Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...


'Miles to go before I sleep': Robert Frost museum reopens

Travel Robert Frost Museum

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and wrote “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” one of his most famous poems. That house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the...


Don't get taken for a ride this summer at the theme park

The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don’t go. Peak season means peak pricing. Admission discounts can be hard to find, and nearby hotels jack up their rates. Add in the always-inflated prices of food, souvenirs and parking, and you’re buying a pretty expensive day out....


COOKING ON DEADLINE: Chicken larb bursts with flavor

Food Column Deadline Chicken Larb

Larb is a Thai minced-meat dish that some regard as the unofficial national dish of Laos. It is bursting with the quintessential flavors of this part of the world, that amazing balance between hot and sour, salty and sweet. For this version, I decided to use chicken, though you could also use beef,...


How to cook a moist beef burger stuffed with American cheese

Food Column ATK Jucy Lucy Burgers

Minneapolis taverns are famous for the Jucy Lucy, a moist beef burger stuffed with American cheese. Replicating the Jucy Lucy seemed easy enough_but our burgers, cooked to well-done to melt the cheese inside, were dry and tough or the cheese melted through the meat, leaving an empty cavern where...


Amplify the peaches' flavor with this simple, warm dessert

Food Column ATK Honey Glazed Roasted Peaches

It might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach, but we decided to try. We wanted a simple, warm dessert that amplified the peaches’ flavor. To achieve tender, flavorful peaches with a lightly sweet glaze, we began by tossing peeled and halved peaches with a little sugar, salt, and lemon...


Don't be intimidated - There is nothing like home-made ribs

Food Column American Table Backyard Ribs 101

It’s officially barbecue rib season, and I couldn’t be more excited. I have made them three times in the last week and I am planning on making them for a party this weekend. I might be a little rib obsessed_it is an occupational hazard of barbecuing for a living. But I don’t know many people who...


Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

APTOPIX Hawaii Volcano-4

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud. Authorities on Sunday...


Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches _ and pot?

Travel California Marijuana

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. “Just seconds from LAX,” says an ad for the MedMen chain . Yep, there are chains of marijuana stores here....


Ex-Yugo autocratic leader's iconic yacht given new life

Travel Croatia Tito's Yacht

RIJEKA, Croatia (AP) — Decades of rust are covering its hull, the furniture is broken in its once luxurious salons, its powerful engines are permanently idle. But against all odds, the iconic yacht that once belonged to the late Yugoslav strongman Josip Broz Tito has been given a new lease on life....


The Latest: Small Kilauea eruption sends ash plume 7K feet

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 2:45 a.m. Officials say a small eruption has occurred at the Kilauea volcano summit, producing an ash plume that reached about 7,000 feet. The County of Hawaii issued a civil defense message early...

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