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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 [...]
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Orem invites community to vote on best Movember mustache

They let their lip hair grow all November — and longer for some — for a chance to win Orem’s Movember competition. Now it’s the community’s turn to vote on the best mustaches in the city. There are two categories to vote [...]
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Dance Valley: From ‘Dancing with the Stars’ to ‘High School Musical,’ Orem is center stage in the dance world

Ashly Costa. Thayne Jasperson. Julianne Hough. Jared Murillo. Jenna Johnson. Jaymz Tuaileva. Cheyenne Murillo. Hefa Tuita. Each of these dancers has two things in common — they trained at Orem’s Center Stage Performing Arts Studio and then [...]
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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 [...]
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Chelsea’s Boutique empowers women in downtown Provo

Sponsored Story There’s a new shop in town and it is doing more than selling cute, affordable clothing — it is empowering women. Chelsea’s Boutique opened its second location in downtown Provo, Utah in September. While store owner Chelsea [...]
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Culinary Comfort: Head pastry chef at Thanksgiving Point sweetens Luminaria

Tenaya Gappmayer grew up in Lake Shore eating delicious food cooked and baked by her mother. When Tenaya turned 20, she moved out of Utah Valley and traveled around the United States. Along the way, she experienced the foods, pastries and dishes [...]
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8 things your child should know by 8 years old

During a family reunion, my sisters and I (all with different family sizes) got into a discussion about what we should teach our children before they turn eight years old. What do you think is important to teach a child (or at least start a [...]
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Couple finds happily ever after following near-death accident

Audrey Buckley (now Workman) planned for April 25, 2015, to be the day she would meet her future in-laws for the first time, attend her bridal shower and dream of her wedding in one week. Instead, Audrey spent the day getting to know her future [...]
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Double Purple Heart Marine vet talks about holding his dying friend, being captured by the enemy and living with PTSD

The Korean War may not be discussed much in schools, but it’s not something Marine Corps veteran William Baucom of Pleasant Grove, Utah will soon forget. William “Bill” Baucom, now 87 years old, was starting college as a freshman [...]
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Head of the glass: Tom Holdman’s 12-year-old glassy idea lights UVU with Roots of Knowledge

One of the top newspapers in the United Kingdom, The Guardian, has called it “one of the most spectacular stained glass windows made in the past century.” President Matt Holland has dubbed it the most visual emblem to date of UVU’s commitment [...]
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Utah-Tube: Belle Jewel eliminated in live performances of ‘The Voice’

American Fork singer Belle Jewel was eliminated from Season 11 of NBC’s “The Voice” on Monday night as the contestants were cut from 20 to 12. Fans voted for two members of each team — Team Miley (Cyrus), Team Adam (Levine), [...]
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10 things we’ve learned in 10 years of marriage

We’re no experts. That’s for sure. But we’re happy most of the time, and that counts for something. Here are some marriage lessons my husband and I have picked up in our 10 years together: 1. Go to the bed at the same time. Moving [...]
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15 changes to prepare for if you move outside Utah

Utah is a great place to get an education, build a career and raise a family. Maybe that’s why so many people choose to move to — and stay in — Utah County. But Utah is also a unique place with its own distinct traditions and culture. [...]
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Gardner Quad Squad reunite with doctor who delivered them

Watch our video taking the girls back to the NICU. You won’t believe what Dr. Minton had in his office!! A photo posted by Gardruplets (@gardnerquadsquad) on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:18am PDT Utah County’s Gardner quadruplets were [...]
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Utah Valley costumes that won Halloween

From school administrations to singers, these faces you might know become faces you don’t know with their Halloween costumes. Tom Holmoe   Tom Riddle or Tom Holmoe? #BYUHalloween pic.twitter.com/ALtJz7kNGo — BYU (@BYU) October [...]
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Made in UV: Illuminating paddles, Kix for the soul and more

By Janessa Broadbent For every issue of Utah Valley Magazine, we recognize five Utah Valley grown products. Grab your wallet — these creative businesses are something you’re going to want. A Bright Idea One night while paddle boarding, [...]
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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” [...]
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NYC audiences catch vision of UVU stained glass installation

Depicting the entire scope of human knowledge in stained glass may sound like an impossible feat, but a small army of Utah Valley artisans and academics tackled the task and captured the attention of New York City artists this week. Utah Valley [...]
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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 [...]
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Stephanie Nielson explains to BYU-Idaho students why she shares the same story as the Provo City Center Temple

Provo’s popular blogger Stephanie Nielson told BYU-Idaho students at devotional Tuesday that she feels a special bond with the Provo City Center Temple because their stories are the same. On Aug. 16, 2008, Nielson and her husband were [...]