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  • Zero Hunger Hero: a high school senior making a big difference

    Rowland Hall Senior Ben Amiel wants to be a lawyer, and he’s on the right track being on his school’s debate team. That takes a lot of time, but he still finds time to volunteer at the food pantry at Jewish Family Service, something he’s done since the eighth grade. “Around eighth grade I got a job, once I turned 14, I realized how much food went to waste while I was there and I was really upset by that.  […]

  • Get to your ‘bucket-list place’ without the stress!

    2020 is the year for travel and now is the time to create you 2020 travel bucket list! Travel blogger Kait VanHoff stopped by and told us how easy it is to travel when you go through a company like Morris Murdock! Kait said they know all the good places to go in many locations – even off-the-beaten-path ones – and that they can get you great deals on hotel and airfare, all while being competitively priced compared to doing […]

  • Sundance films with free parking? About screenings at SLCC’s Grand Theatre

    Sundance Film Festival hits Utah January 23, running through Feb. 2, 2020 and those who aren’t prepared to brave the bustling Park City scene, Salt Lake Community College offers you screenings at The Grand Theatre at their South City Campus. “The Sundance Film Festival has been getting more and more popular, and with a need in the Salt Lake Valley for a large venue, the Grand Theatre was a perfect fit,” said Seth Miller, executive director at the theater. It’s the […]

  • Need a break from the winter doldrums? Ice Castles offer outdoor wonder for kids and adults alike

    The concept for Ice Castles was created when founder and Utah resident Brent Christensen attempted to build an ice cave for his daughter in the yard of his home in Alpine, Utah. The project turned into a winter hit drawing crowds of locals to visit and tour his creation. Ice Castles has since turned into an internationally renowned tourist attraction with six locations across North America and growing. The Utah location is now open at 700 Homestead Dr, Midway, UT […]

  • New mamas are trading hospital gowns for luxury labor gowns

    Studies show that a woman’s experience in childbirth can affect the bond she has with her baby, her body image and he own self-esteem. Utah sisters April Millar and Aleena Hill decided they needed to get mamas out of the hospital gown that represents illness and the need for medical treatment, and into a beautiful gown that would empower her own confidence in herself and function well with her body’s abilities to birth. Together they created ‘Dear Darby’, a brand […]

  • Hundreds of the hottest new cars, trucks and SUVs are all under one roof

    New cars, trucks and SUVs are filling the Mountain America Exposition Center for the 2020 Utah International Auto Expo! Budah was there to give us a look inside!  You can walk around and take in all the new styles and features, or you can even take one for a spin test drive. Dates: January 17 – Monday, January 20, 2020. Hours: Friday 11 am – 10 pm Saturday 10 am – 10 pm Sunday* 10 am – 8 pm Monday […]

  • Men: you could be back to normal in the bedroom by Valentine’s Day

    Erectile Dysfunction affects half of men, maybe more. Andrew Rinehart, a Medical Technician with Wasatch Medical Clinic says ED can wreak havoc on a relationship, but it doesn’t have to. They use Acoustic Wave Therapy to increase blood flow.  It is FDA approved.  It’s not surgical, it is placed on the skin to open up that blood flow. This addresses the root cause of the problem and can get a guy back to normal function in the bedroom without pills […]

  • Food Truck Friday: Waffle Love

    a cold winter’s day, there’s nothing better than some comfort food.  And, there’s no better comfort food than waffles! For Food Truck Friday, Waffle Love food truck pulled up! Owner Adam Terry says the truck started with a $1,300 vintage step van and got so popular, there are now trucks in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, California and Texas. To see the menu, please visit: waffluv.com.

  • Community partnerships are educating the public about opioid risks and misuse

    Intermountain Healthcare is actively involved in the ‘Use Only As Directed’ campaign.  Lisa Nichols, AVP Community Health, Intermountain Healthcare, says they recognized the significant need for a comprehensive approach to address Utah’s epidemic numbers of prescription opioid-related deaths. Consequently, Intermountain Healthcare’s Community Benefit program developed a three-pronged effect to reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription opioid medications among their patients and within the community including a public awareness campaign, provider education, and access to treatment services to help reduce […]

  • Should you talk to kids about the “birds and the bees” and opioids?

    The opioid epidemic is not just an individual problem, it’s a community problem.  There are things we can do to prevent misuse within our families and among our friends, and also ways to get involved in our communities. Susannah Burt, Prevention Program Administrator for the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health says anyone who uses an opioid is potentially at risk, and not just adults. She says almost half (47 percent) of teens reported that it is easy […]

  • The opioid crisis isn’t just in big cities, rural communities are battling it as well

    Opioid drug misuse is a serious problem in Utah.  And, it’s not just a “big city” problem either. Communities in rural communities are facing the opioid crisis as well. Robin Hatch is  Prevention Coordinator for Northeastern Counseling Center, which has a coverage area of Duchesne, Uintah and Daggett Counties. She says their prevention team relies heavily on local residents, church groups, civic groups and businesses to host and promote prevention presentations. Hatch says they’ve found people were hoarding medications, so they’ve […]

  • The DEA 360 Strategy takes an innovate approach to combat opioid misuse

    The DEA 360 Strategy takes an innovative three-pronged approach to combating opioid misuse through Law Enforcement, Diversion and Community Outreach. Ciara Gregovich, with the State Opioid Task Force, says The DEA 360 Project is not about putting people in jail; those who go to jail are those who are involved in high density drug crime, not people struggling with addiction; but rather helping people stay away from the criminal system in the first place. The project supports programs such as […]

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