‘Saviour’ makes our the sacrifices we make in our lives worth it all

Funny how some childhood memories hang around for decades. One Saturday in 1964 while watching the Giants with my dad, Jesus Alou stepped into the batter’s box. As Matty and Felipe’s younger brother approached the plate, “Jesus Alou” flashed at the  bottom of our black-and-white screen.  “Isn’t life tough enough?” I thought, “Why in the world would anybody name their […]

Juliene Williams Wall


Our beloved wife, mother, and grandma, was called home by her Heavenly Father Feb. 5, 2021. Juliene Williams Wall was born of goodly parents May 22, 1949, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Leonard Arthur and Lilly Juliet Gwynn Williams, and was the youngest of five children. She was raised in Bountiful and attended Adelaide Elementary, South Davis Junior High, […]

‘Leading out in love’ and other tenets of effective human belonging

“It seems as if all of our institutions have shifted and they’re failing right before our eyes,” Michael said to me as we were enjoying each other’s company while having lunch together. I could understand why he had come to such a conclusion as he shared his recent experiences. At the same time, I was about to experience an unexpected, […]

Sports Wrap – February 9, 2021

Grantsville girls basketball at South Summit The Grantsville girls basketball team used a strong third-quarter effort to pull away from South Summit for a 66-52 win in a Region 13 game Thursday night in Kamas. Maison White led the Cowboys (17-3, 7-1 Region 13) with 28 points and 19 rebounds. Emily Backus had 18 points, five rebounds, four assists and […]

GHS boys learning how to win

The Grantsville boys basketball team has had a reasonable amount of success in recent years, finishing in the top five in Class 3A in two of the past three seasons. But the top prize has eluded the Cowboys, as Grantsville hasn’t won a state title since 1998. This year also marks the first time in four years that the Cowboys […]

Stallions’ Ingersoll wins division title at 285

It was a strong showing for the Stansbury wrestling team at the Class 4A Division B tournament on Friday and Saturday, as the Stallions finished fourth out of 10 teams at the two-day state qualifier at Uintah High School in Vernal. No Stallion had a better tournament than 285-pound senior Matt Ingersoll, who captured the division title in his weight […]

Three Cowboys finish second at divisional

The Grantsville wrestling team might not have been able to fill every weight class at the Class 3A Division B tournament at South Summit High School in Kamas on Friday and Saturday, but what the Cowboys aren’t short on is talent. That was made apparent when 16 Cowboys successfully qualified for the 3A state tournament by finishing in the top […]

Hansen, Yeck lead Buffs’ state qualifiers

The Tooele wrestling team came up against some of the best that Class 4A has to offer in the Division A tournament Friday and Saturday at Desert Hills High School in St. George. While the Buffaloes finished eighth of 11 teams, they also showed that they have the ability to compete successfully against those squads. Mountain Crest ran away with […]

Cowboys claw way past Wildcats

It has been a special season for the Grantsville boys basketball team already, and the postseason hasn’t even started yet. It seems all the Cowboys do is win, and it doesn’t matter what they have to do or who has to do it. On Friday at Grantsville High School, sophomore guard Brigham Mulford came off the bench to hit a […]

Impeachment of former president is unconstitutional

Americans, we have a problem that needs to be immediately addressed by everyone who loves this country, and what it stands for. This nation was founded on the principles and laws expressed in, and underscored by, the U.S. Constitution; arguably the greatest document ever constructed for the forming and governing of any nation. This great document has kept many people, […]