• 'To Them of the Last Wagon': One hundred years after the pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, a member of the First Presidency delivered a powerful talk about those whose story had yet to be told. Go online to hear or read the address.• Ken Niumatalolo: Read what the first-year head football coach of the Naval Academy told church members recently at a fireside in Woodbridge, Va.
Read about today's Pioneer Day celebrations around the valley, from the Sunrise Service to the parade to how the MormonTimes.com running team fared in the Deseret News 10K.
• Singing sensations: The Osmonds will take the stage this weekend with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.• The Bloggernaccle Back Bench: In commemoration of Pioneer Day, MormonTimes.com blogger Emily Jensen looks at pioneering blogs.
• Mormon Media Observer: Even with some considering Mitt Romney the front-runner to be John McCain's running mate, the media continue to concentrate on the Mormon issue.
• Centennial celebration: The Ogden Stake marks its 100th-year anniversary with four days of activities, including a fireside by Elder Marlin K. Jensen.