Arianne Brown

 85-year-old man saves 77-year-old brother on Utah golf course

85-year-old man saves 77-year-old brother on Utah golf course

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 1:01 p.m.

This Thanksgiving weekend has many Utahns reflecting on gratitude for family, probably none more so than the Wood brothers. Earlier this year, 85-year-old Blaine Wood used his CPR training to help save the life of his 77-year-old brother on a St. George Golf course.
Salt Lake nonprofit hands out nearly 3K Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Salt Lake nonprofit hands out nearly 3K Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 7:28 p.m.

Thousands of individuals and families in need made their way to the Smith's Ballpark parking lot in Salt Lake City on Wednesday for the Crossroad Urban Center's annual turkey giveaway. Nearly 3,000 meals were given away to those in need.
Utahns cheer on 'larger-than-life' runner at NYC Marathon after cancer nearly took his life

Utahns cheer on 'larger-than-life' runner at NYC Marathon after cancer nearly took his life

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 8:13 p.m.

On Nov. 7, Tommy Rivers Puzey crossed the finish line of the New York City Marathon just one year after learning how to walk again following a sudden rare cancer diagnosis that nearly took his life. Many here in Utah watched from afar as he battled and conquered.
Fruit Heights community mourns the loss of Kevin, its wild turkey mascot

Fruit Heights community mourns the loss of Kevin, its wild turkey mascot

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 7:08 p.m.

In April, Fruit Heights residents mourned the loss of a turkey that they affectionately named Kevin. But just in time for Thanksgiving, a new turkey has appeared.
Utah libraries offer gun locks, naloxone kits with no questions asked

Utah libraries offer gun locks, naloxone kits with no questions asked

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 2:32 p.m.

In recent years, libraries have been a resource for things that not only enrich lives but save them. In most Salt Lake and Utah county libraries, gun locks and naloxone kits are available to those who need them with no questions asked.
Arianne Brown: Why putting in the work of mental healing is so important – for everyone

Arianne Brown: Why putting in the work of mental healing is so important – for everyone

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 29 - 7:58 p.m.

Good mental health practices have been around for as long as humanity has been a thing, but for some reason I thought I was an exception.
Arianne Brown: The value in a moment of self-reflection

Arianne Brown: The value in a moment of self-reflection

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 7:34 p.m.

For nearly a decade I have had a public voice when sometimes I probably shouldn't have. Come down memory lane with me with my new set of eyes on so we can together learn from my mistakes.
Arianne Brown: Are you giving your teens the grace they deserve?

Arianne Brown: Are you giving your teens the grace they deserve?

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 8:35 p.m.

Recently, I ran past a few teens doing very teenaged things and it ignited feelings of love and solidarity. As a mother of teenagers, I asked myself the simple question: Would I feel the same way if it was my child?
Why a Cedar City man who lost so much in flash flood is grateful for the experience

Why a Cedar City man who lost so much in flash flood is grateful for the experience

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 13 - 8:32 p.m.

As Skyler Miller of Cedar City looked out his backyard window, he saw something nobody could have imagined: a giant river of water breaking his cement wall and flooding his entire backyard.
 Top female finisher of Deseret News Marathon motivated by unique tribute to dad

Top female finisher of Deseret News Marathon motivated by unique tribute to dad

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 28 - 7:02 p.m.

Top female finisher of the 2021 Deseret News Marathon Ashley Paulson ran the entire marathon distance in a 33-year-old "relic" that she credits for pushing her through to the finish line.
 Utah woman who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant breaks Deseret News Half Marathon record

Utah woman who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant breaks Deseret News Half Marathon record

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 25 - 9:48 p.m.

First it was a 5:25 mile at nine months pregnant, then it was running at the Olympic trials just seven months later. Now, just one month after her Olympic trials debut, Makenna Myler is the new record holder of the Deseret News Half Marathon.
Arianne Brown: Family adventure mishaps often lead to the best memories

Arianne Brown: Family adventure mishaps often lead to the best memories

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 25 - 8:17 p.m.

Recently on a boating trip the rope got tangled in the propeller. Being new boat owners, this was a new and kind of scary experience, but we got through it. Now we have another story to add to our adventure book.
Arianne Brown: It must be hard being a dad

Arianne Brown: It must be hard being a dad

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 18 - 8:01 p.m.

It's hard to be a dad, at least I imagine it must be. I mean, I have only been an active and passive observer, of course to many who hold this title.
Utah mom, former BYU runner who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant qualifies for Olympic trials

Utah mom, former BYU runner who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant qualifies for Olympic trials

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 14 - 8:12 p.m.

Just seven months after running a blazing 5:25 mile while nine months pregnant, Highland resident Makenna Myler ran an Olympic trials qualifying time of 32:03.32 in the 10K distance at the Portland Track Festival.
Arianne Brown: Admitting parenting mistakes is hard but necessary

Arianne Brown: Admitting parenting mistakes is hard but necessary

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 11 - 8:02 p.m.

Have you ever made a mistake as a parent and actually owned up to it? Recently, I had to do this. Here's how it went.
Arianne Brown: The 2020-21 school year is over, and it went something like this

Arianne Brown: The 2020-21 school year is over, and it went something like this

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 4 - 8:14 p.m.

Now that the 2020-21 school year has officially ended, it is time to reflect on the year that was. And what was it exactly? Well, it was something. I'll give you that. It. Was. Something.
Wyoming boy who saved sister from dog bite receives follow-up treatments in Logan

Wyoming boy who saved sister from dog bite receives follow-up treatments in Logan

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 31 - 4:40 p.m.

Last summer, Bridger Walker made headlines when he stepped in between his younger sister and a charging dog, receiving a bite to the face in the process.
Arianne Brown: I want to be a good mom

Arianne Brown: I want to be a good mom

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 21 - 8:26 p.m.

I want to be a good mom, and here is what that looks like to me. I am none of those things yet, but I'm working on them.
Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7 - 8:01 p.m.

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I am bracing myself for the blow. This day set aside for mother-filled praise is far from my favorite day, and here's why.
Arianne Brown: The day I succumbed to a home project I shouldn't have

Arianne Brown: The day I succumbed to a home project I shouldn't have

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 23 - 8:17 p.m.

I recently gave in to the voice in my head that told me I should take on a home project that would require the physical, intellectual and mental ability that I did not possess; it was not the best decision I've ever made.
Pup movin' on up: Dog races past competition at recent Logan High track meet

Pup movin' on up: Dog races past competition at recent Logan High track meet

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 19 - 8:51 p.m.

A tiny dog, carrying leash and all, ghosted runner after runner in its hunt for the first-place finish at a track meet Saturday at Logan High School. The best part? The whole thing was captured on video.
Ultrarunners remember one of their own while running upward of 100 miles in Zion National Park

Ultrarunners remember one of their own while running upward of 100 miles in Zion National Park

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 18 - 8:27 p.m.

On Oct. 18, 2020, the trail and ultrarunning community lost one of its own. On April 10, 2021, runners took to the red rock trails surrounding Zion National Park to race upward of 100 miles in his memory.
Arianne Brown: After 12 years in the game, today I earned my 'soccer mom' badge

Arianne Brown: After 12 years in the game, today I earned my 'soccer mom' badge

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 16 - 8:33 p.m.

I may have spent the last dozen years driving to and supporting my children in the sport of soccer, but it wasn't until today that I finally earned my badge. Here's how.
Arianne Brown: Raising teens and toddlers together is hard

Arianne Brown: Raising teens and toddlers together is hard

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 9 - 7:35 p.m.

As a mom of teens and toddlers at the same time, I often question my life decisions. Teens and toddlers under one roof don't mix — or do they?
70-year-old Ogden woman 1st in her age group to complete 90-mile bike race challenge in Mesquite

70-year-old Ogden woman 1st in her age group to complete 90-mile bike race challenge in Mesquite

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 30 - 8:28 p.m.

Seventy-year-old Vicky Nielsen of Ogden did something recently not many her age are able to do: She biked 90 miles. Not only that, but the 90-mile distance gained nearly 6,000 feet in elevation from start to finish.