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ALA’s Summer Shakespeare play presents Richard III

This year’s Summer Shakespeare show at American Leadership Academy will be Richard III. The shows will be at ALA July 8-10 at 2 and 7...

Springville Museum of Art opens doors to summer concert

The Springville Museum of Art will host a concert by the students of Utah Vocal Arts Academy on July 21 in its Grand Gallery...

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Camp Eagle Summer School educates, entertains Native American youth

First week of Camp Eagle Summer School has started...

BYU Public School Partnership receives national award

The BYU Public School Partnership was honored by the...

Summer Means Plenty of Great Movie Options

Well, it’s finally here! Summer lovin’, fireworks, and blockbuster...

Sweet Tooth is a Netflix show definitely worth watching

Have you ever been at a loss about what...
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Irene Petersen

Erma “Irene” Boam Petersen, 94, peacefully passed from this earthly existence to join with so many of her loved ones, who she was very...

Joseph Claine Petersen

Joseph “Claine” Petersen, 96, peacefully passed through the veil to join his sweet and cherished wife, Irene, March 11, at home in Spanish Fork. Claine...

Brent Carl Hodson

Brent Carl Hodson, beloved husband, loving father, grandfather, and dear friend to many, died Feb. 23, at home with his family having fought a...
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Sen. Lee, Rep. Curtis Introduce Legislation to Rename Provo Vet Center After “Candy Bomber” Gail Halvorsen

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) today introduced legislation to rename the Provo Vet Center in Orem, Utah after Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen,...

Our Father’s Flag

While camping in Nine Mile Canyon two women from California, in their 50’s, were asking my wife Janice and I about our favorite prehistoric...

Payson Native Competes at Olympic Trials

Courtesy photo Summer Allen with her husband, Christian, and their baby. It was the ending to a dream season that Payson native Summer Allen didn’t think...

Parks are the perfect place to socialize your toddlers post-pandemic

It was a sight unseen for what seemed like forever. Kids were playing at a splash pad — like, lots of kids were playing...

Making Summertime Memories

Summer can mean something different for everyone. It means lounging on the beach with a good book, lake trips, boating, pools, pool noodles, swim...

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple Celebration

Marking its 20th anniversary, organizers planned event to bring community together and thank for years of support The Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork...

New food pantry now open in Springville

Prior to COVID, nearly 64,000 people, including almost 23,000 children, were facing hunger in Utah County.  With numbers like that, there will always be those...

Dad Taught Me What Matters Most

My dad taught me a lot of things. He taught me the importance of getting up early to start the day off right with...

Payson Student Places 2nd in State Track Meet

High school athletes from around the state attended the 2021 state track meet May 18 at Davis High School/ For many athletes, including Payson...

Hope Recovery and Healing opens in Springville

Hope Recovery and Healing has opened in Springville. To celebrate their new opening a Ribbon Cutting was held at the Chamber Office at Springville...

The Agony of a Long Goodbye

My family struggles with goodbyes. They seem unable to complete this simple task in under 24 hours. I feel I have failed them in some way. They have no issues with goodbye on the phone. They say it, and then...

I Can Still Drive 55

By the time you read this, I’ll have already “celebrated” my birthday. As you might be able to tell by the quotation marks around the word “celebrated,” I’m not really excited for this particular birthday.  I have my reasons. Upon...

Summer Means Plenty of Great Movie Options

Well, it’s finally here! Summer lovin’, fireworks, and blockbuster movies itching to make history in the box office of 2021.  Speaking of which, we’ll be kicking it off by announcing upcoming movies that we should look forward to for the...

Sweet Tooth is a Netflix show definitely worth watching

Have you ever been at a loss about what to watch on Netflix? You know, that rabbit hole in which you spend an hour looking for something good—or at least mildly interesting—to watch, only to fall asleep in the...

There are Thousands of Bad Photos on my Phone

These days everybody has a camera in their pocket. If you want to take a picture of something, you pull out your phone, take anywhere from one to 47 photos, then slide your phone back into your pocket.  Next, you...