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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.

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Best-sellers

Contributed
Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 13, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 

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Bookmark

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm

Montana author Walter Kirn will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, "Blood Will Out" (Liveright, $25.95), at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.The book is about how he met and had a long-standing friendship with the young banker and art collector Clark Rockefeller, who ultimately...

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Loaded for bear: The best gun metaphors

Landon Y. Jones, Special to the Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 1:58pm

Sometimes it's the offhand remark that's the most telling. Indeed, the way we Americans casually, often unthinkingly, incorporate gun metaphors into our everyday slang says a lot about how deeply embedded guns are in our culture and our politics, and how difficult it is to control or extract them. Consider this list, presented as bullet points --...

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Ogden man plays bass at night, works on veins by day

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 18 2014 - 1:37pm

OGDEN - When he's not dealing with narrowed arteries and blood vessels, John Diemel spends his time plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, thumping and picking his bass guitar for audiences throughout Northern Utah.Diemel is a member of Vintage Steel, a four-man local band that started 10 years ago when a few of the members got together just to jam.

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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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Ogden man says artistic ability spawned from spirituality

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:29am

OGDEN -- Something unexpected happened to long-time Ogden resident Kellen Green when he put his faith in God.He discovered he had a real talent for drawing.

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LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:25am

WASHINGTON -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed its position on immigration as the White House met with religious leaders to discuss immigration reform this week.President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, of the First Presidency of the church, was among invited leaders from various religious faiths to meet with President Obama and...

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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


Best-sellers

Contributed
Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 13, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 4:20pm


Bookmark

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm

Montana author Walter Kirn will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, "Blood Will Out" (Liveright, $25.95), at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.The book is about how he met and had a long-standing friendship with the young banker and art collector Clark Rockefeller, who ultimately...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 4:18pm


Loaded for bear: The best gun metaphors

Landon Y. Jones, Special to the Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 1:58pm

Sometimes it's the offhand remark that's the most telling. Indeed, the way we Americans casually, often unthinkingly, incorporate gun metaphors into our everyday slang says a lot about how deeply embedded guns are in our culture and our politics, and how difficult it is to control or extract them. Consider this list, presented as bullet points --...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:58pm


Ogden man plays bass at night, works on veins by day

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 18 2014 - 1:37pm

OGDEN - When he's not dealing with narrowed arteries and blood vessels, John Diemel spends his time plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, thumping and picking his bass guitar for audiences throughout Northern Utah.Diemel is a member of Vintage Steel, a four-man local band that started 10 years ago when a few of the members got together just to jam.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:44pm


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


Ogden man says artistic ability spawned from spirituality

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:29am

OGDEN -- Something unexpected happened to long-time Ogden resident Kellen Green when he put his faith in God.He discovered he had a real talent for drawing.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 3:36pm


LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:25am

WASHINGTON -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed its position on immigration as the White House met with religious leaders to discuss immigration reform this week.President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, of the First Presidency of the church, was among invited leaders from various religious faiths to meet with President Obama and...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 12:18pm

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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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