Judge Royal Hansen's veterans courts gives "those who have lost their way a second chance." Read more
Sunday, March 19 2017 5:15 p.m. MDT
The governor should take the lead in pressuring the Legislature to increase dramatically the level of education financing. Gov. Herbert wants the state’s public education system Read more
Wednesday, March 8 2017 12:10 a.m. MST
It was so difficult to believe that Karl Malone would really miss the reunion of the 1997 NBA Finals team that many — including John Stockton — expected him to arrive at Read more
Thursday, March 23 2017 3:25 p.m. MDT
To fans who were in Utah in 1997, the ceremony at Vivint Arena Wednesday night revived memories of the time everybody was on the same page. Everybody. Read more
Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:15 p.m. MDT
While Bronco Mendenhall desired BYU players to make it to the NFL, he had few drafted. Kalani Sitake has had more in numbers and his emphasis and approach are different. Read more
Wednesday, March 22 2017 2:50 p.m. MDT
For me, the controversy comes down to why we should or should not allow transgender athletes to compete in sanctioned high school athletics. Let me say unequivocally, we should allow Read more
Sunday, March 5 2017 8:45 p.m. MST
We'll find out on Selection Sunday which 68 college men's basketball teams have earned the right to play for this year's NCAA championship. Unfortunately, none of them are from the Read more
Sunday, March 12 2017 9:00 a.m. MDT
Cheating in sports is cheating whether it's at the Olympics or at a small local race. One magazine recently asked if cheating was as big a deal as many on social media claim it is. Read more
Sunday, March 12 2017 3:40 p.m. MDT
The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but for governments it's not that easy. Once something is given — say, health insurance coverage to 20 million Americans — you Read more
Sunday, March 19 2017 9:00 a.m. MDT
The idea that the arts will wither away if the NEA goes away is risible. Distilled to its essence, the argument for the NEA is: Art is a Good Thing, therefore a government subsidy for Read more
Friday, March 17 2017 7:05 a.m. MDT
It would naÏve to think a nation that went from a rate of 5 percent births to unwed mothers in 1960 to more than 40 percent in 2014 does not need greater attention to how its people Read more
Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:00 a.m. MDT
Time was, a large cash reward posted for information leading to the arrest of someone who'd tortured a house pet would lead me to ask loudly why I never saw a comparable large reward Read more
Wednesday, March 15 2017 8:00 a.m. MDT
No one is going to “solve” the homeless problem. But the concerted effort by state and local governments will help a lot of people. Read more
Sunday, March 19 2017 12:30 a.m. MDT
In its zeal to repeal, the U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to overturn a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule forbidding the baiting, trapping and "denning" of bears and Read more
Friday, March 17 2017 12:20 a.m. MDT
America can’t afford to make enemies with its friends. Similarly, it’s not worth severing longstanding relations over political differences. Family and friends will be around Read more
Monday, Feb. 27 2017 12:00 a.m. MST
Complex regulations, painstakingly slow generic drug approvals and brazenly anti-competitive behavior of existing generic drug companies have resulted in “regulatory monopolies” Read more
Thursday, March 23 2017 5:00 a.m. MDT
It's very possible that this weekend will mark the 197th anniversary of the appearance of the Father and the Son to Joseph Smith. Not a bad time to reflect on that great event. Read more
Thursday, March 23 2017 7:00 a.m. MDT
The animated feature “Sing” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with a faith film taken directly from the New Testament. Read more
Tuesday, March 21 2017 1:15 p.m. MDT
Sometimes I feel badly that my life is not quite as exciting as it used to be. And then I decided to take another look at the adventure that I'm living. Read more
Wednesday, March 15 2017 10:50 a.m. MDT
I do not believe children are born intolerant. Yet somewhere on the path from childhood innocence to jaded adulthood, people learn prejudice. We learn it from a million different sources, Read more
Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:25 a.m. MDT
Savage and Jen live in downtown Salt Lake City. In their early 30s, the couple has a small, humble place to lay their heads, clothes on their backs and two undersized bikes that carry Read more
Thursday, March 9 2017 11:25 a.m. MST
Most of us grandparents love our grandchildren deeply, yet may not have made the effort to develop a unique and personal relationship with each grandchild. We should make the development Read more
Wednesday, March 15 2017 9:35 a.m. MDT
Letters are as a breath of life, expressing thoughts and feelings that no other medium can express. Love letters, letters that reflect fear, courage, laughter, family closeness. Letters Read more
Monday, Feb. 27 2017 5:50 a.m. MST