The first statewide Pioneer Day celebration was held July 23 and 24 in 1857, 10 years after the pioneers began to settle along the Wasatch Front. Since that 1857 celebration, the tradition has continued, growing into a spectacle of rodeos, pageants and fireworks. The Days of '47 Parade is the longest-running parade in the state and one of the longest-running parades in the nation.
Most Central American children streaming across the United States’ southwestern borders are teens, but many are under the age of 10. Collectively, they’re seen as poster children for... Read more »
Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
The global spotlight has fallen on Russia once again as the country fields blame for the Malaysian passenger plane that was shot down over Ukraine and the 298 people killed as a result, according... Read more »
The first company of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley at the end of July 1847, blazing — and sometimes quite literally building — the trail for thousands of pioneers to... Read more »
Caleb Bennett has always had a special connection with Utah rodeos. After all, he grew up around them. Read more »
Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff... Read more »
Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: The worst (and best) things to say to someone who is grieving
Too many times, we avoid those in pain because we aren’t sure what to say. Read more »
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing. Read more »
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton got his junior season off to a superb start, only to have it derailed by a knee injury in Game 6. Read more »
According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »
A 50-acre fire burning in Ogden Canyon since Saturday was fully contained Wednesday night. Read more »
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings 'Happy' medley...
- A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's...
- Motherhood Matters: 3 unbelievably simple...
- Ask Angela: Are my leggings modest?
- Dear daughter, I hope you never conform to...
- Kyle Whittingham, players unfazed by media...
- What life was like for the Mormon pioneers...
- Community rallies for Kamas family after...
- Dick Harmon: Big 12 not looking to... 225
- Richard Davis: Latter-day Saints should... 190
- In our opinion: U.S. Supreme Court... 99
- Kyle Whittingham, players unfazed by... 93
- Dick Harmon: BYU, Pac-12 scheduling is... 76
- New study: Mormon pioneers were safer... 70
- Mitt Romney Sundance film gives... 66
- Ask Angela: Are my leggings modest? 57