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Want a ride to the past? Matt Burch will drive you there
For Matt Burch, what began as a hobby — building and restoring horse-drawn carriages — has turned into a full-time labor of love. Read more»
Sunday, May 1 2016 5:13 p.m. MDT

Sports

Golden Gloves National Tournament returns to Utah for 3rd time in 8 years
Utah may not have a lot of recent Golden Gloves champions, but the national tournament returns to Utah for the third time in less than a decade. The tournament opens Monday at 6 p.m. Read more»
Sunday, May 15 2016 9:08 p.m. MDT
A slice of smart: Utah Jazz deliver on Quin Snyder contract
Multi-year deal gives Snyder time to finish what he began, with a team on the verge of the playoffs. Read more»
Friday, May 6 2016 4:50 p.m. MDT
Sitake is taking advantage of religious ties crucial to advancing BYU football brand
It's only been a few months since BYU hired Kalani Sitake to replace Bronco Mendenhall. But word of his goals, tales of his staff and descriptions of the culture he wants to establish Read more»
Sunday, May 1 2016 9:44 a.m. MDT
The greatest underdog story ever
Forget the Mets, the Miracle on Ice and Hickory High, Leicester City — the Detroit Lions of England's Premier League — just topped them all Read more»
Tuesday, May 3 2016 6:15 p.m. MDT
My mom makes me a better runner
Running may make me a better mom, but my mom has made me a better runner. Read more»
Sunday, May 1 2016 8:46 p.m. MDT
Memories of rushing the court after Stars ’71 championship
With one exception, rushing the court or field after a big victory is not a great idea. Read more»
Sunday, May 29 2016 9:48 p.m. MDT
Hopefully, Hornacek will turn out to be a good fit as Knicks' coach
Jeff Hornacek, the popular former Utah Jazz shooting guard and assistant coach who was fired as the Phoenix Suns' coach in February, will soon be named the new N.Y. Knicks' head coach. Read more»
Saturday, May 28 2016 8:13 p.m. MDT

Opinion

The world according to Trump
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Sunday, May 1 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Puerto Rico is bankrupt
Puerto Rico has at least a $2 billion budget deficit this year that it cannot close. Read more»
Thursday, May 5 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
With unanimous House passage, Email Privacy Act may become real
With our society having evolved from Web pages and social networks to "cloud computing" — in which personal documents aren't stored on personal computers and smartphones, but Read more»
Sunday, May 1 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Convention battles, SB54 and medical marijuana
As a longtime supporter of Count My Vote, I was disappointed to see Johnson side with the party machine and attack Herbert because he gathered signatures. Read more»
Sunday, May 1 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay there
Puerto Rico's troubles will benefit America if the bond market, sobered by a demonstration that government bonds can be risky, becomes a restraint on state legislatures by raising the Read more»
Thursday, May 5 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Utah's air pollution problems defy simple solutions from Washington
We need a law that takes a more holistic approach to the problem. We need more studies to determine all the factors that pollute the air. We probably should bring other nations to the Read more»
Wednesday, May 4 2016 12:15 a.m. MDT
Mother taught me how to live
When we moved into a “real house,” there was no heating or indoor toilet, and the kitchen sink had only cold water. My mother, however, was in heaven because she had a yard Read more»
Saturday, May 7 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT
Closing the gap between indigenous people and other in Australia
For one of the first times, there appears to be a real desire to engage with the indigenous people to collaboratively look at addressing these problems. But history suggests rhetoric Read more»
Tuesday, May 3 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Rules are for breaking
The GOP might better expend its energies considering alternative voting methods that might have prevented Trump's ascendancy and likely would prevent future demagogues. Read more»
Thursday, May 19 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Food for thought: How hunger and social policy sometimes get tangled, misunderstood
You can view individuals with certain really difficult but largely unseen challenges as starfish on a beach; it turns out that tossing them back into the ocean so they can thrive may Read more»
Tuesday, May 3 2016 12:00 a.m. MDT
Our campaign finance system promotes the wrong values
Whether we have candidates who must beg others for cash or candidates who are woefully distant from the average American, our system is reinforcing the wrong values. Read more»
Wednesday, May 4 2016 12:10 a.m. MDT

Faith

Mother's Day is a negative day for me
This reader is struggling with motherhood. She feels like it doesn't come naturally to her and that she is doing a bad job. Read more»
Saturday, May 7 2016 8:41 p.m. MDT
When Jesus purged the temple at Jerusalem
Significantly, according to the New Testament Gospels, Jesus revered the temple at Jerusalem. He believed that he stood in a special relationship with the God to whom it was dedicated, Read more»
Thursday, May 5 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Finding a dollop of Lincoln in Sen. Bob Bennett
During my years on the editorial board at the Deseret News, Sen. Bob Bennett came by many times to clue us in. And seeing his name on our “things to do today” always made Read more»
Wednesday, May 11 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
Greatest generations require great mothers
Tom Brokaw's "The Greatest Generation" teaches of duty and sacrifice in WWII. Mothers played a critical role training that generation, just as the mothers of the stripling warriors Read more»
Sunday, May 8 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT
An open letter to my granddaughters
Leave a legacy of learning, faith, love and service. After all, your finest legacy is not what you accomplish, but what God accomplishes in you. Read more»
Friday, May 27 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Asking a critic to name his favorite movie is a loaded question
Asking a critic to name his favorite movie is like asking him to name his favorite child. There’s no safe response. Read more»
Thursday, May 5 2016 7:05 p.m. MDT
Country roads take me back to Oklahoma
As I was driving down the street a few nights ago, I realized how things change. What was foreign can become familiar. Where you once felt lost can help bring you home. Read more»
Tuesday, May 10 2016 4:00 p.m. MDT
Small churches should save for emergencies
You should already be running a monthly and annual budget on the church, so separate the necessities per month and multiply that by a three to six month figure. Read more»
Tuesday, May 3 2016 6:35 p.m. MDT
Putting the family council to work
Some of our best moments as a family come when we take the time to talk as equals. Read more»
Monday, May 2 2016 8:45 p.m. MDT
Good advice for ending the school year on a high note
Why do kids, especially teenagers, do crazy stuff? Maybe it's because their brains aren't fully developed. At the end of the school year, it would be nice for them to have something Read more»
Wednesday, May 11 2016 5:30 p.m. MDT
All the world's a staged (house)
In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death last week, I decided to stage not a play but a house. My house. Read more»
Wednesday, May 4 2016 5:00 a.m. MDT