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DNA test reunites son and birth mother

Growing up, Springville resident Danny Webb always knew he was adopted, but hadn’t given more than a passing thought to his birth family. That...
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53-year-old Spanish Fork Man, Brad Barton, breaks the mile world record

When Spanish Fork resident, Brad Barton laces up his running shoes, he’s not going for a casual jog. Unlike most men his...
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Youth Summer STEM Camp

During the month of June, the Nebo School District held a special four-week program for 5th and 6th-grade students to inspire and...

The Power of Challenges

By Julie Hall for My Story Matters The next “power” is The Power of Challenges. We all have challenges. Challenges can cause us stress and pain...
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Mt. Nebo Chapter Learns of Payson History

By LaRon Taylor The Mt. Nebo Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers had a dinner meeting with their wives & guests on June 27....
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Akron’s Olojakpoke transfers to Utah Valley

By Jason Erickson Utah Valley University men's basketball coach Mark Madsen has announced that Akron forward Emmanuel Olojakpoke will...
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UNLV’s Trey Woodbury transfers to Utah Valley

By Jason Erickson Trey Woodbury Utah Valley University men's basketball coach Mark Madsen has announced that...
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Roping teens caught doing good at a local park

On June 18, 2019, Spanish Fork resident, Randi Fano took to the Spanish Fork Community News Facebook page to publicly thank some...
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My Story Matters: Our Story

By Julie Hall for My Story Matters My Story Matters is not just the name of our non-profit organization, we believe, and it is our...
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‘I was Served’: Spanish Fork Citizens share moments they received service

The other day, I was walking the aisles of Deseret Industries in Spanish Fork with my 9-year-old daughter. My husband was on...
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Flag Day at the Veterans Home

June 14 was Flag Day and members of the Elks Lodge had a special program at the Mervyn Sharp Bennion Central Utah Veterans Home...
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Costco June Business of the Month Spanish Fork Chamber

Spanish Fork Costco opened its doors to serve the southern Utah County area. Since then, our membership has grown to reach the surrounding areas...
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Spanish Fork beauty crowned Miss Utah

Spanish Fork beauty queen Dexonna Talbot was crowned Miss Utah 2019 on June 15. This is her second trip to the scholarship...

Tips for preventing car burglaries

In this third in a series of public safety issue articles, we look at vehicle burglaries. Lieutenant Warren Foster...
Stringham's True Value

Stringham’s True Value June Business of the Month

Stringham’s True Value was started in 1983 by Kurt and Kathie Stringham. We started out the business on Main Street in Santaquin. In February...
Nebo education foundation

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants to Teachers

The Nebo Education Foundation board met in May to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. This Foundation Board...
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In Our Back Yard – Antelope Island

Driving north up I-15 through the big city traffic congestion is not a favorite thing to do. However, up toward Ogden, if...
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Steve Kappas: A True Red Devil

Steve Kappas, age 67, and lifelong resident of the Springville/Mapleton area, passed away while watching the Art City Days Parade on Saturday,...
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Halvorsen Education Foundation earns GuideStar’s highest seal of transparency

By James Stewart The Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Foundation today earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by...
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Robin Hood the Musical

By The Brothers Cobb Welcome to Sherwood! Cobb&Co Theater Productions, along with Angelus Theatre proudly present, Robin Hood the...
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Nebo Students Earn Associate Degrees

Did you know that Nebo School District graduated 33 students with their associate degrees from Utah Valley University? All 33 students completed their last few...
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Utah PTA Outstanding School Administrator Award

During his tenure as the principal at Salem Hills High, Bart Peery has changed the culture of the school, to one of inclusivity, acceptance,...

Utah Vocal Arts Academy Presents Annual Concert

The Springville Arts Commission and the Springville Museum of Art are pleased to announce that the Utah Vocal Arts Academy is returning to the...
Celeste Gledhill

Nebo’s East Meadows Principal, Celeste Gledhill, Honored with Crystal Owl Award

Principal Celeste Gledhill was honored with the Elementary Crystal Owl Award during a Nebo School District administrator training. This award is provided by Craig...
RaShel Shepherd

Nebo’s Payson Principal, RaShel Shepherd, Honored with Secondary Crystal Owl Award

Dr. RaShel Shepherd was honored with the Secondary Crystal Owl Award during a Nebo School District administrator training. This award is provided by Craig...

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