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Fund set up to help with LDS missionary's final expenses

by Standard-Examiner | Everything Else

Those who would like to support a family here who lost their missionary son when he was hit by a car over t...


Treasure hunt near LDS temple prompts bomb squad response

by Standard-Examiner | Everything Else

A Utah bomb squad thought a package marked "Army" was suspicious, but it was just part of an elaborate plan...


Times have changed: Opening of LDS missionary calls a celebratory event

by Standard-Examiner | Opinions & Features

My mission call came on a routine autumn weekday in 1981. I wasn’t expecting it. It was only six days since...

Biography of the Book of Mormon an unbiased look at its influence

by Standard-Examiner | What They're Saying About "Us"

In “The Book of Mormon: A Biography,” (Princeton University Press, 2012) author Paul C. Gutjahr notes that ...

Utah man faked cancer, got LDS ward-sponsored Disneyland trip

by Standard-Examiner | Everything Else

Police say a South Jordan man faked terminal cancer and got a family trip to Disneyland out of the deal. Co...

Do Mormons really ban playing cards from the home?

by Standard-Examiner | Opinions & Features

Tired of repeat Go Fish games, I was shamefacedly teaching my younger daughter how to play poker. I didn’t ...

LDS General Handbook of Instructions has evolved over a century-plus

by Standard-Examiner | Everything Else

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints General Handbook of Instructions, or at least the section t...


Meth discovered at Ogden LDS Temple construction site

by Standard-Examiner | Everything Else

A small amount of methamphetamine found on the grounds of the Ogden LDS Temple drew a swift response from t...


Mormon one-size-for-all Sacramental goblet was a casualty of the progressive era

by Standard-Examiner | Opinions & Features

I was talking to an elderly woman in my LDS ward and I asked her if her father had mentioned partaking of t...

Should the U.S. Census count missionaries?

by Standard-Examiner | News from Utah

The U.S. Census Bureau won't count Mormon missionaries serving abroad in its 2010 Census. It's just too har...