Now, he's been everywhere
With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:36 p.m. MST


Wrestling tournament honors coach who embodied the best of wrestling
The Wrestling Against Cancer duals at Provo High kick off the 2014 wrestling season by honoring a coach who embodied the toughness and never-quit attitude of wrestling. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 8:55 p.m. MST
Arizona teaches Utes about waiting
Never a Rose Bowl team, the Wildcats still have dominated Utah since the Utes joined their new conference. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 11:22 a.m. MST
Regardless of circusmtances, BYU's defensive numbers will stand after win over Savannah State
The numbers that BYU's defense produced Saturday will stick in the Cougars' record book beyond this season — regardless of the opponent being 0-12 and struggling. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 22 2014 7:00 p.m. MST
Still lots of questions for Florida State and Jameis Winston
The Seminoles are back on top of the rankings, but considering the cloud that Jameis Winston and his teammates are playing under, is anyone outside of Florida happy about it? Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 4:20 p.m. MST
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
Ski Utah offering fifth- and sixth-graders free ski passes
Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:04 p.m. MST


Don't buy a house until you're really ready
The idea that you save money because your house payment is the same or even a little less than your rent is a myth. It costs more to own a home, period. As a homeowner, you’re Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Office etiquette tips can help you get through the holidays
I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 6:06 p.m. MST
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


The proposed carbon cap with China is not as good as it sounds
If this were a real breakthrough, I'd be an enthusiastic supporter. I have long advocated for a tangible global agreement to curb carbon. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Obamacare was a rude awakening for Americans
The Obamacare rollout was a rude awakening for Americans, validating the uneasiness they have felt about the legislation from the beginning. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Hospitality laws, tax increases and other issues in 2015 session
The 2015 legislative session begins in two months. Posturing on issues has already begun. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
Nelson Rockefeller’s life is pertinent to modern political system
Richard Norton Smith could not have known, when he began his labors 14 years ago, that publication of his "On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller" would coincide with a presidential Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Like it or not, ride sharing is here to stay
My driver acknowledged he had violated a city ordinance by picking me up at the airport. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 10:00 a.m. MST
Fundraising is not about the money
Fundraising is about more than raising money. It’s about being together and enjoying the time together. Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 22 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
A tale of two Mexicans who entered the U.S. illegally
This story is about two Mexican citizens who came from two very different economic sides of their society. Yet, their stories converge in that they believed they could achieve a better Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 6:30 p.m. MST
Pope Francis calls for a modern resurrection of family in society
Francis has delivered a pastoral message that is consistent with the church's long-held beliefs on marriage. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 7:12 a.m. MST
Daddy-daughter duo turn trip to the movies into nightmare
It's just a little thing, a dad and his daughter enjoying a day at the movie. ... They're playing with each other by thumping the chair in front of them with their feet, whispering Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Our representatives should be elected, not appointed
The problem is the law on filling legislative vacancies. It currently removes voters from the process of choosing their own representatives. It retains power for political parties but Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:33 p.m. MST
Controversial Keystone, immigration events are more about symbolism than substance
Last week, the Senate refused to authorize the Keystone Pipeline and President Obama used his executive powers to establish his version of immigration reform. Both events were highly Read more»
Monday, Nov. 24 2014 12:00 a.m. MST


A note on the limits of archaeology
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Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 6:34 a.m. MST
Meet a gym staffer who teaches with wet towels
Imagine a community, school or family where every single set of eyes was focused on the messes and how best to clean them up. Imagine if every business or government body — local, Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 10:25 a.m. MST
Talking religion with Polycarp the cabbie
Poli, his wife and four children left Sinaloa to get away from the drug craziness. I figured when a family looks for refuge in a tough border town like Mexicali, it shows how bad things Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 22 2014 5:00 a.m. MST
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 5:00 a.m. MDT
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
Receive all things with thanks — it is the season for our hearts to rejoice
Both the Pilgrims and the Mormon pioneers suffered and sacrificed for their faith, remained close to God through all their sufferings and turned to him with praise and thanksgiving Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 23 2014 12:33 a.m. MST
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
The good Mormon Democrat
Can you be a good Mormon and a Democrat? It's time to throw out the assumptions and judgment. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 3:15 p.m. MST


It won’t be a wonderful life if you end up without a pink knit cap
Life gets real busy. I got a sneak peak into how I might feel about my own life if I finish it without a pink knit cap. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 14 2014 4:15 p.m. MST
DNA might have something to say about what siblings have in common
Sometimes I wonder how much my relationship with my family is shaped by shared experiences and how much it's shaped by shared genes. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 11 2014 3:55 p.m. MST
Helping kids put the thanks in Thanksgiving
With stores pushing sales on Thanksgiving day, it's harder than ever to teach kids what true gratitude really means. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 20 2014 3:00 p.m. MST
Stand for something, stand for yourself
Standing is healthier than sitting because it is easier to get up and walk away from one's work to stretch and look out the window. Operating in spurts of time is more productive than Read more»
Monday, Nov. 17 2014 5:55 p.m. MST
In tribute to Thanksgiving
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Tuesday, Nov. 18 2014 3:15 p.m. MST
When the scruffy look is perhaps a whisker too much
The time of year is nearing when men with beards are pretty popular. A beard and a red suit will get you lots of attention, but will it get a guy a girl? Santa may be great to fill Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 19 2014 5:54 p.m. MST