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Meet Utah's Wright Bros.
Identical twins Mike and Mark Patey support each other in all they do, including setting records flying the airplanes they design and build. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 4 2016 8:05 p.m. MDT

Sports

Utes aren't material for, or ready for, prime time
Numbers aren't bad, but aren't what they wanted in season-opening win over Southern Utah. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 1 2016 10:50 p.m. MDT
In Sitake's debut, BYU will need to keep Arizona's potent offense on sidelines
From Dublin, Ireland, to the desert of Arizona, here are this week's college football picks. Will Cougars and Wildcats be involved in a shootout? Read more»
Friday, Sept. 2 2016 7:40 p.m. MDT
ESPN's list of most impactful college football schools misses the mark
ESPN's ranking of schools that have made the greatest impact on the history of the college football is missing some important schools (BYU tops the Utah schools, at No. 27). Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 6 2016 5:40 p.m. MDT
Why you should try a group fitness class
While the kids are getting ready to go back to school, this is a great time for adults to go back to class, too. Here are a few reasons why you should give group fitness classes a Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 4 2016 7:05 p.m. MDT
Graciousness was always Arnie’s hallmark
There will never be another Arnold Palmer. He always exhibited graciousness. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 26 2016 9:35 p.m. MDT
Several questions arise as NFL season gets under way
To football fans across the globe, the opening Sunday of the NFL regular season is like Christmas morning. And this year it falls on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, making Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 10 2016 11:46 p.m. MDT

Opinion

The only immigration solution
The one great service of Donald Trump's extended peregrinations on immigration policy is to have demonstrated how, in the end, there's only one place to go. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 5 2016 1:50 p.m. MDT
Sen. Steve Urquhart made a difference
I’ve always believed that one person can make a difference. As proof, I offer the political career of retiring Utah state Sen. Steve Urquhart. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 8 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Opening the debates up to Gary Johnson and Bill Weld
As I’ve had a chance to work with Gary Johnson and Bill Weld over the past several months, I’ve observed Gary's humility and frugality, and how well-suited his character Read more»
Friday, Sept. 16 2016 11:55 a.m. MDT
Interpreting the campaign incongruities
This has been one of the strangest elections in decades. Therefore, as a public service to voters, we provide a primer to help you interpret campaign incongruities. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 4 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Baseball's storyteller, our friend
Although he uses language fluently and precisely, he is not a poet. He is something equally dignified and exemplary but less celebrated: He is a craftsman. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 4 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
The Great Salt Lake is in trouble, and solutions aren't easy
Thirty years ago you had to make sure your doors were closed tight so the lake didn’t invade your personal space while driving down I-80. Today, you can park off the highway and Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
65 and still alive! Interesting welcoming banner
“Sixty-five and still alive!” That was the welcoming banner to my South High School 65th class reunion last month. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 3 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
A holistic view of low-income housing
Instead of asking, “How can we make housing more affordable for the poor?” perhaps the better question is, “How can we assist the poor to help themselves?” Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 6 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Using separatism will gain fewer votes for Trump
"The blacks" is such an odd way of referring to any group of people (the Asians, the whites, the Latinos) precisely because it does what it shouldn't. "The," as Trump uses it, effectively Read more»
Monday, Sept. 5 2016 1:30 p.m. MDT
100 deadliest days are over, but that leaves another 265 until next Memorial Day rolls around
The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day has been called the "100 deadliest days," but the danger doesn't pass with Labor Day. In the north, winter is fraught with delight and Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
The debates are coming: Why not take advantage of them?
Voters should take advantage of the opportunity to hear from candidates in order to make a more informed decision about who to vote for. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

Rejoicing in the communion of the saints
One of the many good and beautiful elements of the gospel is the fellowship that it creates, both here and beyond. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 8 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
The most astounding hymn you've never heard
At an out-of-state religion seminar recently, I landed at the same table as Mike and Terri Hubbard. For many years the Hubbards shepherded the Methodist Church in Ogden. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 14 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
The need to reach out, share the gospel and preach repentance
Frequently in scripture the Lord commissions his disciples to preach repentance. What does the Lord mean and what is our duty in this regard as members of his church? Read more»
Friday, Sept. 2 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
What pioneers wrote of their impressions of the Prophet Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith stands unique as the head of the last dispensation. He was a mighty man of God, yet a gentle, loving leader and friend. He was fearless. Many loved him and were strengthened Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Falling in step with autumn
More than January, September is a time of new beginnings, of pencil shavings and pink erasers. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 7 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ reboot is on Blu-ray and DVD this week
The new reboot of “The Jungle Book,” which is the third biggest box-office hit of the year, is on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 1 2016 3:42 p.m. MDT
Dear kids: In the grand scheme of things, excitement is a relative thing
I had an adventure this summer that reminded me what it's like to take risks, push at the boundaries of your comfort zone, and see what happens when you just let go. But the best part Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 13 2016 1:49 p.m. MDT
Private school isn't the only option for teaching values
All of my kids went to public schools, and they are good, moral people and strong Christians. In the process, they learned how to interact with people of all faiths or no faith. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 6 2016 4:49 p.m. MDT
It's official, I'm a minivan mom
I am now the reluctant owner of the minivan I swore I'd never own. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 6 2016 10:35 a.m. MDT
Top parenting ideas, No. 10 — A secret code for better family communication
All parents know how important communication and discipline are within their family, but few seem to manage the clear, calm effectiveness they desire. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 6 2016 4:35 p.m. MDT