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Utah Valley Magazine won three awards, including best magazine, in the 2015 Utah Society of Professional Journalists Awards. Utah Valley BusinessQ won second place in the Best Magazine category. (Photo by Rebecca Lane)

Utah Valley Magazine named best magazine in Utah; UV360 earns 8 awards from SPJ

Utah Valley Magazine won three awards, including best magazine, at the 2015 Utah Society of Professional Journalists Awards banquet. Utah Valley BusinessQ won second place in the Best Magazine category. (Photo by Rebecca Lane) Utah Valley Magazine [...]
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Tour de Utah Valley: 101 summer fun ideas

Summer is back, and we’re ready to coach you through a marathon of fun. We’re taking you up to the rooftops of Provo, down to the roots of Pleasant Grove’s farmer’s market and through 101 activities to pack your summer [...]
Stop by Hee-Haw Farms for an adventure

Choose your own adventure in Pleasant Grove

Exploring Hee Haw Farms is one of the many activities you can count on for a fun day in Pleasant Grove. (Photo courtesy Hee Haw Farms) Away from the hum of the highway and the buzzing of the busy is Pleasant Grove, a haven in Utah County. It [...]
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Purple-hearted perspective: A brave moment saves three lives

Sgt. Robert Kelley’s quick action saved the Sedlacek family (top photo, with Robert) from a life-threatening plane crash. Robert’s heroic actions during Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath, and in Iraq and Afghanistan, are characteristic of [...]
Todd and Aleesa Hale have lived in three different neighborhoods in Utah County and have been happy in each one. “We love the not-too-big and not-too-small feeling Payson has,” Todd says.

Payson’s Todd Hale has many titles — including Reigning Scrabble champion

Todd and Aleesa Hale have lived in three different neighborhoods in Utah County and have been happy in each one. “We love the not-too-big and not-too-small feeling Payson has,” Todd says. I was born in Idaho and raised in San Jose, Calif. [...]
Kneaders founder Colleen Worthington races to serve French toast at the finish line of the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer. The charitable focus is close to her heart as Colleen’s grandson Tanner Smith has been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma since September.

The Knead to Give: French toast served up at finish line of AF Canyon Run Against Cancer

Kneaders founder Colleen Worthington races to serve French toast at the finish line of the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer. The charitable focus is close to her heart as Colleen’s grandson Tanner Smith has been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma since [...]
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Made in UV: Cross-stitched family portraits, shakes for kids

From the kitchen to the campground, these five fantastic items were locally grown in Utah Valley. Lizzy & Stitch Lizzy Dabcynski-Bean was hanging by a thread in an unfulfilling job when she decided to cut ties and cross over to cross-stitching. [...]
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Second place for the win: Orem police officer works with ‘others-first’ mentality

Officer Greer Haymond (with his K-9 partner, Rusty) goes above and beyond to serve and protect. The Orem patrol officer raised money and donations for a family that lost everything in a house fire just before Christmas. This is a one of three [...]
Dr. Greg Hudnall left his job as an associate superintendent with the Provo School District to lead the local fight against teen suicide. Now, he’s the one community, school and religious leaders reach out to for presentations and advice when suicides happen. He has personally responded to more than  25 suicides.

Village voice: Dr. Greg Hudnall speaks out for suicide prevention

Dr. Greg Hudnall left his job as an associate superintendent with the Provo School District to lead the local fight against teen suicide. Now, he’s the one community, school and religious leaders reach out to for presentations and advice when [...]
Melty Way CEO Dave Nibley whet our appetite for grilled cheese when he brought sandwiches to the Fab 40 photo shoot for our March issue. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

Melty Way grills a galaxy: Melty Way grills a galaxy

Melty Way CEO Dave Nibley whet our appetite for grilled cheese when he brought sandwiches to the Fab 40 photo shoot for our March issue. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) By Mary Crafts-Homer I love the concept of gourmet grilled cheese and I, like [...]
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7 things Doug Witney wants you to know about Springville

Long-time Springville resident Doug Witney shares why he loves the city. Doug Witney knows the art of being a Springville man. He remembers picking fruit with his three brothers and parents at their orchard on Witney Lane, sledding down icy [...]
The UVU Auto Expo will have more than 700 antique and modern cars on display. (Photo courtesy UVU Auto Expo)

Start your engines for the UVU Auto Expo

The UVU Auto Expo will have more than 700 antique and modern cars on display. (Photo courtesy UVU Auto Expo) If you go… When: May 16 from 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Electric Park Cost: $5 Site: uvu.edu If life is a highway, [...]
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Valiant in the valley: Climbing to the rescue

Ryan Kimball, a Timpview High graduate and firefighter/paramedic with the Lehi Fire Department and LifeFlight, earned the Life Saving Award from the American Fork Chamber of Commerce for his efforts in saving the life of an American Fork Canyon [...]
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2015 Cutest Cuties winners from Utah Valley

For 15 years and counting, Utah Valley Magazine has been chronicling all things adorable with the Cutest Cuties contest. This year’s collection is charmed (I’m sure). With 130 entries to go ga-ga over, we turned to three local preschool [...]
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2015 Best of Utah Valley Winners

The Tri Tip Steak Salad is one of Cubby’s most popular entrees. Voters placed Cubby’s — with locations in Provo, Lehi and Spanish Fork — in the top three for casual restaurants. You voted for your faves and we heard your raves. Now here’s [...]
Linden Nursery

Best of Garden and Flowers: Linden Nursery

The Linden Nursery opened in 1992. The Linden Nursery is, you guessed it, in Lindon, Utah — so why the different spellings? Here’s the story: The city of Lindon is named after a Linden tree that served as a town landmark in the 1900s. But [...]
Los Hermanos' fajitas are a customer favorite.

Best of Classic Mexican: Los Hermanos

Los Hermanos’ fajitas are a customer favorite. Thirty years ago, Los Hermanos spiced up downtown Provo. A few years later, ownership transferred to Craig and Lisa Witham and a few years after that, they expanded with a second location [...]
Magelby Construction

Best of Cabinets: Magleby Construction

Magleby Construction won the Best Cabinets category in the 2015 Best of Utah Valley competition. Magleby Construction’s cabinets grace the kitchens of homes in Utah, and the employees are what’s cookin’ in this iconic construction company. [...]
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22 high schoolers who will change the world

This year’s class list of Utah Valley Magazine’s 22 High School Students Who Will Change The World is making waves for all the right reasons — which is why we took roll of these scholars at Provo Beach Resort. These seniors are navigating [...]
Doyle and Linda Hatfield (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Happy Couples: Doyle and Linda Hatfield

Mapleton residents Doyle and Linda Hatfield have been married for 56 years. (Photo by Leah Aldous) This is one in four of Utah Valley Magazine’s “Happy Couples” series. Once Upon a Time She was 14. He was 20. Newly married, [...]