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Baby shower power: Utah Valley’s best baby shops

It’s no secret that Utah County is booming with babies. In fact, Bloomberg reports that more babies are born in Orem/Provo per 1,ooo people than any other metro area in the United States. So, it’s no surprise that The UC boasts [...]

Snapshots of the heart: Not for the faint of heart

The story of the Gonzalez family began on a day known for love — Valentine’s Day — although this love story took a more complicated route than “be mine.” Aaron and Lexi Gonzalez met on February 14 as juniors in high school and, [...]

8 young women share message of faith at UN amidst snowed-in New York

On Monday afternoon, the United Nations in New York declared it was canceling all official events for Tuesday, March 14, on account of a major winter storm, which was expected to drop up to 18 inches and to close public transportation. Big [...]

Snapshots of the heart: Putting heart into homes

It began on an April day in Salt Lake City when Greg Adamson and his roommate planned a barbecue. They had the buns and burgers, but knew it wouldn’t be complete without girls. So the guys went around the apartment complex inviting girls [...]

Happy Valley Derby Darlins creates supportive place for women to learn to be assertive

Happy Valley just got a little happier and a little more rebellious. Utah County has been home to the Happy Valley Derby Darlins, a flat track roller derby league, since 2011. Five teams currently make the rounds at the Shove Shack in Lindon: [...]

Christopher Clark pulls up a chair for his next act: A live performance of life with ALS

I walk past the remodeling contractors in the garage and step over building supplies as I make my way up the snowy wooden ramp at the Clarks’ Provo home for our morning interview (I later learn that 10 a.m. is the “crack of dawn” for [...]

14-year-old Aaliyah Rose selected for Team Gwen on ‘The Voice’

Provo’s Aaliyah Rose got one chair to turn around on “The Voice” Monday night. Rose, a 14-year-old singer, surprised one of the show’s judges, Gwen Stefani, with her song “Rise Up.” “You’re so talented [...]

Christopher Clark isn’t an ‘off-the-shelf’ director

When directing “Nosferatu” (based on a 1922 vampire movie), the play was also being shot on film as a live action, so the audience could watch on two levels — the actors on the stage as well as the screens showing the live filming.  For [...]

Behind the scenes: The Fab 40 photoshoot must go on

When we turn on the lights and prepare the cameras for our Fab 40 photoshoot, the action takes place with multiple poses. Our Fab 40 gave us multiple magazine-worthy shots, but we can only print one photo in the magazine. We’ve raised [...]

Fab 40: Raising the curtain on 40 fabulous people in Utah Valley

By Jeanette Bennett and Lindsey Williams Photos by Dave Blackhurst Props by SCERA and the Orem Michaels Awesomeness by the 2017 Batch of Fab Inspired by cover boy Christopher Clark’s fetish for theater, we unveil 40 other fabulous folk [...]

2017 Fab 40: Ang Black

Age: 53 City: Birdseye Casting call Some say Ang is a palm reader, but she prefers the term interpreter. “Every person has their own answers, and I have learned ways to help them find those answers.” Ang is well known for having spot-on [...]

2017 Fab 40: Janis Farnsworth Lindley

Age: 52 City: Orem Casting call This self-proclaimed lifelong learner enables other women to receive an education while pursuing her own degree in human development and family studies. As scholarship chair of the UVU Women’s Success Advisory [...]

2017 Fab 40: Stephen Mongie

Age: 49 City: Provo Casting call Every Thanksgiving, Stephen reflects on the 1991 evening he arrived at a nearly-empty JFK. “Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because I am so grateful to be in this country.” After converting to the LDS [...]

2017 Fab 40: Janeen McFadden

Age: 53 City: American Fork Casting call Janeen has been with Giant Steps Autism Preschool since it started in 1997 and is now the program supervisor. Some of her students are high school graduates in college or creating a career. The show [...]

2017 Fab 40: Anadine Marshall

Age: 44 City: American Fork Casting call As pantry manager at Tabitha’s Way food pantry in American Fork, Anadine fed 750 people the week before our shoot. “We hug and feed people not only with food but with care and encouragement,” she [...]

2017 Fab 40: Jeff Parkin

Age: 51 City: Provo Casting call As co-creator of “Studio C,” co-creator and director of “Pretty Darn Funny,” co-creator of “The Book of Jer3miah,” and the magician behind the BYU Vocal Point videos, Jeff has made a major impact [...]

2017 Fab 40: Curtis Morley

Age: 43 City: American Fork Casting call In 2016, Orem’s Elevate Fitness set out to take an “average Curtis” and get him on a triathlon podium with the right training, nutrition and equipment. This father of five and serial entrepreneur [...]

2017 Fab 40: Ardice Lorscheider

Age: 44 City: Alpine Casting call A few of Ardice’s “hats” include infertility, business owner, mother of a special needs child, Utah Merit Mother, board member for American Mothers, and mother of three daughters. Dress rehearsal  “Ten [...]

2017 Fab 40: Nikki Dabrowski

Age: 24 City: Cedar Hills Casting call Nikki began to cradle her love of lacrosse at Lone Peak High and continued through her BYU years. She’s now facing-off with her second season as head coach of BYU’s women’s team. The show must go [...]

2017 Fab 40: Rachel Farnsworth

Age: 31 City: Lehi Casting call Rachel cooks up success with her blog and YouTube channel, The Stay At Home Chef, where she shares restaurant-quality recipes. When a commenter said gray hair made her look like an “old hag,” Rachel responded [...]