Utah Valley Magazine

The Do’s and Don’ts of Missing This

       As Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler walk down her Lehi stairs to…

Three Wise Men: Gentri harmonizes Christmas, melodies + pocket squares

   Casey Elliott has always had a thing for Christmas. The singer has two brothers who…

Must-dos: Can’t miss events this holiday season

Nov. 15 – Dec. 22 Happy Mall-idays The Grinch turns on Christmas lights, Santa touches down in style via…

A Servant Heart for the Holidays: Christmas and nondenominational Christians

We’re just broken people helping broken people,” says Nathan Hobbs.    For seven years,…

The Three Levels of Christmas: Christmas and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Family is No. 1 to Cedar Hills’ Steffani Keetch Dastrup. “It’s the most important thing…

Hopeful Lights in the Dark, Cold Winter: Hindus light the world for Diwali

Ramu Nukala and his family are from Hyderabad, India, more than 8,000 miles away from…

A ‘Silent Night’ at Midnight Mass, Christmas and Catholicism

As Father Eleazar Silva opens his mouth to sing for morning mass, the congregation kneels…

Celebrating the End of Suffering, Buddhism brings peace on earth

The Buddha sought to the find the end of suffering during his ministry in approximately…

Improving Prospects: BYU’s Built4Life program focuses on long-term athlete success beyond the playing field

College athletics has hit the Big Leagues.    While…

Alan and Suzanne Osmond ‘raise the roof’ each July 4th — and have also raised eight boys along the way

   Alan Osmond has been called the “Dick Clark” of the Osmond family.

Springville says hola to new Senorita’s Cantina

Sidecar restaurant now has a sidekick Mexican restaurant I’m always on the look-out for new dining…

That one time I…. Acquired an original Carl Bloch

BYU Museum of Art began permanently exhibiting ‘Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda’ two decades ago

Ruth Todd: Anchored in Confidence

   After Ruth Todd finished her broadcasting career at both KSL and ABC4, she began…

Intermountain Healthcare combining with other organizations to host Mental Health Awareness Event on Aug. 19 at UVU

  In a 2021 survey by the organization Mental Health America, Utah ranked 46th in the nation for…

Tabitha’s Way Local Food Pantry nominated for the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award

We have good news.  Tabitha’s Way Local Food Pantry has been nominated for the Chick-fil-A…

Diljeet Taylor: Motherhood plus a coaching career creates full life in the 40s

   As she was figuring out a new finish line after graduation, her coach asked if…

Angels Among Us: Family-Feeding Fridays

Three friends bring food security to south Utah County through the Utah Food Bank’s Spanish Fork location

University Place food court has sit-down quality with gourmet burgers and chai tea

When thinking of fun places to dine and eat out, the University Place Mall in Orem…

18 Reasons to See 1820: The Musical

The Covey Center in Provo is hosting the world premiere of “1820: The Musical” from August…

McKenzie Bauer’s Insta-birthday brought menstruation supplies to needy teens who are fighting a biological battle for opportunity

Earlier this year, McKenzie Bauer, co-founder of Thread Wallets in Provo, heard a statistic that struck…

Pedaling through her 60s

   Ali Johnson’s husband used to say, “That’s my girl!” He encouraged her to fly…

How Prepared was the U.S. for Online Learning?

  A recent study compared 30 different countries’ digital education systems in the midst of a…

Rob Adams makes good on childhood promise to reciprocate and help others in need

   When Rob Adams was 11 years old, his family was living in a pickup truck…

2021 Best Of Utah Valley: Best Dance Studio — Turning Point

Established in 1989 Turning Point Dance Studio has been serving the South Utah County area for over 30 years! Our…

6 Must-Listen Local Podcasts

Layers Upon Layers Courtney Rich takes the cake as the nation’s leading cake ambassador, sharing her love…

‘Iron Cowboy’ James Lawrence breaks his triathlon record every day until June 8

    When Lindon’s James Lawrence was pursuing his first world record of 30 Ironmans…

Join The Iron Cowboy for Conquer 100 March 1-June 8

Don’t be that person who realizes later that a world record was literally being set in…

2021 Best of Utah Valley: Best Auto Repair — Dickerson Automotive

2021 Best of Utah Valley: Best Home Builder — Fieldstone Homes

We have all dreamed of the moment we can step into our own personalized, custom-built home….

2021 Best of Utah Valley: Best Counseling Services — Aspen

   It’s not uncommon to have a mental illness. From the ongoing pandemic to other…