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Here & there: Relating to Syrian refugees 

FEATURE — My family and I were homeless for two weeks the summer I turned 13.  That first afternoon, before we really even knew we were homeless, we drove aimlessly down once familiar streets, now mysterious under a cloak of angry clouds and the hew of a burgundy sun, trying to make sense of the scene unfolding […]


Felt’s Facts: Canyon View’s stunning offense the focus this week 

Felt’s Facts – Week 7 – 2015 Falcons Soar Canyon View came into the season with an all-time record of 43-134, winning less than 25-percent of its games since opening in 1997. The Falcons have experienced just two winning campaigns in 18 years of football (1998 and 2000). But they’re enjoying a breakout season under […]


Blue Blood: Cougars have themselves to blame in Michigan fiasco 

COMMENTARY — The BYU Cougars have found the enemy — and it is themselves. BYU fell victim to itself through a long list of key crucial components in last week’s beating at the hands of a rejuvenated Michigan program. The dream start to the 2015 season had a nightmare end as it closed out the first quarter of […]

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Relationship Connection: I’m worried my wife is close to cheating on me 

Question My wife has a very big and loving heart. She takes care of our four children and me. For the last year, she has been helping a recently divorced couple with their two girls, who happen to be very good friends with my children. About six months ago, the mother left the two girls […]

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On the EDge: Should a Muslim be allowed to be elected? Before you answer, consider this 

OPINION — Should a Muslim be banned from the White House simply because of his or her religion? Before you answer, I have two words for you to ponder: Mitt Romney. A lifetime member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Romney clearly has no ties to the Muslim faith. Still, you might recall that […]


Bleeding Red: Utes head into bye week on a high after successful Duck hunt 

When it comes to ducks and you just want to shoot The Robertson clan has nothing on the Utes I know one game is not a dynasty yet But just the beginning I’m willing to bet COMMENTARY — Wow! Going into last weekend I thought that Utah had a legitimate chance to beat Oregon, but […]


Perspectives: Doing our homework on the pledge 

OPINION – Peer pressure is a tricky thing. This is particularly true as it applies to young people. At one time or another, most of us received the timeless parental admonition, “If your friends were jumping off a cliff, would you do it too?” This can be good advice, especially when one’s peers are encouraging participation […]


Felt’s Facts: Now 10 teams left as undefeateds in Utah prep football 

Felt’s Facts – Week 6 2015 Undefeated and Winless Jordan and Provo fell for the first time this season while Layton Christian and Timpanogos won for the first time. Halfway through the regular season, 10 teams savor perfect records while 11 others remain winless. Half of the unblemished teams reside in Class 5A: Mountain Crest […]


Blue Blood: Big stage again for Cougars as they meet Harbaugh in ‘The Big House’ 

COMMENTARY — BYU lost and Tanner Mangum didn’t save the day. So what. This BYU team is so fun to watch and this Saturday, the team is center stage once again in the college football world. In what will be another great game for BYU to showcase itself this Saturday (10 a.m. MT on ABC), […]

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Relationship Connection: Can my controlling, angry husband change? 

Question My husband and I have been married for 13 years. He is very controlling and needs to micromanage every little situation. Everything needs to revolve around him and what he wants at that time. He is very intense and gets upset and worked up very easily over minor things. He works very hard, however […]


TWIR9: Smaller region means every game is that much more important (updated) 

Note: In its original publication, this column stated that only four teams make the playoffs in 3AA football. In fact, six teams make the playoffs from each region, with the No. 1 and No. 2 teams receiving byes (Oct. 30). The No. 6 teams will go to the No. 3s and the No. 5 teams […]


On the EDge: Let’s use the ‘Idol’ concept to elect our next president 

OPINION — We all have our guilty little pleasures, weaknesses that are a bit embarrassing but, nonetheless, harmless. One of mine is that, well, as much as I hate reality TV, I’ve been known to watch lame talent shows like “America’s Got Talent” and “American Idol.” I don’t really expect to see anything of real […]


Bleeding Red: Those Utah special teams are, well, special 

Corey Butler-Byrd took a kickoff to the house Britain Covey ran a punt back like Mighty Mouse Running one kick back for a score was a good plan But why not run back two kicks just because you can COMMENTARY — I wish I had Utah’s defense/special teams on my fantasy football team last week. […]


Perspectives: Hildale, tragedy, our humanity 

OPINION – It was reassuring last week to see that our humanity is intact here in Southern Utah in the aftermath of last week’s deadly flash flooding that claimed at least 20 lives. Nowhere was this more apparent than in the immediate outpouring of service, donations and compassion that flowed to the affected families of […]


Bleeding Red: ‘Holy War’ should have been this week for Utes and Cougars 

No U and Y game should be a sin I can’t wait until they play again No I’m no quitter Yes I’m still bitter As I think about what might have been COMMENTARY — One of the common steps in any addict recovery program is admitting that you have a problem. I’ll admit it — […]

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