Utah Superintendent of the Year — "With education, every door is open"
Martin Bates, the superintendent of Granite School District, is the son of a refugee and a first-generation American who oversees a district with a large population of refugees and Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 10:00 p.m. MST
Making history by prosecuting wartime rape
Pierre-Richard Prosper, now a Utah resident, led a legal team in Rwanda that for the first time in history successfully identified and prosecuted rape as a war crime. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 5:03 p.m. MST


Not wanting to talk to the media after a loss is understandable, but it costs supporters insight
The decision of athletes not to share their heartbreak is understandable, but they should understand it costs their fans some of the connection that makes the contests meaningful. Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 20 2016 9:00 p.m. MST
Utes are a 'Who's That?' of college basketball
Coach Larry Krystkowiak points out there are several players who have been in the program, but from the outside, almost the 'names' are gone. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 10 2016 8:05 p.m. MST
Golf Hall of Fame founder Don Collett, 90, passes beyond his life's 18th hole
Don Collett, a Navy buddy of Billy Casper and a founder of the Golf Hall of Fame when it was in Pinehurst, was instrumental in converting Casper to the LDS faith. The former Jordan Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 9 2016 8:00 p.m. MST
Top of Utah Marathon will continue in 2017
The future of the Top of Utah Marathon was uncertain until this week when race organizers announced the marathon would continue into the foreseeable future. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 14 2016 3:44 p.m. MST
Ute basketball should get back to playing fellow in-state schools more often
The Utah basketball team will play Utah Valley Tuesday night, which will be their only game against an in-state opponent this season. Read more»
Sunday, Dec. 4 2016 7:50 p.m. MST
Jay Hill has Wildcats' program back on a winning track
While the University of Utah and BYU hog most of the college football headlines in the Beehive State, and rightfully so, another instate program, Weber State, is quietly having a solid Read more»
Saturday, Nov. 12 2016 6:40 p.m. MST


How the new Republican majority can succeed
Donald Trump won fair and square and, as Hillary Clinton said, is owed an open mind and a chance to lead. It is therefore incumbent upon conservatives to think through how to make a Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
Trump is president-elect and the world did not end
It turns out the world did not end on Election Day. The sun still came up Wednesday morning. I still took my kids, including Ben, to school, on a beautiful, crisp fall day. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 10 2016 12:05 a.m. MST
The political asteroid named Donald Trump
Millions of decent, compassionate Americans were willing to abide the bizarre instincts of Donald Trump to secure a change. Almost every recognized expert, pollster and consultant could Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
A disruptive yet ruinous triumph for the GOP
At dawn Tuesday in West Quoddy Head, Maine, America's easternmost point, it was certain that by midnight in Cape Wrangell, Alaska, America's westernmost fringe, there would be a loser Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
Clinton lost despite winning, but the Electoral College must remain
This election exposed a huge urban-rural divide, and that would have been completely lost in a system that relied only on the popular vote. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 10 2016 12:30 p.m. MST
The unintended consequences of regulating Wall Street and banking
The law has made it more difficult for smaller firms to compete against the financial giants and brought more non-banks into markets, especially, as of late, into mortgage markets. Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 15 2016 12:05 a.m. MST
The mourning after a Trump victory
Trump captured a moment and promised to make America great again. He also said he'll be the president of everybody. Let's hope he wasn't just reading from a teleprompter — and Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 12:45 a.m. MST
Amid the shouting, it's surprising how much alike we really are
With the gigantic schism that's opened between liberals and conservatives in the last few election cycles, it's easy to think the two groups are as alike as pickles and penguins. Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 16 2016 12:15 a.m. MST
Change the Electoral College but not right now
In what must be a source of great confusion to the rest of the world (and perhaps many Americans), the candidate who won more of the votes of citizens than her opponent conceded the Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 16 2016 12:10 a.m. MST


The challenge the New Testament makes to the world
The four Gospels portray Jesus in a sober, serious and stunning way that demands a pivotal choice of its readers. Read more»
Thursday, Nov. 10 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Two high school classmates reunited 60 years after ‘the question’
This Thanksgiving, Martha Stevenson of Arlington, Virginia, is thankful for all the usual things. She’s got family, friends, freedom and a roof over her head. But this year she Read more»
Tuesday, Nov. 22 2016 2:15 p.m. MST
Without Thanksgivings, I'd be hoeing onions
About 40 years ago I wrote my first Thanksgiving column. It was a melancholy ditty about gathering black walnuts from my grandmother’s lawn after a day of feasting and football Read more»
Wednesday, Nov. 23 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Beautiful Croatia and a worldwide church
On a trip to Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Montenegro, I met wonderful people and lovely cultures, and I was reminded of the the worldwide nature of the Jesus Christ's church and the Read more»
Sunday, Nov. 13 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Living in the US and more than 200 miles from an LDS temple
Being part of the minority of LDS members who live 200-plus miles from a temple provides opportunities for sacrifice and self-reflection. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 18 2016 5:00 a.m. MST


Dear children, it's never too late to change the world
As I see more unveiled hate and fear oozing into our world, I feel more of an urgency to teach my children how to care. Read more»
Friday, Nov. 25 2016 9:35 a.m. MST
How to talk to your kids about the election results
After a bitter contest, make sure your children understand what's happening and how it affects them. Read more»
Monday, Nov. 14 2016 1:25 p.m. MST
Finding joy in the empty nest stage of marriage
The marital relationship in an empty nest takes on a different chemistry and presents different challenges. With no one left to take care of but each other, it can be a wonderful, Read more»
Monday, Dec. 5 2016 1:04 p.m. MST
A peek behind the scenes at one of Steve Young's book signings
The crowd was filled with old and young sprinkled with some 49er fans dressed in their finest. He greeted everyone, acknowledging their comments and leveling out their praises. Even Read more»
Friday, Nov. 18 2016 2:20 p.m. MST