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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

If time travel ever becomes possible, I’ll be the first in line

For many people, including me, some of fall’s best parts are leaves in resplendent colors, fresh apples that make the tongue tighten from crisp tartness, and milkshakes and lattes deliciously imbued with pumpkin spice. And if there...

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

All I could envision was a gunman, or gunmen, chasing us

While I roamed the casino floor of Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Sunday night, a man in the same building on the 32nd floor opened fire on concert goers across the street. I entered the hotel about 10...

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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The only thing certain about Utah weather is uncertainty

I’ve been back in Utah for almost three years, and before that, I spent 15 years of my life right here in the Beehive State. Thus, you would think I would be used to what happens around...

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Thursday, September 21st, 2017

My goal for 2018: Doughnut King of the Utah Tour de Donut

On Wednesday, we typically have doughnuts in the newsroom. It’s an opportunity for our reporters and editors to bring in a treat as we approach the midpoint of the week. It’s also an opportunity for me to...

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

We don’t have hurricanes, but karting runs a close second

Journalism, even in Tooele, can be an exhilarating job. However, compared to what you may have seen on television or read on social media, the Tooele County beat is pretty tame. I have never been asked to...

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

It’s never too late to take care of unfinished family business

A week ago Tuesday, thousands of Tooele County’s brightest young minds got the 2017-18 school year underway, continuing their pursuit of knowledge that will lead them into the future. One day earlier, my not-quite-as-bright (and certainly not-quite-as-young) mind...

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Thursday, August 24th, 2017

If I’m not dead, I plan on being here for the next solar eclipse

Patrick Wiggins may be right. I really did miss out. But the good vibe of humanity at Tooele City Library was far more rewarding than an empty field somewhere in Idaho. What I’m talking about is Monday’s...

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

From chopper rides to gourmet food, reporting has its highlights

There is plenty of repetition in day-to-day living, and I suppose that is why people relish breaking out of the norm, going on vacations and doing things they have never done before. There’s even a lot of...

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Big summer storm clouds can play big tricks on your mind

I always love to go back to my childhood hometown of St. Joseph, Michigan for a quick visit in July. Although the air is usually heavy with high heat and humidity, and thick with mosquitoes the size of...

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017

My wild ride 18 years ago — and I wish I could do it all again

July is a big deal for the Bradfields. Our wedding anniversary is on July 6. Our middle child’s birthday was earlier in the month, and our last two turn 18 and 20 in a few days. They...

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