30 Days of Spring Cleaning

3By Melissa Spelts Spring cleaning is the BEST! It means that warmer days are coming and soon we will be outside in the sun, soaking up that vitamin D. I also love any excuse of getting rid of things in our house. After a long winter of being cooped up inside, our house starts to feel stuffy and overrun. I hope this list helps you … Continue reading 30 Days of Spring Cleaning

Students of the Month

Syracuse high School Brynlie Green Brynlie was Syracuse High School (SHS) English Sterling Scholar 2019 and represented SHS in the semi-finals. She is a student writer for the Standard Examiner and serves as a judge for the Syracuse High School writing contest. Brynlie takes initiative and gets results; she is positive, calm, and kind to others. In her spare time Brynlie volunteers at retirement centers … Continue reading Students of the Month

Car Rental While on Vacation: Do you need the Insurance?

This time of year, we often get phone calls asking if clients should purchase Car Rental insurance or if their insurance already covers the rental. Here is the advice we give them: On the car rental, you only have coverage that extends to your rental car from your current personal auto policy if you have a vehicle (or more) that has Comprehensive and Collision Coverage. … Continue reading Car Rental While on Vacation: Do you need the Insurance?

Heritage Days has had an interesting history

 It started as Founder’s Day many years ago which was run primarily by the Lions Club in Syracuse. During the 60’s and 70’s, the LDS Church started encouraging local Stakes to purchase and maintain “Stake Camps” for the enjoyment of church members. The Syracuse Stake purchased and maintained Camp Woodland in Morgan, UT. At that point Founders Day was changed to Fun Days and started … Continue reading Heritage Days has had an interesting history

Precious Pets – Bear and Toby

These two beloved pets take very  good care of their family. Bear came to us shortly after our daughter was stillborn. To say he’s been a blessing to our family is an understatement because he brought us joy during a time when we weren’t capable of feeling it on our own. He’s become a skilled therapy dog and is notorious for seeking out people who … Continue reading Precious Pets – Bear and Toby

Biz Beat – Tobin’s Elite School of Martial Arts

Sometimes opportunity is born out of trial. Tobin’s Elite is one of those opportunities. Mike Tobin had worked on his skill as a martial artist and a sensei since he was four years old. The studio he had worked for the last 13 years suddenly closed and went out of business, leaving everyone without a place to practice and train. With the support of the … Continue reading Biz Beat – Tobin’s Elite School of Martial Arts

Community Question Corner – Our culinary water rates have increased. Why?

Answer: The City Council rate increase addresses three issues: (1) rate increases from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, (2) paying for necessary City infrastructure projects, and (3) equitably requiring higher fees from those using more water. Each year, the City is assessed a fee from the District for culinary water. Beginning in 2017, the District began increasing their fees; the increases are scheduled to continue … Continue reading Community Question Corner – Our culinary water rates have increased. Why?