The idea of something small

When I think of October in Draper, I'm nostalgic. Do you remember when Haunted Hollow was at the Historical Park? Do you remember how lovely? How the whole thing felt right out of a Nora Ephron movie of darling costumed children and hilariously charming family dynamics and you ran into Tom Hanks walking into The Shop Around The Corner? Oh…

Building Homes, Dreams, and Communities with David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes builds homes in 22 cities throughout the country, including the Salt Lake Valley, and right here in Draper. Since 1976, David Weekley Homes has been passionate about providing its customers with exceptional homes built in communities where they all live and work. David Weekley Homes is the largest privately-held home builder in America, with the purpose of…

FCCLA Charging into Action

While we all excel at certain hobbies or fields of study, it is important to be well-rounded and find balance in life. Our communities benefit from balanced individuals, and a balance of individuals. The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Club offers high-school students across the nation opportunities to gain an education in family values, and preparation for…

A League Of Their Own

Each spring Draper and Sandy residents will see kids at local parks donning official looking uniforms with the logos of Major League Baseball (MLB) teams embroidered on their jerseys or emblazoned on their baseball caps. That can only mean one thing: The Southeast Valley Baseball Association (SVBA) season has officially begun.

Modern Traditionalists

Blacksmith, bladesmith and author Jason Keller calls himself a “hillbilly turned mountain man.” He left his Appalachian farm 21 years ago to ski Utah’s slopes and eventually made Draper’s foothills his new home. Despite the change in locale, he draws much of his creativity from childhood experiences.

5 Back-to-School Health Tips for Moms

It’s time for our kids to head back to school, which can be harder for some kids than others—and hard for many parents. In order for everyone to adjust to the first month or two of school, it's a good idea to consider some ways to make the back-to-school transition smooth, and to set your kids (and you) up for…

Giving Back By Sharing Our Abundance

In the summer of 2014 I volunteered as an intern in Iasi, Romania, where I worked with institutionalized children in an orphanage as well as in a local hospital. This had a profound influence on my heart and world view. Since 2004, all international adoptions have been banned in Romania. While the European Union has encouraged foster care, the reality…

Awesome Athletes of Juan Diego

Students who go all out all season