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Thanksgiving provides chance to reflect and be grateful

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Thanksgiving provides chance to reflect and be grateful

Despite the time spectrum speeding up daily, Thanksgiving is that wonderful time of year where we try to slow things down a bit to give thanks and show appreciation for life’s blessings. It’s been a great year...

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This holiday season, discover hunting and shooting

Monday, November 24th, 2014

This holiday season, discover hunting and shooting

As winter looms closer with each dark night, I find myself reminiscing about family and old friends and the simplicity of those precious moments outdoors and at our local gun shop. Growing up, you’d find us in...

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It is time to get involved, make a difference

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

It is time to get involved, make a difference

Is it just me or do you see our world’s moral compass pointing in an entirely different direction these days? Things that were wrong years ago are now OK. Time-honored laws, rights and moral behaviors are now...

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Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Unified Soccer delivers more than state title

To many there is nothing greater than to win a state championship. Hundred-year-old stories still echo through sacred halls about championship teams gone by. Grown men turning gray still cling to their rings, as rites of passage...

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Is quarterback Tayson Hill really BYU’s Superman?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Is quarterback Tayson Hill really BYU’s Superman?

What a weekend.  With high school football over last Wednesday giving way to the UEA weekend and the opening of the deer hunt, it was tough to squeeze in the Cougars playing each other in Houston. If...

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Utah-BYU football rivalry takes break after 68 years

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Utah-BYU football rivalry takes break after 68 years

Holy War week is in full swing.  Each folktale about the legendary BYU vs. Utah game is preceded with, “Do you remember when?” Everyone has a memory, a place and a time when they were there. For...

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Don’t lose sight of the big picture with prep sports

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Don’t lose sight of the big picture with prep sports

Hard to believe summer is over. I spent most of the nights this week looking into the heavens to catch a glimpse of a few Perseid Meteors streaking across the sky. My son Landon loves astronomy! There’s...

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Head coaching job not as easy as it looks

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Head coaching job not as easy as it looks

Back in the day, I was coaching in a summer basketball league. We were undefeated and won the local tournament. We advanced to the finals in region and met a most worthy opponent. They had two high...

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Mailman’s return will provide spark for Jazz

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Mailman’s return will provide spark for Jazz

It has puzzled me over the years why the Utah Jazz haven’t capitalized upon their past Hall of Famer’s wisdom and talents. Where have John Stockton and Karl Malone been all these years? Enjoying “retirement” I guess....

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Shooting and gun safety need help in Tooele County

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Shooting and gun safety need help in Tooele County

Do you remember when your mother, father or neighbor would take you hunting or shooting and actually teach you about responsible firearms use and gun safety? I do. My mom and dad didn’t know a lot about...

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