"In the era of social media, the endorsement of those within one's circle of friends is likely to carry much more weight than that of a news organization."
This poll has 50 percent of respondents saying Donald Trump is the most honest candidate, while Hillary Clinton gets a measly 24 percent thumbs-up.
This is a big deal in Utah where more than 4,600 people have died from drug overdoses in the past 10 years, 603 in 2014 alone.
There are 8,794 high-school boys in Utah who participate in football. No girls.
Both PacifiCorp and the state are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for, uh, protecting the environment.
Humana is joining Arches Health Plan in leaving Utah's individual insurance marketplace.
This was the story of an experiment by one LDS congregation to bring Mormon converts of disparate countries together in worship.
A Lifted Letter & Waterworld
Poor Ol' Phil
What is it about the Deseret News and Phil Lyman? Once again on Sunday, the D-News featured the convicted scofflaw on its front page, and said he "doesn't believe" he broke the law.
Right to Bare Arms & Saving Lives and Money
The Monumental Dispute
Parsing through the Bear Ears controversy is not unlike figuring out the Mideast crisis. This became clear in the comprehensive yet confusing coverage of the issue in the Deseret News.
Get the Story Straight & Manning the Watershed
Actually, Utah legislators, it's not about the law so much. Research shows that parents are the key to teenage drinking.
If you want nuclear power, you might just have to sacrifice your beloved coal.
Legal Woes and Real Food Rising
Youth Suicide on the Rise
Without getting into the guns and drugs dialogue, there is bad news for Utah children on the mental health front.
Climate Change is Real & Bears Ears Showdown
Climate Change is Real
Local climate-change advocates were heartened when Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest public oil company, came over to their side of the global warming and climate-change debate—sort of.
Hope for Education and Rebel Without a Cause
Hope for Education
Well, it looks like State School Board incumbent Leslie Castle is on her way out—that is, unless she somehow eeks enough votes to push out the second-highest vote-getter, Shelly Teuscher in a District 7 contest with odds-on favorite Carol Lear. Why is this significant?
Coal Priorities & UTA Budget
Let's start with Utah's highest priority: keeping the coal industry chugging along.