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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's Travis Wilson needs another gear
There's no question he has a top speed; now he needs to learn when to say when. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 11:56 p.m. MDT
Virginia tries for upset, but big plays lift BYU to 4-0
It wasn't pretty but for the second week in a row, undefeated and No. 21 ranked BYU showed it has plenty of big plays to meet the challenge. BYU scored 41 points on just 60 plays to Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 9:30 p.m. MDT
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
We'll blindly continue to follow and love the National Felons League
That guy who first referred to the NFL as the National Felons League was, unfortunately, right. These days, the National Football League is filled with enough lawbreakers to fill a Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 11:56 p.m. MDT
Kemoeatu brothers show what the NFL really needs right now
It’s a rare commodity, but the Kemoeatu brothers are showing us that it is possible to be both tough and kind. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 11:15 a.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

The jihadi logic
[ISIS knows] we always win the battles but they are convinced that, as war drags on, we lose heart and go home. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 8:45 p.m. MDT
The Utah Debate Commission helps create well-informed voters
In a representative republic, where our elected leaders make decisions on behalf on the people, being well-informed about the principles, motives and beliefs of those who seek to represent Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Are Republicans more than the party of 'no'?
In advance of the midterm elections in November and the 2016 presidential race, Republicans nationally are trying to show they aren’t just the party of “no.” They Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 21 2014 12:03 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»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 6:54 p.m. MDT
Anheuser-Busch's concerns with the NFL are enough to make you cough
If the NFL really wants to take the cloak of silence off domestic violence, it will have to begin a frank discussion that could take awkwardness to a new level. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Utah public education is a house of cards
It looks like legislators have turned public education into a house of cards ready to collapse from too many needless laws piled on a shaky foundation. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 12:00 a.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
Columbus among the Nephites
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Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 7:11 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
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 4:40 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