HARRISVILLE — Ascension Lutheran Church has a new leader.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday it has donated $20 million to help a program aimed at distributing coronavirus vaccines to poor countries around the world.
A little over seven years ago, I found myself sitting on my partially mowed lawn amid a crumpled heap of snot, tears and curse words in front my newly defunct lawnmower. I had mowed my own lawn most of my adult life and at least four times a year as a child over 8-years-old.
OGDEN — A defense attorney has asked for a jury trial in the case of an Ogden man accused of assaulting his son for not wanting to go on a church mission.
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It is exciting to see the ATV jamborees coming back online after being cancelled during the pandemic. This is my third article about jamborees being scheduled for 2021.
What’s a great name for a restaurant that’s located near a military installation?
Julie Lindsey and James McBeth, who create and sell their handcrafted gourmet hot sauces and bloody mary mix from Logan to Salt Lake City, now have a new home at The Monarch’s weekend markets.
OGDEN — As Utah’s housing crisis worsens, officials announced a new partnership Tuesday that will aid employees of Ogden City, Ogden School District and Roy City in purchasing a home.
Jerold Ottley was the director with the beautiful white hair who had the gift of music and the energy needed to take the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square to the corners of the earth with their music.
With the 2021 model year Hyundai comes an all-new design for the manufacturer's mid-sized sedan, the Elantra. Having a sedan in the wheelhouse is something that other manufactures as shying away from, instead opting for SUV-only lineups.
MORGAN — The Weber River between Henefer and Morgan is a growing magnet for kayakers, tubers and anglers, but as pressures increase, interested parties are wondering who will be calling the shots.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah State Parks has reported park visitation increased by 2.6 million between 2019 and 2020 despite safety restrictions implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
Although Valentine’s day (or Single Awareness Day, as some have called it, including myself in past years) has come and gone, love is still in the air. Not in the form of Victoria’s Secret (which has not been a secret well kept) or Russell Stover chocolates from the Walmart, but certainly in…
If you’re thinking about buying a home, now may be the time to act. That’s because a new study says the winter months are the best time of the year to get a mortgage.
I wrote an article that appeared in the Standard-Examiner on Jan. 28 entitled, “What if someone else wants my ATV more than I do?” In that article, I related accounts of people losing ATVs and equipment to theft. That article ended with this statement, “Take stock of the things you can to do…
OGDEN — The COVID-19 pandemic has proven deadly to some businesses, unable to contend with the drop in traffic brought on by the virus’s spread.
We got our first chance at the newly redesigned Nissan Titan truck at the end of last year, which came to us in the Pro4X trim level just in time for a long Thanksgiving Day weekend. We always love having a great ride for a holiday and the Titan proved to be all that and more.
The egg or the chicken? Which came first? Since all chickens hatch from eggs, it has to have been the egg, right? However, all chicken eggs are laid by chickens, thus it is indicative that it was the chicken. It is an age-old philosophical dilemma that has vexed some of the greatest thinkers…
The third annual Beaver County Trails Jamboree did not happen. Because of the 2020 pandemic, a lot of things didn’t happen last year. In the case of Beaver County, however, the story didn’t stop there.
The pandemic has local restaurants adjusting their usual events for Valentine’s Day — the second busiest dining day of the year. The Beatles said all you need is love, but in 2021, romantic meals also call for masks, social distancing, sanitizing and curbside pickup.
Over the years, the Dodge Durango has gone through a number of different looks and changes, along with different available engines. Our last time out with the Durango was almost three years ago when we got to drive the SRT 392 version of the automaker’s largest SUV.
This morning, I woke up with a bad taste in my mouth. Most people do. Even if we brush our teeth before bed, something happens in the night with the decrease of saliva and increase of bacteria in the mouth that results in an unpleasant odor in the morning. Yet, this was different. I reminisc…
OGDEN — To cut the ribbon on a new Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center, Weber State University President Brad Mortensen not only traveled from his office to the south side of campus — he rappelled approximately 65 feet.
As 2021 opened, one of the questions on the minds of many in the ATV community was if there would be any jamborees slated for the year. I am happy to report that there will be. Riding in Utah’s scenic backcountry is one of the safest activities in which a rider can participate. It is next to…
Mathew Choberka: ‘I Know Some Nice People’
The Gourmet Market opens Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Monarch, featuring a variety of specialty foods. Artisan vendors are excited to have a new market that is available year-round in a beautiful, unique space and exclusively for gourmet foods.
Getting a Christmas present from Mercedes made the holidays seem even more magical, especially when that present comes in the form of a new E class coupe! We must be living right, somehow as the crazy year of 2020 was coming to an end we figured it was the perfect ending to a not so perfect year.
EDEN — A planned new chairlift and several new trails, part of a massive expansion at the Nordic Valley ski resort, are open to the public.
Niño Viejo, opened in Farmington last December, isn’t your typical Mexican restaurant.
The childhood home — the very mention of it stirs up all kinds of memories, both fond and not so fond. This is likely true for everyone.
That twist on the quote from the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” is the subject of today’s article. The untwisted quote by Rocket Raccoon, the furry little star of the movie is, “But what if I want it more than the person who has it?” To which Rhomann Dey replies, “Still illegal.”
Not just once, not even twice, but three times. That is how many times in my career that a client has passed away in the middle of the sale of their home. What are the odds? Before jumping to conclusions and assuming that I must have some morbid reaper alter ego who is to blame, allow me to …
Expect another year of hot homes sales and rising prices for Northern Utah. That’s according to a new housing forecast from local economist Jim Wood.
As the international death toll rises because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and borders continue to be closed to travel, it is not surprising annual activities are again being canceled, postponed or pushed to remote programming in 2021.
The byline of these articles for over 16 years has been “ATV Adventures.” The first article came out in December 2004. At that time, there was no popular side-by-side with a recreational purpose.
President Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other senior church leaders took time Tuesday morning to get their COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week it will start a significant makeover on the plaza on Temple Square.
With the 2021 model year Toyota is adding two new entirely different hybrid vehicles to their line. By different we mean they will be plug in hybrid vehicles or PEHV, those being the Prius Prime and the Rav4 Prime.
Mr. Jones (names have been changed to protect the questionably innocent) contacted me a few months ago to talk about selling. We listed the Jones home on a Friday. I had advised him to prepare to be away from the home for showings for at least two entire days since it would, likely, be shown…
The interest in developing ATV trail systems is growing across Utah. People with ATVs want places to ride and counties want to provide them — and for good reason. The tourist dollars brought to a county with nearby trails are significant.
OGDEN — Rene Rodillas, growing up in modest circumstances in his native Philippines, led a simple life, even into adulthood.
The slope where a Clinton snowboarder died in an avalanche Friday was the site of three previous fatalities since 2005, according to a Utah Avalanche Center report.
Buying a new Chevrolet Silverado these days could be as difficult as trying to get the perfect Christmas tree for a new home, something we had to deal with this year for our real first Christmas in a new home.
Some 25 and some change years ago, my older sister darkened my doorstep with some life-altering news. “I’m pregnant with twins,” she cried. And by cried, I mean literally. This was not news she was excited about. They had planned for one, not two. The news of two more children altered her fu…
We are a week into the new year and if you have pickled your machine thinking there is no place to ride, you have made a big mistake. The hustle and bustle of Christmas is behind us and planning a January ATV trip is just the thing to fight the winter blahs.
Ford has always been good at making trucks — in fact, they lead the pack in sales every year with their F-150 pickup. With that in mind, we would have thought it would be very hard to come up with something even better than what they have had in the past.
Throughout history, there are specific brand names that have been used so often they become generic terms. Band-Aid, for example, is actually a brand name of a bandage, but it has been used so often in place of bandage that it has become an acceptable replacement. “Quick, someone get me a ba…
Driving along I-15 from Bountiful to Layton in view of the Francis Peak radar towers, you might not know about the treasure trove of trails that exist high above the valley on these mountains. Many locals have driven a car or truck on the road to the gate at the base of the big white ball ho…
In his closing remarks during the October 2019 Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson invited members of the church to prepare for 2020.