessings, Thanksgiving becomes unmoored from its original purpose. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 27 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Hospitality laws, tax increases and other issues in 2015 session
The 2015 legislative session begins in two months. Posturing on issues has already begun. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
Nelson Rockefeller’s life is pertinent to modern political system
Richard Norton Smith could not have known, when he began his labors 14 years ago, that publication of his "On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller" would coincide with a presidential Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
How to save America — get politicians to express gratitude for each other
I have reasons for suggesting such madness, and surely in Washington such behavior would be considered as insane as purchasing a fleet of snowplows in New Orleans. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 10:57 p.m. MST
Utah's 'lift all boats' economy drowns the poor
The governor’s "lift all boats" economic theory just doesn’t hold water these days. Public policy is supposed to express the interest of all citizens consistent with the Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 29 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Dependency, poverty and employee ownership
Full employment, the opportunity for everyone to have a job who wants one, is an indispensable condition to allow all to thrive economically. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 24 2014 7:30 a.m. MST
True or not, Bill Cosby accusations are part of high-tech lynching
Whatever the truth about Cosby, due process has been the victim of what Clarence Thomas once called a high-tech lynching. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 9:53 p.m. MST
This season of light and hope is not supposed to be about my temper
When the clerk told me I couldn't have what I wanted, I had to fight to control my temper. And that is not what this season is all about. Read more»
Tuesday, Dec. 2 2014 10:25 a.m. MST
Remember to give thanks for freedoms
In between the turkey dinner and the next football games, we should pause for a minute to consider freedoms we typically don’t think much about — freedoms of speech, of Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Controversial Keystone, immigration events are more about symbolism than substance
Last week, the Senate refused to authorize the Keystone Pipeline and President Obama used his executive powers to establish his version of immigration reform. Both events were highly Read more»
Monday, Nov. 24 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
The UN, child rights, parents and sexuality education
As the U.N. celebrated the 25th anniversary of the treaty on the Rights of the Child, many countries spoke out on the rights of the parents to determine the sex education of their children, Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 10:20 a.m. MST

Faith

Should I end this relationship before the holidays?
Woman debates whether she should or should not end her two-year relationship before the holiday season and asks Angela for advice. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 7:47 p.m. MST
A day for grateful reflection
We cannot possibly repay what we owe for the unearned blessings we've received, but we can at least be thankful for them. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 27 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Utah mother celebrates Thanksgiving with family, faith, sobriety
Sarah Van Dam is a good wife and mother. Then, with absolutely no history with addiction, she became addicted to painkillers. Like dark storm clouds that moved wherever she did, Van Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Why we feast — instead of fast — on Thanksgiving
Ask 10 members of my family to name their favorite dish from my mother’s Thanksgiving dinners, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But for me, it will always be her turkey Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Jesus Christ is the solution
An unplanned WWI truce demonstrates the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ to bring peace to a world torn by strife and hatred. Soliders' letters detail a Christmas where the Spirit Read more»
Sunday, Dec. 21 2014 3:44 p.m. MST
Every Sunday is a testimony meeting in a 'Come, Follow Me' classroom
Evidence of effective implementation of "Come, Follow Me" can be found when every Sunday becomes a testimony meeting in your classroom where teenagers not only learn but act and share Read more»
Saturday, Dec. 6 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Receive all things with thanks — it is the season for our hearts to rejoice
Both the Pilgrims and the Mormon pioneers suffered and sacrificed for their faith, remained close to God through all their sufferings and turned to him with praise and thanksgiving Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
Coming to the throne of grace
Christmas is a season of grace, a time to reckon with ourselves and with others, boldly forgiving, boldly asking forgiveness and remembering that the Giver of good gifts made it all Read more»
Wednesday, Dec. 17 2014 5:00 a.m. MST

Family

Has Hollywood found new respect for the Bible and believers? Not really
The release of this year’s two expensive biblical epics, “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” gives the appearance that Hollywood has found new respect Read more»
Wednesday, Dec. 17 2014 6:15 p.m. MST
Constant software updates threaten to run us all off the road
Have you ever finally agreed to update the software in your phone or computer and had it create far more problems than it solved? If so, you've probably been told it's just a "generational Read more»
Friday, Nov. 28 2014 5:15 p.m. MST
Searching for ancestors can be complex and frustrating — especially at 3 a.m.
My frenzied search for my great-great-great-grandmother proved fruitless — but I found an interesting story about her son. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 4:55 p.m. MST
Keeping hope through infertility and adoption
During National Adoption Month, my thoughts turned to all the men and women who want nothing more than to be parents. Read more»
Tuesday, Dec. 2 2014 3:55 p.m. MST
Treat a tip as a silent means to show generosity
Society is ripped by the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. There is also a chasm between the gives and the give-nots. So when you get the bill, ask yourself the question, who Read more»
Monday, Dec. 1 2014 4:50 p.m. MST
A 'Children for Children' Christmas concert
We tried a Christmas tradition many years ago that got traction and stuck, and since then it has grown bigger and bigger and is now practiced by our children in their families and neighborhoods. Read more»
Monday, Dec. 15 2014 10:15 p.m. MST
Big dreams and real life sometimes collide, but character will always win
Life takes its twists and turns and then we must refocus. If a person can refocus, there will be other dreams to follow. Read more»
Wednesday, Dec. 3 2014 4:18 p.m. MST