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Big-time golf in little ol' Monticello
At Monticello, the town links lure golfers from near and far. Read more»
Sunday, April 26 2015 7:34 p.m. MDT

Sports

Carrying the flag during races is a way to honor those who've served
Many people have asked why Team Red, White and Blue carries the American flag while running. Some team members share their reasons. In Saturday's flag relay during the Salt Lake Marathon, Read more»
Sunday, April 19 2015 10:30 p.m. MDT
Utah's Kyle Whittingham just glad to get back to football
Spring game was short on numbers but sameness was something the team needed after off-season drama. Read more»
Sunday, April 26 2015 9:59 a.m. MDT
LaVell Edwards chimes in on NFL draft, BYU tradition and increased missionary players
The legendary LaVell Edwards took time before a charity golf tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Utah Country and discussed issues of the day such as BYU football not having Read more»
Tuesday, May 5 2015 12:03 a.m. MDT
A girl for all seasons: One athlete, three sports, four years, 12 teams
Most high school athletes focus on one sport these days ... and then there's Brighton's Alyssa Hirschi, who competed in three sports for four years while resisting coaches' attempts Read more»
Monday, May 4 2015 11:32 a.m. MDT
Setting the example for our children
If we want our children to make certain choices, we have to be willing to make them ourselves. We set the example for others to follow. Read more»
Sunday, April 26 2015 7:30 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Listen to your heart
The people who are telling you to take the cash don’t think the way you do. They’re the kind who would take any money, no matter the reason. But you sound like the kind Read more»
Tuesday, May 5 2015 7:00 a.m. MDT
Unexpected award provides reminder about importance of recognition
I generally try to avoid the spotlight, but my efforts in that regard were tested by a recent series of positive events at work. However, this good experience reinforced my feelings Read more»
Tuesday, May 5 2015 9:42 a.m. MDT
A cure for the 'tapeworm of the economy'?
Predictive analytics and preventive medicine are transforming health care in the United States to be more affordable and more effective, allowing U.S. health care costs to decrease Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 7:00 a.m. MDT
eBay exile is small price to pay to be the proud owner of the holy grail of briefcases
I don't know who Jeffrey Benjamin is. No one does. But I own part of his famous "desktop collection," and it has changed my life. Read more»
Sunday, May 3 2015 7:56 p.m. MDT

Opinion

Men wielding power in hellish times
"Wolf Hall," the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — Read more»
Friday, May 1 2015 7:43 p.m. MDT
No vetting, no 'initiation fee' — in short, no litmus test for Utah Republican candidates
The proposals floated by the Utah GOP chairman — to require all prospective Republican candidates to submit to a formal vetting process by party insiders and/or to pay an "initiation Read more»
Thursday, April 30 2015 7:58 p.m. MDT
Empathy for legislators is good, but now we need Healthy Utah
The simple numbers comparing Healthy Utah to its legislative competitor make the case for the governor's plan. Healthy Utah would cost the state $25 million. The alternative would spend Read more»
Sunday, May 3 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
How do Baltimore riots, Supreme Court rulings impact Utah?
Utahns and Americans witnessed last week two minority groups in the midst of major societal change. One is arguing for the ultimate recognition before the U.S. Supreme Court, while Read more»
Sunday, May 3 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Anniversary of the Lusitania prompts reflection on its role in history
The hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania should prompt people to remember the role of the ship, and America, in World War II. Read more»
Sunday, May 3 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
On Second Thought
A lighthearted look at current events. Read more»
Monday, May 4 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Involve the homeless on their own behalf, rather than leave them out of the public policy equation
With considering public policy for the homeless, we shouldn't discount the importance of including the key stakeholders — the taxpayers and the homeless themselves —in the Read more»
Saturday, May 2 2015 12:15 a.m. MDT
The pathway to change in American capitalism
It’s a pity political processes in the U.S. leave many citizens disillusioned with America’s founding ideology. Read more»
Monday, May 4 2015 7:30 a.m. MDT
We're becoming a nation afraid of free speech
That's a lot of turf to cover in a column, but the unifying theme is that we are slowly becoming a nation that pays greater heed to sensitivity than truth and that prefers the comfort Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 11:55 a.m. MDT
If rioters sincerely want change, they need to stand down now
Baltimore's recent story is at least three separate tales. But the time has come to focus on justice, which will not be possible unless things start to settle down. Read more»
Tuesday, May 5 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
State GOP is excluding Utah voters from presidential primary
For the 2016 primary elections, the Utah Republican Party has opted to use caucus/convention system rather than the presidential primary used by both parties in all elections but one Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

Going up to Jerusalem
The notion of "ascending" to Jerusalem reflects not only the city's location on a mountain ridge but also its status as the once and future site of a temple of the Lord. Read more»
Thursday, April 30 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Founding member of SEAL Team Six shares journey to LDS Church
Frank Phillips was a founding member of one of the United States military’s closest, most elite families: the Navy’s SEAL Team Six. During his 16 years as a SEAL, Phillips Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 11:55 a.m. MDT
Most Mormons have a 'collage' education
For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, organizing and creating are often one and the same. We cut and paste, trim and sort. We love to gather, arrange and display. Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 4:10 p.m. MDT
The power of perspective
The rate at which we take offense, demand happiness, allow envy to rule our actions and turn the cameras on ourselves is all evidence that we are looking at the world not through a Read more»
Thursday, April 9 2015 12:28 p.m. MDT

Family

Blake Lively is mesmerizing in 'The Age of Adaline'
It’s a movie to savor. It’s a movie to ponder. It’s “The Age of Adaline.” Read more»
Thursday, April 30 2015 8:41 p.m. MDT
Case of mistaken identity solves family history mystery
It turns out the Charles Mehew who was a witness in a murder trial in 1873 wasn't who I thought he was — and neither was my great-grandfather. Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 6:05 p.m. MDT
Are trampolines too dangerous for backyards?
If we ban everything that might be risky for our children, how much will be left? Read more»
Wednesday, April 22 2015 11:54 a.m. MDT
What is in the painting?
Looking at the painting in the setting of a prison for boys makes one think of different stories. One tells of someone approaching the cottage after a long journey. It may be home; Read more»
Monday, May 4 2015 3:00 p.m. MDT
3 ways to get hubby more involved in parenting (and 3 reasons why you should)
If you are a married mom, chances are what you really want for Mother’s Day is for your husband to be more involved with your kids, to prioritize parenting a little higher and Read more»
Monday, May 4 2015 9:59 p.m. MDT
Protecting our family in the age of the Internet
Grit and I, and many of our friends, often comment how we are glad not to be rearing children in this day and age. Our hope is our children are still better equipped to deal with what Read more»
Thursday, April 16 2015 10:29 p.m. MDT