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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” [...]

UV Parade Review: Enter at your own bliss

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” [...]

7 things Lou Ballamis wants you to know about Payson

For 20 years, Lou Ballamis has owned Lou’s Barber Shop on Main Street in Payson with his wife, Cherie. The couple met at BYU (working at the barber shop, of course) and took the chance to buy the barber shop from the previous owner in 1996. [...]

Feeding frenzy: BYU athletics’ dietician fuels the masses with her one-athlete-at-a-time approach

A lot is made around the country — and at BYU — about strength and conditioning, weight rooms, “going hard” in practice and having the athletes in peak shape for the start of the season. However, to get the most out of all of these [...]

UV Parade Review: Heart of the Home

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” [...]

UV Parade Review: Insta-feedback

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” [...]

UV Parade Review: Masters of the House

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” [...]

UV Parade review: Something for the little ones

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” [...]

Do overs: 5 BYU football games to replay

“What if?” The phrase breaks the hearts of fans everywhere. “What if the quarterback hadn’t overthrown that one deep ball?” “What if we’d stopped them on third-and-8?” Here are the five Cougar “do overs” we’d like to [...]

Nest-egg planning: An empty house means it’s time to get serious about retirement planning

Children are rewarding, loving and costly. So, when they start to leave, it’s a good time to start seriously considering retirement and financial planning. “Usually, starting at about 45 and especially by age 50, people should be developing [...]

Guidance in the storm: Professional advice on handling divorce

Scott Card, an attorney and partner at Fillmore Spencer in Provo, has practiced family law for 22 years. He’s navigated divorces for hundreds of clients and understands the challenges families face as they dissolve a marriage. “When going [...]