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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

Sports

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
Utes clearly lead local rankings of NFL draft prospects
Looking forward to Thursday's NFL draft in Chicago, here's a local opinion on how the draft will unfold for local players from Utah's colleges. Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 10:00 a.m. MDT
End of an era — the last of the Fighting Fullmers
The passing of former middleweight champion Gene Fullmer (aka "The Mormon Mauler") marks the passing of a golden era in Utah sports and boxing. Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 11:45 p.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

Moneywise

Personal finance is all about self-control
You’re never going to win with money in the long term if you can’t learn to delay pleasure. That’s the bottom line. Personal finance is about controlling the person Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 8:11 p.m. MDT
When everything comes together, life is in balance
As I've grown older, I've learned that things in life often don't work out the way you hope they will. But every now and then, they do. Last week, lots of little things came together Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 8:00 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
What will it take to put an end to hazing?
So much for the lessons society has tried to hand down through years of bitter experiences. Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 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
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
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

Family

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
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
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
A different view of the parable of the talents
"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more»
Thursday, April 30 2015 6:56 p.m. MDT
Good cliches for getting older
There are a lot of rather insulting phrases or cliches that get used in a miserable attempt to describe what it is like to get a little older. We need to examine and redefine a bunch Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 5:54 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