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Susan and Gig Griffith (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Happy Couples: Gig and Susan Griffith

Highland residents Susan and Gig Griffith have been married for 25 years. (Photo by Leah Aldous) This is one in four of Utah Valley Magazine’s “Happy Couples” series. Once Upon a Time Susan and Gig Griffith started their life [...]
Jennifer and Adam Gale love living in Orem. One of their keys to success is a weekly date night. “It doesn’t matter if we go mountain biking or if we end up at Costco, we have fun together,” Jennifer says.

Family first: The loss of a handicapped sister taught Orem’s Jennifer Gale the importance of family.

Jennifer and Adam Gale love living in Orem. One of their keys to success is a weekly date night. “It doesn’t matter if we go mountain biking or if we end up at Costco, we have fun together,” Jennifer says. I lived in Utah Valley as a kid [...]
Heidi and Chris Allredge (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Happy Couples: Chris and Heidi Alldredge

American Fork’s Heidi and Chris Alldredge have been married for 23 years. (Photo by Leah Aldous) This is one in four of Utah Valley Magazine’s “Happy Couples” series. Once Upon a Time Chris and Heidi Alldredge dated for [...]
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7 things Sarah Nitta wants you to know about Highland

Nine years ago, Sarah Nitta, her husband, Kent, and four children left Texas to find a home — and a heaven — in Highland. Living halfway between Salt Lake City and LaVell Edwards Stadium has been ideal for the Nittas (even though Sarah is [...]
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Child’s play: Jenny Moyer creates fashion forwards frocks clothes to home

Designer Jenny Moyer’s tiny fashionable friends showcase her work. Clockwise from left: Jenny’s daughter Taylor, Jenny, Jenny’s son Cohen, Jenny’s niece Olivia, Jenny’s son Bauer, Avi and Alia. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Childhood [...]
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Putting Taste to the test: Entrepreneurs aim to produce the world’s finest chocolate

Taste in downtown Provo serves up the highest quality and distinct gourmet food products you will find in Utah. (Photo by Bryant Livingston) By Mary Crafts-Homer Downtown Provo is home to Taste, which is unlike any other store in Utah.  Like [...]
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Fab 40 step into the UV Mag office for a first look at the magazine

We like to party and we were ready to squeeze every ounce of enthusiasm out of our Fab 40 as we unveiled our March/April issue of Utah Valley Magazine. It was the first time our Fab 40 saw their pictures in print — and their reactions didn’t [...]
Libbie Hamann (right) and her daughter, Valerie Pryor, relied on each other — and the caregivers associated with the Intermountain Healthcare Breast Center of Excellence — to get through breast cancer treatments.

Excellence in attitude: New accreditation ensures best breast cancer care for local patients

Dr. Jay Clark is part of a newly accredited cooperative dedicated to providing the highest levels of treatment to local breast cancer patients. Sponsored post Written by Greg Bennett On April 7, 2014, Libbie Hamann and her husband went in for [...]
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20 sweet behind-the-scenes shots from the Fab 40 lemonade stand

Narrowing down hundreds of photos for the pages of Utah Valley Magazine is a sour task — which is why we’ve setup a digital lemonade stand with additional photos of our Fab 40. So pull up a chair, raise a glass and enjoy these behind-the-scenes [...]
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Fab 40: Sip lemonade with 40 of Utah Valley’s sweetest people

By Jeanette Bennett & Alisha Gallagher  Photography by Dave Blackhurst Utah Valley’s most fabulous ‘lemonade makers’ have a zest for life that serves up more sweet than sour. Read on for a slice of life from Utah Valley’s 40 most [...]
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Every Picture Tells a Story: Orem father paints family history

Larry D. Macfarlane spends a few weeks — or sometimes a few months —on each painting. As told by Kate Nash Larry D. Macfarlane has had a passion for art his entire life — but he was too busy as a communications exec and professor to pursue [...]
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Ready to Runway: 8 custom looks from the 2014 Provo Fashion Week

Photos courtesy of LC Photography, Breanna White Photography, Endless Photography, Ryan Houston The runway has made its way to Utah Valley via Provo Fashion Week. In this photo essay, we take a look back at the haute highlights of the Spring [...]
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Golden designer takes to Provo Fashion Week runway

Bree Wilkins shows one of her gorgeous works of wearable art at the Provo Library, which is the location of Provo Fashion Week. Bree has shown her collection at the event and will be producing the 2015 shows. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Bree Wilkins [...]
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6 cool products made in Utah Valley

Utah Valley is known for its entrepreneurs and creative products. Here are six Utah Valley-made products that we wouldn’t mind having in our closet or on our shelves. 1. Virtual Valentine BYU students Brayden Adams and Rodney Cox were [...]
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It’s tempting: TemptAsian serves up tasty family business near Lehi Costco

A highlight of the TemptAsian menu is the Singapore Rice Noodle entree. The family serving up Chinese goodness at the American Fork location is originally from Hong Kong. By: Mary Crafts-Homer I love Asian food, but many of Asian restaurants [...]
Alisha and Adam Morgan waited nine years — plus five NICU months — to bring Lucy to their home in Orem.

Mommy’s little miracle: Born at 25 weeks, Lucy Morgan is a long-awaited gift

Alisha and Adam Morgan waited nine years — plus five NICU months — to bring Lucy to their home in Orem. Lucy Morgan was a miracle before she was even born. Her parents, Adam and Alisha Morgan of Orem, met at BYU and had been married nine [...]
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Let’s go to the movies in Utah Valley style

Netflix hasn’t brought the curtain down on our love for movie theaters. Utah County has 95 screens and 17,434 movie seats, with another theater set to open within weeks on Geneva Road. Chart out your next trip to the movies by scrolling through [...]
Chelsea Miller suffered an ischemic stroke, which occurs when blood clots stop the flow of blood to the brain and the brain tissue starves. While 87 percent of strokes are ischemic, the second type of stroke is hemorrhagic, which occurs when a weakened blood vessel ruptures.

Stroke of good fortune: Time is of essence in stroke recovery for Spanish Fork 30-year-old

Chelsea Miller suffered an ischemic stroke, which occurs when blood clots stop the flow of blood to the brain and the brain tissue starves. While 87 percent of strokes are ischemic, the second type of stroke is hemorrhagic, which occurs when [...]
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Call of the Wild: Great Outdoors Expo brings the outdoors indoors

The Big Outdoors Expo — held at the Utah Valley Contention Center in Provo — highlights all-things-outdoors and all-things-Utah. Activities range from hunter safety, to archery, to golf instruction. A Boy Scout demonstration is also on the [...]
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Chip off the cold block: 13 ways Utah Valley is cold

Mike Palfreyman makes the snow for Sundance Ski Resort. Four hours south of Utah County doesn’t really play host to old man winter. (You’re hot, St. George.) A few hours north of Provo rarely feels the scorching heat of a high summer sun. [...]