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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Garden Help Desk: Protecting your peaches and growing good garlic

What happened to my peaches? Everything looked good last month, and the peaches were beautiful. Now most of the peaches have dark spots and some look like they are spoiling under the spots. My peaches looked nice a few days ago when I picked them and now they have rotten spots on them. Can ...

Sundance prepares for winter opening with new lifts

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, it is inevitable that the cold weather will come to the state of Utah. This year, after a notably dry summer, it would be advantageous to have a wet and snowy winter. With last year’s sale of the Sundance Mountain Resort by Robert Redford ...

Adventures great or small, we’ve found a handful to please one and all

What's more fun than packing up the family and taking them on a long road trip?Almost anything!No fear this year. It's the Daily Herald to the rescue!We've compiled a great group of stories that help you see the variety of options along the road. There are ideas for short road trips -- think ...

See the world differently after a visit to Snowbird

What do overworked and exhausted parents do when they need a break from busy work schedules and crazy kids? They run away!<div id="article_body" class="asset-body clearfix"> <div id="article_main" class="asset-main"> <div class="entry-content"> No need ...

Family-friendly Las Vegas

Having grown up in Las Vegas, I often find it amazing that people in Utah Valley don’t consider that city a family vacation destination.Let’s face it … Vegas has world-class restaurants, some of the greatest shows and concerts on Earth, more all-you-can-eat buffets than you can imagine, ...

Visiting Bryce Canyon with kids is a great adventure

Hiking at Bryce Canyon National Park is a great two- to three-day trip for families with children.The Bryce Canyon geology commands immediate attention with its striking and unique hoodoo formations. And, in one day, you can easily complete one or two main hikes and still have time to swim, ...