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How to filter content on your iPhone

Making national headlines, the Utah Senate passed a bill that would require cell phone and tablet manufacturers to sell devices in Utah with content filters set to on in an effort to block objectionable material. House Bill 72 had already passed the House, so it now goes to Gov. Spencer Cox. If ...

A date with eagles in the new Subaru Crosstrek

The first Subaru of 2021 made its way to our home for a week in January, and we were thrilled that it was the all-new Crosstrek Sport model. We have always enjoyed not only the Subaru lineup, but especially this small crossover model.We were not disappointed with our week that included a trip ...

Fischer: More to blame than COVID for low housing inventory

Today is brought to you by the number 1,751. That is the number of homes that are currently listed on the MLS (multiple listing service) as of this morning. That is a new record low. A few years ago, that number would have been closer to 8,750. This could be categorized as a housing crisis. I ...

Fischer: Better late than never? Not when it comes to home maintenance

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.As an adult, I liked ...

New partnership to aid Ogden, Roy public employees in purchasing homes

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.Landed, a Bay Area startup that partners with public entities to help their employees get a foot in the ...

2021 Hyundai Elantra is all new, loaded with tech

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 are shying away from, instead opting for SUV-only lineups.“While some manufacturers no longer see the value in ...

Fischer: Why are ‘love letters’ to sellers bad? Let me count the ways

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 ...

Study says winter is the best time to get a mortgage

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.But even if you decide to wait until spring to buy, there are steps you can take to reduce the amount you pay in financing ...

2021 Nissan Titan Pro 4X has a great new look

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.Being late in ...

Fischer: Changing bathroom standards means tub is all washed up

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 in ...