Standard Deviations

Well-meaning carolers meet modern-day Scrooge

BN 120114 Farr West Christmas 01

“If I could work my will,” said Scrooge indignantly, “every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried...

Standard Deviations

Well-meaning carolers meet modern-day Scrooge

“If I could work my will,” said Scrooge indignantly, “every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled...


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Hoping to attend BYU? Sorry, Santa and Jesus

Christmas needs a shave. And, quite possibly, a haircut. I hadn’t really given it much thought until recently, but it’s becoming increasingly apparent...


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Saal reads a Christmas treat this week

Saal in 60 seconds (or so), with Mark Saal reads How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Suess. 


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Best gifts ever include ... bacon

Depending upon when you read this, there are only about 12 shopping days left until Christmas. Ten, if you’re Mormon. Which means, if you’re like me...


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Of Mormons and the Utah-BYU rivalry

Some are calling him an outright nutcase. Others, a well-meaning but misguided soul. Me? I think the guy’s a freakin’ genius, and I see his potential...




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Saal in 60 seconds (or so)

Saal in 60 seconds (or so). Produced by Mark Saal, shot and edited by Kelly Keiter.


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Ogden man shares memories of Pearl Harbor attack

Seventy-three years after the fact, the memories are still just as fresh — just as raw — as ever. Bill Jackson chokes up whenever he talks about the...


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Saal in 60 seconds (or so)

Saal in 60 seconds (or so), with Mark Saal. Shot and edited by Kelly Keiter.


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Record holiday display could be ours, Utah

THIS! This is what Christmas is all about. Because nothing says “Happy Birthday, Jesus” like putting more holiday lights in your yard than anyone else....


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Quilters kicked out of hospital at the holidays

At this time of the year, when much of the community celebrates the story of a young, expectant family who could find no room at the inn, a much older family is...

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Well-meaning carolers meet modern-day Scrooge

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