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Mayors of Utah Valley: Celebrating America’s grandeur on the 4th of July

Two months ago, I had a very interesting conversation with some of my husband's family members. My husband was born and raised in Finland. At the age of 18, he performed mandatory, civic duty for his country, in which he served a year and a half in the Finnish military. With the onset of the ...

Health and Wellness: Here comes the sun: 5 summer safety tips for seniors

Ah, summer: the season of popsicles, sunshine and picnics in the park. While many prefer the warm weather and longer days to the bitter winter cold, there are a few drawbacks to the rising temperatures, especially for seniors. According to the CDC, those aged 65 and older are more prone to ...

Tales from Utah Valley: Honor Juneteenth all year

Juneteenth has come and gone this year, but there are ways that we can keep the spirit of Juneteenth alive year-round. While this day has been celebrated by many for years with family get-togethers, parties and parades, a lot of us, including myself, didn’t know much about it until it became ...

UVU: President Astrid Tuminez uses half marathon to mentor and teach lessons

OREM — Those who spend any time with Utah Valley University President Astrid S. Tuminez know that she always carves time out to run. Running grounds her when dealing with the stresses of being president of UVU, and she often uses it as a metaphor to teach students that it takes commitment, ...

Their Voice: Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

In just two weeks, we will be celebrating our nation’s independence. As a community we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence on the fourth with parades, picnics, fireworks and the American flag. I always like to take this opportunity to remind our community of another ...

Pet of the Week: Alex Santiago (#1227)

Breed: DSH Age: 1-3 Years Old Gender: Male Size: Adult Adoption Fee: $60 Available for Rescue: Yes Alex Santiago is about 1-3 years old. He has been available for adoption since 6/2/2022. Alex Santiago is a very vocal cat. He loves attention and loves to have his head rubbed. He is very ...