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Summer for everyone: A guide to Utah Valley summer events

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

Summer for everyone: North Valley

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

Summer for everyone: Central Valley

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

Summer of everyone: South Valley

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

Summer for everyone: Out of town

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

A ‘wicked’ partnership: Kylie Sisam and Wicked

Kylie Sisam sometimes thinks her competition partner can be as stubborn as a mule. As a barrel racer on UVU’s rodeo team, Kylie competes with her 12-year-old gray mare, Wicked, and finds the same traits that make Wicked a competitor can also [...]

Culinary creatives: Jason Merryweather and Ruben Aguirre

Jason Merryweather and Ruben Aguirre started their culinary partnership in the late 1990s at the Homestead Resort in Midway. Now, the pair continue to share a kitchen at the expansive Thanksgiving Point property where Jason oversees all food [...]

A one-on-one team effort: Julie Ellison and Mindy Davis

Julie Ellison welcomes her students each morning as they get off the bus. At her side is Mindy Davis, a technician in Julie’s classroom full of special-needs students at the Oakridge School in Springville. “We want the students to be as [...]

Therapist with a collar: Joanna Posey and Smokey

Joanna Posey has been involved with Therapy Animals of Utah since before she even had an animal qualified to serve with her. When Joanna rescued her dog, Smokey, she found her therapy animal. Animal-assisted therapy involves animals as a tool [...]

Constant companion: Deputy Shawn Carter and Havoc

Not every police officer has the luxury of a partner backing him up on every call. But Deputy Shawn Carter of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office knows that he can wreak Havoc on someone trying to hurt him. In his case, Havoc is his 5-year-old [...]

The Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Foundation plans new home in Spanish Fork

Gail S. Halvorsen, known internationally as the “Candy Bomber,” has dedicated his life to aviation education, to mentoring youth and responding to the emergency needs of those around him. Now, the foundation dedicated to his legacy [...]

I tried it: Writer Greg Bennett adds a dab of color to life through Orem’s SCERA Art Center

On a recent Wednesday night, I pretended to be a little bit Winslow Homer and take a beginning watercolor class, taught by Ashley Harvey, the director of the SCERA Arts Center. The limit of my previous watercolor experience was as a sixth-grader [...]

Red Rocks: 7 heavenly reasons to head South for the Winter … and beyond

While there are thousands of reasons to take I-15 southbound, Utah Valley Magazine is naming seven reasons to hit red-rock country for the weekend … or longer. 1. To Jeep and 4-wheel The line of cars heading south through Highway 6 illustrates [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Iron Cowboy

James Lawrence isn’t a cowboy. And, despite feats that may suggest otherwise, he’s not made of iron. However, to fans around the world, the record-setting triathlete is known for his cowboy persona and his no-way-he-just-did-that [...]

Creating Smiles: Nord Orthodontics in Orem braces families for a happy holiday through Sub for Santa

Janel Rykert’s official title at Nord Orthodontics in Orem is “treatment coordinator.” Her job involves meeting with patients, developing an orthodontic treatment and ensuring the process goes smoothly. However, when the air begins to [...]

Stitching together: Hospital volunteer Betty Whiteley delivers stockings for babies born on 12 days of Christmas

When Pleasant Grove’s Betty Whiteley became a widow in her 60s, a neighbor who had gone through the same thing gave her some advice. “She said I could stay in the house and be sad or I can get on with my life and serve others,” Betty [...]

Christmas kids and their moms share the scoop on the holidays

We interviewed 10 tiny Utah Valley elves — and their moms — about Christmas, traditions, Santa and their favorite Christmas songs. To see what these 10 believers think about the big day, scroll to the bottom of the page for the first “Christmas [...]

Family Fiesta: Chris and Angie Evans lead 250 do-gooders on a humanitarian holiday

Ten years ago Chris Evans of Orem was having a “quarter-life crisis.” He wasn’t sure he loved what he was doing professionally and was looking for something to put his considerable energy toward. That’s when his wife, Angie, jumped [...]

Santa Backup: Shop with a Cop gifts children the right to remain happy during the holidays

Just after 6 a.m. on Dec. 17, a line of police cars with lights and sirens blaring will travel from the Spanish Fork interchange of I-15, up Highway 6 to near the mouth of the Spanish Fork Canyon. But the officers won’t be waking up neighborhoods [...]

UV Parade Review: Sunshine Living

Maybe it was the perfect outdoor living space that inspired an update to your yard. Perhaps it was the way the bold granite countertop went with your to-die-for white-kitchen.Or, maybe you just wanted to meet Donny Osmond. Whatever “it” [...]