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Obituary: Jill Dedo

Jill Dedo
After a protracted battle with cancer, Jill L. Dedo, age 51, of Spanish Fork, died at 7:15 pm on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loved ones. Jill was born on September 24, 1965 in Joliet, IL to...

Spot Light: LaVon Brook

LaVon Brook
Every community has people in it that make it great. I’m talking about salt-of-the-earth kinda people. Join us as each month as we highlight one of our longtime members in the community. LaVon Brook was born in Fillmore Utah in 1935 at her grandmothers’ home—in...

Utah County Commission meetings streaming live

Utah County Commission weekly meetings are now available to view live online on the county YouTube channel. While it’s not as dramatic as filming a movie, it is a step forward in the commission's commitment to open government and to providing access to commission...

Sunday Concert Series to feature Mapleton Chorale

Mapleton Chorale
The highly regarded Mapleton Chorale will be featured in concert on Sunday, April 16 April 30, at the Springville Museum of Art as part of the Sunday Concert Series. The concert, which is free to the public, will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last about...

Pianist Kaden Larson to perform in Springville

Pianist Kaden Larson
Kaden Larson, a Brigham Young University student majoring in piano performance, will be the next presenter at the Springville Senior Center's monthly lecture series. This event will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at the center, located at 65 E. 200...

Spanish Fork High students represent Nebo district well at state

SFHS Skills Maricruz Torres
The Spanish Fork High School SkillsUSA team members competed at the state competition March 24. All eight competitors represented SFHS well in several categories. Rochelle Christensen competed in the Interview category and went further than anyone in the history of SFHS in this category. Juan...

Talented residents invited to audition for festival

Springville Talent Festival (2015)
Local residents with all kinds of talents are invited to audition to be part of the 2017 Springville Art City Days Talent Festival. The festival will be held on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. on stage at the Spring Acres Arts Park, 620 S....

Funfinity named chamber’s Business of the Month

The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce has named Funfinity as its Business of the Month. Funfinity is a singular store that is unique in its selection of toys, games, books and chocolate supplies. It enhances downtown Springville, improving the lives of employees and customers alike. Moving...

Merit Academy names its Sterling Scholars

By Kati Evans Merit Academy is pleased to introduce its Sterling Scholars: Ashlyn Rich: Dance. Plans to serve an LDS mission then attend college and focus on dance education. Alan Bird: Mathematics. Plans to attend the University of Utah and pursue a mathematics degree and serve an...

Spotlight on Genola resident Bill Hansen

By Tyler Moore As an insurance agent specializing in Medicare, I meet some inspiring individuals who have experienced more in one lifetime than imaginable. Bill Hansen is one of those people. Bill's father served in the Navy while he was a child. They traveled often and he found...
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