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70 years later, he remembers where they sat
Utahn Mont Mahoney remembers well his road trip through Europe in 1944-45, and the four men he shared it with. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 9 2014 10:50 p.m. MST

Sports

Kafentzis ends his prep career with 15 state records, many other accomplishments
A state title, region titles, as well as 15 state records and several national records, are just some of the evidence that Jordan's Austin Kafentzis was a special and rare talent. He Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 16 2014 8:20 p.m. MST
Late-game proficiency makes Utes look brilliant
Stanford has plenty of academics, but nobody to figure out how to keep Utah from scoring late. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 15 2014 10:05 p.m. MST
Hard-hitting safety Craig Bills makes a comeback as his BYU career winds down
BYU's defensive quarterback, safety Craig Bills, explains how tough it is to battle through an injury and make a comeback. He'll play in his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 7:05 p.m. MST
Still lots of questions for Florida State and Jameis Winston
The Seminoles are back on top of the rankings, but considering the cloud that Jameis Winston and his teammates are playing under, is anyone outside of Florida happy about it? Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 4:20 p.m. MST
Don't blame Andy Phillips for Utes' OT loss
The Utes have reasons for their loss to Arizona State Saturday besides Andy Phillips' missed field goal in overtime, such as an anemic offense and two dropped interceptions. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 7:05 p.m. MST
Let's wait awhile longer before deciding if Jazz's Gordon Hayward is a superstar or overpaid
After he signed a lucrative four-year contract, some people declared Gordon Hayward was overpaid. But after a slow start, he put together a three-game stretch of a superstar in waiting. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 9 2014 12:40 a.m. MST
Ski Utah offering fifth- and sixth-graders free ski passes
Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:04 p.m. MST

Moneywise

Don't buy a house until you're really ready
The idea that you save money because your house payment is the same or even a little less than your rent is a myth. It costs more to own a home, period. As a homeowner, you’re Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Office etiquette tips can help you get through the holidays
I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 6:06 p.m. MST
The overwhelming potential of alternative energy
Growth in alternative energy can significantly strengthen the Intermountain West’s economy while simultaneously supporting the global environment. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 11:10 a.m. MST

Opinion

The Gruber Confession — Obamacare is a product of world-class cynicism
A 2013 video shows Jonathan Gruber, a principal architect of Obamacare, admitting that, in order to get it passed, the law was made deliberately obscure. It constitutes the ultimate Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 13 2014 6:30 p.m. MST
Obamacare was a rude awakening for Americans
The Obamacare rollout was a rude awakening for Americans, validating the uneasiness they have felt about the legislation from the beginning. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Post elections: Can leadership team make real progress?
The 2014 elections are over, so it’s time to look ahead. Democratic and Republican caucuses in the Utah Legislature have elected their leaders for the next two years. Any surprises, Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 16 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Republicans know what to do now
Unlike the dog that chased the car until, to its consternation, he caught it, Republicans know what to do with what they've caught. Completing their capture of control of the legislative Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 6 2014 6:52 p.m. MST
Like it or not, ride sharing is here to stay
My driver acknowledged he had violated a city ordinance by picking me up at the airport. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 7:06 p.m. MST
No separation of powers in Utah when it comes to education
Two major problems of public education in Utah are the governance structure and oppressive cultural environment created by the Legislature. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 15 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
A tale of two Mexicans who entered the U.S. illegally
This story is about two Mexican citizens who came from two very different economic sides of their society. Yet, their stories converge in that they believed they could achieve a better Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 6:30 p.m. MST
Pope Francis calls for a modern resurrection of family in society
Francis has delivered a pastoral message that is consistent with the church's long-held beliefs on marriage. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 7:12 a.m. MST
Daddy-daughter duo turn trip to the movies into nightmare
It's just a little thing, a dad and his daughter enjoying a day at the movie. ... They're playing with each other by thumping the chair in front of them with their feet, whispering Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Our representatives should be elected, not appointed
The problem is the law on filling legislative vacancies. It currently removes voters from the process of choosing their own representatives. It retains power for political parties but Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:33 p.m. MST
It looks to be a good last term for Sen. Orrin Hatch
Many Utahns have asked me what the results of the midterm elections will mean for Sen. Orrin Hatch. Answer: Good things. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 12:46 a.m. MST

Faith

A note on the limits of archaeology
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Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 6:34 a.m. MST
Meet a gym staffer who teaches with wet towels
Imagine a community, school or family where every single set of eyes was focused on the messes and how best to clean them up. Imagine if every business or government body — local, Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 10:25 a.m. MST
With railways, religion and fevers, keep things steady
People, religions and political parties will always make adjustments. And it’s the way those adjustments are made that separates the wise from the willy-nilly. Do you want to Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 12 2014 2:55 p.m. MST
We must teach our children to pray
We need to teach our children the gospel of Jesus Christ. We must teach them to pray and talk to God. An experience with a toddler reminds us how meaningful and how important it is Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 26 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Potatoes to feed both body and soul
The McPherson family of Stevensville, Montana, plants five acres of potatoes on their family farm to be given away to food banks, church groups and families across the state. They hope Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 8 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
The banner you carry
The early Saints used flags and banners both to inspire them, including the huge American flag made when Utah obtained statehood. Joseph Smith was betrayed under protection of a white Read more»
Friday, Oct. 31 2014 8:00 p.m. MDT
World religious leaders to gather at Vatican symposium on roles of men and women
Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church and leaders of 14 faith traditions from 23 countries will meet at the Vatican Nov. 17 to affirm and discuss the complementary roles of men and women Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 6:15 a.m. MST
The good Mormon Democrat
Can you be a good Mormon and a Democrat? It's time to throw out the assumptions and judgment. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 3:15 p.m. MST

Family

It won’t be a wonderful life if you end up without a pink knit cap
Life gets real busy. I got a sneak peak into how I might feel about my own life if I finish it without a pink knit cap. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 14 2014 4:15 p.m. MST
DNA might have something to say about what siblings have in common
Sometimes I wonder how much my relationship with my family is shaped by shared experiences and how much it's shaped by shared genes. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 11 2014 3:55 p.m. MST
Helping kids put the thanks in Thanksgiving
With stores pushing sales on Thanksgiving day, it's harder than ever to teach kids what true gratitude really means. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:00 p.m. MST
Stand for something, stand for yourself
Standing is healthier than sitting because it is easier to get up and walk away from one's work to stretch and look out the window. Operating in spurts of time is more productive than Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 5:55 p.m. MST
In tribute to Thanksgiving
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Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 3:15 p.m. MST
When the scruffy look is perhaps a whisker too much
The time of year is nearing when men with beards are pretty popular. A beard and a red suit will get you lots of attention, but will it get a guy a girl? Santa may be great to fill Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:54 p.m. MST