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United Utah Party announces candidates for 2018 Utah County elections

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By John Tomson On Wednesday, February 14, the United Utah Party announced its first wave of 2018 candidates for Utah County at the Historic Utah County Court House. United Utah Party Chair Richard Davis attended the event and said that “We are delighted to present the...

Santaquin Family History Discovery Day is March 10th

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By Ginny Ackerson The Santaquin Family History Center is sponsoring a free Family Discovery Day, Saturday, March 10, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at 45 S 500 W, Santaquin. They are offering FREE CLASSES to help you with your family history research. The presenters this...

Sunday Concert series features Rex Kocherhans

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By Ginny Ackerson The Sunday Concert Series on February 18th, sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission, will feature baritone, Rex Kocherhans. Performances are held at the Springville Museum of Art starting at 4:30 p.m. and are free to the public. Rex Kocherhans has been a featured...

Home weatherization assistance available

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The Weatherization Assistance Program of the Housing Authority of Utah County, serving the residents of Utah, Wasatch, and Summit Counties, currently has funding for home weatherization services, available at no cost to qualified applicants. Deadlines for spending portions of this funding are rapidly approaching...

Mountain West Animal Hospital is honored

The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Mountain West Animal Hospital as our 2018 Business of the Year. Mountain West Animal Hospital got its start in 1977, just one year after a hard working young doctor, Harold Davis, graduated from Washington State University....

Sheriff James Tracy lists GOP Candidate Darin Durfey’s unequaled level of experience

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By Clark H. Carras SANTAQUIN – With 27 years of law enforcement experience and 23 years of dedicated service with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, Darin Durfey is prepared to handle the challenges that come with providing public safety service to Utah County citizens. With the...

Successful CEO Bruce Rowe makes helping others his business

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By Grant Bradham and Megan Wallgren As CEO and a founding partner in Sebo Marketing, Bruce Rowe knows what it takes to find success. He regularly applies the same talents and dedication he uses to help companies flourish, to improve the lives of people in his community. Rowe reaches out...

Hope Squads work to lower the risk of student suicide

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By Deborah Goodman It is a far too common headline. It’s the subject of two separate bills in the current Utah State legislative session. And, it’s every family’s worst nightmare that is tragically becoming a reality for too many. According to HopeSquad.com, a school-based peer leadership...

Prioritizing Mental and Physical Health in South Utah County

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By Mike Mendenhall - Spanish Fork City Utah and Utah County lead the nation in a host of great statistics, ranging from economic development, opportunity, and quality of life. We’re near the top in other sectors that are no so great, and that we need...

Robert Monson and his WWII Story

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A Resident of the Bennion Central Utah Veterans Home Motivated by a spirit to get involved and help the country Robert (Bob) Monson enlisted in the Army Air Corp in January 1944 while still in high school. He wanted to be a pilot but ended...