Lee Benson
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Acclaimed Utah artist Valoy Eaton is painting through his grief after the death of his wife Ellie after 58 years of marriage.
Marc Amicone, general manager of the Salt Lake Bees, was there when Larry H. Miller first dreamed of buying a professional baseball team.
A cleaner, friendlier Utah Lake also boasts a public marina at the state park in Provo.
Heber City, Utah, has been named one of America's top 10 small towns by the website livability.com.
In 16 short years, Italy native Valter Nassi had become Salt Lake City's restaurateur supreme.
Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market.
Christopher McBeth, artistic director of Utah Opera, is an unabashed cheerleader of all things opera.
Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City.
In an 11-year stretch as principal at Kearns High School and then Cottonwood High School, Reed Wahlquist cut a memorable swath.
In his autobiography, former Deseret News editor John Hughes describes a life worthy of a dozen journalists.