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November Business of the Month: SESD

By Payson & Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce The Payson & Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate our November Business of the Month. We get many great nominations for the Business of the Month but few compare to the great strides that...

Eating scones with ghosts at Leslie’s Family Tree

Leslies Family Tree Scones
When I hear "Leslie’s Family Tree restaurant," I think of two things: scones and ghosts. The scones are legendary for their gargantuan size (and they are delicious). The ghosts are legitimate. I didn’t take the time to go looking for them, but they have...

Student rewarded for great grades through Pays for A’s program

Left to right: Bryan Halverson (Zions Bank Spanish Fork Manager), Malissa Craig (Zions Bank Payson Manager), Cindy Cromar (Mom), Benjamin Cromar (winner) and Bart Peery (Principal).
Salem Hills High School 12th-grader Benjamin Cromar received a $100 scholarship savings account as a regional winner of the winter drawing through Zions Bank’s Pays for A’s program. Pays for A’s rewards students who put in the effort to make their grades count. Malissa Craig,...

Snow sculptures in Springville

snow sculptures
I had seen pictures of Jerry Gardner’s snow sculptures but had never personally seen them until I made an appointment for an interview. I arrived early and got out the camera for a photo of a huge squirrel built around his mailbox. It looked...