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Baltic Avenue just bought Boardwalk!
The sale of Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Corp. means the old Park West ski resort is now king of the hill. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 28 2014 9:00 p.m. MDT

Sports

Domestic violence isn't a distraction — it's an issue the NFL needs to address
Continuing to talk honestly and openly about domestic violence is the only way to bring real and lasting changes. Let's hope the NFL decides to be a leader on the issue instead of an Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 14 2014 10:15 p.m. MDT
Guaranteed wins don't exist for Utes
One of the games Utah fans thought was winnable goes out the window as Utes' conference schedule gets underway. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 10:55 p.m. MDT
NFL's Goodell seeks out Ty Detmer, Texas' Charlie Strong
With public relations issues plaguing the NFL over domestic violence issues and league policies and discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell is reaching out to former NFL players like Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 2:05 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
We'll blindly continue to follow and love the National Felons League
That guy who first referred to the NFL as the National Felons League was, unfortunately, right. These days, the National Football League is filled with enough lawbreakers to fill a Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 11:56 p.m. MDT
Kemoeatu brothers show what the NFL really needs right now
It’s a rare commodity, but the Kemoeatu brothers are showing us that it is possible to be both tough and kind. Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 11:15 a.m. MDT

Moneywise

Everyone needs a financial game plan
It doesn’t mean you’re not a grown-up just because your default button doesn’t go straight to spreadsheets. And just because you’re like that doesn’t mean Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 12:10 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
Setting our sights on education
Investing in America’s future workforce is the most viable long-term strategy for helping us emerge from financial crisis and for laying the long-term foundation for a strong, Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 9 2014 3:28 p.m. MDT

Opinion

Our real Islamic State strategy: containment-plus
Today, jihadism is global, religious and financial institutions ubiquitous and its roots deeply sunk in a world religion of over a billion people. We are on a path — long, difficult, Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 25 2014 8:05 p.m. MDT
The Utah Debate Commission helps create well-informed voters
In a representative republic, where our elected leaders make decisions on behalf on the people, being well-informed about the principles, motives and beliefs of those who seek to represent Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Utah's education funding needs a boost, not a crisis
Does Utah face an education crisis because of low per-pupil spending? Should some transportation funding be transferred to schools? Is it time for a tax increase for public education? Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 28 2014 6:33 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 6:29 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
Let local folks control a new education system
How about parents and teachers running their own schools? Schools where local people have actual control that prepare students to thrive in a new world. Read more»
Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Save capitalism by focusing on income equality and opportunity
A robust and relatively wealthy middle-class has long been a trademark of the United States. Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 7:30 a.m. MDT
Mark Sanford's ongoing saga with himself
As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 16 2014 8:30 p.m. MDT
'She asked for it' subverts justice and hampers violence prevention
There are lots of reasons I care about how my girls dress. But I'm not willing to let anyone use their clothing choices as an excuse to justify someone else's appalling behavior. "She Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 23 2014 12:00 a.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
Make climate conversations more than just hot air
In the debate over global climate woes, we want more than just either side simply blowing "hot air." We need computer models that are more accurate and thus more useful in helping develop Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT

Faith

My returned LDS missionary brother is proselyting too much
I'm dating a nonmember and my returned missionary brother is trying too hard to convert him to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. How do I ask him to calm down? Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 24 2014 10:35 a.m. MDT
Thinking clearly about archaeology and the Book of Mormon
Many critics of the Book of Mormon regularly base their arguments on faulty assumptions and misconceptions. An article published in 1993 could help them and others by eliminating those Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 25 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
50 bookstores, 10 days, 8 states, 1 crazy idea
From Wednesday, Sept. 24, to Saturday, Oct. 4, I’m changing my address to a rental car and will visit at least 50 bookstores in eight states. Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 24 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Now pitching for the Angels: Joseph Smith
The baseball playoffs are upon us. And, as you’d expect, Joseph Smith is on the side of the Angels. He knows he shares a name with the Mormon prophet. He just doesn’t know Read more»
Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
The horrors of heroin addiction
Heroin addiction is a growing problem in the U.S. One family's story might help others prevent and deal with the problem as well as helping others become more aware. Read more»
Sunday, Sept. 7 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
9 ways to be the meanest mom (in a good way)
Fellow members, you know who you are. You wield that secret club card called Limits and Responsibility. For the uninitiated, here is the nine-step requirement for membership in the Read more»
Wednesday, Sept. 24 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Book review: 'Women at Church' encourages empathy, understanding
"Women at Church" acknowledges or at least implies that change can also lead to unintended consequences, necessitating flexibility and sensitivity rather than wholesale adoption of Read more»
Thursday, Sept. 11 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

The 'Marathon Man' becomes the 'Broken-down Man'
I announced in May that I was the "Marathon Man" because I planned to run a marathon in a year. I didn't know that marathons are 26 miles long and that they require you to be on a diet Read more»
Friday, Sept. 12 2014 8:59 p.m. MDT
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
The difference between being interesting and being interested
We can choose whether we are interested or interesting. One can be both. Elements that make a person interested include agency (courage), awareness (selflessness), attention (focus, Read more»
Monday, Sept. 29 2014 5:20 p.m. MDT
What to say to a flirtatious co-worker
If you are astute in reporting what is already happening and insightful about the effects it has on things your co-worker cares about, he or she is likely to listen. Read more»
Tuesday, Sept. 2 2014 5:00 a.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
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