From the Community , Health & Fitness

Northern Utah woman tells the story of how she fell in love with running

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Tracy Lynn Valdez used to hate running — now, she’s been dubbed the “half marathon queen” for running 17 of the races in 17 months. In a From the Community column, she shared the story of how she became addicted to the sport.


Ogden-area faith leaders hold prayer concert, hope for more to come

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At this time of uncertainty in the national government, leaders of area faiths and non-profits hope to lead by example by holding a concert of prayer for Ogden. At their prayer event, they challenged others to pray for their community and said the only true peace comes from God. 

Homefront , Home & Garden

The Homefront: Where did the dinosaur in my cereal bowl go?

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Cereal box prizes, along with a patient mom and wise father, were key in teaching me and my siblings civility, D. Louise Brown writes in this week’s Homefront.


Chili night fundraiser to boost Shepherd's Bowl

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A chili fundraiser of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd will warm more than just the participants in the dinner. Funds raised from the event will go to fund the Shepherd’s Bowl Free Community Meal the church serves each Wednesday to the homeless and other area residents. 


Benedictine sisters give last of assets to Northern Utah nonprofits

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The sisters of the former St. Benedict’s Monastery returned to Ogden to award the last $1.353 million of their assets.


Where does my Utah ATV registration money go?

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According to the 2014 report on off-road registrations by county, there are almost 184,000 vehicles registered in Utah. These include ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles and snowmobiles. An additional 12,169 units are registered for street-legal use.


Outdoor Retailer director says organizers are looking for alternative location

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Outdoor Retailer released a statement saying that the trade show is in the process of finding an “alternative location.”  


Love story spans years of care for man with traumatic brain injury

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Kenny and Jill Nielsen couldn’t be more in love, despite hardships that began when Kenny suffered a traumatic brain injury. Jill acts as Kenny’s caregiver, making sure he has what he needs; he is legally blind and cognitively disabled. 


Valentine’s sign-bearers seek town hall with Rob Bishop in small Ogden rally

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About 20 people stood in front of the Federal Building in Ogden on Tuesday, hoping to “make the moves” on 1st District Congressman Rob Bishop.

From the Community , Health & Fitness

Running races isn't just for athletes — with hard work you can do it, too


Even if you’re out of shape, overweight or have never run a day in your life, with some hard work, you have what it takes to run a race, From the Community contributor Christina Miller says.

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