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Doris Kearns Goodwin: 'Tell and retell stories' of people's lives so they live on

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:16pm

Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world renowned presidential historian and award winning author and former three-time Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt spoke on the value of storytelling at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, which concluded Saturday.

Importance of storytelling captured in RootsTech general session

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 7:22pm

Three engaging storytellers addressed RootsTech attendees Friday as they told their touching success stories.

4 innovative companies win thousands of dollars at RootsTech

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:52pm

Monetary awards adding up to $100,000 were on the line for six innovative competitors at this year's RootsTech conference.

Genetic tests at RootsTech predict if people will have cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 3:53pm

Alabama-based company Kailos Genetics is attending RootsTech and can help educate participants about the future of their health based on their family's past.

LDS Church leaders mourn reported deaths in Mormon LGBT community

Tad Walch and Lois M. Collins  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 10:39pm

The LDS Church responded Thursday to an unverified report about suicide deaths among Mormon LGBTs.

Pres. Uchtdorf, Harrison Ford, Candy Bomber pose for epic photo

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 27th - 10:40pm

The force was at work last weekend when Harrison Ford, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen posed together for a photo that is blowing up Facebook.

LDS Church: Temples make progress, Colleen Hinckley Maxwell dies

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:09pm

Several LDS temples around the world have made progress toward their opening dates.

Britain Covey to serve LDS mission in Chile

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:02am

Britain Covey will take a two-year hiatus as he prepares to leave for a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Wednesday, Covey received his mission call to the Chile Rancagua mission.

LDS Church recognized for FHE program, service; youths to ask leaders questions

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 12:02pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has seen some recognition this week, both from Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and religious freedom expert Daniel Mark. This week, youths will ask LDS Church leaders questions in a social media event.

Springville mother documents family life on popular YouTube channel

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 9:21am

A Utah County mother of six is documenting her family's life on a popular YouTube channel so her children can see the power of a mother.

After years of anticipation, Provo City Center Temple opens its doors

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:00pm

Over the next seven weeks, at least 600,000 people will tour the new Provo City Center Temple.

Herbert calls new Provo LDS temple 'work of art'

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jan 11th - 6:26pm

As a Utah County commissioner years ago, Gov. Gary Herbert drove past the Provo Tabernacle on his way to work across the street at the county government center.

LDS Church continues constructing, dedicating temples

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 8:21am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced additional information regarding two of its temples.

Former Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey called as LDS mission president

Morgan Wilkins  |  Posted  Jan 8th - 11:02am

Former Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey has been called to be a mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

First interior photos of Provo City Center Temple released

Spencer Hall  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 8:34pm

A new online exhibit documenting the history of the area surrounding the new Provo City Center Temple reveals some of the new rooms.

LDS Church announces 3 new missions

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 5:25pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced three new missions.

LDS Church members celebrate Christmas across US

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 27th - 8:30am

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are celebrating Christmas across the nation.

Man to complete 200 mile temple run for 4-year-old boy

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 25th - 4:25pm

On Dec 26, Wan Ho Kou of Herriman, will circle the Payson Temple by foot, completing a 4-legged 200 mile run connecting the 12 LDS Church temples from Logan to Payson — something he is doing to help a 4-year-old boy named Ben.

A behind-the-scenes look at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Christmas program

KSL.com  |  Posted  Dec 17th - 10:59pm

The annual Christmas program from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is always one of the most coveted tickets in town.

5 years after fire, new LDS temple getting ready to welcome the public

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Dec 17th - 8:52pm

Five years ago, the historic Provo Tabernacle was severely damaged by a fire, but it will soon be dedicated as a new LDS temple.