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Some coaches are losing interest in mission-bound LDS athletes

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Sean Barton believes he was born to play football. So it wasn't always easy to commit to leaving the game —...

Orson Scott Card on ugly Utah architecture, the economy, and the beauty of the earth

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

There's a strange parallax that comes when you've lived away from Utah for a while, and then return. On the...


25 Notable Church History Anniversaries in 2014

by Deseret News | News from Utah

This year, 2014, marks significant anniversaries in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...


The Best Job in All of Mormondom

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I have the best job in all of Mormondom. I know this is quite a claim, and I’m sure I’ll have a few people ...


Insight into education, careers and womanhood

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

We read in The Family: A Proclamation to the World that mothers are "primarily responsible for the nurture ...


What Happened to Joseph Smith's Brothers?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

There were six Smith sons who lived to adulthood, with Joseph Smith Jr., who was named for his father, born...

Kirtland Safety Society myths dispelled

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

There were no bailouts for the Kirtland Safety Society Anti-Banking Company when it collapsed in 1837, and ...


LDS missionary Siosiua Andrew Taufa remembered as humble, valiant at funeral service

by Deseret News | Everything Else

WEST VALLEY — Elder Siosiua Andrew Taufa, 20, was remembered Friday as a humble young man who was a valiant...

A trip to the temple and a broken locker teach powerful lesson about prayer

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I was 12 the first time I entered the Washington, D.C., Temple. I wonder how many times I’ve returned? Not ...


Family Village turns family history into game

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Family history research is now a game. Funium, a maker of Facebook games, recently released Family Village,...