Aug 12, 2019 7:29 pm MDTDeveloper plans to make Utah site the first new full-service ski resort in country since 1980 What makes a guy who doesn't even ski think he can do what no one else has managed (open a new full-service ski resort) since1980? A unique set of circumstances and colleagues with a vision.
Amy Donaldson covers high school sports, winter and Olympic sports, as well as outdoor and recreation. She manages the Deseret News' Reasons to Run blog, as well as writes a twice-a-month fitness column. She also writes a weekly general sports column each Monday. Donaldson was born in Utah, but graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. She graduated from Snow College and the University of Utah (Communications). She started at the Deseret News in 1991 covering night police/corrections and switched to sports in January of 2000.
Aug 5, 2019 10:00 am MDTInnovative watercraft, ski systems give those with spinal cord injuries freedom On a warm, sunny Thursday morning, Derek Sundquist took to the water, grateful for an unusually strong breeze like most sailors. For the 52-year-old quadriplegic, the watercraft that allowed him this freedom is a bridge to his former life.
Jul 25, 2019 5:10 pm MDTDavis, Nebo decision not to sanction lacrosse leave some teens with tough choice The fact that some districts aren't going to sanction lacrosse means some teens are facing a tough choice — leave their high schools and enroll in and play for a high school that offers the sport, or play other teams left out of the prep system.
Jul 23, 2019 4:37 pm MDTRunning helped her overcome trauma from sex trafficking and addiction. Her next challenge is the Deseret News 5K Emily Brainich used drugs and alcohol to ease the pain of PTSD after being a victim of sex trafficking. Finally, in 2015, running helped her find sobriety. Her next challenge is the Deseret News 5K on July 24.
Jul 15, 2019 6:55 pm MDTRare disease, threat of stroke can't deter runner from Deseret News Half Marathon Tammy Henry discovered she had fibromuscular dysplasia as she prepared for to run her first Deseret News Half Marathon. Despite a risk of stroke, she ran the race anyway, and she's preparing to run this year. She'll discuss the role of running.
Jul 13, 2019 7:09 pm MDTWith or without threatened ICE raids, undocumented immigrants live with fear in Utah With new threats to the life she and her husband have built in the U.S. emerging every week — sometimes everyday — Janet discusses what it is like to live with a constant state of fear, sometimes made worse by threats of raids.
Jul 7, 2019 5:57 pm MDTHow a holiday run turned into a harrowing overnight ordeal for Utah trail runner Dawn Rohde went into Little Cottonwood Canyon for a trail run the morning of July 4. More than 36 hours later, she was rescued after becoming lost on an unfamiliar trail covered in patches of deep snow. She discusses being lost — and found.
Jun 28, 2019 6:00 pm MDTContractor says suspect in Mackenzie Lueck killing asked him to build a secret, soundproof room in the home in April Brian Wolf was asked by the owner of the home where police found evidence that Mackenzie Lueck had been killed if he could build a secret, secure, soundproof room in the basement. Wolf reported it to police after seeing the house on TV.