Former BYU linebacker Larry Carr going on the offense
Former BYU football star Larry Carr, himself a sufferer, wants to raise awareness about the challenges that come from brain damage caused by too many hits to the head. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 20 2015 8:15 p.m. MDT

U.S. & World

Presidential candidates are in a job interview that never ends
Running for president can't be easy. It's like being in a job interview that never ends. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 18 2015 10:08 p.m. MDT


Holyfield offers advice to South Salt Lake Police Athletic League participants, supports their annual tournament
The former undisputed world champion in two weight classes met with local kids during his visit to Utah as part of the charity bout with former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 7:05 p.m. MDT
Moses Malone owned it, even with Utah Stars
The way he left Utah said something about the way he would rebound in the NBA. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 9:15 p.m. MDT
Mangum versus Finley dealt out plenty of drama for BYU against Boise State
Boise State's Ryan Finley had just his second career start while it was the first starting assignment for BYU freshman Tanner Mangum. Their stories and performances took center stage Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 12:42 p.m. MDT
The late, great Wayne Estes ... and what might have been
How good was Aggies basketball star Wayne Estes? If he had been able to complete his senior season, and if freshmen had been allowed to play, he would probably rank as the highest-scoring Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 2:40 p.m. MDT
Why I hate running
I hate running, it's true. But I hate not running more, so I keep putting one foot in front of the other. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 5:20 p.m. MDT
4 Utahns inducted into Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame
Four Utahns were inducted Thursday evening into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Utah Olympic Park. There are 66 recipients in the Hall of Fame from Utah, Read more»
Friday, Sept. 25 2015 11:50 a.m. MDT


Renting can be better for short-term moves
Most of the time, as long as you’re financially ready for such a big investment, buying a house is a good move. But if I’m in your situation, and I’m not sure if it’s Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Take the right kind of break to rejuvenate yourself at work
I'm a big believer in the benefits of breaks. I see them as little opportunities to build work-life balance in the middle of a day at the office. As such, I was interested to read the Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Fed should hold off on raising interest rates
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Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT


Testing the 'beneficiaries pay' theory of medicaid expansion
As more details emerge from Utah's "Gang of Six’" Medicaid expansion framework, it is clear that physicians will be expected to foot much of the bill. This theory is worth further Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 17 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Improving religious freedom must begin with cultivating society's soil
Christians in the Middle East face genocide under the convert-or-die policy of the Islamic State as Christians suffer persecution under aggressive secularism in the West. The common Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 20 2015 12:08 a.m. MDT
Second GOP debate highlights some substance, endless entertainment
It would be really nice if Republicans would rally around a candidate early and focus attacks on Democrats instead of each other, but that would be far too sensible. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 20 2015 12:12 a.m. MDT
Trump's 'management' skills highlight a bobblehead campaign
It is unclear that Trumpkins will all migrate to one candidate when their hero departs, strutting while slouching. And although deferring delights can be virtuous, nothing is now more Read more»
Monday, Sept. 28 2015 12:22 a.m. MDT
How the prison could help Salt Lake City, and why you don't need to breathe to be happy
Maybe in a few years lawmakers will complain about the economic development the state is missing along I-80 because of the new prison. Then we could begin the relocation process all Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2015 6:53 a.m. MDT
Seems like Salt Lake is being 'Aspenized'
Forgotten are the “nuts and bolts” priorities Salt Lake City Council members said residents wanted — to improve public safety, municipal services, street lighting Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 19 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Our personal experiences as acts of philosphy, politics and economics
Now is a perfect time to analyze what we do and, if necessary, make some changes. Primary among the priorities I want to adjust is related to how my actions can be consistent with my Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Frank remarks from an opportunistic rant of a 1 percenter
Stupid sells, apparently. Sometimes, it takes a 1 percenter with nothing to lose to say what's true. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 12:49 a.m. MDT
The 'death' of faith may be exaggerated; believers still outnumber those who don't
Various polls and new stories make it sound as if religion in America is in its death throes. It's easy to lose sight of the reality that most people do have religious convictions. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 6 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Sen. Lee needs to change his approach to legislating
Sen. Mike Lee recently wrote he had never been given a chance to implement the kind of reform he went to Washington to achieve and faulted the legislative processes. The problem is Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT


Western Missouri as a 'holy land'
There is great value in visiting the places where Jesus walked and taught in the Middle East. But sites associated with powerful sacred events and the eyewitnesses to them are also Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 17 2015 5:05 a.m. MDT
36-year-old terminally ill father says everyone has two stories
Paul Moore believes everyone has two stories to tell. The terminally ill husband and father chooses to tell the most inspiring one he can. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 10:45 a.m. MDT
Missing the Sunday School of yesteryear
I have to believe there’s still a place in the handcart company for guys like me, the guy who looks back with longing. I'm the guy who remembers things — things others have Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
LDS FAQs a perfect resource for 'Come, Follow Me' discussions
One of the best surprises of the "Come, Follow Me" curriculum for youths is how interactive classroom conversations can sway from age-appropriate levity to powerful moments of testimony. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
It's not about the run
When I step outside on a cold morning for a jog, it's not about putting in the miles. It's about what I learn in the process. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Advice for future full-time missionaries: Why faith, laundry and an honest mission photo matter
By following five basic steps you can be a better-prepared missionary and more effective disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 18 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT


When being a pack rat isn't so bad: Preserving a piece of personal history
I'm a believer in getting rid of things you don't need, but my dad's approach to belongings has made me reconsider. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 6:10 p.m. MDT
The rediscovery of a long-missing pie fight is great news for film buffs
The Laurel & Hardy short “The Battle of the Century,” which has been on the short list of most sought-after “lost” films, has been found with its classic Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 17 2015 6:15 p.m. MDT
How to nix sibling bickering before it drives you crazy
I was going to lose my mind if I heard one more ridiculous fight between my children. Then, I found a system that restored the peace and my sanity. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 8:55 p.m. MDT
The magic of total commitment
Real, full-on, no-caveat, nothing-held-back marriage commitment actually becomes a kind of magic. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 7:32 p.m. MDT
'Moving forward a step at a time' on life's highway
Our lives are day-to-day journeys with stops and detours, rough roads and smooth roads. In spite of problems, if we recalculate our compass due north it can be a never-ending journey Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 7:46 p.m. MDT