Utah's perpetual delight — Dunford Bakers' doughnuts
Dunford Bakers' chocolate-iced doughnut is the treat that keeps on treating. Read more»
Monday, May 11 2015 7:34 p.m. MDT

U.S. & World

Bill Clinton at the UN applauds Ebola success
Speaking before the U.N. Economic and Social Council, former President Bill Clinton applauds the health care workers who helped achieve an Ebola-free Liberia, even though "no small Read more»
Friday, May 29 2015 11:48 a.m. MDT


Emery High track star Allred overcomes injury, shuns regret, seeks greater goals
Ashlynn Allred gave up the other sports she loved in hopes of becoming even better at running sprints. Instead of pushing herself through a tough indoor season, she was sidelined with Read more»
Sunday, May 10 2015 5:30 p.m. MDT
Mountain West not worse for BYU than Wagner
It's time for the Cougars to go back to the future with the conference that gives them a better chance to play in an important bowl. Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 1:05 p.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
Why this mother still runs
I used to run to be alone to find peace amid the chaos of rearing little ones. Now I run to connect with them. Read more»
Monday, May 11 2015 12:06 a.m. MDT
Utah, BYU not getting a lot of love in Sporting News' preseason issue
The Utah and BYU football teams are not expected to make much of a national splash, according to the Sporting News college football preseason issue. Read more»
Sunday, May 17 2015 7:15 p.m. MDT
Brady's role in 'Deflategate' could cast shadow on his career
The ongoing saga "Deflategate" won't go away. Patriots star QB Tom Brady insists he did nothing wrong and has threatened to sue the NFL if he's suspended. But his alleged role in the Read more»
Sunday, May 17 2015 3:56 p.m. MDT


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 7:00 a.m. MDT
A new chapter of US-Cuban trade relations
The opening of U.S.–Cuban relations could significantly improve human rights in Cuba and the economies of both countries — creating new jobs, boosting U.S. exports and reducing Read more»
Tuesday, June 2 2015 5:00 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


How we treat animals is a measure of human moral progress
I'm convinced that our great-grandchildren will find it difficult to believe that we actually raised, herded and slaughtered animals on an industrial scale — for the eating. The Read more»
Friday, May 8 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Whether we face satire or intimidation, we still must defend freedom of speech
We need not condone irreverent portrayals of religious beliefs — especially of our own. However, we must defend, with force when necessary, the right of all Americans to speak Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Salt Lake issues heating up in preparation of November mayoral race
As the November mayoral race draws near, topics such as whether panhandling should be made illegal, whether or not to move city homeless shelters and what to do about a commuter tax Read more»
Sunday, May 10 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
In childhood, risk is inherent
Today's saturating media tug children beyond childhood prematurely, but not to maturity. Children are cosseted by intensive parenting that encourages passivity and dependency and stunts Read more»
Thursday, May 14 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
Remembering a mother who taught us reverence for life
My mother was a humble woman with tenderness and compassion who softly exuded such strength. She taught us that we came into this world with nothing and we leave with nothing. The important Read more»
Saturday, May 9 2015 1:44 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
Baltimore riots — perception seems to be black and white
Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges — perception. In this case, as in too Read more»
Tuesday, May 5 2015 9:20 p.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
As Utah's GOP looks to an Internet presidential primary in 2016, be cautious, inclusive in adopting online voting
Online voting can be in the future of U.S. elections. But we have yet to resolve the issues of how we include rather than exclude. We also must guarantee that everyone’s vote Read more»
Wednesday, May 6 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT


Palmyra and Jerusalem: A tale of 2 holy lands
Although few recognize it, the area around Palmyra, New York, is, in its way, sacred and significant in a way quite comparable to Jerusalem and the land of the Bible. Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 10:26 a.m. MDT
What a young cancer patient teaches about sanctity of sacrament
Without knowing it, young cancer patient Torry Cline taught a memorable lesson about the importance of the sacrament. Read more»
Tuesday, May 12 2015 12:18 p.m. MDT
Yes, we're religious — we're Republicans
Over the past few weeks, several leaders of Utah’s Republican Party have been floating ideas about ways to protect the party’s brand. Some have suggested interviewing candidates Read more»
Sunday, May 10 2015 12:31 a.m. MDT
Whistlers and whittlers boys of Nauvoo organized to protect the Prophet Joseph
Joseph Smith's enemies were constantly hounding him and looking for opportunities to do him harm. A special group of bodyguards was formed: the boys of the city, who were free to wander Read more»
Saturday, May 30 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
7 kids, 7 missions, one college, no debt
Their track record of hard-work, service and cheerful well-being is what makes this family stand out. Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 10:27 a.m. MDT


Cursing in ‘Avengers 2’ and other shows kids watch is no joke
There’s a running gag in the “Avengers” sequel about profanity, and it’s pretty funny until it ends on an obvious and unfortunate note. Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 6:35 p.m. MDT
'Hot Pursuit' is a waste of talented cast
When you have this kind of talent and these results, it’s disappointing. Read more»
Friday, May 15 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Like mother like son: Family similarities appear in surprising ways
After a recent rainstorm, I was surprised to see that my son and I had the very same idea. Read more»
Tuesday, May 12 2015 5:35 p.m. MDT
Celebrating the unique motherhood of adoption
This Mother's Day, I'm rejoicing in the love and unique bond between a birth mother and an adoptive mother. Read more»
Wednesday, May 6 2015 7:00 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
For Mother's Day, consider recommitting to fatherhood
Mother's Day is a good time for fathers to give the gift that their spouses really want — recommitting to being more involved with the kids, prioritize parenting a little higher Read more»
Wednesday, May 6 2015 1:07 p.m. MDT
Wiring your brain for happiness
Springtime always brings a lift to our spirits, but if that isn’t enough to drag you out of the doldrums, keep reading. Even if you’re over-the-moon happy it may be worth Read more»
Thursday, May 7 2015 12:53 p.m. MDT
6 things my mother never taught me
While growing up and eventually becoming a mother of five, I've recognized many things that, thankfully, my mother never taught me. Read more»
Sunday, May 10 2015 11:30 a.m. MDT