Linda Saville is a heroine who provides safe haven for kids
For two decades, Linda Saville has worked tirelessly to give at-risk children in Sandy a safe place to go after school. This month, after "begging" for donations, she oversaw the groundbreaking Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 29 2015 12:11 p.m. MST
Holding an edge for 30 years
Joel Loane's Skier's Edge exercise machines help keep skiers fit around the world. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 15 2015 7:11 p.m. MST


Bountiful girls won volleyball title by putting their differences aside
Bountiful won the title long before Saturday's championship match when they decided to put differences aside for the benefit of the team's goals. Their efforts resulted in a 4A state Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 8 2015 9:50 p.m. MST
Utes need bowl win to avoid looking like 2014
Utah can clinch its sixth 10-win season in school history with a postseason victory. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 28 2015 7:00 p.m. MST
After tossing 4 TDs, BYU's Mangum ended the way he began: delivering a win
BYU freshman QB Tanner Mangum finished the regular season with a sterling four-touchdown performance in a 51-28 win over Utah State. The victory lifted the Cougars to a nine-win season Read more»
Monday, Nov. 30 2015 12:38 a.m. MST
This year I'm thankful for those who helped me find my inner athlete
This year I have a lot to be grateful for. But I'm truly grateful for those in my life who helped me find my inner-athlete. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 26 2015 9:40 a.m. MST
2015 college football campaign in Utah offered best, worst of times
The 2015 college football season for Utah's "Big Five" schools was pretty solid all the way around. Yet, with a couple of breaks here and there, it could've been better. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 28 2015 6:40 p.m. MST
Utah Ski Archives turns 25
Over the past 25 years the annual Ski Affair has made it possible for the Utah Ski Archives to collect thousands of photos, films, tapes and books documenting the history of skiing Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 3:00 p.m. MST


Include minor car repairs in your budget
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Tuesday, Nov. 24 2015 12:51 p.m. MST
Pause, reflect on reasons for work-life gratitude
Since I'm usually a glass-is-half-empty kind of person, I need a break that will remind me to pause, take a deep breath and count my blessings. Luckily, Thanksgiving is here and more Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 24 2015 6:05 a.m. MST
Improving social impact by paying for success
Social programs should be measured based on outcomes rather than activities. Paying for success saves taxpayer money and improves the magnitude and effectiveness of results. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 17 2015 10:39 a.m. MST


The Syrian immigration derailed onto a cul-de-sac
The Syrian refugee debate has become a national embarrassment. It begins with a president, desperate to deflect attention from the collapse of his foreign policy, retreating to his Read more»
Friday, Nov. 27 2015 12:10 a.m. MST
Even in darkest hours, there are blessings to count
I am grateful for the goodness and the example of Isobel Bowdery — a Paris Bataclan survivor — who reminds us that even in the darkest hours of our lives, there are blessings Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 26 2015 9:54 a.m. MST
What makes Utah great? Families, inclusiveness and collaboration
A family friendly, welcoming and a collaborative state is the real reason Utah does so well on so many national rankings of “quality of life.” It can be hard to put one’s Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Politicos gather 'round the Thanksgiving table
Just what are the various politicos grateful for this time of year? Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Standing athwart the fourth branch of government: The administrative state
As the administrative state distorts America's constitutional architecture, Clarence Thomas becomes America's indispensable constitutionalist. He is urging the judicial branch to limit Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 28 2015 10:08 p.m. MST
On Second Thought
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the Republican race for president last week. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 23 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Homeless label limits solutions
Utah leaders should use data from a 1950s study of new soldier recruits to help combat the homeless problem in Utah. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 28 2015 12:25 a.m. MST
'Pay for success' — when government, private and community interests align
In the last few years, innovative “pay for success” programs are transforming the way in which government develops and implements policy in various places around the country, Read more»
Monday, Nov. 23 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Pampered college students cry havoc, followed by milk and cookies
College students' hissy fits over hurt feelings are a direct result of our Everybody Gets A Trophy culture and an educational system that, for the most part, no longer teaches a core Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 11:50 p.m. MST
Be careful when picking enemies — if the qualifications are too broad, you'll be alone
My girls, older teens, are reeling from news of the murders in Beirut and Paris. They see the potential for new tragedies piling on top of the atrocities that have already occurred. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 17 2015 12:05 a.m. MST
Government — is it something to be thankful for?
Government is not going to be on the minds of many Americans when they contemplate tomorrow what they are thankful for. And that is to be expected. But, whether they are grateful or Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 12:05 a.m. MST
'Bewitched' apparitions make for a life of fear
"Bewitched" was just a television show, but it could give you some insight into my world and why I might shout at you for no reason. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 28 2015 12:15 a.m. MST


Reasons for gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day
We have many things for which to be grateful, preeminent among them the incarnation, Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 6:50 p.m. MST
Why Thanksgiving is special for this Utah father, entrepreneur and recovering alcoholic
Taylor Richards of Sandy has lived a hard life and learned hard lessons, but by leaning on the Lord and believing in second chances, he's creating a future for himself that no one could Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 26 2015 7:26 p.m. MST
A word for teens teetering on the abyss
In Box Elder County, you hear troubled kids talk about avoiding “juvie.” Juvie is the juvenile justice facility in North Ogden. It’s the foyer, so to speak, of the Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
Learning to recognize God's tender acts of mercy
When my son returned from a mission to Tonga, we experienced several tender acts of mercy in our behalf, consistent with the myriad blessings God provides all his children. Miracles Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 29 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo inspires through example
Navy football coach Kenny Niumatalolo quietly navigates his hectic schedule and the many people in his life — assistant coaches, players, rear admirals, administrators, legendary Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 19 2015 6:59 p.m. MST
A prayer for Paris is a prayer for us all
A prayer for Paris is a prayer for us all. As you seek ways to help, remember that paying goodness forward has a ripple effect. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 27 2015 11:02 a.m. MST


Hollywood makes weird choices for holiday movies
The major movie studios make a lot of odd choices when releasing movies for the holidays. “Victor Frankenstein”? Really? Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 26 2015 3:00 p.m. MST
Dad's life experience taught me to question everything
I called my dad to ask him about his birthday. The answer he gave me shed a lot of light on the way I was raised. Now I know why he taught me to question everything. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 12:35 p.m. MST
Turning gratitude into action this Thanksgiving
This year, I’m hopeful that we can truly give thanks with our hearts and our hands as we transform our attitude of gratitude into action. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 23 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
'Throwing Thanksgiving' is our Thanksgiving poem
For four decades, our holiday greeting has been in the form of a Thanksgiving poem and family picture. We wanted to share this year's rendition and express our thanks to you, the readers Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 25 2015 12:46 p.m. MST
Family's hearts are longing for missing Utah mother Nicole Coletti Harris
Not many of us are spared the experience of waking up to something we hope is a nightmare and then realizing sleep has let us forget for a while. Things like this happen to other people Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 19 2015 5:33 p.m. MST
8 dinner table discussions to have with your children
Thanksgiving comes but once a year, but meaningful mealtimes can happen every night of the week. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 18 2015 5:00 a.m. MST