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  • Lex Scott, the Founder of Black Lives Matter Utah, is Sick of Protesting
    by Amiee Maxwell on April 19, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    Lex Scott, the founder of Black Lives Matter Utah, is sick of protesting. She would prefer that we didn’t need a Black Lives Matter movement at all, but she isn’t going to quit until she sees real change.  “We shouldn’t even have to have a Black Lives Matter movement in the first place. The only way we can get it to end is to pass real police reform in the nation,” said Scott.

  • Ogden’s Historic Buildings Stand The Test Of Time
    by Deann Armes on April 17, 2021 at 2:37 pm

    Vacant, demolished or neglected old buildings with boarded-up windows will quickly crumble. And nobody wants blight in their city. Thankfully, some key developers with a passion for honoring the city’s early builders and entrepreneurial spirit are currently undergoing thoughtful renovations in three of Ogden’s up-and-coming areas: Windsor Hotel on Historic 25th Street, C.W. Cross building in the Ogden Central Business District, and the old Brown Ice Cream building in the soon-to-be Wonder Block are all getting a new lease on life.

  • Two Decades of Excellence: Park City’s Wahso Turns 20
    by Ted Scheffler on April 16, 2021 at 2:11 pm

    This year his Asian-inspired eatery, Wahso located in Park City, turned 20 and it has never been better. The decor is also eye-popping.

  • Where to Go for Outdoor dining and Cinco de Mayo
    by Ted Scheffler on April 16, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Outdoor dining at the Gateway in SLC Downtown, Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Park City, Afterword in Heber is taking a Spring break until May 5th.

  • Bonterra Canned Wines for Earth Day
    by Ted Scheffler on April 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Just in time for warm weather picnics, patio sipping, cookouts and camping, Bonterra has released two canned wines that come in 4-packs.

  • Rice With Black Beans
    by Ted Scheffler on April 15, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    Here is a very simple and versatile side dish recipe for rice with black beans. It’s a good accompaniment for meat, chicken and fish or seafood dishes and can also be used as a  stuffing for foods like burritos and enchiladas. 

  • Why Utahns are Curbing the Obesity Epidemic?
    by Richard Markosian on April 15, 2021 at 7:01 pm

    Why Doesn’t the Government Concentrate on the Overall Health of Americans Rather than Concentrating Almost Entirely on Treating Sickness?

  • Utahns Love Their Essential Oils, but Can the Science Back Any of Their Claims?
    by Eric S. Peterson on April 14, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Utah-based Young Living Essential Oils has boasted of having over 3,000 global employees, more than six million members, and of being the “world leader in essential oil research and development.” But in 2020 when the company was asked by the National Advertising Division about the science used to justify company claims about its products, the company argued that it should not be required to provide “competent and reliable evidence.”

  • Why Should You Adopt an Older Dog?
    by M. Shane Richins on April 13, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    Somewhere out there is an old dog, probably at an animal shelter; a wise, scruffy old dog that would love to snuggle up to you and tell you it’s okay when you feel like you’re on the verge of breaking down; one that won’t repeat anything it sees or hears to the church gossip.

  • Moab Woman Keeps 100-Year-Old Farming Tradition Alive
    by M. Shane Richins on April 12, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Mary Engleman is keeping the legacy and tradition of farming by keeping a 100 years old farm near Moab Utah alive.