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Mighty Main Street Podcast

Utah's main streets define the character of our communities as much as our cities and national parks. Through innovation, resilience and hope, small business owners in Salt Lake County and throughout the state are rising to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Visit Salt Lake and the Utah Office of Tourism invite you to join KSL as we hear the inspiring stories of these small business owners in a series we call Mighty Main Street.

Experience 2 Sunsets at the renovated Gem Theatre in Panguitch Part 2   (10:19)4-18-2021
Roger and Ruth Kasper can’t sit still. They have gone back to Ruth’s family roots in Panguitch, Utah and are having a blast. Their son Chris loves it in Panguitch and has his own Llama hiking operation alongside his parents Roger and Ruth, who have renovated the classic Gem T...
Experience 2 Sunsets at the renovated Gem Theatre in Panguitch Part 1   (10:28)4-18-2021
Roger and Ruth Kasper can’t sit still. They have gone back to Ruth’s family roots in Panguitch, Utah and are having a blast. Their son Chris loves it in Panguitch and has his own Llama hiking operation alongside his parents Roger and Ruth, who have renovated the classic Gem T...
Publix Coffee gets creative and comes out of the Pandemic thriving Part 2   (08:46)4-18-2021
After being closed for 168 days Missy Gries, Founder and owner of Publix Coffee headquartered at their West Temple location, with 3 others including the 9th East and 9th South, is still in business. Missy had to dig deep into her business savvy to thoughtfully use recovery mone...
Publix Coffee gets creative and comes out of the Pandemic thriving Part 1   (11:07)4-18-2021
After being closed for 168 days Missy Gries, Founder and owner of Publix Coffee headquartered at their West Temple location, with 3 others including the 9th East and 9th South, is still in business. Missy had to dig deep into her business savvy to thoughtfully use recovery money ...
Basalt Day Spa is an intimate boutique spa that is poised for a solid recovery after COVID Part 2   (08:12)4-11-2021
Owner, Amber Devoge of Basalt Day Spa located at 402 East Harvey Milk Blvd feels lucky to have been able to receive the Cares Act funding in Utah along with PPP Federal funds that supported her staying in business. The funding afforded her to shut down for 2 1/2 months to install...
Basalt Day Spa is an intimate boutique spa that is poised for a solid recovery after COVID Part 1   (08:46)4-11-2021
Owner, Amber Devoge of Basalt Day Spa located at 402 East Harvey Milk Blvd feels lucky to have been able to receive the Cares Act funding in Utah along with PPP Federal funds that supported her staying in business. The funding afforded her to shut down for 2 1/2 months to install...
The Downtown Farmers Market opens on June 5th supports local first Part 2   (08:37)4-11-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
The Downtown Farmers Market opens on June 5th supports local first Part 1   (10:23)4-11-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers Market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
Women Who Succeed is a mentorship program supported by female leadership Part 2   (08:41)3-28-2021
As VP of Success in Education, which is a Garff Family public Charity that supports educational pathways for children, Erin Trenbeath-Murray brings decades of non-profit leadership experience to the table. With the support of Kathi Garff and Rick Fulkerson, Erin recently launched...
Women Who Succeed is a mentorship program supported by female leadership Part 1   (08:47)3-28-2021
As VP of Success in Education, which is a Garff Family public Charity that supports educational pathways for children, Erin Trenbeath-Murray brings decades of non-profit leadership experience to the table. With the support of Kathi Garff and Rick Fulkerson, Erin recently launched...
Open Snow is a weather condition app that has up to the minute weather forecasts to help you Part 2   (10:18)3-28-2021
When you live in a high Sierra desert like Utah, with our amazing weather patterns and you enjoy the outdoors, you need up to the minute forecast to plan your activities. Evan Thayer grew up on skies and loves the outdoors, so he started his own weather app to stay on top of cond...
Open Snow is a weather condition app that has up to the minute weather forecasts to help you Part 1   (11:35)3-28-2021
When you live in a high Sierra desert like Utah, with our amazing weather patterns and you enjoy the outdoors, you need up to the minute forecast to plan your activities. Evan Thayer grew up on skies and loves the outdoors, so he started his own weather app to stay on top of cond...
Everything Utah’s retail store has it all, from local chocolatiers to affordable art Part 2   (09:25)3-21-2021
After living in Utah for 30 plus years, Mary Bilodeau-Lindsey, Owner of Everything Utah located at 311 South State Street in Salt Lake City, has arrived! When you experience her commitment and knowledge of the history of Utah, you would swear she was born and raised here. Mary lo...
Everything Utah’s retail store has it all, from local chocolatiers to affordable art Part 1   (10:47)3-21-2021
After living in Utah for 30 plus years, Mary Bilodeau-Lindsey, Owner of Everything Utah located at 311 South State Street in Salt Lake City, has arrived! When you experience her commitment and knowledge of the history of Utah, you would swear she was born and raised here. Mary lo...
At Wild Women Tribe, it’s all about the journey and not the destination Part 2   (08:41)3-21-2021
In meeting Renee Huang, Founder of Wild Women Tribe, you immediately connect to her vison of bringing women together in a safe and welcoming atmosphere, just when we need it the most. As you’ll hear Renee say, “it’s all about the journey and not the destination’. When yo...
At Wild Women Tribe, it’s all about the journey and not the destination Part 1   (10:53)3-21-2021
In meeting Renee Huang, Founder of Wild Women Tribe, you immediately connect to her vison of bringing women together in a safe and welcoming atmosphere, just when we need it the most. As you’ll hear Renee say, “it’s all about the journey and not the destination’. When yo...
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas is about the working Llama and how they add amazing joy and diversity to hiking Part 2   (09:36)3-14-2021
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas was founded in 2010, a family owned and operated business. The mission of Wilderness Ridge is to promote and educate others about The Working Llama, sustainable travel, land & heritage preservation through commercial outfitting and guided experiences...
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas is about the working Llama and how they add amazing joy and diversity to hiking Part 1   (09:57)3-14-2021
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas was founded in 2010, a family-owned and operated business. The mission of Wilderness Ridge is to promote and educate others about The Working Llama, sustainable travel, land & heritage preservation through commercial outfitting and guided experiences...
The Western Nut Company has built a solid reputation in the industry through their uncompromised commitment to quality   (11:09)3-14-2021
We can thank small businesses like Western Nut which has been in operation since 1966 for laying the groundwork for downtown Salt Lake companies. Located at 434 South and 300 West, this amazing family-owned traditional business is dedicated to taking care of its loyal customers a...
Discover some of what makes The King's English one of the most unique and inviting bookstores anywhere   (09:20)3-14-2021
As they like to tell you at The King’s English Bookshop, located at the popular corner of 15th South and 15th East, they have been matching books to readers since 1977. Owner, Anne Holman, has done a masterful job in adjusting their business model to accommodate their loyal cl...
Taffy Town’s taffy is the preferred treat in the heat because chocolate melts!   (09:53)3-7-2021
As extraordinary as it sounds, Jason Glade, the current CEO of Taffy Town is the 4th generation leader of this popular candy company that distributes yummy salt-water taffy around the US and beyond. In meeting with Jason, he said at Taffy Town they are getting ready for their ...
Mary Homer Crafts and Kate Strong launched a $100 Dinner Club and have witnessed an emotional, powerful, immediate impact   (12:09)3-7-2021
As the former President and CEO of Utah’s most rewarded catering company, Culinary Crafts, Mary Homer Crafts has a deep connection to the delivery of food and drink to guests. Mary has been deeply affected by the sharp decline in the restaurant business as she witnessed the clo...
Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and works with the Utah Office of Tourism as an extension of their international in-market representation Part 2   (11:33)3-7-2021
Corey Marshall, along with his wife and business partner, Karen McCardle established Canuckiwi Ltd, a representation and consulting firm for the travel and tourism industry in 2012. Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and travel trade marketing, consumer advertising, PR strategies ...
Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and works with the Utah Office of Tourism as an extension of their international in-market representation Part 1   (09:53)3-7-2021
Corey Marshall, along with his wife and business partner, Karen McCardle established Canuckiwi Ltd, a representation and consulting firm for the travel and tourism industry in 2012. Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and travel trade marketing, consumer advertising, PR strategies ...
Tsunami has numerous locations where you can dine in or do curbside and their seafood is fresh and off the charts   (08:59)2-28-2021
The owners at Tsunami will tell you they opened their restaurant and sushi bar because of their love of sushi. With numerous locations, their seafood is fresh and off the charts. Some of the favorite sushi rolls are the Executive, Playboy or the Coco Cabana. With the Covid safety...
The Clark Planetarium creates enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science   (10:01)2-28-2021
The Clark Planetarium strives to create and present enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science and to promote greater public awareness of science in daily life. Director, Lindsie Smith, is committed to implementing the planetarium’s mission...
The 23rd Great Salt Lake Bird Festival spotlights the spring migration of thousands of birds   (09:14)2-28-2021
The 23rd Great Salt Lake Bird Festival will be a safe, socially distanced and top tier festival experience happening May 13th through May 16th. This is one of the most unique annual bird festivals that spotlights the spring migration of thousands of birds heading north for the wa...
South Valley Chamber is launching an MBA style Accelerator business model, tailored with small businesses in mind   (09:43)2-28-2021
Jay Francis, newly elected President and CEO, brings a wealth of experience to the South Valley Chamber. After decades of Executive leadership at the Larry H Miller family businesses, he is launching MBA style Accelerator business model, tailored with small businesses in mind. So...
Contender Bicycles has the hottest brands in cycling, including electric bikes   (09:49)2-21-2021
Ryan and Allison Littlefield knew they wanted their own business and as cycling enthusiast, it had to be bikes. So in1999, they opened Contender Bicycles and now they have two of the best locations at 9th South and 989 East in SLC, and 1352 White Pine Canyon Road, in Park City. T...
“Utah’s Amusement Capital” has adventure and exploration. Discover Davis for you   (11:10)2-21-2021
Discover Davis is located north of Salt Lake City, minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. Known as “Utah’s Amusement Capital,” there is a myriad of adventure and exploration in the area for family and friends. Many already know the popular Lagoon Amusement Park a...
Escape the daily grind in an Escapod!   (10:03)2-21-2021
Owners, and husband and wife duo, Jenn & Chris Hudock founded Escapod out of necessity -- a need to escape the daily grind at a moment’s notice, to be unbounded by terrain, free to roam. So together they built their first Escapod trailer in Jenn’s Mom’s garage and now this ...
Caffé Molise serves delicious Italian Food in their stunning remodeled restaurant   (09:50)2-14-2021
When a business has to relocate it can be a challenge, but for Owner/Chef Fred Moesinger, and his wife Amy Sterling, of Caffé Molise, it was fabulous. With a love for antique buildings and self-declared old building Nerds, the new location for Caffé Molise in the Eagle Building...
Zion National Park provides visitors with education and recreational opportunities to enjoy for generations to come   (10:37)2-14-2021
Zion National Park is one of the earliest additions to the national park system and encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States. The park is one of the most visited parks in the US with 4.8 million guests a year. Zion is characterized by high plateaus,...
Glamping Canyonlands offers a unique off-grid, eco-friendly and luxurious camping experience   (11:10)2-14-2021
Take the path less traveled, enjoy sweeping red rock vistas and remove “rough’n’it” from the equation. Glamping Canyonlands offers a unique off-grid, eco-friendly and luxurious camping experience. Guests  have spacious bell tents and private decks, furnished with queen-s...
Tuacahn inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment   (09:58)2-14-2021
Located at the mouth of the Padre Canyon, adjacent to Snow Canyon State Park, Tuacahn inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and an unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of the surrounding red rock land. Th...
Lux Catering knows the art of hospitality and caters large impressive events from food to flowers   (10:25)2-7-2021
When you meet with Owner/Operator of Lux Catering, Kelly Lake, you quickly realize she loves the art of hospitality with her remarkable award winning food as her testament. After 25 years in the business of hosting every kind of venue you can dream up, Kelly’s network of hospit...
The Natural History Museum educates, inspires and opens our minds to our human history   (10:32)2-7-2021
Utah became the resting place for some of the most remarkable dinosaur finds in the world, and the Natural History Museum of Utah is the benefactor. Located at 301 Wakara Way, new Director Jason Cryan, is the biggest ambassador of this phenomenal treasure that educates, inspires ...
Taqueria 27 serves not only a unique variety of salsas but also delivers fresh and innovative food   (11:05)2-7-2021
Owners/Chef Todd Gardiner and wife Kristen opened Taqueria 27 because this is the business they love. Before opening the 5 Mexican cuisine restaurants around the Wasatch Front, Todd worked at some of the best restaurants in Utah with a flare for fresh food, innovation and a desir...
Big MT Lodge   (08:54)2-5-2021
Big Mountain Lodge is the ultimate basecamp for all of your adventures in Emery County, Utah! From breathtaking views atop the Manti La-Sal Mountains to the world-famous formations in the San Rafael Swell, enjoy fishing, golfing, climbing, biking, hiking, and ATV trails in both t...
Slot Canyon Inn   (10:35)2-5-2021
Built in 2006, Slot Canyon Inn, a unique bed & breakfast, is located between Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks on Scenic Byway 12 in Escalante, Utah, a picturesque region of canyons, arches, plateaus and cliffs. The on-site restaurant offers the finest dining with ...
Discover the untapped Tushar and Mineral Mountains in central Utah with Tucker High Adventures   (09:20)1-22-2021
Everyone has a different definition of “high adventure.” Tucker High Adventures focuses on the untapped Tushar and Mineral Mountains in central Utah, gems of hidden mountain bike trails, ATV trails, climbing crags tucked in canyons, and secluded hikes with views as far as the...
GastronomicsSLC navigates the best bites and curb side pick up in the city   (10:14)1-22-2021
Our restaurant industry needs the intuition and keen interest of food champion Stuart Melling, owner of Gastronomics SLC, as he navigates the best bites and curbside pick up in the city. If you haven’t been to his website you have to check it out as he has his State of the Plat...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status   (08:20)1-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status   (12:25)1-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
Altitude Cycling gives nothing but the finest in their cycling experience   (10:17)1-22-2021
Mark Jespersen, Owner of Altitude Cycling, believes that bikes offer a simple solution to many of our communities’ problems and our human need to explore and be outside. Independently owned with 2 locations in Eastern Utah (Price and Vernal), Altitude Cycle is committed to givi...
Get a personal extraordinary one-of-a-kind shopping experience at The Children’s Hour   (09:57)1-22-2021
Located at the corner of 9th East and 9th South this 38-year-old book store, toy store, jewelry and clothing boutique for adults and children, is a family-owned business heading to the 3rd generation. Diane Etherington with her family on site creates a shopping experience for th...
Governors Office of Economic Development supports small communities in recovery from the impact of Covid   (11:33)1-22-2021
Nan Anderson as the Rural Program Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development has the motivation to drive the Utah Main Street pilot project supporting our small community in recovery from the impact of Covid. Through research, GOED discovered Utah was one of a few ...
The Park City Chamber/Convention and Visitor Bureau is a champion of our local business community   (10:40)1-22-2021
The Park City Chamber/Convention and Visitor Bureau is the champion of our local business community and of our community’s brand. They strive to foster a successful economy through the promotion of the area as an attractive travel destination and through community and regional ...
Hogle Zoo creates a safe and fun experience for everyone to enjoy   (09:39)12-21-2020
Our beloved Hogle Zoo with a 24-year conservationist at the helm, CEO, Steve Burns, is creating a safe and fun experience for all of us to continue to enjoy our zoo. Our zoo opened in SLC in 1911 and was the benefiter of the Hogle family’s donated land opened at its current loc...
Lucky Spoon Bakery offers gluten-free treats and is always introducing new items   (10:18)12-21-2020
Pam Shulte, as a baker and owner of Lucky Spoon Bakery, was motivated to create delicious treats for her husband Jim, who has a gluten allergy. She tried to find baked goods he could enjoy and realized there was a gap and a need and launched Lucky Spoon Bakery. She is now in most...
Explore the experience of the great Southwestern U.S. with Southwest Adventure Tours   (10:20)12-21-2020
Southwest Adventure Tours strives to provide others with the opportunity to explore and experience the Southwestern U.S. with professional knowledgeable guides from the local community and access to quality of service expected from a first-class destination management company. Fr...
Cliffrose Lodge is an upscale intimate hotel located just a half-mile away from Zions   (09:30)12-21-2020
The historic multifamily generationally owned and operated Cliffrose lodge, sits on the edge of the Virgin River and just steps from local dining. With Zion National Park Visitor Center just a half-mile away and five minutes from Zion Canyon, this is the perfect Zions getaway loc...
Castle Gate RV has heart and history in Helper Utah   (09:18)12-21-2020
Located in Helper, Utah this highly rated RV park has heart, history and all the amenities. Visitors describe it as immaculate with a great bathhouse and a friendly staff. Castle Gate RV Park was built to share Helper’s culture and incredible outdoor opportunities by offering a...
Orchid Dynasty offers orchids, succulents, tropical plants and beautiful flowers   (08:10)12-21-2020
Clint and Shelly Lewis have a love for the natural world and when you visit their Orchid Dynasty location at 9th South and 365 West, you will witness their commitment to plants. They have hundreds of orchid plants and other plants to choose from as well including succulents, trop...
The Homestead Resort continues to grow and change   (11:18)12-21-2020
For over 125 years, Homestead Resort in Utah has been a gathering place for travelers, family gatherings and locals alike. In addition to the famous Crater, a natural geothermal hot spring that attracted visitors to the property as far back as history can take us, Homestead Resor...
Western Rivers Flyfishing believes in the stewardship of our waters   (10:09)12-21-2020
For over 33 years Western River Flyfisher’s goal is to make sure you have a great outdoor experience on the water and that core principle has not changed over time. Owner Steve Schmidt also believes in our stewardship of our waters and shares this insight with their customers a...
Three miles from Kanab natural beauty meets luxury at Dark Sky RV   (08:31)12-8-2020
In 2019, Britt Roth with three generations of a RV traveling family fell in love with the beauty and heat of Kanab, UT. They sold everything and took a leap of faith and set out to develop a new kind of RV park, one that we yearn for on the road where natural beauty meets luxury....
Cache Tailgate Pads offers a smart tailgate pad that serves numerous function   (11:10)12-8-2020
CEO, Tyler Green of Cache Tailgate pads located in Cottonwood Heights created his product out of his own necessity and his search for reliable gear that he could trust. As an outdoorsman and a born and raised Utahn, he wanted a high functioning pad for his truck that he could dep...
Loveland offers 136,000 square feet of marine life and now a new 40,000 square feet education center   (09:28)12-8-2020
Brent Anderson, the president and CEO of Loveland Living Planet Aquarium located at 12033 Lone Peak Parkway in Draper, had a dream which was inspired when Brent was 5 years old. In 1997 he embarked on his quest for Utah to have a world class aquarium in our high sierra desert. He...
Oliver Barthez leads a delegation of Utah Destination Marketers through France while promoting non-stop flights   (09:56)12-8-2020
Oliver Barthez has served as the in-market representative of the Utah Office of Tourism in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg for the past 13 years. He initially came into the role leading a delegation of Utah Destination Marketers through France while promoting Delta’s new non-st...
From whitewater kayaking, biking, skiing and outdoor equipment, Wasatch Touring has it all!   (06:55)12-8-2020
Starting in 1972, Wasatch Touring owned by Dwight and Charlie Butler supported outdoor enthusiasts with retail sales of backcountry and Nordic skis. Two years later in ’74, they opened to biking and whitewater kayaking in addition to their backcountry skiing. At Wasatch Touring...
Heber Valley and Wasatch County is an excellent place to live, work and play   (08:24)12-8-2020
Visiting the picturesque Heber Valley is the perfect way of enjoying one of Mother Nature’s favorite destinations. As Utah’s Adventure Escape, the Heber Valley office of Tourism, Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce works to promote the Heber Valley and Wasatch County...
Rico Foods expands their reach outside of Utah   (09:01)12-8-2020
If you haven’t met Jorge Fierro, Founder and CEO of Rico Foods do yourself a favor and meet him. He is one of Utah’s best ambassadors and we are a better because of his impact and commitment to our community. His extraordinary talent for creating delicious Mexican food is why...
Caputo’s not only offers amazing food but also beautiful gifts from European Pottery to Food Baskets   (10:24)12-8-2020
Matt Caputo comes by his love for gourmet cheese, charcuterie, aged vinegars and olive oils honestly as the next generation and son of Sam Caputo, who founded Caputo’s market and Deli 20 plus years ago. Matt was influenced at a young age working at his family restaurant and is ...
Stockist owner Helen Wade creates candles exclusively for her store   (08:16)11-24-2020
It takes an independent streak to want your business to reflect it and Helen Wade, owner of Stockist in the 9th and 9th shopping district, is exactly that person. She opened her unique boutique which captures her values in providing quality clothing for adults. She believes cool ...
Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation hosts the country’s largest state sponsored recreation summit   (09:54)11-24-2020
Patrick “Pitt” Grewe, is the director of the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Pitt represents the governor in outdoor recreation matters, hosts the country’s largest state-sponsored outdoor recreation summit an...
Pago Restaurant owner Scott Evans updates his menus seasonally to reflect the time of the year   (08:35)11-24-2020
The restaurant industry is one of the most important sectors in our market and Scott Evans owner of the Pago Restaurant Group, located at 878 South and 9th East, knows this industry from the ground up. With his MBA degree, he adds the element of business acumen with his passion a...
The Utah Film Commission brings four major network television series to the state   (09:52)11-24-2020
With over 20 years of experience in the film industry, Virginia Pearce has been the Film Commissioner for the state of Utah since 2014. Under Virginia’s leadership, the Utah Film Commission has brought four major network television series and numerous award-winning projects to ...
Photographers Dan Norris and Tom Till, have combined forces   (07:16)11-5-2020
Photographers Dan Norris and Tom Till, have combined forces to offer personally guided instructional tours of their home landscapes --  Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and lesser-known but equally grand BLM locations. They aim to seek...
The Zion Forever Project works to build the next generation of leaders   (08:50)11-5-2020
The Zion Forever Project works to build the next generation of leaders, stewards and keepers of the sanctuary. The dramatic landscape of Zion is impressive to all and so they should be kept. By establishing business and agency partnerships, encouraging innovation, expanding educa...
Local Food Walking Tours takes folks on a food walking tour in Salt Lake City or Park City   (09:08)11-5-2020
It takes a real storytelling talent to bring that skill set to light and launch your own business. Moe Egan is that person and he is the Founder of Salt Lake Walking Tours. Moe delights his guests by first understanding what they’re interested in and then takes folks on a food ...
Big Iron Tours is a veteran owned and operated tour company offers breathtaking sights in Moab   (09:48)11-5-2020
Big Iron Tours is a veteran owned and operated tour company that will take you all over the incredible red rocks in the Moab area to the most exciting and breathtaking sights that you won’t want to miss!  Mike Ballard with his wife Reagan, owner/operator and lifelong Moab resi...
Ken Sanders Rare Books is a Utah antiquarian bookstore with a truly remarkable history   (06:50)11-3-2020
As one of the most intriguing book collectors and book store owners, our very own Utahn and antiquarian bookseller, Ken Sanders, has a remarkable history from catching notorious book thieves to being a celebrity book appraiser on Antiques Roadshow. Ken Sanders Rare Books, located...
Red Cliff Lodge is Moab's hidden treasure of the west   (09:49)11-3-2020
Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, surrounded by magnificent 2,000-foot cliffs, the Red Cliffs Lodge—Moab’s National Park Experience—is truly a hidden treasure of the west. Visiting Red Cliffs Lodge feels like a step back in time, but guests soon find comfort and a...
Ogden History Tours offers a historical experience for all interests   (09:27)11-3-2020
Ogden History Tours, led by Husband and wife team Jennifer and Matt Jones, offers guided walking tours for a variety of tastes and interests, both spooky and non-spooky alike. Whether you want to learn about what various buildings were back when Two-Bit Street was hustling and bu...
Hilton and Hotel Monaco is a delightful spot in Utah's capital downtown scene   (08:48)11-3-2020
Now is the time to visit our beautiful capital city and take advantage of amazing deals at our downtown hotel scene. As the state of Utah supports our small businesses with the shop in Utah grant. The Hilton Hotel at 255 South and West Temple is passing this support to their gue...
American West Heritage Center gives a look back at the living history of Utah   (08:53)11-3-2020
Formed in 1995 as a museum of folklife and living history from the 1800s to the early 1900s, American West Heritage Center in Wellsville, Utah embodies the hard work and dedication of our ancestors. With the support from Utah State University this beautiful living museum is locat...
Hip and Humble provides an inspiring space for fashion and home décor   (08:56)11-3-2020
The motivation for Hip and Humble, a women’s boutique, located in the 9th and 9th district is to provide a “safe and inspiring space for the community” to shop for fashion and home décor. From the beginning of high-end furniture, Hip and Humble sharpened their business foc...
Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile is bringing their no-kill, animal welfare nationwide   (10:06)11-3-2020
Since 1984 in Kanab, Utah Best Friends Animal Society set up a goal to be a no-kill animal welfare organization and are now running programs with over 3,100 animal welfare groups around the US. The plan is no-kill by 2025. So, it’s fitting that they would open a 40 room and sui...
Dreamscapes offers an immersive artistic escape   (10:00)11-3-2020
If there was ever a time we need to escape and dive into an immersive artist display…. It’s now! Dreamscapes located at the Gateway downtown is a full-on environmentally sustainable art attraction using reclaimed materials donated by local partners with more than 100 Utah art...
Utah Cultural Alliance is the crossroads of art and business in Utah   (09:30)10-14-2020
Founded in 1980, Utah Cultural Alliance is the crossroads of Utah’s art commitment through our museums, art, film and over 400 plus cultural businesses and 1000’s of professionals. Utah Cultural Arts advocates on behalf of the importance and overall positive impact of the art...
Utah Luxury Tours provides unmatched experience of national parks   (09:20)10-14-2020
Utah Luxury Tours are all about your one-of-a-kind custom tours currently specializing in our stunning national parks in Utah and the West. Joel Pieper, Director of Corporate travel is an experience master of worldwide travel and his attention to detail is unmatched. Utah Luxury ...
Respro Health and Safety teaches best health practices at critical time   (09:48)10-14-2020
Founder and CEO Dennis Keith with co-owner spouse Hollie and their company Respro Health and Safety, is in demand. With the current health challenge we’re facing, this trusted and proven business resource is providing brand protection through public health services with multipl...
Red Barn Movers offer vocational training and a quality service   (08:59)10-14-2020
Program Director, Alan Fahringer has taken his years of Residential Life Skills experience and applied it at Red Barn Academy and started Red Barn Movers, a vocational enterprise that supports the free 2-year student fee. This 5-star rated moving company is managed and staffed by...
Celebrate the holiday season at Petersen Family Farms   (10:18)10-6-2020
Farmer Luke of Petersen Family Farms in Riverton is a 5th generation family farm with the 6th generation coming on board. At Petersen Family Farm they know how to celebrate Fall with their amazing pumpkin patch, tractor rides, apple slingshot and an old-fashioned popcorn crank. T...
Western Spirit Cycling takes guests on guided experience of Moab's beauty   (09:40)10-6-2020
Ashley Korenblat loves what she does and that is as a leader create an amazing opportunity for their guests who want to be outdoors with an experienced guide to maximize their time in some of the most beautiful spots in Moab and beyond. The Western Spirit Cycling Guides are so go...
Midway Mercantile Restaurant serves standout dishes to Main street   (09:11)10-6-2020
The Platt family discovered Midway, Utah and the 140-year-old building on Main street in Midway where they built their well know place Midway Mercantile Restaurant. John Platt has made adjustments to accommodate social distancing and make sure their guest feel comfortable and are...
Valarie Draws Things turns a misfortune into a creative opportunity   (11:13)10-6-2020
Valarie Williams likes to say she got into letters and the art of calligraphy as a recovering photographer. Unfortunately, she had all of her photography equipment stolen and could not afford to buy more so she started in to sign making as a way to express her creativity and fell...
Lucky Ones Coffee builds community through inclusive hiring   (10:32)10-6-2020
When you go to Lucky Ones coffee in Park City you will get more than a cup of coffee. This wonderful coffee shop located in the PC library was started with inspiration from Katie Holyfield and Taylor Matkins who worked with folks facing disabilities and fell in love. They wanted ...
Intermountain Therapy Animals provide healing therapy and support   (10:21)10-6-2020
The story goes the only thing that loves us more than itself is dogs and Intermountain Therapy Animals has four-legged proof of that with the remarkable work their dogs do at hospitals, schools and home living centers across the Wasatch Front. Kathy Klotz has the perfect profile ...
Nuzzles & Co center helps animals find safety and adoption   (10:42)10-6-2020
If you call Nuzzle and Co, a Park City pet rescue and adoption center, and ask for CEO Lindsay Ortega don’t be surprised if she’s on location somewhere trying to captured an abandon, injured animal. It’s no wonder they have a perfect 5 score out of almost 200 reviews becaus...
Plates & Palates is a family restaurant serving a variety of tasty dishes in Bountiful   (07:57)10-6-2020
Family owned in the city of Bountiful since 2004, Justin and Nina Christensen along with partner Jared excel at the best salads like their lemon bowtie or Greek Caesar, paninis, homemade soups and the do-not-miss desserts. Their famous “anything coconu”t sells out and good lu...
Dining at the Idle Isle Cafe is a journey back in time   (10:42)9-13-2020
After 600 reviews of Idle Isle Café in Brigham City, owner Travis Porter has a 4.5 rating out of 5, which is amazing. This iconic 100-year-old restaurant in Brigham City is making all their comfort food from scratch including their award-winning jams from locally grown fruit. Tr...
Park City is in demand as people escape current stressors   (11:35)9-13-2020
Bill Malone moved to Park City, Utah and became the President and CEO of the PC Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau 30 years ago during Park City’s fastest growth period. With Park City only 35 minutes away from the Salt Lake City International Airport it makes the stunning...
Red Barn Academy helps men overcome addiction through life on the farm   (09:54)9-13-2020
Red Barn Academy is a free residential life skills academy for men who have had long term struggles with homelessness, crime or addiction. This 2-year program is self-supported by vocational enterprises designed within the academy, teaching lifesaving skills of respect, responsib...
Salt Lake Hilton is abuzz with good news   (08:56)9-13-2020
At the Hilton Salt Lake City Center in the heart of downtown Salt Lake lead with purpose. Recently launched Hilton Clean Stay, is one of many examples of Hilton’s commitment to their guest’s well-being, safety and sanitation. With high tech systems their guest check in remote...
Especially for You brings beauty to our area with flowers and a spirit of service   (08:06)9-13-2020
Marci Rasmussen understands flowers and design after starting her business Especially for You, 34 years ago. She loves being in business with her family and serving her customers for generations that she considers and extension of her family, since she shares so many personal mom...
Hunt and Gather brings global cuisine to Torrey, Utah   (09:14)9-13-2020
After a few decades of being in the hospitality industry traveling the country with a tremendous depth in French and Asian cuisine training and marketing Chet and Nancy Saign found their place, Hunt and Gather in Torrey, Utah. They feature a “global cuisine” with the goal to ...
Ogden celebrates its colorful past while looking forward to a bright future   (10:22)9-13-2020
Known as “notoriously eventful” Utah’s Mountain town treasure Ogden has one of the richest history’s in the state. In addition to skiing Ogden’s 11,600 skiable acres you can also enjoy this stunning area with miles of single-track mountain biking and hiking. After a day...
DPS Skiis finds a cool new way to keep people safe using a ski cutting machine   (12:49)9-13-2020
DPS skis was founded in 2005 on the basis of fusing design + roots+ engineering to create the perfect ski and live up to the standard “worthy of those who live and breathe the sport”. Besides creating a state-of-the-art ski factory and using amazing space age carbon technolog...