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High time for a peaceful revival
The International Peace Gardens Festival has promoted peace every year since 1947, where attendance has steadily dwindled. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 14 2014 10:30 p.m. MDT

Sports

Domestic violence isn't a distraction — it's an issue the NFL needs to address
Continuing to talk honestly and openly about domestic violence is the only way to bring real and lasting changes. Let's hope the NFL decides to be a leader on the issue instead of an Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 14 2014 10:15 p.m. MDT
Utah-Fresno State series is far from yesteryear
Teams that used to be contemporaries now look miles apart. The money of big conferences can do that. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 7 2014 12:06 a.m. MDT
Utes, Aggies, Cougars have plenty of work to do but will be favored this weekend
The Utes go to the Big House, the Aggies travel to Arkansas State, and BYU hosts Virginia from the ACC this weekend. While all should be favored, they have plenty to things to be concerned Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 7:23 p.m. MDT
Doug Robinson: The NFL is bulletproof
Memo to NFL: Dump the PR department because you don't need it. No matter what terrible things your players do, the fans always come back for their NFL fix Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 10:10 p.m. MDT
BYU's greatest quarterback getting long-overdue honor
The greatest quarterback in the history of BYU is finally graduating and will make BYU's Hall of Fame. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 12 2014 1:15 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Tips for stretching dollars in a leaky budget
Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place
The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 8:30 a.m. MDT
Setting our sights on education
Investing in America’s future workforce is the most viable long-term strategy for helping us emerge from financial crisis and for laying the long-term foundation for a strong, Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 9 2014 3:28 p.m. MDT

Opinion

Islamic State — Obama gets the mission right, strategy wrong
In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 11 2014 11:20 p.m. MDT
Will the NFL recover from initially fumbling the Rice case?
The NFL commissioner and the Baltimore Ravens initially fumbled the handling of Ray Rice's domestic abuse incident. Despite recovering this week with an immediate termination and indefinite Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 11 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Dissatisfaction with Utah's congressmen and Congress as a whole
Usually, Americans like their own members of Congress but greatly dislike Congress as an institution. However, recent national polling shows more voters are blaming their own congressmen Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 14 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Obama needs Congress to approve this war
Promising to "destroy" this group with the help of "a broad coalition" of "partners," Barack Obama said last week, "I welcome congressional support for this effort." He obviously thinks Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 11:34 p.m. MDT
U2's 'free' album highlights online insecurities
You can change passwords, but you can’t hide. There is no app for this fiscal insecurity. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 3:30 p.m. MDT
We need a school board elected by voters
We need a state school board that is elected by the voters who have the public’s interest and the future of our students as their focus, without being encumbered with political Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 13 2014 1:56 p.m. MDT
Unknowingly raising another man's child
The number of men who had DNA tests administered for themselves and at least one of their children rose by 64 percent last decade, according to The New York Times. The DNA tests confirm Read more»
Monday, Sept. 15 2014 7:30 a.m. MDT
Mark Sanford's ongoing saga with himself
As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 8:30 p.m. MDT
School start times are designed for everything but the kids we're trying to educate
The American Academy of Pediatrics says we're starting school too early for teenagers to thrive. It's a simple fix, it says, but one that policymakers seem reluctant to take for a lot Read more»
Tuesday, Aug. 26 2014 9:22 p.m. MDT
Scots — Be brave, take heart and vote yes to independence
Scots should vote yes. This is the moment for Scots to decide to govern themselves. The kinds of issues the pro-union “Better Together” campaign are raising involve matters Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Obama should not move forward without congressional approval
When a commander in chief proposes to engage in acts of war that are not part of a short-term emergency but are commitments that stretch over an indefinite period of time, he should Read more»
Monday, Sept. 15 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

Fiancee struggles with newly baptized Mormon beau away at Marine boot camp
This U.S. Marine Corps fiancee is worried that her new member fiance will abandon his new religion. Does that mean the end of their relationship? Angela gives her advice. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 15 2014 7:04 p.m. MDT
The restoration of the ancient temple
In a path-breaking 1958 article, Hugh Nibley argued that the lost ancient concept of the temple had reappeared suddenly in America in the early 1800s, something explainable only by Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 11 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Apostle used bad meal to teach gratitude
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Tuesday, Sept. 9 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Viewing the penmanship of prophets
Something inside of all of us wants to get close to special people. And if we can't touch them, we want to touch — or just see — things their hands have touched. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
The horrors of heroin addiction
Heroin addiction is a growing problem in the U.S. One family's story might help others prevent and deal with the problem as well as helping others become more aware. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 7 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
The sadness that comes from lost or ruined photos and documents — and the resolution
Heavy downpours of rain and ensuing landslides over the past three weeks are a reminder to plan ahead for potential big-time calamities. Read more»
Wednesday, Aug. 20 2014 5:38 p.m. MDT
Book review: 'Women at Church' encourages empathy, understanding
"Women at Church" acknowledges or at least implies that change can also lead to unintended consequences, necessitating flexibility and sensitivity rather than wholesale adoption of Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 11 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

The 'Marathon Man' becomes the 'Broken-down Man'
I announced in May that I was the "Marathon Man" because I planned to run a marathon in a year. I didn't know that marathons are 26 miles long and that they require you to be on a diet Read more»
Friday, Sept. 12 2014 8:59 p.m. MDT
The evolution of family quirks: Sharing tricks of the trade from generation to generation
I learned most of my parenting tricks from my mother and father, who learned them from their mother and father, and their grandparents. How many of the little things you do are quirks Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT
How to survive your preschooler's loony years
Let’s take a closer look at the traits that make 3-year-olds absolutely nuts. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT
The role of rocks in the Gaelic nations
There are so many rocks in Gaelic territories that everything is made from them: walls, roads, buildings, more walls, homes, roofs, castles — did I also mention walls — Read more»
Monday, Sept. 15 2014 5:40 p.m. MDT
What to say to a flirtatious co-worker
If you are astute in reporting what is already happening and insightful about the effects it has on things your co-worker cares about, he or she is likely to listen. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 2 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
If we lose marriage, what else will we lose?
On "NBC Nightly News" last week, anchor Brian Williams reported that, for the first time in history, there are more U.S. adults who are single than who are married. Let us suggest five Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 6:00 a.m. MDT
The world is indeed a glorious place, and autumn is a gift
Hopefully there is still time in the autumn of our lives to make a trek with the family back to our memories. Then again, does it really matter? There are exciting things to do and Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 17 2014 5:53 p.m. MDT
When kids were unbreakable
There was a time when parents trusted the resilience of childhood. There was a sense that flying off the merry-go-round a few times might do a kid some good. Those times have passed. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 10 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT