Upbeat Gymnastics

Having performed and competed as a gymnast for most of her youth, Kristi Christensen knows the pure joy of being on the mat. She also knows the pressure that she felt regarding preforming at competitions. She and her husband Aaron set out to create a different kind of gymnastics center. After her competing years, she also coached and fell in love with helping children realize … Continue reading Upbeat Gymnastics

Employee Spotlight Jody Howell

Jody Howell – Court Clerk Supervisor As the Court Clerk Supervisor, Jody helps manage the day-to-day operations of the City’s justice court. She is involved with administering the judge’s decisions, organizing cases for court day, and following up with our court customers. Jody has been a dedicated employee of the City for over 19 years. She has held several positions throughout the years, including in … Continue reading Employee Spotlight Jody Howell

Recalling Stoker’s Nursery

As soon as we got out of the truck we were met by a tall young man who said, “Welcome to Stoker Nursery. I’m Sid, anything we can help with?” We were introduced to the entire family there (Dad, Delmer; Mom, Ardell; Sister, Sheila) because it truly was a family business. This was the beginning of a long friendship with the family. Later as I … Continue reading Recalling Stoker’s Nursery


When I first met my wife, she and I were both starving college students. This poorness was ever present in our grocery shopping. I would go to Melissa’s apartment and she would be eating dinner, which usually consisted of a baked potato. That was it. Sometimes, when she could afford it, she would put ketchup on the potato, but she couldn’t afford toppings. I thought … Continue reading BRIXTON’S POTATO

Intervivos: Reviewing Your Estate Plan

Intervivos Reviewing Your Estate Plan A common question I am asked when helping families set up their estate plans is, “How often do I need to update my trust?” Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. I find myself giving the traditional attorney answer of “it depends.” There is no universal answer to this question because there is such a broad spectrum of family dynamics. As … Continue reading Intervivos: Reviewing Your Estate Plan

Using a Business Entity to Limit Personal Liability

UOne of the greatest blessings of living in the United States is the freedom we enjoy.  We are free to exercise our religion, speak our minds, own firearms, retain privacy, and so much more.  We have the freedom to pursue the American Dream and create successful businesses, and many people do! Recent U.S. Small Business Administration data shows that there are over 30.2 million small … Continue reading Using a Business Entity to Limit Personal Liability

Attention Are you on Medicare?

IS YOUR PLAN COSTING YOU TOO MUCH? IS YOUR PLAN STILL THE RIGHT PLAN FOR YOU? The wrong plan can cost you plenty of money even if the plan has a $0 premium. The 2018 Annual Open Enrollment Period is from October 15th through December 7th. During this window, you have the opportunity to switch your plan if needed. Because Medicare has so many parts, … Continue reading Attention Are you on Medicare?

Boost Your Heating Efficiency with These Tips

If you’ve lived through a Utah winter, you know that even when it’s unseasonably warm for a stretch, you still need an effective heating system to get you through. As such, we hope that each year you invest in maintenance for your heater to ensure it operates as effectively and efficiently as it should for as long as it should. But is there anything else … Continue reading Boost Your Heating Efficiency with These Tips