Stansbury’s Griffeth graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Griffeth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

It’s time to harvest the Utah state fruit: Bing or Van — its the cherry

It’s Cherry Harvest Time. Both sour and sweet cherries have ripened here in our valley, and the bird population is rejoicing. As much as we enjoy the fruit of our trees, our winged friends do even more so. I’ve made more than my share of mistakes when it comes to choosing the best types of trees for our orchard or […]

How to set your default web browser and other good tips

If you’ve never set up your options in the General tab of System Preferences, you are in for a couple nice surprises. Controlling scroll bars and choosing what web browser opens when you click on a link are just two of several helpful tips. Open System Preferences by selecting the Apple menu at the top-left and then you will select […]

Turn on system restore and install all Windows Updates

After updating your Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update and the Creators Update, you may find that your system restore feature is turned off. It is imperative you turn this back on to help protect your system. Click on the Start button and then scroll down all of the way to the bottom and click the Windows System folder to […]

Have special-needs challenges with hair care? Try these tips

In the late 1980s, people with disabilities were being seen more and more in mainstream media and society. My husband, Rod, and I, vowed we would never keep Heidi (our sweet little daughter with Down syndrome) shielded at home like families often did in the past. Heidi’s sisters were proud of her, too, despite frequent rude stares from others. One […]

Soaring on the Fast Track

It was an action-packed weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus, with thousands of spectators coming to enjoy the high-speed motorcycles of MotoAmerica’s Championship of Utah, as well as to watch the dirt fly during the Utah Off Road Nationals hosted by the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. MotoAmerica Superbike points leader Toni Elias won both of his races over the […]

Sports Wrap – June 29, 2017

Dusk ’till Dawn Tennis The annual “Grandma Bernadine’s Dusk ’till Dawn” Tennis Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Grantsville High School tennis courts. The tournament will begin at 7 p.m. We are asking for a $10 donation from each participant. All proceeds will be donated to the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in honor […]

‘Stayward’ or moving forward?

This is where the summer turns serious for the Utah Jazz. Sure, introducing their three draft picks — Donovan Mitchell, Tony Bradley and Nigel Williams-Goss — was a big moment for the future of the franchise. Renovation work on Vivint Smart Home Arena, the team’s home for the past 26 seasons, is well underway and should be one of the […]

Fontana, Bees deck Aces in 9-3 romp

The way things have been going lately, the 2017 season may end up being one worth remembering for the Salt Lake Bees. It already is one for the record books for Bees third baseman and leadoff hitter Nolan Fontana, who tied a career-high with his eighth home run of the season — this one an inside-the park job in the […]

Stallions can’t tame Cougars in loss

Judging solely on the win-loss record, it has been a tough summer for the Stansbury baseball team, which dropped to 3-7-1 overall with a 5-1 loss to Kearns on Wednesday. There have been plenty of positive signs for the Stallions, who have a roster full of young talent looking to make an impact come next spring, coach Ray Clinton said. […]