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  • Nikko hates the cold but loves to cuddle!

    Nikko is our Pet of the Week from Hearts4Paws. He’s a two-year-old chihuahua and is fixed, vaccinated and chipped. Nikko hates the cold and is ready for warmer weather ahead!  He loves to play and is super curious and sweet and loves cuddling.  Nikko is still teething so he needs lots of chew toys around! He likes to be kissed and held!  Although he’s a little shy at first, he’s great with kids and other dogs – and he’s ready […]

  • 13 Days of Giving kicks off today

    For the next 13 days the Humane Society of Utah’s 13 Days of Giving, presented by the Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers, will be taking over FOX 13 to provide support for Utah’s largest private animal shelter. Deann Shepherd, Communications & Marketing Director for the Humane Society of Utah joined The PLACE to kick off the campaign. The Humane Society of Utah is a local, private non-profit organization that does not receive any state or federal funding, and they’re not a […]

  • How insurance companies may use tricks or tactics on you

    Craig Swapp from Craig Swapp & Associates joined us to talk about tactics insurance companies may use to minimize the compensation they give out when people file a personal injury claim. Swapp says it all comes down to money.  Insurance companies are businesses and when a case for personal injuries is filed against them, they are motivated to protect their bottom line by minimizing the settlement amount paid out to claimants. Some of the common tactics Swapp sees are: A […]

  • 5 ways to make holiday cards easy and stress-free

    Holiday cards don’t have to suck!  Here are five ways to make them easy and stress-free. Start early.  Get your cards done before the rush of the holidays sets in and you don’t have time or energy to make them.  Getting done early also helps to ensure your cards arrive in time. Make it a fun holiday tradition — get the whole family involved. Use the family pictures you’ve been taking all year.  Since you already know which photos got […]

  • How to thrive when going to one income

    Whether you suffered a job loss, or are going to one income to stay at home with the kids or start a business, it can take some tact to make ends meet. David Sant from Cyprus Credit Union stopped by with some useful tips to help you stay out of the red during your transition.   Do your homework How will this affect your lifestyle What adjustments need to be made to cover bills and basics   Budget, budget, budget […]

  • Cooking With Ruthie makes Caramel Apple Cookies

      Ruthie Knudsen of CookingwithRuthie.com walked us through her original recipe.   Caramel Apple Cider Cookies   Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 12 mins Total time: 32 mins   Serves: 36 Ingredients 1 cup softened butter 1 cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 box (7.4 oz) Alpine Spiced Apple Cider Instant Original Drink mix -not sugar free- all 10 packets 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups all purpose […]

  • Free event gives cancer patient and caregivers a night off

    What if you could take a night off from a difficult time, and just let loose? The Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation is aiming to do just that for cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers at their annual Night Off from Cancer event. Board members Mayor Lori Nay from Gunnison, and Anna Pocaro (a breast cancer survivor), stopped by to talk about why this event is so important for those affected by cancer. They said that Night Off From Cancer is an opportunity […]

  • If you have the need for speed, this car’s right up your racetrack

    On this week’s Fast Cars Friday,  Amanda test-drove the Honda Civic Type R, which took 20 years to get to the U.S. market. After revealing that he loves this car so much he bought one for himself, Joey Burns, the General Manager, of Ken Garff Honda Riverdale, walked Amanda through the car’s biggest selling points:   Engine: 2.0L I-4 DOHC 16-Valve VTEC Turbocharged Single-scroll MHI TD04 turbo Internal wastegate Transmission: 6-Speed Manual w/Rev-Match Control Lightweight single-mass flywheel Helical limited-slip differential Three-mode drive system Engine […]

  • How SLCC helps all students feel welcome

    Salt Lake Community College has launched a new program to help all students feel welcome. Dr. Roderic Land, Special Assistant to the President at SLCC, stopped by to tell us about Expect The Great – a free college and career awareness and readiness event for African, African-American and black students and communities in Utah. The event happens Oct. 5 and 6 at Salt Lake Community College`s Taylorsville Redwood Campus (4600 S. Redwood Rd.). The theme of this year`s event is ‘Build, Invest, Connect.’ Oct. 5 […]

  • Cook tasty tailgating grub with power tools

    Chef Eric Westover from Huckleberry Grill joined us with how to use power tools to make brisket and cheese-stuffed fried pickles. Here’s his recipe:   Brisket and cheese stuffed fried pickles ½ lb. chopped smoked brisket ½ lb. shredded cheese 1 whole sweet yellow onion 8-12 large whole pickles 1 package filo dough sheets 3 eggs 1 lb. bread crumbs S&P as needed Vegetable oil as needed   Directions: Core out the pickles using ½ inch or 5/8 inch paddle […]

  • How women can get their sexy back

    Blue Boutique is having a day-long event at the Sugar House location that will help women get their sexy back! It’s Saturday, September 22 with two sessions; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and then 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be guest speakers on topics like bra fitting, wearing corsets, fashion layering, sex therapy and mini-makeovers.  You’ll also include fashion shows and exercise pole dancing demonstrations. Noelle, co-founder of Little Tees joined The Place to show off her product […]

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