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Utah

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
Outwardly lobbying Big 12 by Mendenhall is right on track
There is little debate BYU's future football fortunes as an independent are limited and subject to scheduling whims. With announcement of a future SEC foe in Missouri, Mendenhall was Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 7:50 p.m. MST
Still lots of questions for Florida State and Jameis Winston
The Seminoles are back on top of the rankings, but considering the cloud that Jameis Winston and his teammates are playing under, is anyone outside of Florida happy about it? Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 4:20 p.m. MST
Expect Whittingham and Mendenhall to stick around awhile
Utah's Kyle Whittingham and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall have been mentioned as possible candidates for other college football jobs, but they should be around a few more years. Read more»
Sunday, Dec. 7 2014 10:00 p.m. MST
College football campaign was full of surprises in Beehive State
The 2014 collegiate football campaign was full of surprises — some good, some not so good — for teams in the Beehive State. And, as it turned out, only two teams — Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 29 2014 8:11 p.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

Don't buy a house until you're really ready
The idea that you save money because your house payment is the same or even a little less than your rent is a myth. It costs more to own a home, period. As a homeowner, you’re Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Office etiquette tips can help you get through the holidays
I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 6:06 p.m. MST
One solution for air pollution: Big data
Although big data will never replace human innovation or environmental responsibility, it can provide the tools and insight we need to reduce pollution and improve air quality. Read more»
Tuesday, Dec. 16 2014 12:00 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
Nelson Rockefeller’s life is pertinent to modern political system
Richard Norton Smith could not have known, when he began his labors 14 years ago, that publication of his "On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller" would coincide with a presidential Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Like it or not, ride sharing is here to stay
My driver acknowledged he had violated a city ordinance by picking me up at the airport. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 10:00 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
A tale of two Mexicans who entered the U.S. illegally
This story is about two Mexican citizens who came from two very different economic sides of their society. Yet, their stories converge in that they believed they could achieve a better Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 6:30 p.m. MST
Pope Francis calls for a modern resurrection of family in society
Francis has delivered a pastoral message that is consistent with the church's long-held beliefs on marriage. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 7:12 a.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
Our representatives should be elected, not appointed
The problem is the law on filling legislative vacancies. It currently removes voters from the process of choosing their own representatives. It retains power for political parties but Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:33 p.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 10:20 a.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
Every Sunday is a testimony meeting in a 'Come, Follow Me' classroom
Evidence of effective implementation of "Come, Follow Me" can be found when every Sunday becomes a testimony meeting in your classroom where teenagers not only learn but act and share Read more»
Saturday, Dec. 6 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
Coming to the throne of grace
Christmas is a season of grace, a time to reckon with ourselves and with others, boldly forgiving, boldly asking forgiveness and remembering that the Giver of good gifts made it all Read more»
Wednesday, Dec. 17 2014 6:22 a.m. MST

Family

Constant software updates threaten to run us all off the road
Have you ever finally agreed to update the software in your phone or computer and had it create far more problems than it solved? If so, you've probably been told it's just a "generational Read more»
Friday, Nov. 28 2014 5:15 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 4:55 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
A 'Children for Children' Christmas concert
We tried a Christmas tradition many years ago that got traction and stuck, and since then it has grown bigger and bigger and is now practiced by our children in their families and neighborhoods. Read more»
Monday, Dec. 15 2014 10:15 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