Full of heart: Disney’s ‘Tangled’ delivers smoothly

This Thanksgiving, Disney Pictures presents Tangled, the newest installment in their collection of fairytale animation. Rapunzel, a feisty princess with 70 feet of magical, golden hair and a hankering to see the world, has been locked in a tower for 18 years of her life by Mother Gothel, a controlling, manipulative and over-protective villain who […]

Consider the lillies

Many Christian contemporaries recognize the growing need to honor the Earth, and some of them have even included nature in their modern practices of worship. For some non-Christian spiritualists, however, the Earth and nature play a bigger role. “If you take a copy of the Christian Bible and put it out in the wind and […]

2nd Season of the Joseph Smith documentary releases DVD

KJZZ TV has released the second season of its documentary series The Joseph Smith Papers. This series takes an in-depth look at the life of Joseph Smith, the accredited first latter-day prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The box set contains 42 episodes spread over six DVDs dedicated to examining […]

Days of ’47 Utahans celebrate Pioneer Day

In the coming week, several events celebrating Utah’s pioneer heritage will take place across the state, including all-day festivities on July 24. The Days of ’47, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization that was organized to commemorate the arrival of Mormon pioneer leader Brigham Young and his followers to the Salt Lake Valley. In the […]

How we compare – death penalty laws nationwide

While human rights activists around the world debate the ethics surrounding capital punishment, 35 states in the U.S. continue to offer the death penalty as a sentence for capital offenses. Ronnie Lee Gardner is facing execution in June 2010, and his chosen method of death by firing squad is striking up the controversy once again. […]