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Baltic Avenue just bought Boardwalk!
The sale of Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Corp. means the old Park West ski resort is now king of the hill. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 28 2014 9:00 p.m. MDT

Sports

For 1 young athlete, finding a way to participate is the only way to enjoy life
The Courageous Kids Track Meet at BYU gives children with rare and life-threatening syndromes and medical conditions the opportunity participate in sports. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 12 2014 9:00 p.m. MDT
Guaranteed wins don't exist for Utes
One of the games Utah fans thought was winnable goes out the window as Utes' conference schedule gets underway. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 10:55 p.m. MDT
How will Utes slow down Connor Halliday and WSU's passing attack?
Washington State kept things interesting against Oregon last week, and now the Ute defense gets a chance at showing its wares. How will Kalani Sitake defend the nation's leading passing Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 4:21 p.m. MDT
Making sense of retired jerseys and hall induction
Jim McMahon gets his jersey retired on Friday night, 33 years after he threw his last pass for BYU, but what about the others — what about Wilson and Bosco, for starters? A little Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 5:40 p.m. MDT
Berlin Marathon is a life-changing experience
I knew running the Berlin Marathon would be an interesting experience. But I didn't expect it to change me as much as it did. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 10 2014 10:40 a.m. MDT
Nobody but the Aggies and their most ardent fans believed they could beat BYU
Nobody in their right mind, except maybe the most ardent Aggie fans and that determined group of guys in Utah State's locker room, could have imagined this was possible. But the Aggies Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 4 2014 5:30 p.m. MDT
Jim McMahon not the greatest? You might want to reconsider
I was inundated with emails about my piece on Jim McMahon’s graduation, jersey retirement and induction into BYU’s Hall of Fame from a few weeks ago. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 12:05 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Everyone needs a financial game plan
It doesn’t mean you’re not a grown-up just because your default button doesn’t go straight to spreadsheets. And just because you’re like that doesn’t mean Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 12:10 a.m. MDT
Different kinds of guilt affect quest for work-life balance
Nagging feelings of guilt are a significant part of my life. I've mostly learned to deal with them in positive ways, but I've found that they affect my attempts to build better work-life Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 8:41 p.m. MDT

Opinion

The real reason Republicans winning the 2014 Senate matters
Memo to the GOP: Win the Senate, then enact an agenda and dare the president to veto it. Show the country what you stand for. Then take it to the nation in 2016. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 9:05 p.m. MDT
'Surgical' airstrikes won't excise Islamic State cancer
Islamic extremism is every bit the threat to civilized society today as Nazism was 70 years ago. As much as we may be loath to do it, we must commit ground troops to assist our allies Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 2:24 p.m. MDT
Utah's education funding needs a boost, not a crisis
Does Utah face an education crisis because of low per-pupil spending? Should some transportation funding be transferred to schools? Is it time for a tax increase for public education? Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 28 2014 6:33 p.m. MDT
Our trivial Congress can grow in power with new term limits
Term limits can define a conservative agenda of taming executive power by enhancing the power of Congress. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 6:25 p.m. MDT
Forest Service photo rules are all about controlling the message
The Forest Service is part of the Obama administration, and the president has hardly been whispering his concerns about controlling the message. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 3:38 p.m. MDT
Let local folks control a new education system
How about parents and teachers running their own schools? Schools where local people have actual control that prepare students to thrive in a new world. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Save capitalism by focusing on income equality and opportunity
A robust and relatively wealthy middle-class has long been a trademark of the United States. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 7:30 a.m. MDT
Vote for those who understand what's really at stake
Not to be a party pooper for End Timers, who are doubtless giddy right now, but we can prevail over the pestilence of savages and the plague of Ebola. But government is only as good Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 8 2014 8:28 p.m. MDT
Gather the family for a civics lesson — Watch the debates
In recent years, candidate communication with voters has been dominated by sound bites. But this year Utah voters can go beyond those brief remarks to hear candidates’ positions Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Make climate conversations more than just hot air
In the debate over global climate woes, we want more than just either side simply blowing "hot air." We need computer models that are more accurate and thus more useful in helping develop Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

I want to un-invite my friend to general conference
This writer is concerned about inviting her friend to conference. Angela gives advice. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 3 2014 11:32 p.m. MDT
October's Feast of Tabernacles
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Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Dear readers — It’s all about you
You may have heard I just completed a 12-day solo journey across eight states visiting 53 bookstores. I drove 4,051 miles and spent more than 80 hours in the car. I’d do it again Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 7 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Now pitching for the Angels: Joseph Smith
The baseball playoffs are upon us. And, as you’d expect, Joseph Smith is on the side of the Angels. He knows he shares a name with the Mormon prophet. He just doesn’t know Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
The power pose of faith
Try the "Superwoman" power pose and you might success in the workplace. But if you try the power poses of faith, you will find an increased connection with God and family. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 8 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

The truth behind tall tales: Every family has at least one
Hearing the stories from my family history sometimes feels like I'm listening to a fable. It can't be true. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
What my husband has taught me about parenting
But now, after years of (mostly successful) co-parenting, I don’t just tolerate my husband’s very male style of parenting, but appreciate all it has taught me. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
The difference between being interesting and being interested
We can choose whether we are interested or interesting. One can be both. Elements that make a person interested include agency (courage), awareness (selflessness), attention (focus, Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 5:20 p.m. MDT
Does commitment come first or last?
Viewing commitment as something you do after you are sure that the relationship will work out is backwards. In truth, commitment is the one thing that can cause the relationship to Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
FamilyTree Gathering 'a book containing the records of our dead'
The book "containing the records of our dead which shall be worthy of all acceptation" has now been identified. It is FamilyTree. This is according to the address at October general Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Marking time during my turn on Earth
A long time ago, I was a young girl who thought I would never grow old. I imagined I would be the chosen one and either something would happen, like the Millennium, or I would just Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 3:50 p.m. MDT