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Miracle Bowl BYU receiver Ryan Tibbitts had the unmistakable gift of helping people connect
Ryan Tibbitts remembered as a man who "lived life about as well as it can be lived." Read more»
Sunday, June 26 2016 7:35 p.m. MDT

Sports

Runner with Parkinson's helped me redefine failure and success in 3 brutal miles
I thought meeting Celeste Collman at mile 30 was a sign that I would make the time cutoff in the Squaw Peak 50. It was not, and while I had my first "DNF" in any race, I also realized Read more»
Sunday, June 26 2016 8:20 p.m. MDT
Quiet nights can be best kind in draft
Wednesday's reported trade left Jazz with three pick at end of the draft. And that's a good thing. Read more»
Thursday, June 23 2016 11:35 p.m. MDT
While away from BYU, Tejan Koroma wasn't wasting away getting flabby
BYU's talented center Tejan Koroma has made a name for himself on the football field, a career starter both seasons as a Cougar. But coming off a suspension, how did he fill his time? Read more»
Saturday, June 25 2016 5:25 p.m. MDT
Alta coach receiving national award, again
Lee Mitchell, winner of 14 state championships, will be one of two coaches honored as Gatorade's Coach of the Year during a ceremony in Los Angeles on July 12. Read more»
Sunday, July 17 2016 5:08 p.m. MDT
Podcasts to run to
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Sunday, June 26 2016 5:29 p.m. MDT
Security, safety concerns at Rio Olympics have me worried
With all the problems plaguing Summer Olympics host Brazil — contaminated water, political turmoil, police on strike, raging crime, the host country's financial crisis and, most Read more»
Tuesday, July 12 2016 7:50 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Larger families need to budget wisely
Larger families need to budget because having a lot of children doesn’t give you an excuse to live out of control or mean that living out of control without a plan is the definition Read more»
Tuesday, July 12 2016 7:14 p.m. MDT

Opinion

Hillaryism: Tired cliches and vacuous political rhetoric
Spouting emptiness is tempting when you have the impossible task of running as the de facto incumbent in a ragingly "change" year. Clinton is trapped by circumstance. Read more»
Sunday, June 26 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Can Donald Trump be considered a Luddite?
Trump’s populist economic plan is reminiscent of the Luddite movement in England in the early 1900s. I’m not surprised that Trump is playing the Luddite in the general election Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
The conservative case for Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, not Donald Trump and Mike Pence
In 2016, our nation’s freedom and social cohesion would be better served if Utahns were to elect Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, not the presumptive nominees of either the Republican Read more»
Sunday, July 17 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Primary election results and what politicos will be watching
This election signifies a new era in Utah politics. The delegate cartel has been smashed. The party machine controlling the nomination process is overturned. Read more»
Sunday, June 26 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
The Great War: the hinge of modern history
World War I, the worst manmade disaster in human experience, was the hinge of modern history. The war was the incubator of Communist Russia, Nazi Germany, World War II and innumerable Read more»
Wednesday, June 29 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Prayer can solve many of the world's problems
Eliminate the kind of gnawing hunger that saps hope and you strengthen nations and make a strong case for freedom and liberty.You also strengthen this country at the same time. Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 6:39 a.m. MDT
If elephants can dance so can teachers
Little attention has been given to a finding that 40 percent of those who graduate from Utah teacher colleges never enter the profession, and that another 40 percent leave the profession Read more»
Saturday, June 25 2016 12:15 a.m. MDT
Replacing big pharma's products: how good are the generic options?
One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution (GS). Read more»
Tuesday, July 5 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Repeat, retreat, reload
The arguments for and against gun control are so familiar by now, we might as well hit replay and skip the debate. Read more»
Wednesday, June 29 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
When fear bypasses common sense, it's painful for everyone
A businessman from the Emirates was recently taken down by police at a hotel in Ohio after a clerk told her family he made her nervous. It was like a physical version of the game "Gossip," Read more»
Wednesday, July 6 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Brexit wasn’t really about the EU
The EU vote was not really about the EU. It was about frustration with the "chattering class." If U.S. voters define the November election as a referendum on the establishment, Hillary Read more»
Wednesday, June 29 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

2 ways of taking the gospel to others
How we model our beliefs may be more important than any words we ever say, although words, too, are essential to preaching the gospel. Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Are you a reliable witness for your life?
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Wednesday, July 6 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
How to get happiness at a bargain rate
Sure, you can buy happiness. The problem is, most of us try to buy it in the wrong places. Read more»
Wednesday, June 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Slapstick comedy is given a bad name by chaotic modern comedies
Slapstick comedy was once as gracefully choreographed as any dance sequence in the movies, but these days it’s just uncontrolled chaos. Read more»
Thursday, June 23 2016 5:32 p.m. MDT
Learning to face fears generation after generation
I shattered my son's expectations one day when I admitted I do get scared sometimes. But he didn't know the half of it. Here's to all the scaredy-cats who face the world one day at Read more»
Tuesday, July 5 2016 4:59 p.m. MDT
5 tips for moms to survive and enjoy summer
Tips to keep your sanity while school's out, and maybe even enjoy it. Read more»
Monday, June 27 2016 6:30 p.m. MDT
8 summertime activities under $8
What if long car trips, cross-country adventures or expensive excursions aren’t on the summertime agenda? Read more»
Tuesday, June 28 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Linda & Richard Eyre: Top parenting ideas No. 5 — Refining family traditions
Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of, gains security and protection from. This deep identity and Read more»
Tuesday, June 28 2016 3:35 p.m. MDT