Enlightened teaching from a former Buddhist monk
Wijitha Bandara, a former Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka, teaches religion at Salt Lake Community College in an enlightening way. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 4 2015 8:00 p.m. MDT


In St. George, the mile I dread is made bearable by the family I love
Mile 18 is consistently the toughest part of any long-distance run for me. This time, I dedicated that stretch of the marathon to my friend, Mark Taylor. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 4 2015 8:00 p.m. MDT
Kent Myers should have started for USU from Day 1
Though backup took Aggies to win over CSU, coach Matt Wells says Chuckie Keeton was his first, best choice. Saturday's game seemed to show otherwise. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 3 2015 11:15 p.m. MDT
BYU, Utah and Utah State should all win — but it won't be easy for Cougars or Utes
BYU, Utah and Utah State all face interesting matchups heading into another week of college football. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 10 2015 8:49 a.m. MDT
Spread offense hazardous to QB's health
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Thursday, Sept. 17 2015 6:35 p.m. MDT
Top of Utah Marathon is must for runners
With so many local races to choose from, runners can feel overwhelmed deciding where to spend their time and money. If I had to choose only one Utah race to run each year, the Top of Read more»
Monday, Sept. 28 2015 9:27 a.m. MDT
Despite defeat, Aggies' hopes much higher than they were a week ago
It's not very often that a coach, his team and their fan base can come away feeling better about things after a loss than they do after a win. But that's certainly the case for Utah Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 12 2015 11:55 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


Charging off a debt doesn't free you from collections
Charging off a debt doesn’t mean that the right to collect has been given up or revoked. ... They don’t think they’re going to collect, but it doesn’t mean that Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 6 2015 6:35 a.m. MDT
To keep employees, focus on management, culture, balance
A new survey found that things like work-life balance, managers who emphasized transparency and positive company culture were major factors in deciding whether people stayed with a Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 6 2015 6:55 a.m. MDT
Fed should hold off on raising interest rates
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Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT


The Iran 'treaty' is charading as a deal on Capitol HIll
Congress is finally having its say on the Iran deal. It will be an elaborate charade, however, because, having first gone to the U.N., President Obama has largely drained congressional Read more»
Friday, Sept. 11 2015 12:19 a.m. MDT
Let the people decide on Medicaid expansion
Utah has spent over three years debating Medicaid expansion, with no resolution in sight. Let’s put the Medicaid expansion question on the November 2016 ballot, along with a broad-based Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 8 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Once 'Athens of the West,' a Kentucky city seeks revival and improvements
Unveiled at the Broadband Communities conference here in Lexington, a new 3,400-mile gigabit network will be open access and available to everyone. And Kentucky citizens and businesses Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 4 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
With government shutdown avoided, focus shifts to Medicaid expansion
The scary prospect of a federal government shutdown has been avoided, making Halloween less frightening in Washington, D.C. But in Utah, Medicaid expansion has risen from the dead, Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 4 2015 12:05 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
Are there dangers with fantasy sports and gambling? You bet
The danger of sports gambling is that the fundamental nature of the fan experience will change. The DraftKings scandal is an example of dangers that lurk. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 8 2015 9:22 a.m. MDT
Lawmakers neglect their moral duty
Looks like Utah lawmakers have run out of excuses in denying health care for the poor. Legislators have misread the patience of our people as ignorance and weakness. Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 10 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
It's time for candidates to make simplification of tax code an issue
Maybe it’s time for those running for office to make simplification of the tax code an issue in the upcoming national elections. Read more»
Monday, Oct. 5 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
The GOP's new version of McCarthyism
What is there to say about House Republicans' inability to get something right? With Kevin McCarthy's recent response to the simplest question about GOP accomplishments in Congress, Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 4 2015 12:00 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
Voters want new ideas and new faces
Dissatisfaction is high – in both parties. Whether a “new face” candidate can ride the wave into the White House or other offices remains to be seen. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 7 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT


Perhaps the world's most important living Christian philosopher
Alvin Plantinga doesn't write for easy reading. But he's a remarkable thinker, and he has some things to say that philosophically minded members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 8 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
'War Room' draws battle lines with Satan and secularism
Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. And a similar thing has happened with "War Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 10 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
Your presence is requested: Put away that phone and talk
Phones are changing the way we interact with others and the time we spend alone, but it's not too late to make changes. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 7 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
What to do when critics howl around general conference
While faithful members of the LDS Church sometimes feel like punching bags when faith is challenged, punching back only leads to black eyes. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 9 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT


Why clutter is sometimes so hard to clean
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Tuesday, Sept. 29 2015 5:32 p.m. MDT
Australian thriller ‘The Code,’ Season 7 of ‘Little House’ on DVD
The acclaimed Australian mystery-thriller series “The Code” and the seventh season of “Little House on the Prairie” are on DVD this week. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 9 2015 6:13 p.m. MDT
Living with less, and loving it
Living out of a suitcase for three months has taught me just how few possessions I need to enjoy life. Read more»
Monday, Oct. 5 2015 6:15 p.m. MDT
The grand in being a grandparent
As a grandparent, you are positioned to create the kind of family narrative that can make your grandchildren stronger and more resilient. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 6 2015 6:55 p.m. MDT
Dreams of these three people are forever tied together
We all have dreams. Some work out, and others we trade away for different ones. This is a story about several dreamers whose wishes came true through hard work. It’s also about Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 7 2015 6:40 p.m. MDT