From cancer patient to symbol of hope, Lexe Selman's journey will come full circle Friday
Lexe Selman will put an exclamation point on her recovery from cancer when she and her Arizona teammates play against the University of Utah on Halloween Day in the shadow of the hospital Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 25 2014 9:30 p.m. MDT
For 95-year-old, the secret to doing nothing is doing something
About to turn 95, Ralph Moffat's still going strong, with no rocking chair in sight. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 19 2014 9:55 p.m. MDT


For 1 young athlete, finding a way to participate is the only way to enjoy life
The Courageous Kids Track Meet at BYU gives children with rare and life-threatening syndromes and medical conditions the opportunity participate in sports. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 12 2014 9:00 p.m. MDT
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson goes airborne when he needs to
Utes get bowl-eligible as their offense gets going down the stretch in a big victory over USC Saturday. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 26 2014 12:05 a.m. MDT
BYU's defense needs Bronco Mendenhall's full-time attention — now
The experiment is over. The past two years, Bronco Mendenhall backed away from being BYU's defensive coordinator and this year gave up play-calling. It's time for this specialist to Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 25 2014 9:55 p.m. MDT
Berlin Marathon is a life-changing experience
I knew running the Berlin Marathon would be an interesting experience. But I didn't expect it to change me as much as it did. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 10 2014 10:40 a.m. MDT
Nobody but the Aggies and their most ardent fans believed they could beat BYU
Nobody in their right mind, except maybe the most ardent Aggie fans and that determined group of guys in Utah State's locker room, could have imagined this was possible. But the Aggies Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 4 2014 5:30 p.m. MDT
Jim McMahon not the greatest? You might want to reconsider
I was inundated with emails about my piece on Jim McMahon’s graduation, jersey retirement and induction into BYU’s Hall of Fame from a few weeks ago. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 12:05 p.m. MDT


Keep expectations clear regarding loans
If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
What is your ROI for seeking work-life balance?
In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 8:00 a.m. MDT


The nation expects competence, not miracles, from White House
Obama's principal job is to administer the government and to get the right people to do it. That's called management. Obama had never managed anything before running for the biggest Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 23 2014 8:20 p.m. MDT
Rights vs. privileges — understand the difference
While enjoying many privileges in a free society, we must not fall into the trap of believing privileges are rights. Once a privilege is recast as a right, it suddenly becomes immoral Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 23 2014 9:41 a.m. MDT
Gossip topics for diehard politicos before election 2014
With the World Series underway, it’s time for some “inside baseball” analysis that only the most diehard followers of politics will care about. So here are some of Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 26 2014 12:15 a.m. MDT
The list of derogatory terms continues to grow
The FCC petition argues that broadcasting during prime time of the word "Redskins" has "an adverse impact on impressionable young Indian as well as non-Indian children." Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 15 2014 10:15 p.m. MDT
Unfortunately, Canada may never be the same
As terrorism continues to grow like a cancer (and whatever happened in Ottawa, it was terrorism), freedom begins to look differently. We may never regain what is lost. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Audit reveals politicians' double standards
It appears the governor and legislators have different standards when it comes to programs for the poor and show what groups and policies they favor. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 25 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
What's the next step in the Ebola crisis?
Ebola has been in the news. But much of the news has not offered background information about the disease. Read more»
Monday, Oct. 20 2014 9:16 p.m. MDT
Some Ebola panic is healthy if it means solutions
We know that symptoms present within 21 days, so why not quarantine every traveler who has visited or lived in an infected country (Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone) in the past 30 days Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 15 2014 9:20 p.m. MDT
Can a Mormon not be a liberal?
Liberalism is a term having become a grab-bag for all sorts of meanings. Whittle away the incorrect definitions of the term, and I believe it is worth the trouble to be a liberal. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 22 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's book depicts lost Obama
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has written a book in which he says that President Obama “lost his way” in policy decisions concerning the Middle East. Read more»
Monday, Oct. 20 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT


I want to un-invite my friend to general conference
This writer is concerned about inviting her friend to conference. Angela gives advice. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 3 2014 11:32 p.m. MDT
Some things are more important than others
Latter-day Saints take a high view of the reliability of scripture, but we don't believe in scriptural inerrancy. And, anyway, some aspects of the scriptures are more important than Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 23 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
A day in the life of Mormon missionaries in Norman, Oklahoma
A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the day with missionaries in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission. Though much is the same from missionary to missionary and from mission to mission, Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Couple's book calls for Christian action
Kerry and Chris Shook are a pleasant-looking couple from Texas with a bit of advice for the rest of us: Let’s hear less talk, and see more walk. A Latter-day Saint might say: Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 25 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
9 tips for survival parenting
Every parent knows that sometimes, especially in those early years, you are battling extreme conditions. For all you parents still in the throes of survival mode, here are nine tips Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 22 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT


How grape juice, purple puke and delicious jelly taught me about preserving family history
I thought I was allergic to grape juice, but it turns out I wasn't. I guess the same could be said for learning about my family tree. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 15 2014 8:51 p.m. MDT
Speed-dating for a mom friend?
Mommy friends are about the hottest commodity a stay-at-home mom can have, so it’s no wonder we’re always on the lookout for solid fellow mothers to add to our Rolodex of Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT
Everyone is a critic, and that's too many
They say, “Everyone's a critic.” If that is the case, there are a lot of critics in the world. And if each of those critics were to pronounce their opinion two to three Read more»
Monday, Oct. 13 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT
Do we teach our kids joy, or do they teach us?
Through the years, we have thought a great deal about joy. One of the things we have concluded is that the greatest joys of all come in and through and because of families. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 4:00 p.m. MDT
FamilyTree Gathering 'a book containing the records of our dead'
The book "containing the records of our dead which shall be worthy of all acceptation" has now been identified. It is FamilyTree. This is according to the address at October general Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Friday night lights shine bright in the USA
In spite of the controversy going on in professional football, high school football remains a ritual and a welcome event in towns and cities everywhere in this country. It’s a Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 15 2014 3:30 p.m. MDT