Women in Utah History

By Hailey Bennett Sundwall Girl power in Utah is not new — it’s in the Beehive’s DNA. Here are five snapshots of five fabulous players in Utah’s female history. Emmeline B. Wells February 29, 1828 – April 25, 1921 Journalist, leader, and women’s rights activist, Emmeline Wells used her pen as her sword and her […]

Noelle Pikus-Pace announces everyone is well after twins birth

Former Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace announced the delivery of her twin boys on her Facebook page Tuesday. “OUR BOYS ARE HERE!” Pikus-Pace wrote on Facebook. “Payton and Makai have arrived! They weighed 5 pounds 12 ounces and 5 pounds 4 ounces. We are all healthy, happy, …sleep deprived… but doing really well! I can’t believe they […]

Utah is 17th in medal count halfway through Sochi

Keeping up with the 2014 Sochi medal count is a source of national pride for Americans and, as it turns out, for Utahn’s too. Sage Kotsenburg of Park City won the very first Sochi 2014 gold medal in snowboard, men’s slopestyle event. Following Kotsenburg’s gold, Kaitlyn Farrington (Salt Lake City) and Joss Christensen (Park City) […]

10 things Utah Valley residents need to know right now

By Chelsea Adams It’s finally Friday. The weekend is mere hours away. Here are 10 things you simply must know before you start your weekend. 1. Flower power A dozen, long stemmed roses from the Flower Patch in Provo are $57.98. Valentine’s Fun Facts: 189 million red roses will be purchased today and 145 million […]

Cartoon: Frolicking in a Winter Wonderland

  Utahns take one of two approaches to winter: They either bundle up and dream of balmy early spring weather OR they embrace the snow and create adventures. Here are eight locals we’d like to spend an afternoon with out in the winter wonderland. 1. Noelle Pikus-Pace and Shauna Rohbock Prepare for Noelle Pikus-Pace and Shauna Rohbock to […]

The 100 coolest Mormon women alive today

If Mormons were to pick 100 women to represent the religion’s “cool” factor to a world-wide audience, who would be on the list? Here is a modest proposal in alphabetical order. Who are we missing when it comes to cool Mormon women?

3 Local Olympians

By Jeanette Bennett Although the official Team USA won’t be named until mid-January, three Utah Valley winter athletes are racing to represent their country — and our state — at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. For them, this isn’t an every-four-years event. This is an everyday-for-four-years event. And whether they hit a gold mine […]