Plan B: 'Ride my bike to Utah'
College graduate Billy Harrison of New York bicycled from Vermont to Park City to sort out the direction of his life during a Utah winter. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 1 2015 6:35 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
No keeping secrets in Utah vs. Oregon State matchup
Teams battle through earthbound game, but now things get tougher as Utes move on. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 31 2015 11:01 p.m. MDT
Utah will methodically dissect Oregon State on Halloween night
Oregon State coach Gary Andersen and his staff comprised of former Utes will be hard-pressed to make headway during Saturday's game at Rice-Eccles. It should be a scary affair from Read more»
Friday, Oct. 30 2015 3:25 p.m. MDT
Time for NFL to get serious about PEDs
The NFL has an injury problem and its players are freakishly bigger and faster (and more dangerous) than ever. It's probably not just because they lift weights and eat a lot. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 8:25 p.m. MST
Napa Valley Ragnar Relay brings runners together
Life is busy, hectic and chaotic. Some days I barely have time to shower, much less run over 200 miles with 11 other people over two days. But I keep signing up for these relays because Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 8 2015 11:38 p.m. MST
Win or lose, lessons learned playing prep sports are well worth the effort
After a season that started with such hope and optimism, prep football teams that perhaps didn't find the success they strived for should simply enjoy the journey and savor all those Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 31 2015 9:04 p.m. MDT
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


Be wise when selecting a roommate
Finding a good roommate can be tough. You need to choose someone you like and get along with, but someone who is responsible and has a little maturity, too. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 6:00 a.m. MST
It's time for companies to formalize flexible work policies
During my career as a middle manager, opportunities for me to offer flexible work options to employees have increased dramatically. What I haven't seen, however, is a strong desire Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 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


Skip the investigations, just win the presidential election
House Republicans don't quite get that they are hopeless at oversight hearings. They keep losing — and now the chairman of the House Oversight Committee has just introduced articles Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 29 2015 9:39 p.m. MDT
Arches Health Plan's demise exposes Obamacare's fundamental flaws
The demise of Arches Health Plan was as predictable as it was sudden. Arches is going out of business today because, like so many others, it badly miscalculated the health risks of Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 5 2015 12:05 a.m. MST
Panel at World Congress of Families highlights optimism for future
With the legal redefinition of marriage in June by a 5-4 vote of the Supreme Court, scholars and social activists now grapple with what to think and how to act in a new world bereft Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 1 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Discord between conservatives, 'liberal media' on national spotlight
Conservative Republicans and the "liberal media" have long been antagonists. But the presidential campaign and the performance of moderators at Republican debates have thrust this matter Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 15 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Supreme Court tackles sinister trends
When government is empowered to regulate advocacy, it will be tempted to suppress some of it. These truths should be on the Supreme Court's nine fine minds on Friday pertaining to pronouncements Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 4 2015 8:27 p.m. MST
On Second Thought — Bacon is the new cancer risk
A lighthearted look at news of the day. The World Health Organization now says bacon is the new cancer stick. It might as well have said watching football makes you go blind. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 2 2015 12:00 a.m. MST
Guadalupe dream gets White House recognition
The Guadalupe School started out as a dream and now has earned numerous awards in helping improve the lives of families and children through education. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 31 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Sustainable Development Goals narrow gap in eliminating worst forms of poverty
As innovators continue to develop new ideas to bring the world a step closer to achieving the newly implemented SDGs, we as concerned citizens can choose to stay informed and participate Read more»
Monday, Nov. 2 2015 11:00 a.m. MST
Did the fat lady just sing for candidate Jeb Bush?
Jeb Bush, the erstwhile front-runner, performed weakly at Wednesday night's Republican debate, which was compounded by his recent promise to shed his Mr. Nice Guy persona. Instead, Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 1 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Is adulthood an age or a state of mind?
I’ve had several conversations with friends recently about what kids should know or do or be capable of in order to be successful adults. Here are a few of the thoughts we’ve Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 12:05 a.m. MST
Next refugee crisis: United States plays leadership role it cannot ignore
The U.S. should take in more refugees fleeing their homelands. And citizens should assist in providing assistance to those refugees wherever they end up. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 4 2015 12:05 a.m. MST


Mormonism in recent book 'Becoming Divine'
A recent book surveys the history, over the past 3,500 years, of the idea of humans becoming like God. In this context, it takes a very sympathetic view of the doctrine of "exaltation" Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 5 2015 5:05 a.m. MST
What I learned in the aftermath of a stolen Christmas Jar
Ten years after the birth of the Christmas Jar movement began, the worldwide community of givers and receivers has experienced a first: A jar was stolen. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
For Peter Lassig, the world began in a garden
For Peter Lassig, the plan in gardening was to make things look completely unplanned. He loved gardens that looked natural, as if Mother Nature herself were making the decisions. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 11 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
Our duty to be politically involved
From scripture, the example and teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith and renowned political theorists, we are reminded of the fragility of freedom and liberty and our duty to defend Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 8 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 tribute to senior missionaries
To the incredible senior missionaries who serve so faithfully in full-time and local service missions, we salute you. You are the heart and soul of service. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 6 2015 5:00 a.m. MST


When it comes to birthdays, forgetting is my weakness
I'm terrible at remembering birthdays. Now that another year has gone by, I still haven't learned my lesson. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 10 2015 5:10 p.m. MST
Satirical TV newsmagazine makes its DVD debut this week
The influential satirical PBS show “The Great American Dream Machine” comes to DVD for the first time in a four-disc set released this week. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 30 2015 5:54 p.m. MDT
Is your child a bully or a victim?
Don't ignore the warning signs that your child is being bullied or is bullying others. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 2 2015 5:00 a.m. MST
Award-winning cook talks of speed, smoke and microwaves
I am an award-winning cook, and in this column, I offer insight on speed cooking, smoke and fire departments. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 30 2015 5:55 p.m. MDT
Frustration to euphoria — side effects of parenthood
The side effects of prescription drugs can appear similar to the side effects of raising children. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 4:55 p.m. MST
It is our choice to make life fair when challenges arise
Ernest Hemingway wisely said, “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places." They are the winners in the game of life. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 4 2015 7:00 p.m. MST
The new gospel of food
From gluten-free to paleo, we have become downright evangelical about food. But all that knowledge can be paralyzing. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015 5:25 p.m. MST