Former BYU linebacker Larry Carr going on the offense
Former BYU football star Larry Carr, himself a sufferer, wants to raise awareness about the challenges that come from brain damage caused by too many hits to the head. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 20 2015 8:15 p.m. MDT

U.S. & World

Presidential candidates are in a job interview that never ends
Running for president can't be easy. It's like being in a job interview that never ends. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 18 2015 10:08 p.m. MDT


Holyfield offers advice to South Salt Lake Police Athletic League participants, supports their annual tournament
The former undisputed world champion in two weight classes met with local kids during his visit to Utah as part of the charity bout with former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 7:05 p.m. MDT
Aggies facing one of their most important games ever
A win over Utah would give the Aggies instate pride, but much more, including a first-ever win over a ranked power conference opponent. It's not too late to make the most of one of Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 10 2015 6:04 p.m. MDT
BYU's Mangum, Boise State's Ryan Finley will be center of attention in regional showdown
Both quarterbacks in the BYU versus Boise State game will do better if they have help from a run attack in Saturday's matchup in LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 11 2015 8:20 p.m. MDT
The late, great Wayne Estes ... and what might have been
How good was Aggies basketball star Wayne Estes? If he had been able to complete his senior season, and if freshmen had been allowed to play, he would probably rank as the highest-scoring Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 2:40 p.m. MDT
Why I hate running
I hate running, it's true. But I hate not running more, so I keep putting one foot in front of the other. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 5:20 p.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


Renting can be better for short-term moves
Most of the time, as long as you’re financially ready for such a big investment, buying a house is a good move. But if I’m in your situation, and I’m not sure if it’s Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Take the right kind of break to rejuvenate yourself at work
I'm a big believer in the benefits of breaks. I see them as little opportunities to build work-life balance in the middle of a day at the office. As such, I was interested to read the Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 5:00 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
Testing the 'beneficiaries pay' theory of medicaid expansion
As more details emerge from Utah's "Gang of Six’" Medicaid expansion framework, it is clear that physicians will be expected to foot much of the bill. This theory is worth further Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 17 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Bitcoin use seeks to harness self-reliance through digital money
The flourishing and eventual mainstream usage of a free-market currency like Bitcoins could be the truly significant technological innovation of our era. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 13 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Autumn season means Congress back in action
Congress is back in action for its autumn session. Members face some very tough issues, so we naturally offer our simplistic solutions. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 12 2015 10:45 p.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
Fewer poor children are dying — the great success story of our times
Many Americans react strongly to the notion that tax dollars go to foreign aid. The truth is these expenditures amount to less than 1 percent of the federal budget. It may be the most Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 10 2015 12:51 p.m. MDT
Taxing doctors creates a moral dilemma
Should teachers, lawyers, firefighters and police be taxed for providing public service? If not, then why should doctors and hospitals be taxed for providing health services for the Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 12 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Our personal experiences as acts of philosphy, politics and economics
Now is a perfect time to analyze what we do and, if necessary, make some changes. Primary among the priorities I want to adjust is related to how my actions can be consistent with my Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT
Frank remarks from an opportunistic rant of a 1 percenter
Stupid sells, apparently. Sometimes, it takes a 1 percenter with nothing to lose to say what's true. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 12:49 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
Sen. Lee needs to change his approach to legislating
Sen. Mike Lee recently wrote he had never been given a chance to implement the kind of reform he went to Washington to achieve and faulted the legislative processes. The problem is Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2015 12:05 a.m. MDT


Another look at human divinization
The Latter-day Saint doctrine of exaltation may or may not be precisely the same as the doctrine taught by the early Christian "fathers." That can be debated. But no debate will lessen Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 10 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
36-year-old terminally ill father says everyone has two stories
Paul Moore believes everyone has two stories to tell. The terminally ill husband and father chooses to tell the most inspiring one he can. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 10:45 a.m. MDT
Missing the Sunday School of yesteryear
I have to believe there’s still a place in the handcart company for guys like me, the guy who looks back with longing. I'm the guy who remembers things — things others have Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 16 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
It's not about the run
When I step outside on a cold morning for a jog, it's not about putting in the miles. It's about what I learn in the process. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
Advice for future full-time missionaries: Why faith, laundry and an honest mission photo matter
By following five basic steps you can be a better-prepared missionary and more effective disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. Read more»
Friday, Sept. 18 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT


When being a pack rat isn't so bad: Preserving a piece of personal history
I'm a believer in getting rid of things you don't need, but my dad's approach to belongings has made me reconsider. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 6:10 p.m. MDT
‘Princess Bride,’ ‘Psycho,’ ‘Ghost’ among upcoming big-screen revivals
A lot of fan favorites will be shown on local theater screens over the next few weeks, including “The Princess Bride,” “Psycho,” “Ghost,” “The Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 10 2015 6:45 p.m. MDT
How to nix sibling bickering before it drives you crazy
I was going to lose my mind if I heard one more ridiculous fight between my children. Then, I found a system that restored the peace and my sanity. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 14 2015 8:55 p.m. MDT
The magic of total commitment
Real, full-on, no-caveat, nothing-held-back marriage commitment actually becomes a kind of magic. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2015 7:32 p.m. MDT
'Moving forward a step at a time' on life's highway
Our lives are day-to-day journeys with stops and detours, rough roads and smooth roads. In spite of problems, if we recalculate our compass due north it can be a never-ending journey Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 23 2015 7:46 p.m. MDT