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Blue Blood: Changes needed in Provo for football team to turn it around 

COMMENTARY — It’s a tough week to be a BYU columnist for St George News and frankly I am not sure what direction to take this article other than a little venting from a fans point of view. After four straight losses coming off its 4-0 start, BYU seems to be sliding into a hole they […]

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Winterizing your lawn now will pay off next year 

SOUTHERN UTAH — As weather begins to shift into milder fall temperatures, you may have noticed that your lawn is looking a little dried up from the summer heat. Your initial instinct may be to just turn on the sprinkler and not worry about it until after winter. What you may not know is that right now […]

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A-List: Fractured Prune 

OPINION – Raise your hand if you love donuts. Raise both hands if your mouth is officially watering already. I know I’m not the only one currently waving my arms in the air. I mean, let’s be real – this delicacy is love at first bite. Especially when we’re talking cake donuts at Fractured Prune. Although this […]


Relationship Connection: My stepdaughter won’t let me see her new baby 

Question My husband and I have been together nine years. We were both married before and ended up cheating on our spouses, which is how we ended up together. Even though we both regret doing that to our families, all of these years later, we’re happy together and have a good marriage. We’ve tried to […]


On the EDge: When will something be done about Short Creek? 

OPINION – The news reports out of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona, continue in a tragic vein. Last week, a 17-year-old boy who lives in the community was charged with sexual conduct with a minor and two felony counts of child molestation. A 14-year-old boy was charged with one felony count of child molestation. Mohave County […]

Staheli Family Farm: Final week, fall festivities; Bash Out Cancer, smashing pumpkins 

WASHINGTON — Staheli Family Farm has been a prized part of the community for more than five decades. Providing sought after fall festivities throughout the month of October like their winding corn maze, colorful pumpkin patch, and their spooky Field of Screams – still open for enjoyment all week – culminating in its “Bash Out […]


Bleeding Red: There was no place like home for Utes Saturday night 

The offense continued to run cold then hot But when it counted they were dead on the spot Yes the Utes gave their fans a reason to cheer As the defense proved again the buck stops here COMMENTARY — Last weekend my 8-year old daughter, Sammie, finally got a chance to don her Dorothy (from […]


Perspectives: For a better community, have lunch with a cop 

OPINION – Some people seem mildly surprised to learn that I have a number of friends who are in law enforcement. Because I regularly question whether government power is being exercised properly, it is often assumed that I must hate cops. I do not. My commitment to good government is simply stronger than my desire […]


Blue Blood: Cougars at a crossroads as they visit Boise State Friday night 

It saddens me to admit it this week, but it appears that BYU was really a one-man show this year! I was probably in denial, once Taysom Hill was lost for the season, in believing that BYU could still pull it together and win the majority of this year’s scheduled games. I considered all the factors, […]


Letter to the Editor: Women’s issues? Not 

OPINION – For some folks, The American Association of University Women might sound like a way for its members to assure one another that their college education was not wasted in a world of diapers, dishes and dusting. For others it might sound “snobby” or an “uppity” way for women to flaunt their education in order […]


Relationship Connection: My irresponsible daughter wants me to pay for her wedding 

Question Our 28 year-old daughter lives at home with her five year-old son with my husband and I. She wants us to throw her a wedding with her boyfriend. Problem is she has a mediocre job, he lives with his mom still, and has a job. I’m against spending money on a wedding without a plan for […]


On the EDge: Crossing political lines, or Why I voted for Ronald Reagan … twice 

OPINION – With the election just around the corner, I was talking to a friend the other day about voting, the candidates, the issues. Needless to say, this being Utah, all things are not equal. Whether you are on the winning or losing side of that equation doesn’t matter. Without dialog, opposition, a choice, elections […]


Complete wellness; ditch the doughnuts, save the marriage 

OPINION—A couple on the verge of divorce reached out to their ecclesiastical leader for support because they were so unhappy in their marriage. During their visit, their leader asked them to help him understand what was going on. They reported a general lack of motivation and energy, which specifically affected their ability to work on […]


Bleeding Red: Change of offensive heart has Utes riding high 

Mid-season grades for the Utes are now out And as always, the defense has been stout While the passing game is famine or feast When running the ball Booker is a beast! COMMENTARY — Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” is a classic song from that decade affectionately known as the Awesome 80’s. Two […]


Perspectives: Lesson from feminist vs. university; free speech, natural rights 

OPINION – When a feminist speaker recently canceled a scheduled engagement at Utah State University, her decision should have been easily understandable. Instead, it has created significant confusion in the minds of some about what exactly the First and Second Amendments are and how they protect our natural rights. The issue began when an emailed […]


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