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Ogden Canyon’s ‘Bridal Veil Falls’

Lynn Arave, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:25pm

Ogdenites were simply fascinated with waterfalls around the end of the 19th century -- like the one in Waterfall Canyon (featured the two previous weeks in this column), so much so that they created their own water drop, near the mouth of Ogden Canyon.

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Avoid missteps with new sales tools and technologies

Aaron Hall, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:19pm

What tools and technologies are you using to drive success within your sales force? If you take a moment to Google sales tools, you'll find hundreds of products and services offering everything from CRM, field sales productivity, territory and account planning to marketing automation and sales enablement. How do you choose the best tools and...

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Sorry commissioners Bell, Gibson, SE just tells your stories

Don Porter, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 16 2014 - 7:26am

I began studying journalism in 1981 at Utah State University. I spent the following 27 years as a reporter and/or editor in the business -- about 24 years of it at this newspaper. One thing you could always count on: At any given time, some politician in the Top of Utah would tattoo "kick me" on his or her forehead, and the Standard-Examiner would...

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Nothing is automatic with the IRS

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 14 2014 - 5:09pm

Documentation is needed for taking deductions and credits. Nothing is automatic with the IRS. If a taxpayer wants to take a credit or deduction on the tax return, there must be documentation to back up the request. If a taxpayer went to college during the year, there will be receipts that are needed to take the education credit. These can include...

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Mug recipes becoming internet sensation

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 11:48am

When I saw the title of Camilla Saulsbury's new cookbook, "250 Best Meals in A Mug," I thought, "What a great idea! Wish I'd thought of it."

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What last-minute tax filers should know

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 7 2014 - 3:51pm

As April 15 quickly approaches, it is important to file your federal and state tax returns on time. 

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‘True success’ should be personal, all encompassing

Brad Larsen, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm

"Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be." 

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What determines an itemized deduction?

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Mar 31 2014 - 4:01pm

Schedule A deductions are referred to as itemized deductions. Getting credit for a deduction on a Schedule A is determined by several factors. One factor is if the total itemized deductions are greater than the standard deduction. The standard deductions for 2013 are:

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Ogden Canyon’s ‘Bridal Veil Falls’

Lynn Arave, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:25pm

Ogdenites were simply fascinated with waterfalls around the end of the 19th century -- like the one in Waterfall Canyon (featured the two previous weeks in this column), so much so that they created their own water drop, near the mouth of Ogden Canyon.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 4:45pm


Avoid missteps with new sales tools and technologies

Aaron Hall, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 17 2014 - 4:19pm

What tools and technologies are you using to drive success within your sales force? If you take a moment to Google sales tools, you'll find hundreds of products and services offering everything from CRM, field sales productivity, territory and account planning to marketing automation and sales enablement. How do you choose the best tools and...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 4:46pm


Sorry commissioners Bell, Gibson, SE just tells your stories

Don Porter, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 16 2014 - 7:26am

I began studying journalism in 1981 at Utah State University. I spent the following 27 years as a reporter and/or editor in the business -- about 24 years of it at this newspaper. One thing you could always count on: At any given time, some politician in the Top of Utah would tattoo "kick me" on his or her forehead, and the Standard-Examiner would...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 2:16pm


Nothing is automatic with the IRS

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 14 2014 - 5:09pm

Documentation is needed for taking deductions and credits. Nothing is automatic with the IRS. If a taxpayer wants to take a credit or deduction on the tax return, there must be documentation to back up the request. If a taxpayer went to college during the year, there will be receipts that are needed to take the education credit. These can include...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 12:12am


Mug recipes becoming internet sensation

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 11:48am

When I saw the title of Camilla Saulsbury's new cookbook, "250 Best Meals in A Mug," I thought, "What a great idea! Wish I'd thought of it."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 3:33pm


What last-minute tax filers should know

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 7 2014 - 3:51pm

As April 15 quickly approaches, it is important to file your federal and state tax returns on time. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 8:16pm


‘True success’ should be personal, all encompassing

Brad Larsen, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm

"Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be." 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm


What determines an itemized deduction?

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Mar 31 2014 - 4:01pm

Schedule A deductions are referred to as itemized deductions. Getting credit for a deduction on a Schedule A is determined by several factors. One factor is if the total itemized deductions are greater than the standard deduction. The standard deductions for 2013 are:

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 31 2014 - 7:33pm

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