Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
Open telegram to acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks: Dear Nicky, may I call you that? Stop.
Why do you insist on putting death in all your stories? Stop.
Unhappy childhood and taking it out on us? Stop.
Please, for the love of God, just stop! Stop.
Actually, if anything, I think he's getting worse. It reminds me of "M*A*S*H's" Cpl. Max Klinger coming up with excuses to go home. Mother dying. Father...
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times correspondent
June 21-28 is Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety Week, ensuring that Hill Air Force Base remains a safe, livable community.
According to the U.S Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, livable communities are a high priority of the FHA and the Obama Administration. The FHA Web site, safety.fhwa.dot.gov, defines a livable community as one that provides safe and convenient...
Hilltop Times staff
The Aluminum Overcast and others of its type, fly around the country giving others a chance to take a ground tour or a flight.
The Experimental Aircraft Association has refurbished the famous Norden bombsight on the aircraft along with many of the features the original B-17s were famous for and includes some of the later modifications to the model. The Norden bombsight was revolutionary in its...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
When one of the few still flying B-17 Flying Fortresses landed at Ogden Hinckley Airport recently, former B-17 Ball Turret Gunner Wayne Ottley took a turn in the air and brought some of his own memories of the aircraft along for the ride.
Ottley served four months in England during World War II from Dec. 1943 to April 1944. When a doctor discovered Ottley had developed a heart murmur, he was...
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
The smell of horses and fresh tilled dirt and hay filled the air May 24 as members of the Davis and Weber County 4-H clubs brushed and polished their four-legged friends at the 2010 English "Skooling" Horse Show.
Riders dressed in boots, button-down shirts, jeans and riding helmets met at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington at 6 p.m. to participate in several 4-H horse competition practices....
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Staff
The U.S. Air Force men's and women's volleyball team took the gold medals in the floor games at the 2010 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship held at Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, N.C., May 3-11.
"It feels good to say that we are the champions of the Armed Forces tournament," said the Air Force team's head coach Maj. John Napier, from Northern Arizona University's Air Force Reserve...
Gas prices are creeping back up, and interest is rising in Hill Air Force Base van pools.
Sandi Barker, program manager for the Mass Transportation Benefit Program at Hill Air Force Base said that the number of riders she has signed up has slightly outpaced the number of riders leaving. With warmer weather approaching, she normally expects to see ridership slightly down due to some trading their...
UDOH reminds of dangers, urges them to quit
SALT LAKE CITY -- For more than 20 years, lung cancer -- not breast cancer -- has been the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women. The CDC reports smoking puts women at greater risk than men for lung cancer, heart attacks, strokes, emphysema and many cancers.
This year's World No Tobacco Day theme is "Gender and Tobacco," and the Utah...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
The long awaited opening of the splash pad at Centennial Park will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting on May 21 at 3 p.m. Col. Patrick Higby, 75th Air Base Wing commander will do the honors.
The large splash pad includes a water spout, water bars and a water arch all of which feature cool, sanitized water.
Intermittent features will spray water upwards including a spray ring, an arch jet...
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Team Hill has recently joined the social media frenzy by creating a Facebook fan page and welcomes all of Team Hill, family and friends to connect with them.
The official page went live May 14 and is available at http://www.facebook.com/hill.af.mil, or search for Hill Air Force Base in the Facebook search engine.
Facebook is a popular social media site that facilitates virtual networking and...