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Nephi opens new soccer fields at Town Square

town square soccer field
Nephi held its Town Square Soccer Field Grand Opening on April 23 at 6 p.m. These are the first community-based soccer specific fields in Juab County. The project was funded by the Parks, Arts, and Recreation (PAR) Tax passed next year.

Tintic Utah Lodge serves local EMS

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By Robert Pagnani Utah Elks Tintic, Utah Lodge #711 utilized their Anniversary Grant to help the local Emergency Medical Services stock their Trauma Bags and Ambulance.

Old Springville Pool gets new life as Fieldhouse

springville fieldhouse
Springville City has created a new and unique recreation opportunity in the building that housed the old Springville swimming pool. After the new Clyde Recreation Center with swimming pool opened, the old pool was drained, filled in with dirt,...

Salem Hills High School senior creates Relay for Life in memory of older brother lost to suicide

Anna Nye
For the past several months, 18-year-old Salem Hills High School student, Anna Nye has been volunteering her time mentoring special needs kids in her school with a focus on making sure that each has friends and feels a positive connection to other...

Wilson Elementary fifth-graders provide service project at Peteetneet Museum

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On April 19, fifth graders from Wilson Elementary in Payson took a field trip to Peteetneet Museum. Unlike other trips to this historic site, however, this was not to view any of the artifacts within the building. This trip was a service...

South County Quartet to entertain Springville seniors

South County Quartet
The South County Quartet, a local vocal foursome, will entertain at the Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S; 801-489-8738) on Wednesday, May 1, at 6:00 p.m. Their lively program consists of a sampling of old traditional barbershop songs mixed with a variety of...

Summit Spa & Float April Business of the Month Spanish Fork Chamber

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By Katrina Long Summit Spa & Float in Spanish Fork was just voted as April Business of the Month for the Spanish Fork Salem Chamber of Commerce and named as the #3 Day Spa in Utah County in the Daily Herald's annual Best Of Utah...

Chamber welcomes Brown Art Gallery

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By Shirlene Jordan The Brown Art Gallery is holding a monthslong Grand Opening Celebration. The Gallery is located in the historic district of Springville at 274 South Main in the recently restored building that was destroyed by fire in 2017. The Brown Art Gallery is sponsored...

South Utah Valley Animal Shelter receives $55,000 grant from Petco

South Utah Valley Animal Shelter
South Utah Valley Animal Shelter (SUVAS) in South Utah County announced it has been awarded a $55,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Adoption Readiness (spay/neuter/vaccinate) program. The Petco Foundation investment will help make animals at SUVAS ready for adoption through spay/neuter surgeries...

Larry Blackburn named ALA’s April Teacher of the Month!

Larry Blackburn
By Stephanie Chingas Congratulations to Mr. Larry Blackburn, ALA’s April Teacher of the Month. Mr. Blackburn has worked at American Leadership Academy since 2008. He teaches Broadway-style music for the Music Dance Theater classes, Theater Tech, and Piano Lab.  He also accompanies the choirs with Rick...