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Money Matters: Four tips for starting a business in Utah in 2021

Utah is ranked as the eighth-best state in the nation for doing business, with a business creation rate of 4%, a tax burden of 9.4% and a patent creation rate of 579.7 per million people, according to USNews.com. Additionally, small businesses are booming in Silicon Slopes, where the tech ...

Everyday Strong: Being the best parent you can be

What’s the worst thing that happened to you this week? Does something come quickly to your mind? As an adult, our worries grow and deepen. They are real and heavy and some days, never ending. Making ends meet, coping with chronic illness, meeting work demands while caring for your family. As ...

Doctor’s Orders: Breast Cancer Awareness is more than a ribbon

Have you noticed pink ribbons appearing around the community lately? October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and that little pink ribbon is a symbol designed to bring awareness of breast cancer and show support for those who are currently battling or have battled breast cancer. I wanted to ...

BYU: Narwhal exhibit comes to Provo from Smithsonian Institution

A traveling exhibit from the world’s largest museum complex, the Smithsonian Institution, has made BYU’s Life Science Museum its home this fall. Visitors have until Jan. 9, 2022, to learn firsthand about the unicorn of the Arctic, the narwhal. This enigmatic sea creature, once believed to ...

Utah Valley Calendar: Things to do – Oct. 23

ONLINE "How Women Rise" forum — The Utah Women & Leadership Project's latest Fall Women's Leadership Forum will feature "How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion or Job" from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. Sally Helgesen will help ...

Their Voice: Bringing awareness to the realities of Down syndrome

My good friend Melanie loves the month of October because it is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and making people aware of Down syndrome is one of Melanie’s favorite things to do. Her second favorite thing is sharing beautiful pictures and informational clips about Down syndrome on ...

Health and Wellness: Six signs you should be concerned about a rash

If you suddenly get a rash, it could be a sign of any number of unexpected things. For example, did you know that about one in 20 adults has a food allergy that only started in adulthood? Whatever the cause of your rash — from the band of a wristwatch to a Snickers bar — it’s worth seeing ...

Tales from Utah Valley: 200 stories, 200 columns for the Daily Herald

This happens to be the 200th installment of my Tales from Utah Valley column in the Daily Herald. The first column printed in 2014 and since then, I have enjoyed sharing items of interest, perspectives from local residents on a variety of topics and experiences of others and myself, especially ...

Everyday Strong: Building a real connection with your teenager

Imagine you're a parent of a 13 year old, who has checked out from going to school, fights to get in the car every morning, doesn’t do homework and throws a tantrum. What do you do? Where do you go to get help? You begin to feel hopeless and lost. That is where the school counselor, teachers ...