Bottom Line trivia

TX. Dog

The “dog days of summer” are July 3 to Aug. 11 and take their name from the Dog Star (Sirius) in the constellation Canis Major. In ancient times, Sirius was blamed for the hot weather, droughts and sickness associated with summer.        


The TX. 10: Best Disneyland rides/attractions

TX. Disneyland Haunted Mansion

1. Splash Mountain  2. Haunted Mansion 3. Enchanted Tiki Room 4. Jungle Cruise 5. Space Mountain 6. Star Tours 7. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad 8. Pirates of the Caribbean  9. Tarzan’s Treehouse 10. Peter Pan’s Flight Honorable Mentions: It’s a Small World, World of...


Do our names define us?

TX. Names

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” As Juliet wondered in Shakespeare's famous play, do names really matter in life? In the world that we live in today, we find more and more unique names and spellings of classic names taking shape. Can...


Is zero tolerance on immigration the answer?

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On May 7, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, “I have put in place a ‘zero tolerance’ policy for illegal entry on our Southwest border. If you cross this border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you. It’s that simple.” The policy creates the order that when a...


See your name in print; join TX. staff

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From challenging school projects to favorite movies and music, we want to know what today’s teens are all about. And who better to write about the high school experience than Northern Utah’s high school students? We’re looking for teenagers to write stories, take photos and draw...


ATV ADVENTURES: Product review — Alterra VLX 700 EPS

Lynn Blamires

Since Textron Off Road took over the Arctic Cat line of ATVs and snowmobiles, I have been excited to test the VLX 700. I was curious to see where they cut to keep the price so low. I got my chance when Shawn Keller of Mountain Tech Motorsports in Layton offered one for me to take out on the trail....


Nordic Valley's new manager discusses big plans for small resort

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James Coleman met with the Standard-Examiner ahead of the meeting to provide more background on his experience, his thoughts on responsible resort management and his plans for Nordic Valley.


See Taiwan, land of macaque monkeys, coconut toast and more

TX. Taiwan

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to go to Taiwan for 16 days. Taiwan, in case you haven’t heard of this tiny sort-of nation, is a small island off the coast of China. According to China, Taiwan IS China — but the Taiwanese beg to differ. The country was created when a...


Bottom Line trivia

TX. Blueberries

July’s celebrations include National Blueberry Month, National Hot Dog Month and National Anti-Boredom Month.  


The TX. 10: Favorite frozen treats

TX. Gelato

1. Frozen lemonade 2. Mint shake 3. Banana and chocolate chip ice cream 4. Raspberry shake 5. Halo Top ice cream 6. Kool-Aid Popsicles 7. Chocolate ice cream 8. Grapes 9. Mud pie 10. Gelato — TX. staff

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