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Everyday Learners: Reducing the COVID education lag

A recent article by Abigail A. Allen from Clemson University discussed developmental delays due to isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a researcher who specializes in learning disabilities in young children — specifically literacy and language skills. She shared five tips for ...

Tales from Utah Valley: Suicide Prevention Month — Let’s do this!

As we’re beginning September, which is National Suicide Prevention Month, it’s a great time to make an effort to become more engaged, more educated and more aware of those around us. There are many in our communities who are working to reduce and prevent suicide, and having a month ...

BYU: STEM club builds science learning for children and teachers

Within the cheery, art-covered walls of South Franklin Community Center, the people of south Provo find resources, programs and a sense of community. One of the center’s major benefits is an after-school STEM club run by BYU McKay School professor Ryan Nixon. The STEM Club is held once a ...

10th annual Utah Renaissance Faire to take place this weekend

Sharpen your sword and get your best costume ready, the 10th annual Utah Renaissance Faire will take place this Friday and Saturday. The fair is a family-friendly event suitable for all ages and will be held at Thanksgiving Point’s Electric Park in Lehi on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. ...

Health and Wellness: Embrace healthy habits as children return to school

Did you know that, on average, school-aged kids have the common cold five to six times a year? Starting a new school year brings new health risks to children. This year, get a head start on healthy habits to lower your child’s risk of getting sick. Being sick is no fun, especially when you ...

Mayors of Utah Valley: New transit oriented development comes to Vineyard

Utah County’s first drone show will light Vineyard’s night skies on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, in celebration of Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox joining the Woodbury Corporation, Flagship Companies and Vineyard City in welcoming a new development — Vineyard Station. This is the next phase of one ...