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Real Estate Matters: Excellence in Real Estate awards

<p class="p1">For the past seven years Realtor Stephanie Vincent has been serving fellow Realtors and the Utah County Association of Realtors in various capacities.</p><p class="p2">Currently she is Past President of the association having served last ...

Value Speak: Swan Song

<p class="p1">If you’re going to do something, my dad used to say, do it right.</p><p class="p1">Mostly he said that after my half-hearted attempts to weed the vegetable garden. He would look at the pile of green weeds and notice that there were ...

Not always what it seems

<p class="p1">If you're a regular reader of the Daily Herald, you will have seen our Monday Close Up series.  On the front page every Monday, each story is researched, written, and of course photographed, by a member of the photo staff.  There are numerous reasons why these ...

Dayton’s anti-gun bill

Nobody wants a wildfire, and Sen. Margaret Dayton's attempt to curtail fires by allowing the state forester to limit target shooting on public land during times of high fire danger is well intentioned. Unfortunately, it's not fair.Dayton introduced SB120 to make clear that the forester can ...

Protecting the missionaries

When my son entered the Missionary Training Center in Provo two weeks ago, he had one large piece of luggage with wheels and various smaller bags. What he needed was a second large bag to make things easier. I told him not to worry about it; I would get a large bag for him and bring it over for ...

Value Speak: Which is which

<p class="p1">Laura is a pro.</p><p class="p1">Specifically, she is a photojournalist working for a daily metropolitan newspaper. Through years of experience providing photographic documentation of news stories ranging from the boringly mundane to the ...

Throwback Thursday!

It's time to reminisce on another throwback Thursday.As I've said before, we're incredibly lucky to have very talented interns join us every six months here at the Daily Herald before moving on to bigger and better things.Unfortunately we don't always keep in touch, so when  looking back ...

Famous villain back in the news

My father taught me the line when I was a child: “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!”Those were the words William Shakespeare put into the mouth of King Richard III when he was knocked off his horse in the midst of the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. Richard was killed, ending the ...

Real Estate Matters: Home shopping on the web

Back in the day when I worked as editor of a major California real estate section, newspapers were king when it came to looking for homes for sale. Then the Internet came along and newspapers suffered with the strongest challenge they had ever encountered. For print publications the Internet ...

Value Speak: Step away from the guacamole

<p class="p1">I don’t really have a rooting interest in this Sunday’s Super Bowl — which should come as good news to both the 49ers and the Ravens.</p><p class="p1">The teams I root for tend to not do really well, much to my own chagrin. They are ...