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Weber County Fair, a community tradition

Written by Jaycee BennettFremont High School Agricultural Communications StudentThe Weber County Fair is a great tradition in our community. From having the huge draft horses and tiny chickens, to the spinning wheel of a fair booth and the giant turkey legs. One thing that is very popular at ...

RMBRA Meet the Member- Shae Erhart Hill

<span>Shae Erhart Hill came into this world on October 2nd, 1989. She is the oldest child of three and the only daughter. Shae started her young life by taking care of and helping her mom in a day care center.</span><span>Shae grew up on the back of a ...

Surviving in the face of adversity

Written by Elizabeth La MadeleineWildlife Rehabilitation Center Staff MemberAs summer blossoms and the weather warms, people are venturing outside more and more. Perhaps you were able to take advantage of the enforced down time to enjoy a renewed sense of wonder and delight in the natural world ...

UYRA Meet the Member: Alaina Kruitbosch

Written by Lacie KofordWestern Wasatch ContrbutorFollowing in her mother’s footsteps, Alaina Kruitbosch is quickly making her name known among the youth rodeo scene. Alaina’s mother, Tanya, grew up competing in various rodeo events including barrels, poles, queening, and goat tying, and now ...

Local junior high rodeo club gives kids a path to success

The Wasatch Front Junior High Rodeo Association has a pretty big geographical reach, even beyond the mountain range for which the association is named."We have kids from Davis County, Weber County, out of Evanston, Wyoming, all over," club secretary Kelli Nelson said.Nelson says she started the ...

Youth Rodeo Spotlight: Averie Sanders

Averie Sanders is a thirteen-year-old seventh grade girl in Weber County who is working on making a name for herself in the Junior High Rodeo Association. She has received many awards and achieved quite a bit in her young years and aspires to achieve much more as she gains more experience and ...

Youth Rodeo Spotlight: Hana Weston

Hana Weston is a 15-year-old member of the High School Rodeo Association. She has been a part of the UYRA, LJRA, and Junior High Rodeo Association since she started competing at 9 years old. Hana has learned to appreciate her involvement in rodeo and feels like it has made her the strong, ...

Rodeo photographer has spent a lifetime shooting what he loves

LOGAN — In the beginning, Jim Fain used photography just to get a closer look at his favorite sport.“Originally, it was a way to get into the rodeo arena for free,” admits the 77 year-old Fain, who built a rodeo photography business spanning six decades. “I could usually get into the ...

Youth Rodeo Spotlight: Race Martini

At only 12 years old, Race Martini has already begun to make a name for himself and develop a love for rodeo. Living in Weber County, he has already received several awards and experienced some memorable events that are sure to shape the future cowboy he is bound to become.Race, true to his ...

Outdoor Adventures in Southern Utah

Utah is home to majestic scenery, namely beautiful mountains, vast lakes and rivers, and even a few national parks. Whether you venture north, central, or south, you’re sure to find an outdoor adventure along the way. Many people who live up north and don’t necessarily enjoy the colder ...