Carma Wadley
Deseret News Senior Writer Carma Wadley has enjoyed a career in journalism that has gone from linotype and hot lead to computers and social media. She did consumer writing for a number of years and served as Feature Editor for 10 years before returning to what she likes best, telling stories of people, places and things. Carma was born and raised in Cache Valley. She graduated from Utah State University and received a master's degree in communications from Brigham Young University. She has traveled throughout the world (and has frequently written about those travels), and also loves books, music and art, and quilts.

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LEHI — Glass is one of the most amazing compounds on the planet. Liquid at high temperatures, brittle at cooler ones, often transparent but able to absorb almost any color, often associated with light and...

FAIRVIEW, Sanpete County — Light, airy, delicate, beautiful — lace is one of those things that serves little purpose other than aesthetics. But the fact that it is one of the oldest of the decorativ

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SALT LAKE CITY — Mozart called it the "king of instruments." Balzac thought of it as "the grandest, most daring, the most magnificent of all instruments invented by human genius." Beethoven placed those w

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Vanessa Joy has received accolades for not only her "hauntingly beautiful voice" but also her ability to sing in a variety of genres.
PROVO — When David Wiesner was a boy, he heard a poem by Ogden Nash with the lines: "Does anybody want any flotsam?/I've gotsam. Does anybody want any jetsam?/I can getsam." He tucked it away in the back ...
This has been a "Summer of Mozart" in Cache Valley, what with the Old Lyric Repertory Company's production of "Amadeus," and the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater's production of "Don Giovanni" and Mozart...
The king is looking for a new keeper for his vineyard. He needs someone that can grow various kinds of grapes in nice even rows and keep them from wilting prematurely, but also knows when it's time to pull out ...
Brigham Young was one of the most remarkable men of his age — or any age, for that matter. As pioneer, colonizer, government leader, family man and spiritual giant known as the "Lion of the Lord" (and tha...