What I learned on a trail near Machu Picchu
Several years ago, I was hired to lead a trip to Peru. The trip was organized by a group travel company and was expertly executed in every way, with the exception of the in-over-his-head Read more»
Tuesday, July 26 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Haloti Ngata's mom rescued him, so now he's rescuing others
NFL football star Haloti Ngata pays tribute to his late mother, Ofa, by funding the college exam prep classes she got started when he was in high school. Read more»
Sunday, July 3 2016 3:35 p.m. MDT


QB Elite offers life skills first, football advice second
QB Elite focuses on the leadership opportunities afforded talented players, especially when they are successful. College and former NFL coaches and players offered advice that centered Read more»
Monday, July 4 2016 9:16 a.m. MDT
Whittingham needs some air, and he knows it
A shortage of a reliable passing game has kept Utah out of Pac-12 championship games. Coach Kyle Whittingham thinks he has the components to change that. Read more»
Thursday, July 14 2016 4:45 p.m. MDT
Nike designing a shoe specifically for Taysom Hill
Fresh off another injury, BYU senior Taysom Hill has taken on a new role this football season aside from quarterback. He's a lab rat for Nike, which is building an experimental shoe Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 4:00 p.m. MDT
Alta coach receiving national award, again
Lee Mitchell, winner of 14 state championships, will be one of two coaches honored as Gatorade's Coach of the Year during a ceremony in Los Angeles on July 12. Read more»
Sunday, July 17 2016 5:08 p.m. MDT
Things I know for sure about running
The older I get the less I know. There are a few things about running and myself I know for sure, though. Read more»
Sunday, July 10 2016 4:50 p.m. MDT
Security, safety concerns at Rio Olympics have me worried
With all the problems plaguing Summer Olympics host Brazil — contaminated water, political turmoil, police on strike, raging crime, the host country's financial crisis and, most Read more»
Tuesday, July 12 2016 7:50 p.m. MDT


Larger families need to budget wisely
Larger families need to budget because having a lot of children doesn’t give you an excuse to live out of control or mean that living out of control without a plan is the definition Read more»
Tuesday, July 12 2016 7:14 p.m. MDT


Brexit: sovereign kingdom or little England?
Talk about a great idea executed badly. In seeking a newly sovereign United Kingdom, the Brits might well find themselves having produced a little England. Read more»
Sunday, July 3 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Can Donald Trump be considered a Luddite?
Trump’s populist economic plan is reminiscent of the Luddite movement in England in the early 1900s. I’m not surprised that Trump is playing the Luddite in the general election Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
The conservative case for Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, not Donald Trump and Mike Pence
In 2016, our nation’s freedom and social cohesion would be better served if Utahns were to elect Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, not the presumptive nominees of either the Republican Read more»
Sunday, July 17 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Primary results and the future of Count My Vote
Despite Republican Party lawsuits, confusion and opposition, numerous candidates gathered signatures this election cycle. The primary election showed voters don’t care how a candidate Read more»
Sunday, July 3 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Britain's welcome revival of nationhood as it leaves the EU
The Leave campaign won the referendum on withdrawing because the arguments on which the Remain side relied made Leave's case. The Remain campaign began with a sham, was monomaniacal Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Prayer can solve many of the world's problems
Eliminate the kind of gnawing hunger that saps hope and you strengthen nations and make a strong case for freedom and liberty.You also strengthen this country at the same time. Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 6:39 a.m. MDT
Globalization: one nation indivisible
We must not let fearmongers exploit our moment of agony; rather, we must remember we are Americans, who pull together in tough times. What we need now are leaders who will call upon Read more»
Saturday, July 2 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Replacing big pharma's products: how good are the generic options?
One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution (GS). Read more»
Tuesday, July 5 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Clinton, Warren make double-trouble for Trump
Watching Hillary Clinton beaming sidewise on stage as Elizabeth Warren taunted Donald Trump brought the Wrigley twin ditty to mind: Double your pleasure, double your fun, with double Read more»
Friday, July 1 2016 12:15 a.m. MDT
When fear bypasses common sense, it's painful for everyone
A businessman from the Emirates was recently taken down by police at a hotel in Ohio after a clerk told her family he made her nervous. It was like a physical version of the game "Gossip," Read more»
Wednesday, July 6 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Real Utah election reform still awaits
Even the best of men and women become corrupt when they are given too much power for too long. That is why limits on power, including party power, are crucial to good government. Read more»
Wednesday, July 6 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT


2 ways of taking the gospel to others
How we model our beliefs may be more important than any words we ever say, although words, too, are essential to preaching the gospel. Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Does God have a plan for your life?
Why I believe "everything will work out," maybe just not on this earth. Read more»
Tuesday, July 5 2016 3:50 p.m. MDT
Are you a reliable witness for your life?
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Wednesday, July 6 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Amid tragedy, making time to get to know others
I am aware, every day, that I live in a bubble. We are only a short drive from Falcon Heights, Minnesota, where Philando Castile was shot last week. But we might as well live in a different Read more»
Wednesday, July 13 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT


Drone-warfare thriller ‘Eye in the Sky’ is on Blu-ray, DVD
The thoughtful and disturbing “Eye in the Sky,” set against drone warfare in the age of international terrorism, is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, Read more»
Thursday, June 30 2016 7:01 p.m. MDT
Learning to face fears generation after generation
I shattered my son's expectations one day when I admitted I do get scared sometimes. But he didn't know the half of it. Here's to all the scaredy-cats who face the world one day at Read more»
Tuesday, July 5 2016 4:59 p.m. MDT
Top parenting ideas No. 6 — The family vision statement
Every business seems to have one — on a plaque, on the wall — an attractively worded statement of vision and purpose and goals. Families can benefit as much as businesses Read more»
Tuesday, July 12 2016 7:10 p.m. MDT