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Goodness Guru: So, what do you do?

Have you ever been asked this question? “So, what do YOU do?” What is your response? When I was asked this two days ago I was exhausted and I didn’t know how to reply. Admittedly, I am addressing this mostly to women because they are often wives, mothers, daughters, sisters and ...

Health & Wellness: Why you should schedule leisure time

Would you believe me if I told you that working American adults have, on average, over five hours of leisure time per day? It’s true: The data comes straight from a 2019 report by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many studies have shown that leisure time can lower stress and depression and ...

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Pet of the Week: Coi Leray (#1083)

Breed: Rottweiler Mix Age: 1-3 Years Old Gender: Female Size: Large Adoption Fee: $145 Available for Rescue: No Coi Leray is about 1-3 years old. She has been available for adoption since 5/19/2022. Coi Leray is a very happy and friendly dog! She has a lot of energy and she loves to ...

Savvy Senior: How to start a walking program and stay motivated

Dear Savvy Senior, My doctor recently suggested I start a walking program to help get my weight and blood pressure under control, but I’ve never exercised much and am 66. Can you recommend some tips? — Hate to Exercise Dear Hate, You should follow your doctor’s orders. Years of ...

Pet of the week: Nina Samone (#1042)

Breed: DLH Age: 3-6 years old Gender: Female Size: Adult Adoption Fee: $60 Available for Rescue: Yes Nina Samone is about 3-6 years old. She has been available for adoption since 5/11/2022. Nina Samone is a gorgeous cat! She is super friendly and playful! She is a very curious cat and she ...

Garden Help Desk: Making a garden that attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

My garden goals are to have gardens that attract native butterflies and hummingbirds to feed and breed and nest, contain only perennial herbaceous plants, and have plants blooming at all times from Late February into November. I just have a few questions about how to make this happen. 1. Does ...

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Mayors of Utah Valley: Kicking your summer off right at Vineyard Days

Making memories with family, friends and neighbors and bringing together the community to celebrate — these are the aims of Vineyard Days, coming up the week after Memorial Day. Our council and staff have planned activities throughout the week to give residents and visitors an opportunity to ...

Provo half marathon and kids race coming up soon

Get your running shoes ready. The 15th Annual Run13 Provo City Half Marathon, 5K and kids race will be held at varying starting times Saturday, May 7, at South Fork Park in Provo Canyon. Mayor Michelle Kaufusi, a long-time runner and supporter of the half marathon, will be at the start line to ...

Tales From Utah Valley: Autumning in Utah Valley

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. So reads a portion of the poem, “Fall, Leaves, Fall” by Emily Brontë. As soon as the autumnal equinox arrived on Sept. 22, a wave of excitement for ...