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  • What your student needs to know about Utah college application month

    Deneece Huftalin, President of Salt Lake Community College says it is an important time of year for high school seniors. She says now is the time for them to fill out an application and to seek out grant money. If you would like more information about Utah College Application Month go to

  • Simple holiday drinks to spice up your next party

    Lifestyle and entertainment expert Mandy Landefeld share some simple tips to spice up your holiday mocktails. She recommends adding bitters to your drinks to give them a little kick. Look for the non-alcoholic kind if you wish because most are made from alcohol. She also says making your own simple syrup is an easy way to add extra flavor. For more information about Mandy CLICK HERE. Below are 3 recipes she shared with The PLACE. Pear Rosemary Spritzer (makes 2 cocktails) 1/2 […]

  • Health Fix: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-causes, symptoms, & treatment options

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves in the eyes. With MS, a person’s immune system attacks the myelin, which is the protective coating around nerve fibers and causes damage such as scar tissue. This damage disrupts the nerve impulses traveling to and from the brain and spinal cord, causing a variety of symptoms. The symptoms and progression of MS are different for each person and can be unpredictable. In general, […]

  • The top 5 Halloween movies to watch with your family

    Here is our list of the best Halloween movies to watch with your family this year. #5 Goosebumps This is a 2015 horror comedy based on the 90’s children’s fiction series by the same name.  This film is rated PG. #4 The Nightmare Before Christmas This 1993 film directed by Tim Burton has become a cult classic for many. It is rated PG. #3 Halloweentown This 1998 Disney Channel original movie has become a favorite among 20 somethings who grew […]

  • The importance of getting a colonoscopy by a certified gastroenterologist

    Dr. Casey Owens a gastroenterologist with Revere Health, encourages men and women to make sure they start getting colonoscopies at age 50. Colon cancer is incredibly common and is one of the top killers of both sexes. This disease is preventable and usually does not present symptoms until it is too late. If you have a family history of colon cancer you should start screening at age 40 or ten years before your relative was diagnosed-whichever is earlier. Dr. Ownes […]

  • Halloween liability for homeowners & Trick-Or-Treat safety

    Craig Swapp & Associates wants your family  to have a safe and fun Halloween this year. They prepared a list of questions every homeowner should ask before trick-or-treaters start knocking on your door. Questions homeowners should ask before Halloween.   Are you planning to ‘prank scare?’ Are the sidewalks, driveways, and walkways well lit?  Do you have any dangerous outdoor decorations?  Are there any loose toys or bikes sitting around that could be a hazard?  What if a child is hurt? 7 Tips to […]

  • The Utah Pinners Conference 2017: It’s where Pinterest comes to life

    The Utah Pinners Conference kicks off November 3rd with over 100 classes taught by Pinterest best bloggers. The 2-day event also features 300 businesses geared to help make avid pinners work even better.  Topics at the conference range from DIY crafts to cooking and self-improvement. Tickets for the event can be purchased HERE. Utah Pinners Conference Friday, November 3rd from 10am-8pm Saturday, November 4th from 9am-7pm General admission is $8 One Day Expo with 2 Classes is $15 One Day Expo with All […]

  • Deseret Industries celebrates the opening of their 44th store

    Budah was out at the grand opening of the Deseret Industries Thrift Store in Riverton. Today’s  new store launch marks the 44th store for D.I. They invite the public to join them for the 3-day celebration at 12449 S. Creek Meadow Road in Riverton.  There will be daily giveaways for the first 500 customers, plus balloons and a DIY competition. This store will bring 100 new jobs to the area plus furthers the D.I.’s mission to help people gain self-reliance by offering valuable […]

  • How to become an extra in movies and tv shows filmed in Utah

    Have you dreamed about what it would be like to work on the set of your favorite movie or tv show? Well, one Utah agency wants to help you fulfill that dream. Virginia Pearce the director of the Utah Film Commission says that right now they are looking for a lot of extras for several tv and movies filming all across Utah and the surrounding states. Current projects that are looking for extras and production crews are listed below with […]

  • Fall Organizing: creating a family command center

    Professional organizer Wendy Brown showed us how to create a family command center to keep track of everyone’s schedules and papers. To see more from Wendy go to 

  • Budah hangs out with Jeff Devlin of Stone House Revival

    If you are a big DIY fan, chances are you have seen the hit show Stone House Revival with host Jeff Devlin. Well if you are as big of a fan as Budah is then you won’t want to miss Jeff at the Deseret News Home Show this weekend.  Jeff is a master carpenter who takes on old home projects others have said can’t be done.  He will be on the Xfinity Design Stage Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.   Deseret News […]

  • How to keep a healthy yard when you have pets

    Kelly Kopp with USU Extention is an expert at sod and lawn care. She spoke with us about how to keep your pets from causing brown spots in your lawn. If you would like more information from Kelly or other experts at USU Extention just click the link below.