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Ken Sanders — a rare kind of book dealer
Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City says books aren't dead, and he has over 100,000 of them in his store to prove it. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 8:20 p.m. MST
Utah skiing was strong last season, early indications are 2014-15 will be a record year
Utah's 2013-14 ski/snowboard season was the third best on record with 4.16 million skier/snowboarder days counted. Early indications are that the state is on track for a record season Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 15 2014 11:52 p.m. MST

Sports

S.L. attorney celebrates his 70th birthday with 7 marathons to support his granddaughters
Lee McCullough, father of six and grandfather of 23, ran seven marathons to celebrate his 70th birthday this December. He ran to raise money for JDRF.org, as two of his granddaughters Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 8:10 p.m. MST
Real Salt Lake loving its road prospects
Scoring would have been nice, but coach Jeff Cassar isn't fazed by scoreless draw at Rio Tinto. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 12:35 a.m. MDT
Dick Harmon: Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie starts Game 7 of the World Series for Royals
It was short work, in fact it was a World Series Game 7 record for the shortest work, but former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, who lives in Pleasant Grove in the offseason, started on Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 29 2014 8:39 p.m. MDT
NBA underway: Pace yourself, everyone
Another marathon NBA season is off and running (?) — 82 games, plus playoffs and preseason, covering eight months and pretty much all four seasons. You know where this is going: Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 30 2014 10:30 p.m. MDT
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

Moneywise

Build solid emergency fund before knocking out debt
Just push the pause button on paying off debt for the moment, and build up your emergency fund a bit more. That will give you a little more wiggle room in case life decides to throw Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 10:43 a.m. MST
Stress, burnout, mistakes top list of workplace fears
Most people will face some kind of fear at work during their careers, but what scares residents of Cubeville the most? A new survey says that "having too much work leading to stress Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 7:52 p.m. MDT
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

Election is about economy, competence and solving confusion
Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 30 2014 9:02 p.m. MDT
The privilege of voting — use it and encourage it
Utah has the fifth-lowest political engagement in the country. By taking two simple steps, you can and will help change voter engagement in Utah. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 30 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Election 2014: What the fallout will say about Utah politics
In Utah, the election has had little drama until the end, when the 4th Congressional District race between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens tightened, along with some legislative Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 2 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Republicans know what to do now
Unlike the dog that chased the car until, to its consternation, he caught it, Republicans know what to do with what they've caught. Completing their capture of control of the legislative Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 6 2014 6:52 p.m. MST
IRS abuses continue — where is the outrage?
Opinion polls show people still trust the agency. If that’s true in your case, you might want to ask yourself why. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 29 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
On Tuesday, elect leaders who unite
Next Tuesday, let us all be willing to embrace new ideas in keeping with our community values. It’s the price of growth. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 1 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Trying to understand the lives of the extremely poor
The difficulty of life in poverty is a prevalent issue that has garnered continuous attention as the world continues on its path of globalization. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 3 2014 7:30 a.m. MST
As changes come to House and Senate, it’s time to act, not hope
What seems clear is that the hope-and-change formula that catapulted a relative unknown into the presidency has lost its magic. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 8:09 p.m. MDT
She's saving me money when she cares for her dad, so how can I help her?
More than 40 million Americans are caring for elderly loved ones — and that's a gift to all of us. So what can we do to help them? Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 9:27 p.m. MST
Vote thoughtfully — and make your midterm ballot count
Many Americans aren’t even aware of midterm elections — or that they matter. If past trends hold, highly ideological people — the most extreme among us — will Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 29 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Energy issues go from shortages to surpluses
We should not let current surpluses in fossil fuels distract us from working as hard as we can on renewable sources that can give us clean and cheap energy in the future. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 3 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
Doctrine and Covenants 76 is deeply significant in many ways
The revelation recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 76 restored genuine and wonderful ancient doctrine. It also teaches us about how God regards our honest questions and provides powerful Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 30 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Are you an odd duck?
You walk in the chapel Sunday and sit by yourself. Even if you’re near someone, you still feel alone. You look around at others smiling about their weeks and high-speed downloading Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Growing old and older, like Noah
In just a few weeks, I’ll turn 66. I find that, as I age, other people struggle with me growing older as well. They’re not quite sure how “old” they should treat Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 8 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
The banner you carry
The early Saints used flags and banners both to inspire them, including the huge American flag made when Utah obtained statehood. Joseph Smith was betrayed under protection of a white Read more»
Friday, Oct. 31 2014 8:00 p.m. MDT
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
6 ways for families to give thanks
There is no better time to foster gratitude than during this month of thanks and giving. We can take this opportunity to shape the culture of families toward one of appreciation. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 5 2014 5:00 a.m. MST

Family

Words can preserve what faulty memories forget
Sometimes you have to write things down if you want to remember them. Your posterity will thank you. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 6:10 p.m. MDT
Halloween costumes to terrify Mom
I’ve been thinking about the kinds of creatures that could give moms a fright this Halloween. I’m not talking about witches and monsters; I’m talking about the truly, Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 10:15 p.m. MDT
The meaning of the words 'I hope you like your baby'
One mother in the Dominican Republic received a gift from another mother visiting from the United States. A boy locked up for some crime or crimes against society wrote a message. The Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014 12:47 p.m. MST
Our love/hate relationship with Halloween
Halloween, it seems, is second only to Christmas in the minds of kids — and in the minds of retailers and merchandisers. But for parents, it is a mixed bag. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 6:15 p.m. MDT
Learning the art of love can 'Up Your Game'
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Wednesday, Nov. 5 2014 4:55 p.m. MST
My 15 minutes of garage sale glory proved disappointing
I was in desperate need of some cash. I decided to share some of my best treasures with the world in a garage sale. It was over within minutes. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 31 2014 7:48 p.m. MDT