Time is relative, and not just in physics
As we reminisce about the past year, time is altered. Before, the year was 365 days. Now it is only the seconds we think about a trip or a special event. The labor of delivery can be Read more»
Monday, Jan. 12 2015 11:45 p.m. MST
Gearing up for the big show
Every January and August, the Outdoor Retailers show is the biggest deal in town. Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 20 2015 12:14 a.m. MST


Wrestling coaches hope 'Battle of the Shield' provides support for sport, outlet for rivalry
When Corner Canyon opened its doors two years ago, the Draper high school drew the majority of its students from Alta. The schools' wrestling coaches developed a traveling trophy that Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 18 2015 6:20 p.m. MST
Jazz of 2015 look a lot like 2014
Individual progress is clear, but wins still aren't coming faster than they did last season. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 24 2015 3:25 p.m. MST
Texas speedster Charles West could add interesting dynamic to BYU's offense, special teams
As the national letter of intent signing date nears for local colleges, BYU received a commitment from a highly recruited Texan who is known for his quickness. Charles West of Coppell Read more»
Friday, Jan. 23 2015 5:35 p.m. MST
NFL overtime rules need to go
The NFL continues to ignore what everyone already knows: Too much depends on the blind luck of a coin toss in games that are decided in overtime (as we saw again in the Packers-Seahawks Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 12:41 a.m. MST
Becoming a master runner
As we get older, we supposedly get wiser. I'm turning 40 this year, which technically makes me a masters runner. But what, exactly, am I a master of? Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 18 2015 8:35 p.m. MST


Umbrella policies offer more bang for the buck
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Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 12:51 a.m. MST
Gray days bring dreams of striking it rich
Ah, mid-January. The thrill of the holidays is long gone. And, for many people, the financial excesses of Christmas are starting to hit home. No wonder this is the time of year that Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 20 2015 8:30 a.m. MST
The winners and losers of cheap oil
While we enjoy low prices at the pump, we must maintain our collective hope that domestic energy companies will continue their investment in energy innovations and exploration. Read more»
Monday, Jan. 19 2015 4:46 p.m. MST


President doesn’t see terrorism entering new phase
President Obama is not admitting that terrorism is growing all around the world. Read more»
Friday, Jan. 16 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Gratitude for Lockhart's well-lived life and service
Those of us who knew former Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart appreciated her quick wit, enjoyed her ready laugh and witnessed firsthand her abundant kinetic energy. She was a skilled Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 6:39 p.m. MST
What's Utah's role in GOP search for a champion in 2016?
With the ascension of Utah’s congressional delegation to high-profile positions, and with one of our favorite (adopted) sons’ continued visibility in the 2016 presidential Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 18 2015 11:13 p.m. MST
America’s welfare state continues to mushroom
As a growing portion of the population succumbs to the entitlement state's ever-expanding menu of temptations weakens the national fabric. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 22 2015 12:23 a.m. MST
Obama must make religious freedom a priority
As France has seen, religious intolerance does not confine itself abroad. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 22 2015 2:10 p.m. MST
Education is 'app' to change — will Utah follow?
Can you imagine students, with their parents, planning their educations with apps and taking their plans to school to help them become a reality? There is nothing more empowering than Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 24 2015 12:48 a.m. MST
Understanding the different types of entrepreneurs
How can the U.S. help the billions of micro-business men and women in the world find real prosperity? Read more»
Monday, Jan. 19 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
When the pope talks, people listen
Forget E.F. Hutton. It's P.F. (Pope Francis) these days who, when he talks, people listen. ... Each time Francis speaks, his words are as shiny objects on a desert floor. We scramble Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 12:52 a.m. MST
Teaching kids skills by giving them some freedom
A couple in Maryland allowed their son, 10, and daughter, 6, to walk home from a playground a mile away without adult supervision — after a series of practice runs. Now the state Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 20 2015 10:10 a.m. MST
Will 2015 Legislature listen to the voters for a change?
The Utah State Legislature convenes next Monday. Will the legislators sworn in that day be as responsive to the voters’ wishes as their predecessors were? If they are, this Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 12:32 a.m. MST
Obama's Paris snub jilted a key ally
European suspicions are not true following the president's recent failings in France. The marriage of common interests and values between America and Europe is not going to break up Read more»
Monday, Jan. 19 2015 11:09 a.m. MST
NGOs call for sexual rights in UN post-2015 agenda
U.K. Ambassador Peter Wilson spoke out in favor of "sexual and reproductive health and rights" at the Stakeholder Forum on the U.N. post-2015 development agenda. Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 20 2015 1:00 p.m. MST
Lone Peak High teacher uses calculus to teach about life
Craig Smith has seen a 777 percent increase in the pass rate in calculus at Lone Peak High School since he started teaching the subject in 2007. He says the subject is "a microcosm Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 18 2015 12:00 a.m. MST


Student loan debt and marriage
He says her college debt is too much; considers ending the relationship. Angela offers advice. Read more»
Monday, Jan. 19 2015 8:00 a.m. MST
A tribute to heroes in the kingdom
One of the most impressive things about the LDS Church is the willingness of many Saints — even after they have society's permission to relax and enjoy their retirement — Read more»
Friday, Jan. 23 2015 12:12 a.m. MST
BYU freshman finds faith, 'tender mercies' after fall
Heather Burton was climbing her way to a valuable life lesson. The most important things we learn don’t always come in a classroom. They hit us when we least expect them — Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 7:57 p.m. MST
Gospel truth blooms where it will bloom
As Mormons, we have a fondness for saying, “Bring the good you already have and we will add to it.” We’re more cautious about saying “Bring the good you already Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 22 2015 1:10 a.m. MST
A 'Come, Follow Me' quest to answer questions
While we are entering the third year of implementation of the “Come, Follow Me” online curriculum, it doesn’t mean Sundays in 2015 will be business as usual. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 4 2015 5:00 a.m. MST


R ratings dominated movies once again in 2014
More R-rated movies were released in 2014 than any other ratings, though films with PG-13 ratings came close. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 1 2015 3:00 p.m. MST
'American Sniper' captures the horrors of war and its toll on a family
Nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, “American Sniper” stars Bradley Cooper, who was nominated for Best Actor for stepping into the role of Kyle, a self-described “regular Read more»
Friday, Jan. 23 2015 12:07 a.m. MST
Even kids sometimes wonder who their ancestors are — and what do they look like?
A recent trip to the urgent care doctor's office got my daughter thinking about life, death — and family history. Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 11:33 p.m. MST
Is it possible to be a great mom and a great wife?
I began to doubt if I could be both a great mom and a great wife until I took a closer look at my marriage. Read more»
Friday, Jan. 16 2015 12:20 p.m. MST
New Year’s resolution No. 3: A yearlong focus on Jesus
A study of Christ can be approached as a resolution of the mind and as an attempt to model our thoughts more closely on the nature and personality of Jesus. This is often useful and Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 21 2015 6:00 a.m. MST
Nostalgia, airplanes and boneyards
The experience gave us a new perspective and an even deeper respect for the men and women crammed into tight planes and cramped ships who have served their country keeping it free for Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 22 2015 1:12 a.m. MST
Football impacts the cosmic balance of the universe
The right teams must win this Sunday, and you can impact that, even after the fact. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 17 2015 7:10 a.m. MST
6 secrets to staying fit
It's the start of a New Year. You probably have a goal about exercise. Here's how to make sure you stick with it. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 15 2015 1:00 a.m. MST