9 things to do instead of looking at your phone

By Joe Capell Everywhere you go anymore, you'll find people staring down at their rectangles. They'll be Facebooking or Pinteresting or Twittering or somethinging. (I'm officially...

Every day is Father’s Day

Every June we celebrate Father's Day, often with cards, gifts, or treats. (Hint: Donuts! Dads really like donuts!) But, the truth is any father worth...

DUP membership brimming with benefits

By Judy Elsner SPRINGVILLE -- Ever wonder about the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers organization? It was organized on April 1, 1901. The constitution of...

The vacuum and the ‘one thing’ left on the carpet

There’s always the ONE THING that the vacuum won’t pick up, no matter how good your vacuum is. You’ll see the ONE THING, but you...

Thoughts on Zion: Seeing through the lens of humility

Before exploring something both Babylon and Zion have in common, let's take an even closer look at two conclusions we came to in a...

Dating photos by type and clothing

Do you have photos that aren’t labeled or dated and you are trying to guess when the pictures were actually taken and who is...

Whitney Lusk to perform in Sunday Concert Series

The Springville Arts Commission is pleased to present Whitney Lusk in concert on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 p.m. at the Springville Museum of Art....

The final three searchable censuses

The 1920, 1930 and 1940 censuses are the last censuses that we have access to at this time. However, the 1950 census is scheduled...

In Our Back Yard – 20,000 Snow Geese

Less than a two-hour drive from south Utah County you can find one of the largest annual migrations of Snow Geese in the United...

‘I was Served.’ Locals share times when they experienced service

A little over a year ago, my family moved to the south Utah County area, and immediately upon arrival, we were showered...