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Gun ranges biggest recipients of Box Elder tourism grants

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 5 2014 - 5:09pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- The Box Elder Tourism Council has announced its awarding of $123,209 in community grants and some might find the list explosive.Almost $40,000 worth of the grants are related to guns and shooting, plus fireworks, with the largest single grants, $10,000 each, going to two gun ranges.

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Davis tourism push to focus on family friendly affordability

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 1:12pm

FARMINGTON -- When it comes to attracting visitors, most of those within a half-day's drive, Davis County is "homey," safe and affordable, according to the first findings from a $45,000 tourism marketing audit.The county commission approved in January a contract with Penna Powers Brian Haynes to conduct up to a 60-day study, and results were...

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VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

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Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

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Box Elder tourism office sees high demand for grants

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 7 2014 - 7:18pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- In something of a record, $350,000 in grant requests have come in to the Box Elder County Tourism Office.It's not the money, it's the number of applications that's startling -- 56.

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Salt Lake City earning reputation as tourist hub

The Associated Press
Dec 29 2013 - 2:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City, often regarded as a jumping-off point for world-class ski resorts or red rock national parks, is earning a reputation as a tourism destination in its own right.

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Davis County accepts bids to perform tourism marketing study

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 25 2013 - 7:53am

FARMINGTON -- Beginning Jan. 1, the Davis Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau will no longer exist.In response, the Davis County Commission Monday accepted and opened nine "request for proposals" from marketing firms to perform a tourism marketing study for the county.

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Gun ranges biggest recipients of Box Elder tourism grants

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 5 2014 - 5:09pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- The Box Elder Tourism Council has announced its awarding of $123,209 in community grants and some might find the list explosive.Almost $40,000 worth of the grants are related to guns and shooting, plus fireworks, with the largest single grants, $10,000 each, going to two gun ranges.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 6 2014 - 7:18am


Davis tourism push to focus on family friendly affordability

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 1:12pm

FARMINGTON -- When it comes to attracting visitors, most of those within a half-day's drive, Davis County is "homey," safe and affordable, according to the first findings from a $45,000 tourism marketing audit.The county commission approved in January a contract with Penna Powers Brian Haynes to conduct up to a 60-day study, and results were...

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VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 1:50pm

VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

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VIDEO: Utah's Shooting Star Saloon frozen in time

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 5 2013 - 6:57pm

HUNTSVILLE -- Not much has changed since The Shooting Star Saloon in Huntsville opened in 1879. A few owners have come and gone, the beer has changed with popular demand, but overall, it has remained the same.A ceiling tattered with money, a stuffed dog and several unusual stories to entertain a wandering stranger for hours are as synonymous to...

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With horse numbers falling, Legacy refocuses efforts

Motocross rider Jack Baughman goes through a practice run at the Legacy Events Center in west Farmington earlier this month. (NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Dec 26 2011 - 12:07am

FARMINGTON -- With Davis County home construction putting the squeeze on open pasture lands where horses once grazed -- forcing some horse owners to relocate -- Davis County Legacy Events Center is diversifying the groups it attracts. Being able to rely on renting out Legacy Events Center's indoor and outdoor arenas to horse riders to supplement...

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More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

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Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

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VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 1:50pm


VIDEO: Utah's Shooting Star Saloon frozen in time

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 5 2013 - 6:57pm

HUNTSVILLE -- Not much has changed since The Shooting Star Saloon in Huntsville opened in 1879. A few owners have come and gone, the beer has changed with popular demand, but overall, it has remained the same.A ceiling tattered with money, a stuffed dog and several unusual stories to entertain a wandering stranger for hours are as synonymous to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 7 2013 - 1:38pm


With horse numbers falling, Legacy refocuses efforts

Motocross rider Jack Baughman goes through a practice run at the Legacy Events Center in west Farmington earlier this month. (NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Dec 26 2011 - 12:07am

FARMINGTON -- With Davis County home construction putting the squeeze on open pasture lands where horses once grazed -- forcing some horse owners to relocate -- Davis County Legacy Events Center is diversifying the groups it attracts. Being able to rely on renting out Legacy Events Center's indoor and outdoor arenas to horse riders to supplement...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 26 2011 - 1:31am


More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 15 2011 - 3:39pm


Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

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GALLERY: Chesterfield, Idaho, Ghost Town, July 30, 2010

Michael Friberg, Standard-Examiner staff
Jul 30 2010 - 6:43pm

Chesterfield, Idaho, Ghost Town

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