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As people spend more time at home than ever before — juggling remote work, virtual learning and a plethora of other responsibilities — many are rethinking their housing must-haves and looking for homes that will get them through the pandemic.

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All dressed up and no place to go. Certainly this is not a personal problem. Personally, I am rarely dressed up, yet I am consistently on the go, albeit in casual clothing. I try to keep it somewhat business casual, but I will always choose function over form. I can’t walk in heels, pantyhos…

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With Joe Biden’s capture of the White House comes the likelihood that Utah’s two big national monuments will be restored to their original boundaries, reopening yet another front in the West’s public lands wars.

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Trucks these days seem to come is all different shapes, sizes and configurations, and so it is in the GM wheelhouse when it comes to their powerful AT4 off-road line. We were very excited this time to get into the AT4 with a diesel engine, after spending a week with the gas version a couple of years ago.

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Loggers, fishers, pilots, roofers and garbage collectors — these are the top five most dangerous jobs in America, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is possible that by the end of this year, politician will be added to this list as well.

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Our stay for this ATV adventure was in Escalante, right in the middle of Highway 12 — a top-rated byway in the country. Our ride through Horse Canyon began in Escalante as we trailered to our drop point.

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We are starting to feel that cooler weather set in. After a hot summer I always look forward to the fall weather. Now is when we start to bring out our fall and winter jackets. For many of us it’s time to get a new cold weather jacket or coat and we are so fortunate to have many choices out there!

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For obvious reasons, 2020 has been unforgettable. What with all the restrictions on social gatherings and events, it ain’t been none too easy on the rodeo man. With only 20-30% of my rodeos keeping their schedule, it’s made for an interesting summer.

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Wasatch Range cowboy and singer-songwriter, Chris Petersen, was recently spotted in Kanab where a small team of Utah and Arizona based filmmakers gathered to produce a music video of Chris’ latest original song, “Midnight Ride.” The ambitious and cinematic production was filmed on the famous…

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As the holiday season begins, many of us enjoy transforming our yards into magical landscapes. As always, it’s important to remember that when we step out of our houses, we step into the homes of wildlife. As respectful neighbors, we can consider their perspective when choosing and placing o…

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At only 14 years old, Harlee Stokes has accomplished and set goals that many her age haven’t even thought about. A motivated and driven young woman, Harlee isn’t satisfied with less than her best in everything she is involved in and makes sure that she gives her absolute best to herself and …

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If I were a cowgirl I’d wake up each day say hello to the sunrise and be on my way. I’d get on my horse, feel the wind in my hair, hear a train in the distance... going somewhere... On that far-off train (leaving Union, I bet) there’d be someone like me (someone I’d never met). She’d be goin…

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Isn’t it absolutely amazing how nature, with a little help from us, can take smelly animal wastes, mix them with soil, and produce a magnificent rose bush from a trimmed down stump of yesteryear. The year 2020 has been much like the early stages of preparing the soil and getting a bit stinky…

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As we enter fall, horse owners and trainers begin to make plans to start training their young horses. Whether horses are started as two-year olds or older, proper dentistry is vital to the success of a young horse.  This article will focus mainly on the 2-year-old quarter horse who may be sc…

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Oaklynn Martin is a 10-year-old all-around competitor from Malad, Idaho. This spunky and sweet young lady is a 5th grader in the Liahona Prep Academy. Her favorite subject in school is math and her favorite event is barrel racing. She is a member of the Wasatch Junior High School Rodeo Club.…

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Kajun Watterson, from Bluffdale, Utah, is a 12-year-old seventh grader with big goals and the skills to accomplish them!

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Can you tell which part of the United States someone is from by the shape of their hat?

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Some 3,500 years ago, a man by the name of Moses led a mass exodus out of Egypt. It was no simple task. First, he had to confront the Pharaoh, perform some miracles, and inflict some plagues and pestilences, then he had to lead a large group of Israelites out of Egypt led by a pillar of clou…

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Having revisited the Lake Mountain Trails just last month, I decided to compare my recent ride and the original ride I took 10 years ago. In 2010, it was an account of an encounter with a desert snake on trails located across Utah Lake from Provo.

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Change is hard. Even little tiny changes. However, if this change references something you have been doing anyway, then it is fundamentally a nonissue. Why then, pray tell, would one tiny little proposed change, specifically only involving the omission of four words and the introduction of o…

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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard!” That is the mantra that 14-year-old Brit Bradford lives by. This thoughtful and talented young man lives in Salem, Utah and is in the 8th grade at Salem Jr. High. His favorite subject is PE and along with rodeo he loves hunting, fishing…

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To begin with, I did not even know that there was a Mantua Loop. I was supposed to lead a ride from Mantua to Eden, but some riders didn’t have street-legal machines. One of the riders suggested a loop that would take us back to Mantua. I am all for learning about new trails, so I agreed to …

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Forty years ago seems like such a long time; we were just getting into high school, the president was Jimmy Carter, Voyager was able to show the world the rings of Jupiter and The Knack had the top spot on Billboard with the hit song "My Sharona."

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Remember when the definition of the word “zoom” was to move quickly or suddenly with a loud humming or buzzing sound? That was then, clear back in 2019, before a pandemic, before massive business shutdowns, before the earthquake, before the gale force winds that wreaked havoc on much of nort…

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Paige Bowler has been able to achieve success in her life both inside the rodeo arena and out. At the young age of 14, she’s been able to navigate many goals, triumphs, and setbacks. Sandwiched between four brothers, two older, and two younger, Paige has had to learn how to stand out as the …

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The Arapeen Trails are some of my favorite. Always looking for new ones, Kevin Christiansen of the Sanpete County Travel Council put me in touch with Brad Bradley, a retired DWR conservation officer. Brad told me that the title was just a fancy name for “fish cop.”