Samantha Strong Murphey

16 of Utah Valley’s juciest ‘guilty pleasures’

10 gifts for high school graduates

10 ways parents eat their words

We all have lofty ideals about raising our kids. And then we all eat crow about them. 1. “I will never use the TV as…

9 support groups you never knew existed in Utah

Life lessons from an April Fools’ Day legend

Why happy couples can use marital counseling too

Writers’ workshop features local authors

All the instructors at the Solstice Writing Retreat are published authors with…

Does Facebook undermine women’s happiness?

Does Facebook cause depression? Or perhaps anxiety, envy or narcissism? A widely reported study from the University of Michigan found that socializing through…

Girl Scout Cookie recipes you can’t live without

It’s that time of year, that magical time when sweet little girls sell you sweet little cookies. Oh, you’re not familiar with that season of…

Utah drivers second best in U.S.

Dogging Utah drivers is common small talk around these parts. Amanda Lind, who moved to Lehi…

Twin sisters with twin PhDs redefine beauty

11 best YouTube channels for family entertainment

YouTube is the new tube. The more kids turn to the internet for entertainment, the more savvy parents need to be in finding quality…

Killing flies, getting ‘beauty sleep’ and other Personal Progress requirements of old

The first recognition program for young women in the LDS Church was…

New hospital breaking ground in Lehi


Local entrepreneurs gather weekly to promote collaboration

Could the culture of entrepreneurship be fundamentally changed by conversations had over one million cups of coffee? That’s what Kauffman Labs of…

9 romantic spots in Utah Valley

Make a date, set the mood, plan a grand gesture — whatever you’ve got going this Valentine’s Day, you don’t have to go far….

A local’s guide to the Sundance Film Festival

No plans for your MLK holiday? Spend it serving.

Students work on a humanitarian project in the Wilkinson Center on Community…

13 myths about pornography addiction


5 steps toward learning to love family history

Photos from the genealogy records of the Bartholomew family of Springville….