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Selling bikes the new-fashioned way
Fezzari Bicycles is located off the beaten track in Lindon, but bike enthusiasts around the world have no trouble finding it. Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 6:07 p.m. MST

Sports

Lindsey Vonn's response to breaking another alpine record offers advice for all of us
Lindsey Vonn broke the downhill World Cup victory record on Saturday and then the Super G on Sunday. She brushed aside talk of the next record she might break and said she focuses simply Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 24 2016 10:50 p.m. MST
U. chose high prices long before Whittingham's latest deal
Football coach has shown that, relative to his peers, he deserves the latest raise. Don't blame him. Blame the system. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 30 2016 5:45 p.m. MST
Time running out for Dave Rose's BYU squad to start a meaningful win streak
In a lot of ways, this year's Cougar basketball team is proving one of the biggest challenges for Dave Rose. It's a team that can beat or lose to anyone in the West Coast Conference. Read more»
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016 5:35 p.m. MST
Peyton Manning sells out for his Super Bowl moment
At the end of what likely will be the last football game of his life, after another Super Bowl win and with sentimentality hanging thick in the air for his great but fading career, Read more»
Tuesday, Feb. 9 2016 6:00 p.m. MST
Running to make every moment matter
Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes. In this case, it came in the form of petite, and super-speedy runner Marie Murray. Read more»
Monday, Feb. 8 2016 7:41 a.m. MST
Manning's storybook ending will have to wait a little longer
Peyton Manning won an unexpected Super Bowl victory Sunday in Super Bowl 50, but he didn't say if this will be his final game or not. Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 10:25 p.m. MST
Nothing brings together football, food and silly wagers like Super Bowl Sunday
Will it be "Peyton's Perfect Ending" or "Cam's Coronation"? Will the game last longer than the seven-layer dip? What color of shoes will Beyonce wear at halftime? These burning questions Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 9:45 a.m. MST
Freestyle World Cup: Dufour-Lapointe, Benna win dual mogul events
The final World Cup event at Deer Valley on Saturday was the dual moguls that were held under the lights on a perfect, clear evening. The event featured competitors from all over the Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:04 a.m. MST

Moneywise

Dave Ramsey: Build a relationship before discussing finances
Asking someone how much they make or where they are on their debt snowball in this scenario is officially weird — even by my standards. Read more»
Monday, Feb. 8 2016 4:40 p.m. MST
After 14 years, it's time to say goodbye
For the last 14 years, a deadline for a new column has stared me in the face almost every week. Now, 18 years after my first day as a Deseret News employee, this is my last column. Read more»
Tuesday, Feb. 2 2016 6:28 a.m. MST

Opinion

The 'establishment' nonsense
The Iowa results clarified the dynamic of the Republican race. There are only three candidates in the race and, as I argued last week, each represents a different politics. Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Increasing police officer pay
The real question is: How do we best solve the public safety recruiting and retention situation in Utah? There is no easy answer to this question. Read more»
Thursday, Feb. 11 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Why Utah's thriving technology sector also need gigabit speeds
Information highways are the building blocks for software in the same way that physical highways are necessary for cars to get from here to there. Both information and concrete highways Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary will affect Utah
Shrewd consultants are absorbing and adapting while the dinosaurs are refusing to change. Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
The Super Bowl's 60 minutes of damage
How many deceased players had, and how many former players have, or how many current players will have, CTE is unknown because it can only be confirmed by autopsy. Its symptoms, however, Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Governmental neutrality in matters of faith
The Blaine Amendments originated out of anti-Catholic prejudices, but the laws are still on the books in many states. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 31 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Ask people in the Third World if vaccinations are good
The Third World is on the verge of completely eliminating preventable childhood deaths because of the widespread dissemination of vaccines, while the U.S. is on the verge of embracing Read more»
Thursday, Feb. 11 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Businesses should help pay for education
The first thing businesses ought to do is lobby to restructure the management structure of Utah public education so that it provides clear delineation of authority between the governor, Read more»
Saturday, Feb. 6 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Birthing centers in the Philippines: Saving one mother at a time
Of the 830 daily global maternal estimated deaths in 2015, 550 or so happened in sub-Saharan Africa, 180 in Southern Asia, and only five in developed countries. Read more»
Tuesday, Feb. 9 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
Bonfire of the vulgarities and a dumbing down of the GOP
At first it seemed too weirdly awful to be true, but there she was: Sarah Palin standing next to Donald Trump last Tuesday and endorsing him for president. Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 27 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
What did folks want to know about children in crisis in 2015?
Child Trends has compiled a list of its most popular reports and blog posts, based on what those visiting its site read last year. It paints a painful picture of the issues some children Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 19 2016 12:05 a.m. MST
Why do I serve?
Since service is primarily about fulfilling needs of others, our attention should be other-centered, not self-centered. In other words, the rewards others receive from our service should Read more»
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016 12:00 a.m. MST

Faith

How do I remove negative influences so I can go to the temple?
This reader is struggling to become temple worthy and Asks Angela for advice. Read more»
Monday, Jan. 18 2016 1:41 p.m. MST
Why the question of God matters
The claims advanced by theism, or belief in God, can be and are disputed. But there seems little reasonable dispute that they're enormously important. Read more»
Thursday, Feb. 4 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
What strangers on a plane can teach about faith, friendship and forgiveness
Can a simple flight from D.C. to SLC change your perspective on faith, friendship and forgiveness? Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 27 2016 9:55 a.m. MST
Reading the pope's words with LDS eyes
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Tuesday, Feb. 2 2016 7:20 p.m. MST
Lessons from the Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer is more than rote repetition, more than a pattern as to how we communicate with God. The overriding intention is to condition a certain mindset when we pray that can Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
The courtship and marriage of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale
Emma's parents were opposed to the young Joseph Smith, but she was willing to cast her fate with his, and the love between them became a power for good and service to others throughout Read more»
Monday, Feb. 1 2016 10:45 p.m. MST
The most important words you'll ever say
I once asked someone I respect a great deal, “Do you think you’ve been so successful in your career because you are a good communicator?” This person replied, “Tiffany, Read more»
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Ways to combat becoming a Sunday-only Mormon
When churchgoers take a casual Sunday-only approach to membership, they can become spiritually slothful and developmentally hardened to service and sacrifice. Such crust on our character Read more»
Friday, Jan. 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MST

Family

Documentaries, foreign films have been newly released on DVD, Blu-ray
A compelling, shocking documentary on the Holocaust, plus a bevy of other documentaries, TV movies, foreign films and low-budget independent productions, are on DVD and Blu-ray this Read more»
Saturday, Feb. 6 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
There’s a major imaginary event tonight set for 7 or 7:30, somewhere
There's something big happening tonight. I know that if I don't write about it, I'll never get any sleep. You should go. Read more»
Saturday, Feb. 6 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Father's collectibles are worth more than money
Seeing my dad's old collection of stamps reminded me how valuable heirlooms can be. Read more»
Tuesday, Feb. 2 2016 6:20 p.m. MST
To my husband on Valentine's Day
Like most things in my life, Valentine’s Day has become all about the kids. But while I’m running around in this jam-packed, child-raising time of our lives, I just want Read more»
Monday, Feb. 8 2016 8:05 p.m. MST
The romance of restraint
Do you notice that the word “romance” today is most often used in a historical context? How can it be revived in today's world? Read more»
Tuesday, Feb. 9 2016 8:55 p.m. MST
Can we go from snow sliding into World War III?
People thought they were immune to the chaos surrounding them but found out differently. Read more»
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016 8:39 p.m. MST