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Arianne Brown

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Arianne Brown is a mom of nine who writes columns for many local and national publications. She currently resides in Payson, and enjoys looking for good happenings in her area and sharing them for others to read about. For more of her stories, search "A Mother's Write" on Facebook.

Goodbye to the wonderful town of Payson

It was supposed to be our forever home, but it was not meant to be.  When jobs and other...

22-year-old Mapleton Man, Caleb Johnson ‘CJ Sleeves’ Dies in Car Accident

On the morning of May 29, 22-year-old Caleb Johnson of Mapleton was involved in a car accident that ended fatally. 

In uncertain times, viewpoints may differ but sense of community remains strong

Recently, I ventured out to the store to buy some much needed items that I wasn’t able to purchase online. And, like many of you, I was met with a strange sight and accompanying feeling.

Tabitha’s Way needs volunteers and donations in wake of pandemic

Tabitha’s Way is a food pantry based out of Utah County that provides food, essential items and services to those in need. And according to food pantry manager, Becky Robinson, the virus has

A Birthday Parade for Ron

Ron Stewart of Payson stepped out his front door on April 3 and headed across the street to his daughter’s home. It was Stewart’s 92 birthday, and due to social distancing restrictions

Noah’s Trail

The trail is named “Noah” for Noah Talley, formerly of Elkridge, who died from suicide in 2016 at the age of 20. According to his mother, Wendy Giddings, her son loved to ride his bike.

We’ve Got This!

When the Utah High School Activities Association announced that all spring sports would be cancelled, athletes across the state were devastated. All that demanding work, and no season to

Stadium Cinemas celebrates 20 years with popcorn and candy for community

Stadium Cinemas in Payson held a celebration to mark 20 years in business on May 2. There was popcorn, candy, and rows of smiling faces -- but no movies.

I was served by many thoughts of concern and reaching out, even though we’re apart

I was out for a run up the “P” trail in Payson. I had the thought to contact a friend of mine in New York City. A quick text of, “How are you doing?” was what I sent.

Small business humbled by show of support during crisis

It was March 14, and Mersadies Reber, owner of Fellas Chop Shop in Spanish Fork was getting ready to celebrate two years in business by offering $2 Classic Straight Razor Shaves.
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