christmas carol

A Christmas Carol is coming to Spanish Fork

A live performance of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Angelus Theater in Spanish Fork. Under the direction of Mark Shipley,...
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2017 Certified Election Results

These general election numbers were taken from official elections results posted on as tabulated by 4:00 p.m. on November 21. These are the final results. The winners are...
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Santaquin business gives gift of warmth to Native American family

SANTAQUIN -- The owners of White Feather Rocks on Main Street have partnered with the community to provide warmth and safety this winter to...
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RSVP Socks for Souls drive

By Katie Chase Each year Mountainland Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers organize a service project in honor of the Martin Luther King Day...
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Shop with a Cop programs needs donations

The Payson, Spanish Fork and Salem City Police Departments are currently getting ready for the the 27th Annual Shop With A Cop program which...
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SHHS Make-A-Wish Week

Salem Hills High School’s Make-A-Wish week is in full swing with dress-up days and events for students and community members. Proceeds from this year’s...
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Community comes together to keep local family warm this winter

SPANISH FORK -- On Saturday, November 13, members of the community came together to help provide a free furnace and A/C unit to a...

Marching Bands from Spanish Fork schools make history

Two Spanish Fork area high schools earned State Championship honors at the Red Rock Invitational Marching Band Competition on November 3, in St.George. 50 bands...

Spanish Fork Rotary gives dictionaries to third graders

With the help and support of local financial institutions, the Spanish Fork Rotary donated almost 2000 dictionaries to each third-grade classroom in 21 schools...
election results

Unofficial 2017 Election Results

These general election numbers were taken from unofficial elections results posted on as tabulated by 8:00 p.m. on November 7. Ballots will continue to be...
benjamin quarry

Department of Oil, Gas and Mining to discuss Benjamin Quarry expansion

The US Department of Oil, Gas, and Mining (DOGM) will hold a meeting, on November 9 to discuss their decision to grant tentative approval...
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President Trump sends letter to Salem Jr. High

Jon Winget is a delightfully enthusiastic instructor who has been teaching for 40 years. He wanted his 7th grade Utah History class at Salem...
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Community Action Services holds 2017 Souper Bowl of Caring Kick-off

By Carol Barker Community Action Services and Food Bank (CASFB) will hold their Souper Bowl of Caring kick-off meeting for all Middle School, Junior High,...
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Maple Mountain and Spanish Fork marching bands take state

By Belinda Bringhurst On November 3, marching bands from all over Utah and neighboring states took to the fields of Dixie State University to compete for...
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Hallmark movie filmed in Payson

By Ed & Janice Helmick In early October downtown Payson was turned into a wintery Christmas scene for a Hallmark movie production. That is really neat...

In Our Back Yard: Lava tubes and hot springs

Note: As residents of South Utah County, we have available to us some of the spectacular and interesting places to visit in the United States....
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Teen essays and senior citizens: An unlikely love story

By Great Crofts A long line of pink-cheeked, smiling 9th graders snake down the road along the sidewalk of West Center Street in Springville. These quick-footed...
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The Santa Queen celebrates 40 years

Some businesses brag that they have been in business for 10 years or 20 years, but a business in Santaquin has celebrated 40 years...
Operation never give up

Operation Never Give Up

By Janice Helmick with Ryan Stream Motivational speaker, musician and veteran Ryan Stream, United Way of Eastern Utah, along with Utah County’s Serve Daily have...
apple crunch

Students ‘crunch’ into nutrition and local agriculture

By Matt Hargreaves, Utah Farm Bureau Federation Third-grade students at Canyon Elementary School in Spanish Fork ‘crunched’ into Utah-grown apples in early October while participating...
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Upstanders: Love for all in Utah

By Starbucks During a time of increased divisiveness in America, it can be difficult to see the good occurring across the nation every day. To...
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Strangers gift car to Springville mom

SPRINGVILLE -- The kindness of strangers has left one single mom with a full heart and new means of transportation. Sarah recently became a single...
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Mr. Grill: Scone-tastic Sandwiches, Philly Fries, and Steak Dinners

The first time I reviewed Mr. Grill, I was blown away by the crazy delicious scone burgers and chicken sandwiches. There is something magical...
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Three-alarm fire on Springville Main Street

On Thursday, October 19 a fire broke out in a second story apartment in the Brown building that houses Brown House Fine Arts store...
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The Red Desert Ramblers featured in Sunday Concert Series

The Springville Arts Commission presents the Red Desert Ramblers on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Springville Museum of Art at 4:30 p.m. The...
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