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Utah teacher taught 15 children from the same family, and they all came back to thank her
On the eve of her last day at William Penn Elementary, sixth-grade teacher extraordinaire Toni Cook got a big thank-you from all 15 of the Fetzer kids she taught through the years. Read more»
Tuesday, May 31 2016 2:57 p.m. MDT

Sports

Take time on Memorial Day to remember those who lost their lives in service to this country
Running for Pat Tillman, an NFL safety who gave up millions to join the U.S. Army after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, was my first experience in running to honor someone else. Read more»
Sunday, May 29 2016 7:32 p.m. MDT
Former MLB scout calls Utah baseball season shocking, but the talent is definitely on the rise
Nobody saw the Utes winning the Pac-12. Still, they are closing the talent gap in a league famous for great baseball, as draft prospects arrive. Read more»
Tuesday, May 31 2016 4:45 p.m. MDT
College football is out of control
The lessons of Penn State, Ray Rice, Jameis Winston, etc., went right over Baylor's heads because football comes first, and to lesser degrees this is true at nearly every school in Read more»
Tuesday, May 31 2016 3:25 p.m. MDT
Utah woman goes from addict to athlete by finding tranquility in running
After years of substance abuse and struggling with depression, Utah mom Robyn Moore found strength in running and triathlons. Read more»
Wednesday, June 8 2016 2:04 p.m. MDT
Memories of rushing the court after Stars ’71 championship
With one exception, rushing the court or field after a big victory is not a great idea. Read more»
Sunday, May 29 2016 9:48 p.m. MDT
Hopefully, Hornacek will turn out to be a good fit as Knicks' coach
Jeff Hornacek, the popular former Utah Jazz shooting guard and assistant coach who was fired as the Phoenix Suns' coach in February, will soon be named the new N.Y. Knicks' head coach. Read more»
Saturday, May 28 2016 8:13 p.m. MDT

Opinion

A dose of coldhearted realism is always welcome
How do you distinguish a foreign policy "idealist" from a "realist," an optimist from a pessimist? Ask one question: Do you believe in the arrow of history? Or to put it another way, Read more»
Sunday, May 29 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
PROMESA might be the only viable path forward for Puerto Rico
For years, the Puerto Rican government used the plain language of its constitution and its favorable tax status to lure investors into buying its bonds. Read more»
Thursday, June 2 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Drew Clark: Libertarian Party comes to election 2016 with a 2-governor ticket
A rising tide of realism, and sense of disappointment and outrage over the choice between the likely nominees of the Republican and Democratic parties, led the Libertarian Party to Read more»
Sunday, June 5 2016 12:05 a.m. MDT
Suggested statements for political warriors to bring buzz
Memorial Day weekend is the traditional kickoff for candidates in primary elections to focus with intensity on targeted voters, and for other campaigns to finalize their general election Read more»
Sunday, May 29 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
An independence day for Britain?
Leaders of the campaign to end Britain's membership in the European Union hope that next month's referendum will make June 23, 2016, a date as luminous in modern British history as Read more»
Thursday, June 2 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
On Second Thought
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more»
Monday, May 30 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
We need leaders who act with confidence
Neither of the Republican candidates for governor seem to articulate the broader problems facing our state: how technology, globalization and demographics have disrupted our institutions, Read more»
Saturday, June 4 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
IDEA labs and the changing face of medicine
This year, Demo Day brought together top teams, investors and strategic companies from around the country to showcase accomplishments and work toward investments and commercialization Read more»
Tuesday, May 31 2016 6:26 a.m. MDT
Once a great notion
It was such a marvelous idea: The United States of America. Obviously, we've never really pulled it all together under one hat, but it has always seemed that at least we were striving Read more»
Friday, June 3 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Great or grate: The American people always get to decide
I don't care who you vote for: Neither candidate holds much appeal to me. But I think the concept of what makes America great is worth exploring. Read more»
Wednesday, June 1 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
The future is bright for college students
Young people, don’t hold a gloomy view of your own future. Your future is bright. Let me tell you why. Read more»
Wednesday, June 1 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT

Faith

A practical way to remember the departed
Placing flowers on graves is a nice gesture, but it doesn't actually benefit the dead. Is there anything that does? Read more»
Thursday, June 2 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
How a smile at Wal-Mart saved my day
A few days ago I woke up with a vision for the day as wide as the Grand Canyon. I had energy, big goals and hope in my heart. Read more»
Tuesday, June 14 2016 9:25 a.m. MDT
Coming face to face with a saint
When Pope Francis canonized California’s Junipero Serra last year, making him an official Catholic saint, the pope called the man “one of the Founding Fathers of the United Read more»
Friday, June 17 2016 3:55 p.m. MDT
How to enjoy the peace that 'passeth all understanding'
The Savior loves us, knows our needs and seeks to bless us. When we see with spiritual eyes, we will recognize his persistent, loving outreach in times both good and challenging, often Read more»
Sunday, June 19 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
The power of LDS ward families
Fellow newbies in town sometimes ask how we seem to make friends so quickly. I don’t know how to respond. Trust me, it’s nothing we do. It’s simply built into the Read more»
Wednesday, June 1 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Superhero flicks aren’t the only movies out there; it just seems like it
It may seem like all the multiplexes play these days are superhero movies and cartoons, but there are others if you look around. Read more»
Thursday, June 2 2016 4:24 p.m. MDT
Family support gives strength when you want to quit
My husband says when I "cheer" for my kids, it sounds more like a "scream." It's not as loud as my dad's whistle at my athletic events, but I'm going for the same message: I'm here, Read more»
Wednesday, June 8 2016 12:12 a.m. MDT
He won't marry me; should I keep waiting?
This reader has a difficult decision to make: go to graduate school or continue her stalled relationship? She asks Angela for advice. Read more»
Monday, June 20 2016 10:56 p.m. MDT
Determining how much you can spend on a house
I always tell folks never get a home loan where the monthly payment is more than a fourth of your take-home pay. Twenty-five percent of your monthly take-home pay is the absolute most Read more»
Tuesday, May 31 2016 6:56 p.m. MDT
Breaking the stigma of postpartum depression
Asking for help when your baby blues don't go away doesn't make you less of a mother. Read more»
Monday, May 30 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Performances that exceed expectations
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Tuesday, May 31 2016 6:53 p.m. MDT
3 friends offer 3 great books for the summertime
I have three friends who have written books that couldn’t be more different. All provide good reading, especially if they land in the genre you’re looking for. There’s Read more»
Wednesday, June 8 2016 5:55 p.m. MDT