Utah Valley Magazine

Holiday Recipe Winner: Almond Puff

This light pasty is the perfect balance of sweetness and nuttiness. Our staff members’…

Taste Owners Morgan and Char Coleman Create Experiences for the Holidays

The Coleman clan is a family of artists, so most of the…

Holiday Recipe Contest: Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

These cookies are just as sweet as the story attached to them. They take…

4 Bright Ideas for Making Your Home the Merriest on the Block this Season with Gatehouse no.1

Talking Christmas and the new Noorda Center with Stephen Pullen, UVU School of the Arts Dean

Before becoming dean of the School of Arts at UVU, Stephen Pullen…

A Taste of Cuba

In August 2019, Fillings and Emulsions organized a bake sale raising money…

Locals With Giving Hearts Share Their Gifts of Service Throughout the Year

Left: Brent Crane, executive director of the Food & Care Coalition in…

A Behind the Scenes Look at Christmas Around the World Artistic Director, Jeanette Geslison

Jeanette Geslison grew up dancing classical ballet. When she attended BYU, she joined…

Holiday Recipe Winner: Mock Raspberry Cheesecake

Mock Raspberry Cheesecake is not quite cheesecake — the layers of white cake, cream…

Lighten Up: Luminaria Has Brightened the Holidays Since 2016

Some traditions really don’t take long to catch hold of hearts and become a…

Artist Jen Lewin illuminates Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point

New York-based Jen Lewin first had the idea of interactive light during…

City of David: David Archuleta Sings Praises of Utah’s Christmas and Glorious Notes of His Career

David Archuleta grew up in Utah and performs in his home state…

Utah Valley Must-Do Events For November and December

By Jayna Smith The holiday season is upon us, and calendars are filling up quickly. Make…

Getting Old and Staying Bold: The City of Orem Turns 100

Orem turned 100 this year. But instead of investing in reading glasses and an…

Law Advice: Don’t Let Senseless Social Media Posts Spoil Your Settlement

Inappropriate use of social media can jeopardize settlement claims, so resist the…

Residency Program at Merrill Gappmayer Family Medicine Center is Win-Win for Doctors in Training + Patients

The Merrill Gappmayer Family Medicine Center in Provo offers top-level care in…

Obstacle Obliterator: Timpanogos High Star Leads BYU Men’s Cross Country Toward National Title After Life-Threatening Scare

Jacob Heslington’s first running adventures weren’t on the track or the cross…

Springville’s Side Car Cafe Serves Up the Nation’s Best Country Fried Steak and Sausage Gravy

The Side Car Cafe is adjacent to Legends Motorcycle Museum in Springville…

Tall Tale: Heather Gneiting has come a short way down I-15 from Pleasant Grove High to BYU

Heather Gneiting has a hard time sneaking past anyone. The 6-foot-4 superstar middle blocker for…

10 Utah Valley Locals Making History in 2019

As the Utah Valley Magazine staff debated who and what were significant pieces of Utah Valley’s history, we also began to wonder who…

On the Mend: The Conservation Lab at BYU Repairs Curated Treasures

If there were such things as book doctors, Christina Thomas would be a geriatrician.

For the Books: Reid Moon’s Rare Book Collection Houses Stories of a Thousand Libraries

Sometimes Reid acquires books by chance in little British bookstores or he…

From Marriage and Fatherhood to Playing on Both Sides of the Rivalry, Austin Lee Comes at College Football with a Wider Approach

Although Austin Lee is unlike many of the Cougars suiting up this…

Super Striker: Hermann Trophy Candidate Elise Flake is True Blue, Through and Through

Elise at a Glance:• 2019 MAC Hermann Trophy watch list•…

Purify Wellness Center opens new location in Pleasant Grove

Purify Wellness Center opens October 10-12.1064 S. North County Boulevard, Pleasant…

2019 Parade of Homes Review: Another Year Illuminates Utah Valley Living

In June, nearly 35,000 bootie-clad people attended the Utah Valley Parade of Homes. On average, each ticket holder visited 11 of the 40 homes….

Cathe Cook Celebrates 21 Years with Allstate Insurance

Cathe Cook first became an agent with Allstate Insurance in 1998. She…

The Nurse Practitioners Behind Valley Women’s Behavioral Health Group

Valley Women’s Health continues to lead the industry in delivering innovative and patient-focused care…

Celebrity Lookalikes: 7 Locals With Doppelgängers Worth a Double Take

When we started the celebrity lookalike contest two decades ago, we thought it would be a one-time feature. Nineteen…

glassFROGG Crowdsources Healthcare Costs

The cost of healthcare has become a crisis for families and employers in the…