Last Updated Jan 29, 2015 10:25PM

In the tug of war between religious freedom and LGBT rights, neither side will get everything it wants, two Mormon apostles said Thursday. “Neither right is an absolute,” explained Dallin H. Oaks, a member of the LDS Quorum of the …

Read This Article            Share

  • Sundance ‘15 review: ‘Finders Keepers’
    “Finders Keepers” HHH U.S. Documentary A story of justice, reality-show style, has deeper undertones in “Finders Keepers,” a documentary that’s by turns funny and thoughtful. …
    Updated 02:18 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • BYU finally ekes out a close one; USF coach questions officiating
    A lot of the pre-game talk before the Cougars tipped off with San Francisco on Thursday night was about close games, and how BYU was …
    Updated 01:48 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Brighton's Brooke Ingels is chased down by Copper Hills in the class 5A game as the No. 2-ranked teams battle it out at Copper Hills in West Jordan on Thursday night, Jan. 29, 2015. Prep girls’ basketball: Copper Hills retaliates in win over Brighton
    Trailing by seven at the half, the visiting Brighton Bengals decided to get a little physical Thursday night at Copper Hills. And it worked — for a wh...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
George Lucas speaks during a panel discussion, “Visions of Independence,” at The Egyptian Theatre during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City Thursday January 29, 2015.   The panel, part of Sundance’s “Power of Story” series, is the centerpiece of “Art of Film,” a program of events during the festival’s second weekend highlighting the craft and process of filmmaking. At Sundance, Lucas and Redford talk ‘true independence’
    Park City • Two titans of independent film traded stories Thursday night about how they took different paths away from the Hollywood studio system. O...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah coach Anthony Levrets reacts in the final seconds of overtime during his team's NCAA college basketball game against Colorado on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 77-72. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) Utah women’s basketball: Spate of injuries sours Utah’s high hopes, sweetens the prospect of victory
    His team trails Washington 19-4. In the Huskies’ backcourt are reigning Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Kelsey Plum and All-Pac-12 first-teamer Jazmine Da...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:04 pm   |     |   Share
    Alzheimer's Association Utah Rallies For Cure & To Reduce Disease Cost To National Healthcare
    Lobbying state representatives to pass a new bill will be of primary focus when the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association holds a rally at the S...
    Updated Jan 06 2015 04:09 pm   |     |   Share

    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes defensive tackle Filipo Mokofisi (45) and Utah Utes tight end Siale Fakailoatonga (87) dump a cooler of ice water on Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham after the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday December 20, 2014. Utah defeated Colorado State 45-10.
By the numbers: Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham’s $11M contract extension
    Kyle Whittingham’s recent contract extension has him on track to earn $11 million in base salary between now and December 2018, which would bring him ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 02:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah governor calls for action on schools, health care, religious liberty
    After years of austere budgets, Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that a revitalized economy and healthy surpluses make now the time to invest in the …
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Dabakis’ bill goes beyond housing, employment in protecting LGBT Utahns
    Until now, the debate about preventing discrimination against gay and lesbian Utahns has focused primarily on employment and housing, but a new propos...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 08:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU basketball: Cougars hold off San Francisco, 78-74
    Provo • It was almost time to hit the panic button in Provo on Thursday night. Almost. The BYU Cougars’ shooting woes continued in front of 12,452 at ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson makes a public statement of religious freedom and nondiscrimination in Salt Lake City Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. He was one of four LDS leaders that called for legislation that protects vital religious freedoms while at the same time supporting protections in housing and employment for LGBT people. Balancing LGBT, religious rights won’t be easy, Mormon leaders concede
    In the tug of war between religious freedom and LGBT rights, neither side will get everything it wants, two Mormon apostles said Thursday. “Neither ri...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:25 pm   |     |   Share
    Utahns are OK with divorce — and up for more marriages
    For years, it’s been reported that Utah has a higher-than-average divorce rate, but Census data also shows Utah’s men and women are among the least li...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 04:31 pm   |     |   Share
    Tiger’s tooth tale: ‘Dude ... caught me square’ on the mouth
    Scottsdale, Ariz. • Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his …
    Updated Jan 27 2015 12:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah's Dakarai Tucker, right, takes the ball to the basket in front of UCLA's Kevon Looney, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok) Utah basketball: Sluggish Utes fall at UCLA, 69-59
    Los Angeles • By UCLA standards, it’s been a tough year, and the somewhat sparse stands at Pauley Pavilion have reflected that lately. But on Thursday...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:31 pm   |     |   Share
    Who are this year's biggest all-star snubs?
    The NBA’s All-Star reserves have been announced so, obviously, all anybody wants to talk about are the guys who didn’t make it. Just to get it out of ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 06:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz guard Elijah Millsap (13) defends against Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young, right, in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz: Now at the top, Elijah Millsap wants more
    The success will never dull the hunger. Elijah Millsap won’t let it. He’s gone through too much change and suffered too much disappointment to become ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 08:43 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU expecting a better performance from USF tonight
    If you are a night owl, I suppose you are happy about the 9 p.m. MST tipoff time for tonight’s BYU-San Francisco basketball game at the Marriott Cente...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Grand dining: 12 places to eat near Sundance’s newest Salt Lake venue
    The decision to make Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre a venue for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is not only good for Utah moviegoers, …
    Updated Jan 26 2015 02:39 pm   |  
  • This image provided by Kia shows a portion of the company's television ad featuring Pierce Brosnan, scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Kia) Kardashian, celebrities appear in Super Bowl ads
    New York • Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. And this year is no exception. Using stars is a surefire wa...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 05:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss looks on against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning of the Rockies' 9-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) MLB: Rockies hope for fewer injuries, better results in 2015
    The Colorado Rockies won 66 games last season, finished 28 games behind the division champion Dodgers and — all things considered — were one of Major ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • photo courtesy Bryan Young

Local author and filmmaker Bryan Young and his son, Anakin, pose with various Star Wars memorabilia. Young has a column on star wars.com about cinema influences on films in the Star Wars franchise and also runs a podcast called ‘I Love’ video series: Utahn celebrates the power of ‘Star Wars’
    Bryan Young named his son after Anakin Skywalker, the Jedi prodigy who fell from grace and terrorized a galaxy far, far away as Darth Vader. The vill...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 05:42 pm   |     |   Share
    Report: ACC to count BYU football as P5 worthy
    BYU’s football program got a little bit of good news on Thursday morning, courtesy of ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy. The college football analyst reporte...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
    Sundance: ‘Sembene!’ directors visit Utah students, praise the power of storytelling
    When Samba Gadjigo was a young boy in Senegal, he dreamed of becoming French. The professor, author and filmmaker said his schooling in Senegal exposed …
    Updated Jan 29 2015 08:56 pm   |  
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Enes Kanter pulls a rebound away from Celtics forward Brandon Bass in the first half of an NBA basketball game at EnergySolutions in Salt Lake City, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Utah Jazz notes: Enes Kanter earning minutes with play
    Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has been hard on Enes Kanter at times, in no uncertain terms demanding more from his 22-year-old starting big man. And the...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 08:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Jan. 22, 2015 photo, oil trader Justin Thomas looks at his computer screens at his one-person office in Boise, Idaho. Thomas is one of thousands of oil traders around the world who have helped turn market fundamentals, lots of oil and not much demand, into a plunge in the price of crude. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger) Oil’s plunge takes a toll on traders’ egos, accounts
    New York • The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil’s market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of ec...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Traffic moves along Foothill Drive and I-215 in Salt Lake City Tuesday November 25, 2014. Lawmakers want to end fed review of Utah road projects
    Federal environmental review of proposed Utah highway projects would disappear under legislation that appears popular with state lawmakers. At least o...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 05:36 pm   |     |   Share