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Fashion trucks hope to match success of food trucks

Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 5:29pm

WASHINGTON -- Most women have an understandable aversion to getting into unfamiliar vehicles. Which explains why Donna Hundley has watched as people circle her business -- once, twice, three times -- as they decide whether to stop and step inside. Some have snapped pictures."I will stand outside and wave people in and they still pull up and say, '...

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Hair coloring huge in Utah, even at home

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 22 2014 - 4:36pm

LAYTON -- Utah is known for their high numbers of women who get their hair colored.Just ask Jill Hatch, owner of an Aveda Hair Salon in Layton. Hatch frequently goes to trade shows where color is constantly being pushed because other states are just catching onto the popularity of color.

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You'll love this combo dish: salmon and asparagus

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 22 2014 - 1:27pm

Tulips and blue skies are sure signs that spring is finally here. It's a great time to be outside, whether it's yard work or watching the kids' soccer and baseball games. And it's finally a chance to indulge in the tennis, biking and other fresh-air activities we've been craving all winter.

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CrossFit Training – Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 1:39pm

LAYTON -- Walking into a CrossFit gym is unlike most gyms, with the notable lack of mirrors, minimal equipment, and a big board filled with names and their latest numbers, along with the omnipresent timer in red on the wall.

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Is all that running shortening your life?

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 1:36pm

Marathon runners and those who run more than three per week risk shortening their lives by exercising too much.According to a recent study by the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Lehigh Valley Health Network, high-mileage runners have shorter life spans that those who run moderately. The reasons behind the findings are unclear, said Dr....

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Low testosterone? Here are some options for treatment

Dr. Scott R. Bishop, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 21 2014 - 1:22pm

Recently, I've been seeing a lot of men in my clinic who are concerned about low testosterone (hypogonadism, low-T).This is interesting because only a few years ago I would rarely test for low testosterone, and any treatment was typically delivered by endocrinologists. With the availability of newer treatments, and with increased direct-to-...

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Childhood friends develop idea for Utah's Miss Radiant Pageant

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 12:49pm

Four women, who have been friends since kindergarten, all have a passion for helping those with disablities and special needs.During one of their girls weekends last summer, they came upon a television program highlighting a national beauty pageant for girls with special needs, and decided they wanted to do something similar in Utah.

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The good and the bad of taking online classes from home

Karissa Wang
Apr 21 2014 - 10:07am

Pajamas, snacks, nap time, full-on music blasting in the background ...It's not exactly the scene that comes to mind when one mentions school, but for many kids, it is a reality. Online classes provide the opportunity to take classes from home, on a student's own time and schedule.Online classes through Electronic High School are a common way...

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Fashion trucks hope to match success of food trucks

Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post
Apr 22 2014 - 5:29pm

WASHINGTON -- Most women have an understandable aversion to getting into unfamiliar vehicles. Which explains why Donna Hundley has watched as people circle her business -- once, twice, three times -- as they decide whether to stop and step inside. Some have snapped pictures."I will stand outside and wave people in and they still pull up and say, '...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 5:36pm


Hair coloring huge in Utah, even at home

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 22 2014 - 4:36pm

LAYTON -- Utah is known for their high numbers of women who get their hair colored.Just ask Jill Hatch, owner of an Aveda Hair Salon in Layton. Hatch frequently goes to trade shows where color is constantly being pushed because other states are just catching onto the popularity of color.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 4:36pm


You'll love this combo dish: salmon and asparagus

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 22 2014 - 1:27pm

Tulips and blue skies are sure signs that spring is finally here. It's a great time to be outside, whether it's yard work or watching the kids' soccer and baseball games. And it's finally a chance to indulge in the tennis, biking and other fresh-air activities we've been craving all winter.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 22 2014 - 1:27pm


CrossFit Training – Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 1:39pm

LAYTON -- Walking into a CrossFit gym is unlike most gyms, with the notable lack of mirrors, minimal equipment, and a big board filled with names and their latest numbers, along with the omnipresent timer in red on the wall.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 2:26pm


Is all that running shortening your life?

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 1:36pm

Marathon runners and those who run more than three per week risk shortening their lives by exercising too much.According to a recent study by the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Lehigh Valley Health Network, high-mileage runners have shorter life spans that those who run moderately. The reasons behind the findings are unclear, said Dr....

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 2:44pm


Low testosterone? Here are some options for treatment

Dr. Scott R. Bishop, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 21 2014 - 1:22pm

Recently, I've been seeing a lot of men in my clinic who are concerned about low testosterone (hypogonadism, low-T).This is interesting because only a few years ago I would rarely test for low testosterone, and any treatment was typically delivered by endocrinologists. With the availability of newer treatments, and with increased direct-to-...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 1:22pm


Childhood friends develop idea for Utah's Miss Radiant Pageant

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 21 2014 - 12:49pm

Four women, who have been friends since kindergarten, all have a passion for helping those with disablities and special needs.During one of their girls weekends last summer, they came upon a television program highlighting a national beauty pageant for girls with special needs, and decided they wanted to do something similar in Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 12:57pm


The good and the bad of taking online classes from home

Karissa Wang
Apr 21 2014 - 10:07am

Pajamas, snacks, nap time, full-on music blasting in the background ...It's not exactly the scene that comes to mind when one mentions school, but for many kids, it is a reality. Online classes provide the opportunity to take classes from home, on a student's own time and schedule.Online classes through Electronic High School are a common way...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 10:07am

VIDEO: Roy teen who prefers old time rock n' roll wins tickets to Eagles

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm

ROY -- When it comes to music, 16-year-old Ariadanee Volk wishes she would have been born a few decades earlier.The Roy High School honors student loves the classic rock n' roll bands such as the Eagles.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm


VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

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VIDEO: After medical attention, Labrador Buddy's life on the mend

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 11:53am

He was a skinny black dog, limping on one hind leg and running around loose.

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VIDEO: In the spirit of Jim Henson: Ogden’s Russ Adams competing on TV’s ‘Creature Shop Challenge’

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 23 2014 - 6:28am

The hands of creature creator Russ Adams have brought to life all manner of zombies and werewolves, wild lions and scary Bigfoots.But never -- until now -- a "gutter tuna."That's how Adams lovingly describes the colossal blue fish he helps bring into existence during his stint on the new TV reality show "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge."

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VIDEO: Some interesting tidbits about Russ Adams, creature creator

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 21 2014 - 4:38pm

Here are two stand-out facts about Russ Adams, a contestant representing Ogden on "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge."* He's color blind. Yes, it's true, this mask and creature designer says he has trouble distinguishing between reds and greens. "Usually, it's human skin tones that give me the most problem," Adams says.Occasionally during the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 9:22am


VIDEO: Thousands of swans gather in song; graceful birds spend their annual spring layover in the marshes of Utah

Becky Cairns
Mar 15 2014 - 4:55pm

If you've never had the chance to meet Cygnus columbianus, perhaps this is the spring to get acquainted.Tundra swans by the thousands make a stopover every year in the Top of Utah during their annual migrations to and from their home in the Arctic Circle.There they are, those bright white birds bobbing about -- wingtip to wingtip -- on the waters...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 15 2014 - 4:55pm


VIDEO: 125-year-old North Ogden barn turned into a house

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 8 2014 - 10:22am

NORTH OGDEN -- The old barn was a haven for the young boy. Games of pirates and cowboys and Indians played out under its rafters, along with BB-gun practice or climbing on bales of freshly cut hay.The old barn is a haven still for the grown man. A family raised under its strong beams, a gathering place for friends and family, a sanctuary for...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 8 2014 - 10:22am


VIDEO: Shook Twins bring quirky folk to Snowbasin

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 27 2014 - 7:00am

The Shook Twins know exactly how to get a venue all shook up. That is their intention when the musical sisters take up a three-day residency at Snowbasin Resort's Cinnabar Lounge this weekend, Feb. 28-March 2.These shows, which will be followed in late May by an opening night set at the Ogden Music Festival, are their first in Weber County. They...

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GALLERY: 56th Annual Grammy Awards

The Associated Press
Jan 27 2014 - 8:59am

Sixteen-year-old Lorde won song of the year for her summer hit "Royals," while Daft Punk and Macklemore also took home top honors.

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GALLERY: Northridge High School's "Marriage of the Elements"

Luke Allen readies himself for his presentation of his assigned element Strontium during a ceremony in Stacey Howells chemistry class at Northridge High School in Layton. Friday, December 13, 2013. (CAMERON MCLEOD/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Cameron McLeod, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 13 2013 - 3:58pm

A ceremony was held representing the bonding of elements from the periodic table in Stacey Howell's chemistry class at Northridge High School in Layton. Friday December 13, 2013.

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GALLERY: Images from the 2013 American Music Awards

Katy Perry performs on stage at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

The Associated Press
Nov 25 2013 - 12:46pm

Photos by the Associated Press.

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VIDEO: Roy teen who prefers old time rock n' roll wins tickets to Eagles

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm

ROY -- When it comes to music, 16-year-old Ariadanee Volk wishes she would have been born a few decades earlier.The Roy High School honors student loves the classic rock n' roll bands such as the Eagles.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm


VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:38pm


VIDEO: After medical attention, Labrador Buddy's life on the mend

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 11:53am

He was a skinny black dog, limping on one hind leg and running around loose.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 4 2014 - 8:20pm


VIDEO: In the spirit of Jim Henson: Ogden’s Russ Adams competing on TV’s ‘Creature Shop Challenge’

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 23 2014 - 6:28am

The hands of creature creator Russ Adams have brought to life all manner of zombies and werewolves, wild lions and scary Bigfoots.But never -- until now -- a "gutter tuna."That's how Adams lovingly describes the colossal blue fish he helps bring into existence during his stint on the new TV reality show "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 23 2014 - 6:30am


VIDEO: Some interesting tidbits about Russ Adams, creature creator

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 21 2014 - 4:38pm

Here are two stand-out facts about Russ Adams, a contestant representing Ogden on "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge."* He's color blind. Yes, it's true, this mask and creature designer says he has trouble distinguishing between reds and greens. "Usually, it's human skin tones that give me the most problem," Adams says.Occasionally during the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 22 2014 - 9:22am


VIDEO: Thousands of swans gather in song; graceful birds spend their annual spring layover in the marshes of Utah

Becky Cairns
Mar 15 2014 - 4:55pm

If you've never had the chance to meet Cygnus columbianus, perhaps this is the spring to get acquainted.Tundra swans by the thousands make a stopover every year in the Top of Utah during their annual migrations to and from their home in the Arctic Circle.There they are, those bright white birds bobbing about -- wingtip to wingtip -- on the waters...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 15 2014 - 4:55pm


VIDEO: 125-year-old North Ogden barn turned into a house

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 8 2014 - 10:22am

NORTH OGDEN -- The old barn was a haven for the young boy. Games of pirates and cowboys and Indians played out under its rafters, along with BB-gun practice or climbing on bales of freshly cut hay.The old barn is a haven still for the grown man. A family raised under its strong beams, a gathering place for friends and family, a sanctuary for...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 8 2014 - 10:22am


VIDEO: Shook Twins bring quirky folk to Snowbasin

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 27 2014 - 7:00am

The Shook Twins know exactly how to get a venue all shook up. That is their intention when the musical sisters take up a three-day residency at Snowbasin Resort's Cinnabar Lounge this weekend, Feb. 28-March 2.These shows, which will be followed in late May by an opening night set at the Ogden Music Festival, are their first in Weber County. They...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 27 2014 - 11:59am


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