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ALA Teacher of the Month

By Stephanie ChingasAmerican Leadership Academy would like to Congratulate Tim Scheiss, November’s Teacher of the Month.Mr. Scheiss earned a Degree at Westminster College in...
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Building Beginnings Non-profit Asks for Community Support

A year and a half ago, Spanish Fork’s Brett Griffiths’ dream came true: to completely turn on its head the way addiction recovery is...

Merit Academy is fortunate to have Amanda Kuhnz as assistant director

By Hannah DrageMerit College Preparatory Academy is fortunate to have Amanda Kuhnz as Assistant Director. She has a BA from Northwestern University and an...
Old Time Fiddlers

Old Time Fiddlers featured in Sunday Concert Series

Be ready to tap your toes on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Springville Museum of Art during the Sunday Concert Series presented by...

Yes on Prop 3

By Matt Slonaker Dear Editor,If you were offered 9 dollars in exchange for 1 dollar would you take the deal? The vast majority of us...
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Getting educated on school records

A valuable resource for genealogists, which is often overlooked, are school records. These can include year books, enrollment papers, attendance rolls, report cards, student...

A Challenging Hunt

By Ed HelmickWhen a sportsman talks about a challenging hunt you are normally dealing with issues of rugged terrain or bad weather. When Kenneth...
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Jesse’s Light

By Jacob GossnerThe Angel Series at My Story Matters is dedicated to children who left this life much too soon. We work with families...
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Local leaders break ground on new autism center

A new, state-of-the-art residential facility for teenagers with autism will be opening in Provo. Located on The Heritage Community campus at 5600 North Heritage...
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Local favorites join World of Dance Tour

Dancers Charity Anderson of Springville and Andres Penate of Vineyard have had a life-altering year. The couple garnered worldwide fame when they received a...
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Springville Kiwanis installs new officers

By Douglas G. HamiltonThe Kiwanis Club of Springville installed new officers today. Serving for the 2018-2019 year will be President Bryce Packard, President-Elect Chad...
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Springville Community Holiday Concert features Paul Cave and Cindy Thompson

Paul Cave and Cindy Thompson will be the featured singers in the Springville Community Holiday Concert. Paul, who is a former member of the...
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Thoughts on Zion: Babylon and Zion as Opposites

By Jesse Fisher Although it doesn’t appear to have helped my career much, studying Mathematics at BYU did actually benefit me — I learned deductive...
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SFHS Girls Soccer seniors continue to give back

By Becki Pace Each year, graduating players from the Spanish Fork High School Girls Soccer team are challenged to do something that will enhance and...
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In Defense of Pineapple On Pizza

Pizza is delicious! It's one thing almost everyone can agree on. It's the do-it-all meal featuring bread, sauce, cheese, meat (usually), veggies (sometimes), and...
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Utah community volunteers needed to provide free tax help in 2019

Utah Tax Help, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the Internal Revenue Service are looking for volunteers to train for the upcoming...

In Our Backyard: Helper, Utah

Historic Helper, Utah is only about an hour east of us on US Highway 6 just before you arrive in Price. As you turn...
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Spanish Fork High School Marching Band wins state championship

By Kristine HarrisThis past weekend the UMEA held it's annual Red Rocks Marching Band Invitational at Dixie State University in conjunction with the State...
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Spanish Salt project celebrates local farming families

Good men and women who work the land and pass it down for generations are commonly called, "the salt of the earth." Spanish Fork artist...
veterans

American legion to hold Veteran’s dinner

By Helen KesterAttention All Veterans -- Santaquin American Legion Auxiliary #84, will again be honoring all Veterans for Veterans Day.This years dinner will be Friday,...
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80-year-old basketball player collecting gold

Not many athletes can boast of a gold medal count in the 40s, but even more impressive than Lyle Timmons medal count is his...
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Jesse’s book: Thankful for a way to share the memories

By Katie ZackrisonOne of the biggest reasons I was drawn to intern with My Story Matters was because of the incredible opportunity I would...
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Friends of the Springville Library Semi-annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Springville Library are holding the Semi-Annual Book Sale November 8-9. The book sale is an opportunity for residents to purchase...
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Springville Mayor Award recipients are all smiles

By Shannon M. AcorKyleigh Richards, Luke Elder and Megan Rawle received October’s Mayor Youth Recognition Award at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting in Springville. All...
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Spanish Fork man won side by side ATV

A Spanish Fork man won and was rewarded for his loyalty to NAPA Auto Parts on Friday, October 5 when he was handed the...