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Layin’ It on the Line: Do not be quick to click

“Don’t be quick to click; make sure it’s legitimate.” — Lyle Boss The world has gone digital, so have your assets and much of your personal information. Cybercriminals are aware of this shift but are also mindful of how ill-prepared many people are when protecting themselves in the ...

Sunday Drive: 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 is a truck for all occasions

Trucks are getting more and more sophisticated by the year as every manufacturer is trying to come up with something new and different that will make their model stand out in the crowd. So it is with GM as one can now get the AT4 or Off-Road edition of its truck with a diesel engine that can ...

Fischer: Inclusive design is always a winning decision

Design matters. This from a minimalist who could live in a one-room box as long as it had indoor plumbing, an internet connection and heat. However, I realize that not everyone experiences the same environment in the same way. The way in which our space and environment are filled use each one ...

Tech Matters: Reasons to love Wordle, plus tips for the daily puzzles

Wordle, the daily online word puzzle, stands apart from most online games primarily due to its simplicity. There’s a lot to love about the game created by software engineer Josh Wardle for his partner that has steadily gained players since its launch in October. What started as a creator’s ...

Sunday Drive: Christmas in the new 2022 BMW X3

Christmas came a week early for us this year as we had our first opportunity to get into a BMW X3. During the past 10 years, we have driven many models in the BMW line, including the i8 when it was first introduced. But for whatever reason, we have never been in the driver’s seat of an X3, ...

Fischer: Decisions about deceased relatives’ homes are rarely easy

What to do with mom’s home? Although this is a frequent question, it is also a loaded one as there are oh so many options dependent on oh so many factors, none of which can make for a quick and easy decision. Just a few days ago, I received a phone call from a woman asking this very ...

NWAOR: 2022 real estate forecast shows a still-hot market

After an ultra-hot housing market in 2021, Northern Wasatch homebuyers and sellers can expect another robust real estate year in 2022. That’s according to Jim Wood, Ivory-Boyer senior fellow at the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, who recently spoke to Northern Wasatch ...

Tech Matters: Time to update your iPhone to iOS 15.2.1?

Apple 15.2.1, the sixth update to the major release of iOS 15 in September, is here. You may have seen a prompt on your phone to upgrade your operating system, but if not, you can check by going into Settings, General and then Software Update. The upgrade is free and available on all eligible ...