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Utah

They got exactly what they wished for
During his working years, Ted Jacobsen dreamed of having a trout stream all to himself. Read more»
Sunday, June 28 2015 6:26 p.m. MDT

Sports

What I've learned running with veterans
I joined Team RWB to serve those who'd served our country. What I received was much more significant than anything I could offer. Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 9:45 p.m. MDT
Jazz free agency a story well told — more than once
Dennis Lindsey says he likes the talent but the team has the wherewithal to shoot for the stars. More likely in free agency, the Jazz will end up with supplemental players, not the Read more»
Tuesday, June 30 2015 10:45 p.m. MDT
Sonny Detmer's bloodline about to draw curiosity in Utah once again
Somerset High School's legendary Texas high school football coach Sonny Detmer continues to put his touch on a third generation. His grandson Koy Detmer Jr. is following in Heisman Read more»
Monday, June 29 2015 6:45 p.m. MDT
When money speaks louder than legends
The Romney family says Utah State reneged on promises and compromises when it sold the name of the school's football stadium to a convenience store, changing it from Romney Stadium Read more»
Saturday, July 4 2015 10:38 p.m. MDT
Why I ran my 40th marathon on my 40th birthday
Being born on July 4th, I'd never had a big birthday party. I was determined to change that with plans to run my 40th marathon on my 40th birthday. Read more»
Sunday, July 19 2015 6:10 p.m. MDT
Jazz must decide what to do with logjam of young point guards
In Trey Burke, Bryce Cotton and recently signed Raul Neto, the Utah Jazz have a logjam of smallish point guards behind starter Dante Exum. Now the team must decide if it wants to keep Read more»
Saturday, July 18 2015 5:30 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

3 traps to avoid after graduation
There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever Read more»
Wednesday, July 1 2015 5:40 a.m. MDT
Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace
In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life Read more»
Tuesday, June 30 2015 2:59 p.m. MDT

Opinion

Time to relegate the Confederate battle flag to museums and Civil War reenactments
Symbols matter, and the Confederate battle flag has become a symbol of institutional, violent racism. It is time for the permanent retirement of the Confederate battle flag. It should Read more»
Thursday, July 2 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
How federalism can help solve the debate over Internet taxes
Rather than requiring retailers to collect high taxes for other states, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte's bill regarding online sales taxes would provide a far more Read more»
Sunday, June 28 2015 6:30 a.m. MDT
Things are heating up thanks to Supreme Court decisions
Yes, it has been very hot … and not just the weather. We explore the ramifications of key decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 12:35 a.m. MDT
On Second Thought: Herbert summoned to jury duty
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more»
Monday, June 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
My kind of Fourth — life, Liberty Park and the pursuit of tamales
While growing up and living out of our family's boxcar on the west side of Salt Lake, a wagonload of watermelon and tamales and a long walk to run on the lush green lawns of Liberty Read more»
Saturday, July 4 2015 5:03 p.m. MDT
Why our children need financial literacy
This article is intended for the parents of the upcoming generation. Read more»
Monday, June 29 2015 7:30 a.m. MDT
After events in Charleston, reconciliation became word of the day
Reconciliation is the word of the day, but how, practically speaking, does one get there? From leaders in Washington, we often hear of the need for a "national conversation about race." Read more»
Monday, June 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Legacy of Eliza Williams includes rippling pool of good deeds and a lesson in patience
Eliza Williams never volunteered her time, never read a book on her own, never got to finish her childhood. But others are providing thousands of hours of service, building small libraries Read more»
Tuesday, July 21 2015 11:28 a.m. MDT
Time to fix Obamacare rather than fight it in court
Obamacare is far from perfect. It was cobbled together badly. Implementation has been problematic. Now that the legal battles over Obamacare are over, the president and the Congress Read more»
Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

Treasures in earthen vessels
It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more»
Thursday, July 2 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
What two lost college students and an LDS ward council have in common
Sitting in a ward council lately and hearing leaders counsel about how best to serve those lost and in need, I was reminded of a very different kind of rescue many years ago near Charlottesville, Read more»
Tuesday, July 7 2015 3:59 p.m. MDT
A banner Interdependence Day
The kids were painting their faces when little Rebecca Kohl emerged with a red, white and blue “peace sign” covering her face. For me, it was like seeing a purple cow. I’d Read more»
Wednesday, July 8 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
The Utah War: 'I will not suffer myself to be taken to be killed as they killed Joseph'
When the Saints were in the mountains celebrating on July 24, 1857, when they heard Johnston's Army was on its way. Brigham Young handled the crisis with courage and faith. Read more»
Wednesday, July 22 2015 5:27 p.m. MDT
The books that change us
If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature. Read more»
Wednesday, July 1 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Charming domestic comedy ‘5 Flights Up’ is now on Blu-ray, DVD
Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton are a delightful team in the charming and amusing domestic comedy "5 Flights Up," now on Blu-ray and DVD. Read more»
Thursday, July 9 2015 7:35 p.m. MDT
Despite major shortcomings, 'Max' still an enjoyable film
Even though "Max" has the feel of a high-quality after-school movie, and it’s loaded with stereotypes and stereotypical plot lines, I have to admit I still enjoyed this film. Read more»
Thursday, July 9 2015 7:30 p.m. MDT
How 'Inside Out' sent me a mommy wake-up call
Pixar's new movie, "Inside Out," helped me remember why I should embrace sadness, not run from it. Read more»
Monday, July 6 2015 5:15 p.m. MDT
Is family the 'end' and everything else the 'means'?
We frequently mistake plans for goals. We go after things but don’t ask ourselves why we want those things or what they will lead to. We frequently mistake the means for the ends, Read more»
Tuesday, June 30 2015 8:10 p.m. MDT
Family gathering and freedom
As I stood to salute the flag in celebration of the Fourth of July with my hand over my heart, all I could feel was gratitude for my posterity, and also for the freedoms we enjoy. Read more»
Wednesday, July 8 2015 7:39 p.m. MDT
Put down your phone and grow a forest
Do you use apps for everything? Well now there's an app to help you not use apps. Read more»
Friday, July 10 2015 7:56 p.m. MDT
Grandma's mystery solved by 50-year-old humor column
In researching an old piece of my grandmother's homework, I discovered a few things about myself, her and a syndicated columnist from 1965. Read more»
Tuesday, July 7 2015 5:30 p.m. MDT