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Health & Wellness: The healthy way to prevent heart attacks and strokes

An aspirin a day keeps a heart attack away — or so we thought. For years, doctors advised seniors to take a daily dose of baby aspirin to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. However, this advice is changing as new research emerges.  As WebMD.com reports, those aged 60 and older who ...

Savvy Senior: Best senior travel discounts in 2022

Dear Savvy Senior, What are some of the best travel discounts available to seniors? My husband and are about to retire and are interested in traveling more but live on a tight budget. — Frugal Travelers Dear Frugal, There are literally hundreds of different travel-related discounts ...

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 ...

BYU: Student’s research solves an icy dwarf planet mystery

There’s an object deep in the solar system that has befuddled modern scientists for years.  The Kuiper Belt lies beyond Neptune and is populated by many icy bodies, similar to the asteroid belt. And while you’ve likely heard of Pluto — the most famous member of the Kuiper Belt — ...

Money Matters: What will it cost to fix youth sports?

Growing up in Spanish Fork, sports were everything. Summer meant baseball season down at Russell Swenson Ball Park, fall hastened in football season at the new turf field at ALA and winter delivered basketball games in the old SFHS gym with the crumbly ceilings. Year round, there were pickup ...

CASFB: Celebrating 55 years with a food competition — for everyone

Poverty is a crisis that deeply affects individuals, families, and communities across the United States. In Utah alone, nearly 9% of the population lives in poverty. However, solving it is complex: Poverty is a multidimensional issue that must be addressed with many tools, including education, ...

Mayors of Utah Valley: Saratoga Springs celebrates 25 years as a city

The year 2022 marks the 25th anniversary for the City of Saratoga Springs. To commemorate our silver jubilee, the city will be expanding our traditional events to make them better than ever before. In 2008, the City Celebrations Committee was established. Since then, city staff has worked with ...

Their Voice: Moving Mountains Soccer Camp is back

If this were a perfect world, and the people who lived it in came without personal challenges, everyone would be able to participate in their activities of choice without fear or dread of making mistakes or being judged for their uniqueness. Parents wouldn’t have to worry about protecting ...

Utah Valley Calendar: Things to do – May 21

UTAH LAKE Utah Lake Scavenger Hunt 2022 — The Utah Lake Commission is bringing back the Utah Lake Scavenger Hunt from June 3-12. Registered participants will use the GooseChase app to answer trivia questions, view educational videos, visit the lake and take part in at-home challenges. The ...