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  • Three area runners to receive Spirit of the Springs awards

    Lance Benzel, The Gazette
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Three local mountain runners will receive the Spirit of the Springs awards Thursday in a ceremony at the City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Ave. Mayor Richard Bach will present the awards at 1:30 p.m. to Joe Gray, Shannon Payne and Allie McLaughlin, the city said in a news...

  • Salt Lake City launches campaign to lure skiers

    By BRADY McCOMBS The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Utah officials launched a $1.8 million campaign to market Salt Lake City as "Ski City USA" in an effort to lure skiers away from top destination spots such as Colorado and earn a bigger chunk of the lucrative winter sports market. A package of online and print advertisements...

  • Herbert hopeful for Utah public lands deal

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal officials have promised that President Barack Obama won't surprise Utah by creating a new national monument in the state, Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday. Herbert, speaking at his monthly televised news conference on KUED, said he received the assurance...

  • Disney World plans Frozen attraction at Epcot

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World is planning a new attraction inspired by the ever-popular "Frozen" movie. The "Frozen" attraction will go up at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot at the theme park near Orlando, Florida. The new attraction replaces the Maelstrom boat ride....

  • Ancient heritage grains are creating new buzz as unaltered nutritional powerhouses

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Have you heard of einkorn, amaranth, emmer or Kamut? How about spelt, quinoa, millet, sorghum or teff? Some may ring a bell, others not so much. All of them are called heritage grains, and their nutritional attributes have made them the stars of the trendy ancient grains movement...

  • Wine Guy: Merlot still worth attention

    Rich Mauro
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    The popularity of merlot wines from California grew rapidly among U.S. consumers in the 1990s. According to The Wine Institute, more than 292,000 tons were crushed in 2004 compared with 15,000 tons in 1990. Americans were drawn to the wine's easy-drinking, approachable profile. Then...

  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • Bassett Tower in downtown El Paso to become hotel

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The O.T. Bassett Tower office building in downtown El Paso will be converted into a 100-room boutique hotel. Officials with property owner Bassett Partners EP and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday announced the agreement. No cost estimate was...

  • Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. And not just because they are a delicious and comforting hand pie that pairs wonderfully with red wine. These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time. Follow the recipe...

  • Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. One table-
spoon crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. But the real reason I love chia seeds so much? They fill me up, and that keeps me from getting hungry (and cranky)...

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