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Now, he's been everywhere
With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:30 p.m. MST

Sports

Wrestling tournament honors coach who embodied the best of wrestling
The Wrestling Against Cancer duals at Provo High kick off the 2014 wrestling season by honoring a coach who embodied the toughness and never-quit attitude of wrestling. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 8:55 p.m. MST
Arizona teaches Utes about waiting
Never a Rose Bowl team, the Wildcats still have dominated Utah since the Utes joined their new conference. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:22 a.m. MST
Christian Stewart's season of gratitude: Never been a BYU quarterback like him
So far this season, Christian Stewart has thrown 17 touchdown passes in relief of starter Taysom Hill. HIs goal as a senior who walked on was to throw just one. From where he's had Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 7:43 p.m. MST
The one position the Utes struggle to fill
In the midst of the passing era, the Utes have struggled to find a steady, dependable quarterback in recent years — but it's almost always been that way. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 8:55 p.m. MST
Don't blame Andy Phillips for Utes' OT loss
The Utes have reasons for their loss to Arizona State Saturday besides Andy Phillips' missed field goal in overtime, such as an anemic offense and two dropped interceptions. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 7:05 p.m. MST
Let's wait awhile longer before deciding if Jazz's Gordon Hayward is a superstar or overpaid
After he signed a lucrative four-year contract, some people declared Gordon Hayward was overpaid. But after a slow start, he put together a three-game stretch of a superstar in waiting. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 9 2014 12:40 a.m. MST
Ski Utah offering fifth- and sixth-graders free ski passes
Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:04 p.m. MST

Moneywise

Saving for education trumps saving for weddings
Once you have education savings, retirement and extra house payments underway, then you could start putting aside a little extra for weddings. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Thanksgiving policies show companies' commitment to work-life balance
A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 8:39 a.m. MST
The overwhelming potential of alternative energy
Growth in alternative energy can significantly strengthen the Intermountain West’s economy while simultaneously supporting the global environment. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 11:10 a.m. MST

Opinion

The proposed carbon cap with China is not as good as it sounds
If this were a real breakthrough, I'd be an enthusiastic supporter. I have long advocated for a tangible global agreement to curb carbon. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Obamacare was a rude awakening for Americans
The Obamacare rollout was a rude awakening for Americans, validating the uneasiness they have felt about the legislation from the beginning. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Hospitality laws, tax increases and other issues in 2015 session
The 2015 legislative session begins in two months. Posturing on issues has already begun. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
Government’s legitimacy falls short given recent Wisconsin raids
Wisconsin can repair its reputation by dismantling the "John Doe" process and disciplining those who have abused it. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 9:40 p.m. MST
How to save America — get politicians to express gratitude for each other
I have reasons for suggesting such madness, and surely in Washington such behavior would be considered as insane as purchasing a fleet of snowplows in New Orleans. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 6:28 a.m. MST
Fundraising is not about the money
Fundraising is about more than raising money. It’s about being together and enjoying the time together. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 22 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Dependency, poverty and employee ownership
Full employment, the opportunity for everyone to have a job who wants one, is an indispensable condition to allow all to thrive economically. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 24 2014 7:30 a.m. MST
True or not, Bill Cosby accusations are part of high-tech lynching
Whatever the truth about Cosby, due process has been the victim of what Clarence Thomas once called a high-tech lynching. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 9:53 p.m. MST
Daddy-daughter duo turn trip to the movies into nightmare
It's just a little thing, a dad and his daughter enjoying a day at the movie. ... They're playing with each other by thumping the chair in front of them with their feet, whispering Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Remember to give thanks for freedoms
In between the turkey dinner and the next football games, we should pause for a minute to consider freedoms we typically don’t think much about — freedoms of speech, of Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Controversial Keystone, immigration events are more about symbolism than substance
Last week, the Senate refused to authorize the Keystone Pipeline and President Obama used his executive powers to establish his version of immigration reform. Both events were highly Read more»
Monday, Nov. 24 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
The UN, child rights, parents and sexuality education
As the U.N. celebrated the 25th anniversary of the treaty on the Rights of the Child, many countries spoke out on the rights of the parents to determine the sex education of their children, Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 8:36 p.m. MST

Faith

Should I end this relationship before the holidays?
Woman debates whether she should or should not end her two-year relationship before the holiday season and asks Angela for advice. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 7:47 p.m. MST
A note on the limits of archaeology
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Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 6:34 a.m. MST
Meet a gym staffer who teaches with wet towels
Imagine a community, school or family where every single set of eyes was focused on the messes and how best to clean them up. Imagine if every business or government body — local, Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 10:25 a.m. MST
Why we feast — instead of fast — on Thanksgiving
Ask 10 members of my family to name their favorite dish from my mother’s Thanksgiving dinners, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But for me, it will always be her turkey Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Potatoes to feed both body and soul
The McPherson family of Stevensville, Montana, plants five acres of potatoes on their family farm to be given away to food banks, church groups and families across the state. They hope Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 8 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
Receive all things with thanks — it is the season for our hearts to rejoice
Both the Pilgrims and the Mormon pioneers suffered and sacrificed for their faith, remained close to God through all their sufferings and turned to him with praise and thanksgiving Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
World religious leaders to gather at Vatican symposium on roles of men and women
Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church and leaders of 14 faith traditions from 23 countries will meet at the Vatican Nov. 17 to affirm and discuss the complementary roles of men and women Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 6:15 a.m. MST
The good Mormon Democrat
Can you be a good Mormon and a Democrat? It's time to throw out the assumptions and judgment. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 3:15 p.m. MST

Family

It won’t be a wonderful life if you end up without a pink knit cap
Life gets real busy. I got a sneak peak into how I might feel about my own life if I finish it without a pink knit cap. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 14 2014 4:15 p.m. MST
Searching for ancestors can be complex and frustrating — especially at 3 a.m.
My frenzied search for my great-great-great grandmother proved fruitless — but I found an interesting story about her son. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 4:58 p.m. MST
Helping kids put the thanks in Thanksgiving
With stores pushing sales on Thanksgiving day, it's harder than ever to teach kids what true gratitude really means. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:00 p.m. MST
Stand for something, stand for yourself
Standing is healthier than sitting because it is easier to get up and walk away from one's work to stretch and look out the window. Operating in spurts of time is more productive than Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 5:55 p.m. MST
Make Thanksgiving last all year
This week, as we celebrate the wonderful, family-gathering holiday of Thanksgiving, let's try to think a little more about how we can make gratitude a more consistent staple of our Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014 4:45 p.m. MST
When the scruffy look is perhaps a whisker too much
The time of year is nearing when men with beards are pretty popular. A beard and a red suit will get you lots of attention, but will it get a guy a girl? Santa may be great to fill Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:54 p.m. MST