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Moab's ultimate recycler
In Moab, Scott Anderson has made a business out of recycling mother nature. Read more»
Sunday, May 31 2015 6:21 p.m. MDT

Sports

Wahsatch Steeplechase provides runners with unique challenges and rewards
In its 36th running, about 300 people participated in the Wahsatch Steeplechase, one of the oldest trail races in Utah. Participants ranged in age from 15 to 68 years old. Read more»
Saturday, June 13 2015 10:00 p.m. MDT
Haws family has worldview on Tyler's pro prospects
Former Cougar could well follow the path of his father to foreign lands. Marty Haws says there is much to be said for that. Read more»
Monday, June 1 2015 7:00 p.m. MDT
BYU's unexpected NCAA qualifier explains remarkable 10,000m race
Spencer Gardner was ranked 47th of 48 in the field for this week's 10,000-meter race at the NCAA regional track but his game plan to attack his goal before and during the race produced Read more»
Friday, May 29 2015 8:20 p.m. MDT
(Would-be) doctor Mark Pope has made the rounds from the NBA to BYU to UVU
Mark Pope cut out an NBA career despite being cut seven times by learning the nuances of the game and doing anything to help extend his career. He thinks that will help him as UVU's Read more»
Sunday, May 31 2015 11:19 a.m. MDT
My reason to run is just to run
Eight years ago this month I started running, and I haven't looked back. While I may be doing the same thing I was then, I'm a different girl now with different reasons to run. Read more»
Sunday, June 7 2015 8:18 p.m. MDT
Questions on the U.S. Open, Utah Jazz, Bryce Harper and more
Mike Sorensen expounds on Utahns in the U.S. Open, the NBA playoffs and all the players the Utah Jazz are bringing in for a look. Read more»
Sunday, June 14 2015 10:29 p.m. MDT
It's Warriors' role players, deep bench that'll bring home NBA title
LeBron James and Steph Curry will hog most of the headlines in the upcoming NBA Finals. But in the end, it's Golden State's supporting cast and deeper bench that will help the Warriors Read more»
Saturday, May 30 2015 6:55 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Build your budget together
The budget process, if you’re the nerd in the family, should start with you writing it all out. Then he sits down with you, has an equal say in the decisions and you two OK it Read more»
Sunday, May 31 2015 7:20 p.m. MDT
It's time, again, to leave my comfort zone
It was in September 2011 that I made a huge leap of faith. After 20 years as a professional journalist, I left the comfort of my full-time newspaper career to start a new job managing Read more»
Tuesday, June 2 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
A new chapter of US-Cuban trade relations
The opening of U.S.–Cuban relations could significantly improve human rights in Cuba and the economies of both countries — creating new jobs, boosting U.S. exports and reducing Read more»
Tuesday, June 2 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT

Opinion

Lessons from Pac-Man: Current health care system is unsustainable
Runaway health care costs are eating through the budgets of individuals, families, employers and governments, like a turbo-charged Pac-Man plowing through barriers, consuming everything Read more»
Thursday, June 4 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Can the state really force religion to change its core beliefs?
Our nation will either hold true to First Amendment principles of religious freedom and association, or it will force people, religions and everyone — including Boy Scouts — Read more»
Sunday, May 31 2015 11:43 a.m. MDT
What prospective commencement speakers should have said
Piggnanelli and Webb reveal snippets of the insights prospective commencement speakers should have imparted to the proud graduating class of 2015. Read more»
Sunday, May 31 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
On Second Thought
A lighthearted look at current events. Read more»
Monday, June 1 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
We broke our promise with the mentally ill — we need to act upon the values that built this valley
What we have done is to isolate them in a mass of human squalor we euphemistically call shelters and dismiss them as homeless. We try to ignore them or treat them with pity at best Read more»
Saturday, May 30 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
China's leader, Xi Jinping, is behind soon-to-be largest world economy
Given that China will become the largest economy in the world soon, if it is not already, now might be a good time to learn something more about the leader of this nation of 1.3 billion Read more»
Monday, June 1 2015 7:30 a.m. MDT
Unimaginable, inhumane act results in a time to grieve
Unspeakable, unimaginable, incomprehensible and unthinkable are the words we've heard and used to describe the horrific murders of nine African-Americans as they prayed in a Charleston, Read more»
Sunday, June 21 2015 10:55 a.m. MDT
Why summertime is an especially risky season for children
I almost drowned when I was a kid because it was a simple break in routine for the woman watching me. I have probably, in turn, done things that put others in danger. Experts say there Read more»
Tuesday, June 2 2015 8:45 a.m. MDT
Unforeseen successes, failures remind us we're not in control
The experiences I recently had in one day reminded me that, despite our best efforts, we are not in complete control. In the midst of our daily cares, this reminder is essential. Read more»
Wednesday, June 3 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

Should I serve alcohol at my wedding reception?
I'm having a wedding reception where those who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be in attendance. Should I serve alcohol to accommodate what they're Read more»
Monday, June 8 2015 10:40 a.m. MDT
Six evangelical 'convictions' and Latter-day Saints
How does Mormonism compare to a basic checklist of fundamental evangelical Protestant beliefs? Here's a quick and preliminary look. Read more»
Thursday, June 4 2015 6:24 p.m. MDT
Unusual family history experience links the living and the dead
Abby Hanson, a native of Ghana, is at the center of one of the most inspiring family history stories you’ll ever hear. Read more»
Friday, June 19 2015 5:05 a.m. MDT
In the modern world, there's scant room for magic
I’m not sure when people started talking about “magical thinking.” When I was in college, I don’t remember the term coming up. Now it’s everywhere. Read more»
Saturday, June 20 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
The law of the fast is a way of life
The command to fast is not something we are to do once a month for a 24-hour period of time, often accompanied by a financial donation. As stated in Isaiah 58, it is a lifestyle requiring Read more»
Wednesday, June 17 2015 3:31 p.m. MDT
Elder L. Tom Perry: An extraordinary friend and family mentor
Behind his management expertise and his big voice and smile were a deep humility, a gift for listening, a willingness to give the credit to others and the kind of meekness that will Read more»
Wednesday, June 3 2015 12:16 p.m. MDT
Is there an angel on your shoulder?
David Bradford wrote, “What did cause me to wait more than normal? Was it just chance? Was I daydreaming at the wheel? Or was there a higher power involved? Do I have a guardian Read more»
Wednesday, June 3 2015 10:00 p.m. MDT
When charity faileth during church classes
While the most important work of the Relief Society occurs within homes in our communities, our Sunday meetings should also be a place where charity never faileth. Read more»
Thursday, June 4 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Whistlers and whittlers boys of Nauvoo organized to protect the Prophet Joseph
Joseph Smith's enemies were constantly hounding him and looking for opportunities to do him harm. A special group of bodyguards was formed: the boys of the city, who were free to wander Read more»
Saturday, May 30 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Elder L. Tom Perry 'was always so good to me'
I first met Elder Perry while in San Diego for the 1980 Holiday Bowl as an 18-year-old freshman. Frankly, I didn’t know who he was – which tells you all you need to know Read more»
Thursday, June 4 2015 7:10 p.m. MDT

Family

'San Andreas' is tough to believe
If you’re looking for motivation to start participating in your neighborhood’s earthquake drills and to finally assemble your 72-hour emergency kit, simply purchase tickets Read more»
Thursday, June 4 2015 8:40 p.m. MDT
Time lends age-old perspective on childhood memories
One short moment changed my perspective on my most famous childhood memory. Read more»
Tuesday, June 9 2015 7:10 p.m. MDT
Beyond granite: What kind of home are you building?
I got lost in the details of building a new house until I refocused on what kind of home I want for my family. Read more»
Tuesday, June 9 2015 6:50 p.m. MDT
This column was not typed with my brain
I used to take it for granted that I could sit down and just type something on my computer. Recently, it has not been so easy. Read more»
Friday, May 29 2015 9:50 p.m. MDT
Essential tools for raising boys in troubling times
Boys continue to fall behind, both in school and society. Here are eight tools to help raise your boys to be men. Read more»
Tuesday, June 2 2015 4:35 p.m. MDT