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Son follows father into Hall of Fame
Thirty-six years ago, Pres Summerhays was inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Tuesday night, his son Bruce will join him. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 5 2014 8:55 p.m. MDT

Sports

For 1 young athlete, finding a way to participate is the only way to enjoy life
The Courageous Kids Track Meet at BYU gives children with rare and life-threatening syndromes and medical conditions the opportunity participate in sports. Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 12 2014 9:00 p.m. MDT
Ex-Cougar Jan Jorgensen taking his swings at his alma mater
After a quick start, Carbon High coach is dealing with the stress of turning around a program with a history of losing. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 3:25 p.m. MDT
Utah State-BYU games have been hard-fought battles
Both the Aggies and Cougars have had injuries to key players in the first third of the season, but BYU will get as many as four players back in the lineup for Friday's showdown on ESPN. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 7:40 p.m. MDT
Making sense of retired jerseys and hall induction
Jim McMahon gets his jersey retired on Friday night, 33 years after he threw his last pass for BYU, but what about the others — what about Wilson and Bosco, for starters? A little Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 5:40 p.m. MDT
Berlin Marathon is a life-changing experience
I knew running the Berlin Marathon would be an interesting experience. But I didn't expect it to change me as much as it did. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 10 2014 10:40 a.m. MDT
Nobody but the Aggies and their most ardent fans believed they could beat BYU
Nobody in their right mind, except maybe the most ardent Aggie fans and that determined group of guys in Utah State's locker room, could have imagined this was possible. But the Aggies Read more»
Saturday, Oct. 4 2014 5:30 p.m. MDT
Jim McMahon not the greatest? You might want to reconsider
I was inundated with emails about my piece on Jim McMahon’s graduation, jersey retirement and induction into BYU’s Hall of Fame from a few weeks ago. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 12:05 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Asset allocation theory has its drawbacks
The asset allocation theory is one touted by lots of people in the financial community. It’s also a theory with which I disagree. Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 7 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Different kinds of guilt affect quest for work-life balance
Nagging feelings of guilt are a significant part of my life. I've mostly learned to deal with them in positive ways, but I've found that they affect my attempts to build better work-life Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 8:41 p.m. MDT

Opinion

The real reason Republicans winning the 2014 Senate matters
Memo to the GOP: Win the Senate, then enact an agenda and dare the president to veto it. Show the country what you stand for. Then take it to the nation in 2016. Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 9:05 p.m. MDT
'Surgical' airstrikes won't excise Islamic State cancer
Islamic extremism is every bit the threat to civilized society today as Nazism was 70 years ago. As much as we may be loath to do it, we must commit ground troops to assist our allies Read more»
Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 2:24 p.m. MDT
What's all the fuss about the Utah Debate Commission?
Elections are less than a month away. A new dynamic for 2014 is the Utah Debate Commission, which is providing an organized framework for statewide and federal candidates to debate Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 5 2014 5:08 p.m. MDT
Our trivial Congress can grow in power with new term limits
Term limits can define a conservative agenda of taming executive power by enhancing the power of Congress. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 6:25 p.m. MDT
Forest Service photo rules are all about controlling the message
The Forest Service is part of the Obama administration, and the president has hardly been whispering his concerns about controlling the message. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 3:38 p.m. MDT
Chronic absenteeism in education: Families change, but schools don't
The recent forum on school absenteeism reminded me of what the keynote speaker said at a child welfare conference I attended in California many years ago: “Our children are the Read more»
Monday, Oct. 6 2014 4:37 p.m. MDT
Scottish independence, what now?
On April 18, 1949, bells and celebrations erupted in Ireland. Thirty-three years after the beginning of the Easter Rebellion, the Republic of Ireland Act came into force, severing the Read more»
Monday, Oct. 6 2014 8:51 p.m. MDT
Vote for those who understand what's really at stake
Not to be a party pooper for End Timers, who are doubtless giddy right now, but we can prevail over the pestilence of savages and the plague of Ebola. But government is only as good Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 8 2014 8:28 p.m. MDT
Gather the family for a civics lesson — Watch the debates
In recent years, candidate communication with voters has been dominated by sound bites. But this year Utah voters can go beyond those brief remarks to hear candidates’ positions Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Middle East problems are back in the news — front and center
The problems of the Middle East are back in the news — front and center. Read more»
Monday, Oct. 6 2014 2:09 p.m. MDT

Faith

I want to un-invite my friend to general conference
This writer is concerned about inviting her friend to conference. Angela gives advice. Read more»
Friday, Oct. 3 2014 11:32 p.m. MDT
October's Feast of Tabernacles
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Thursday, Oct. 2 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Dear readers — It’s all about you
You may have heard I just completed a 12-day solo journey across eight states visiting 53 bookstores. I drove 4,051 miles and spent more than 80 hours in the car. I’d do it again Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 7 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
How the Nobel Prize makes us noble
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Saturday, Oct. 11 2014 11:48 a.m. MDT
We must teach our children to pray
We need to teach our children the gospel of Jesus Christ. We must teach them to pray and talk to God. An experience with a toddler reminds us how meaningful and how important it is Read more»
Sunday, Oct. 26 2014 2:32 p.m. MDT
The power pose of faith
Try the "Superwoman" power pose and you might success in the workplace. But if you try the power poses of faith, you will find an increased connection with God and family. Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 8 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

The truth behind tall tales: Every family has at least one
Hearing the stories from my family history sometimes feels like I'm listening to a fable. It can't be true. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
What my husband has taught me about parenting
But now, after years of (mostly successful) co-parenting, I don’t just tolerate my husband’s very male style of parenting, but appreciate all it has taught me. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
Everyone is a critic, and that's too many
They say, “Everyone's a critic.” If that is the case, there are a lot of critics in the world. And if each of those critics were to pronounce their opinion two to three Read more»
Monday, Oct. 13 2014 4:20 p.m. MDT
Does commitment come first or last?
Viewing commitment as something you do after you are sure that the relationship will work out is backwards. In truth, commitment is the one thing that can cause the relationship to Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 4:35 p.m. MDT
FamilyTree Gathering 'a book containing the records of our dead'
The book "containing the records of our dead which shall be worthy of all acceptation" has now been identified. It is FamilyTree. This is according to the address at October general Read more»
Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Marking time during my turn on Earth
A long time ago, I was a young girl who thought I would never grow old. I imagined I would be the chosen one and either something would happen, like the Millennium, or I would just Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 3:50 p.m. MDT