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Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway trail.

5 keys to a healthy relationship

Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway [...]
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3 tricks for a clean car

Wiggy Wash won the 2014 Best of Utah Valley Car Wash. (Photo courtesy Wiggy Wash) In 2007, Brent Wignall and Chris Hailstone washed away their construction business and started making preparations for a clean slate in the car washing business. [...]
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BYU football gets blown up by Boise State, loses fourth straight

The Cougars pulled off big plays, but even bigger mistakes en route to a 55–30 loss to Boise State on the road Friday night. The Cougars were desperate for a win, and so were the fans, but the Cougars dropped a fourth straight game for the [...]
Both of Paul and Penney Gauchay’s children are serving LDS missions.

Everybody has a story: Forest of service

Both of Paul and Penney Gauchay’s children are serving LDS missions. Paul Gauchay feels strongly about public lands — and not just because he has spent 30 years with the Forest Service. This father of two loves to camp, boat, hike and [...]
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6 items ‘grown’ in Utah Valley

These six items were made in Utah Valley’s own backyard. With a wide range of talent, there is no need to shop anywhere else. Oodles of Doodles Alexa Zurcher has been doodling since childhood. When she learned to digitize her creations, [...]
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Definition of healthy: Aubergine serves up delicious and nutritious

Aubergine, a new Utah County restaurant, comes from a word defined as a “British term for eggplant; deep purple color.” It is also the name of Mary Crafts-Homer’s new favorite restaurant in Utah County. By Mary Crafts-Homer I am [...]
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10 BYU fans who rise and shout

Fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium wear the same color code, but not all spectators bring the same color commentary. Part of the Cougar Stadium experience is rubbing shoulders with the fans who rise and shout around you. Meet 10 zoobies you might [...]
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Hope and Healing: How a former drug addict learned to love

Blu and Marissa have four children who keep the family busy and smiling: Brooklyn (10), Savannah (8), Boston (6) and Camden (4). When Blu and Marissa Robinson said “I do” 14 years ago, they were hopeful, happy, and excited about their [...]
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The Rest is Hospital History: UV hospital celebrates 75 years in business

To celebrate 75 years of helping the community maintain health and happiness, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center is hosting a Fall Fair. It’s been 75 years since Utah Valley Hospital opened its doors in Provo — and while the building has [...]
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A Stones Throw: ’16 Stones’ comes to fruition in Utah Valley

In 2008, Brittany Wiscombe and Brian Brough began working on a project that would become “16 Stones.” The full-length feature film will be released in theaters Oct. 1. Filmmaker Brian Brough has always been curious about what happened to [...]
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Singles Sound Off: 3 Utah County residents share the highs and lows of being single

Meet three Utah Valley singletons who share stories of stress, struggle and success — and what they’ve learned about dating in the valley.   Name: Jeffrey Adams UV City: Lehi Age: 33 This Utah County attorney grew up in Salt Lake City, [...]
Good selfies can be tricky. Here, professional photographer and selfie pro McKenzie Deakins shares her tips for taking a stunning selfie.

Note to selfie: 7 tips for that perfect shot

Good selfies can be tricky. Here, professional photographer and selfie pro McKenzie Deakins shares her tips for taking a stunning selfie. Let’s face it. Taking pictures of yourself on your iPhone can be fun. (You know you have some on your [...]
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BYU football players and their celebrity lookalikes

Just prior to kickoff of the 2014 season, Utah Valley Magazine asked current BYU football players if they had a celebrity lookalike. Here’s their self-proclaimed double take. Remington Peck and Sean Lowe Position: Defensive Lineman Celebrity [...]
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If BYU were to build a perfect QB

“The Quarterback Factory” is a famous BYU photo from the 1980s featuring BYU head football coach LaVell Edwards. (Photo courtesy BYU) A famous BYU photo from the 1980s is titled “The Quarterback Factory.” LaVell Edwards is standing [...]
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Birth mom finds peace in decision to give daughter up for adoption

Gina Crotts grew up in Highland and now lives in Spanish Fork with her husband, Brandon, and their three children who keep her busy running from baseball games to dance practice all day long. Fourteen years ago, Gina Crotts placed a beautiful [...]
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Carry on: 2014 Cougar football players to watch

The 2014 edition of Cougar football is led by quarterback Taysom Hill, but the team’s success rests largely in the capable hands of junior running back Jamaal Williams. Offense Junior quarterback Taysom Hill has his arms and legs in the Heisman [...]
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Best of Utah Valley Auto and Outdoor Recreation

This round of “Best Of” presents a stark contrast between the noise of revving engines and the tranquility of Utah Valley’s mountains with the Best of Auto and Outdoor Recreation. Clean up your car with tips on keeping things clean and [...]
Locals and out-of-state visitors come to see street art at Chalk the Block at The Shops at Riverwoods. The event, which benefits Clear Horizons Academy, will welcome more than 200 artists this year to fill the shopping center with chalk art.

Chalk it out: Chalk the Block returns to the Shops at the Riverwoods

Locals and out-of-state visitors come to see street art at Chalk the Block at The Shops at Riverwoods. The event, which benefits Clear Horizons Academy, will welcome more than 200 artists this year to fill the shopping center with chalk art. The [...]
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Lookalikes: Seeing Stars in Utah Valley

Listen up lookalike lovers — we’ve got a collection of not-so-evil twins who are carbon copies of their celebrity counterparts. From Matt Damon to Ferris Bueller, these separated-at-birth local lookalikes will leave you starstruck.  Tami [...]
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Teams captain: BYU AD Tom Holmoe is a good sport

Tom Holmoe lines up with the three BYU football jerseys for 2014. (Photos by Marylyn Linge) I arrived at the BYU Athletic Building a few minutes before my scheduled interview with Tom Holmoe for this Utah Valley Magazine cover story. I looked [...]