A Passion for the Arts

 Article Stephanie Hower* | Photography Lindsay Goeckeritz  The lure of a good song or the mesmerizing appeal of a painting can transfix us in a moment, hold our attention with wonder, sorrow or joy. Artists convey emotions, feelings and stories through their craft. Whether their platform be a stage or a canvas, they find a way to reach us, entertain us, inspire us. These three…

The Autry Bunch

 Article Mimi Darley Dutton   A home is where your family is. It's not the material possessions or the dwelling itself. It’s about the people. It's about being open to life's journey, accompanied by faith. That's the foundation of this Draper family.  Randall and Tracy Autry moved from Texas to Utah in 1996. Randall had grown up in Texas, and Tracy moved…

Braille Butterfly Book

 Article Mimi Darley Dutton  Kristin Jorgensen, a student at American Preparatory Academy, recently celebrated her 16th birthday. The last six years have been challenging for Kristin because of vision loss in her right eye, resulting in 23 surgeries.  “It’s medically unique. The doctors have never seen anything like it. It doesn’t have a name for that reason. It’s blood in…

Seek the Trails

 Article Stephanie Hower* | Photography Lindsay Goeckeritz  Dog owners relish the simple things in life: a wag of a tail to greet you at the door, a warm body curled up next to you on the couch and the joy of a companion to accompany you on walks. In a region blessed with stunning landscapes and countless trails, pet owners rejoice…

Welcome Home to Draper

It was five years ago this month that my wife Jennifer and I arrived with our children to live here in Utah. She and I had each spent some time along the Wasatch Front, but our careers — hers as schoolteacher and educator, mine as a journalist and lawyer — made each of us think … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Raises $400,000 During Annual Golf Classic Employees of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, vendors and business partners gathered on a beautiful, sunny Monday for a friendly game of golf in the name of charity. Following the tournament the dealership group presented a $400,000 check to Larry H. Miller Charities, the charitable arm … Continued

Stonehaven Smiles Free Day of Dentistry

On Saturday, May 5, a team of local dentists, hygienists and volunteers from Stonehaven Dental donated more than $26,726.00 in dental treatment, treating 126 patients from all over the valley.