Utah
Self-described water geeks Josh Palmer and Faye Rutishauser at the Utah Division of Water Resources stress that the time to set up a rainy day fund for water is when it's raining. Read more
Sunday, May 21 2017 1:18 p.m. MDT
After nearly four decades spent as a high school teacher, coach and athletic director — the last 36 years at Layton High School — Brad Hawkins has decided it's time to retire. Read more
Saturday, May 20 2017 8:35 p.m. MDT
Sports
The reality is, while the NBA wants you to believe your team has a chance for a title, it doesn't, because the system allows a couple of teams to build dream teams Read more
Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:35 p.m. MDT
An injury season put the Australian star a year behind. But if George Hill doesn't return, the Jazz could be back again hoping for Exum to quickly grow up . Read more
Saturday, May 20 2017 5:59 p.m. MDT
Nobody wins all the time, but many of BYU's sports teams have fashioned great seasons into disappointing ends with crashes, meltdowns and struggles during the most critical moments. Read more
Monday, May 22 2017 4:40 p.m. MDT
Adult Probation and Parole officers organized a relay from their offices in Salt Lake to their office in Logan to celebrate National Correctional Offices and Employees Week. I ran with Read more
Sunday, May 21 2017 8:15 p.m. MDT
Tired of listening to music? Podcasts are free and entertaining. They're can be the perfect distraction on a long run. Here are my top 10 current podcast favorites. Read more
Sunday, May 21 2017 3:50 p.m. MDT
Opinion
Trump's behavior is deeply disturbing but hardly surprising. His mercurial nature is not the product of a post-inaugural adder sting at Mar-a-Lago. It's been there all along. And the Read more
Monday, May 22 2017 1:07 p.m. MDT
Indignation about appropriation is a new frontier in the ever-expanding empire of cultivated victimhood: "Marginalized" persons from a particular culture are somehow wounded when "privileged" Read more
Sunday, May 14 2017 11:00 a.m. MDT
In San Francisco, a family of four earning $105,350 now qualifies for Section 8 housing. Read more
Wednesday, May 17 2017 8:00 a.m. MDT
Guys, as they grow up, often let their deep male friendships slide. It's far more than just a shame. Read more
Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:00 a.m. MDT
I had high hopes that with Republicans in charge, they would enact pro-growth tax reform, reduce regulations, improve health care and even get control of entitlement spending. Read more
Sunday, May 21 2017 12:00 a.m. MDT
For those lately bereft of leadership, the past few days have provided both a respite and a reason for hope. Make that two reasons — two women — Sally Yates and Condoleezza Read more
Sunday, May 14 2017 7:15 a.m. MDT
The Kennedy years were filled with hope in the future. Americans were much less cynical, more trusting, more committed to a common cause of reinforcing American exceptionalism — Read more
Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:00 a.m. MDT
Faith
Scum of the Earth (“Scum” for short) sidesteps the “in crowd” to search for the “out crowd.” The church caters to outcasts, the homeless, Goths, Read more
Friday, May 19 2017 1:35 p.m. MDT
Book of Mormon prophet Jacob spoke powerfully on chastity and virtue to the Nephites. In one verse he states, "I, the Lord God, delight in the chastity of women." Perhaps the verse Read more
Friday, May 19 2017 8:35 a.m. MDT
Some atheists fondly dream of a world without religion, in which "peace will guide the planets and love will steer the stars." It's not at all clear, though, that such a world wouldn't Read more
Thursday, May 18 2017 10:15 a.m. MDT
All dust returns to the Earth from whence it came, but there are glories and wonders associated with our Mother Earth, who was created to sustain and enrich us, and who mourns the evil Read more
Saturday, April 29 2017 12:30 p.m. MDT
This woman wants to support her friend while her friend is pregnant, but struggles because she cannot get pregnant herself and asks Angela for advice. Read more
Saturday, May 20 2017 10:10 a.m. MDT
Entertainment
The surprisingly popular backstage show-biz musical “La La Land” has arrived this week on Blu-ray and DVD, as well as on-demand sites online. Read more
Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:45 a.m. MDT
Talent alone won't do it. What we accomplish in our lives, be it with grit, guts, pluck, stick-to-it-iveness, tenacity — pick a word — they all mean working hard at something Read more
Monday, April 24 2017 1:15 p.m. MDT
I've used balled-up tissues, toilet paper, newspaper, notebook paper and ear plugs to take the edge off of noise in the past, but those methods aren't quite as effective against a temper Read more
Wednesday, May 10 2017 4:30 p.m. MDT
The non-mommy parts of me are still here, they're just not taking center stage right now. Read more
Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:10 a.m. MDT
Our family is a bit travel-addicted, but we justify it by its educational and perspective value and by the apparent compulsion we feel to visit each other and be together. Read more
Wednesday, May 10 2017 2:55 p.m. MDT