Last week, a group of two dozen Utah bar and restaurant owners filed a lawsuit against Governor Gary Herbert and Richard Saunders, the interim executive director of the Utah Department of Health, to end the health order. It was an “unreasonable restriction” on their businesses and one that is “causing irreparable and distinct harms” to the establishments and their … [Read more...]
Archives for December 2020
Christmas 2020 Dining—Restaurant Meals, Take-Home Food Kits, & More for a COVID Christmas
Most restaurants would be closed on Christmas Day during normal circumstances. In a pandemic, there are even fewer places to dine on Christmas and Christmas Eve than would usually be the case. However, restaurateurs are getting creative. Some are offering holiday take-home meals kits and other resourceful options for dining during Christmas. Here are a few of them, including … [Read more...]
Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers
With Christmas just around the bend, I’m devoting this week’s Sip column to many sips for wine lovers. If you’re looking for a great bottle of wine to give as a gift for Christmas, here are some solid suggestions. If you’ve ever enjoyed Conundrum ($19.99) white wine from the Wagner Family of Wines, you’re in for a surprise with the current Conundrum vintage. The exact blend … [Read more...]
Beef Lo Mein Recipe
Chinese dishes like lo mein are pretty easy to make at home. The secret is organization. Be sure to have all of the ingredients prepped and ready to rock before you heat your wok. That’s because the actual cooking time for stir-fry dishes like lo mein is very rapid. This recipe is a modification of a beef lo mein recipe on the Woks of Life website. Ingredients: For the beef … [Read more...]
Incredible Dinner Deals, Giant Gingerbread, and Winter Outdoor Igloo Dining! Where?
Buy 1, Get 1 @ Stoneground & Garage The folks at Stoneground Italian Kitchen and its sister establishment, The Garage on Beck, are offering a free $25 gift card for every $25 gift card purchased. That extra gift card would make a great stocking stuffer for friends or family this Christmas. At Stoneground, use your gift card for delicious dishes from Chef … [Read more...]
Dominion voting machines designed to create an error?
If you now believe that the nails have finally been nailed in the coffin of the President Donald Trump presidency, and now that Joe Biden has finally gotten all of the electoral votes he needs and it is over, well, you might want to think again. A group called Allied Security Operations (ASOG) produced a report on the Dominion voting machines. ASOG concludes, “The … [Read more...]
The Corrupted Leader Who Tainted Utah’s Medical Cannabis Program
Kerry Gibson was the former Weber State County Commissioner. Under his stewardship, ranchers that Utah Stories have spoken to have been losing their land and their water due to the overdevelopment of the area. But somehow Kerry Gibson became a darling of state GOP leaders. According to one rancher we spoke with, Gibson used his post to improve conditions for his own family’s … [Read more...]
Why is The Inland Port Illegal?
The most basic and fundamental right we have is the protection of our environment and our health. We, the citizens cannot allow corporations to work with the government to foul our air; dirty our water; cause irreparable harm and environmental damage to an area, and in the process make area residents unhealthy or sick. This right falls under the Equal Protection Clause of … [Read more...]
News Censorship: A Top Investigative Journalist Not Allowed to Speak the Truth
The great reporter who broke the Edward Snowden NSA classified information story Glenn Greenwald quit his job at Intercept. He was told that he couldn’t report on Joe Biden’s son Hunter involvement in what looked like obvious corruption. The mainstream media’s claim was that everything concerning Biden’s son was “Russian disinformation”. Big tech, social media companies … [Read more...]
Hidden Utah Journalism- The stories the mainstream media doesn’t want you to know
I have the utmost respect for journalists who work in local TV broadcasting, newspaper reporting, radio, and magazines. So when I knock the “mainstream media” I’m not including the vast majority of my colleagues who are professionals doing excellent work providing the news we need to know to become more engaged in our civic duties. But there are stories that are hidden, that … [Read more...]