Cedar Hills loses CARE tax
Cedar Hills voters have said no to a city sales tax that in the past has helped fund recreation and arts programs - even though they had voted for it twice before. Read More...
December 6, 2016, 4:42 pm
Make a difference: adopt a patch in Highland
Caption: Before and after pictures of the gazebo at Highland City Cemetery. Tyler Dawson cleaned it up for his Eagle project in the spring of 2015 and Jeanie Westover and her family have kept it up. Photos courtesy of Laura Dawson On many highways and byways across the U.S., Adopt A Highway signs can be seen at regular intervals. Community groups commit to keeping a stretch litter-free. In H
December 1, 2016, 1:15 pmRead More...
Essay contest open to Utah youth
The Utah League of Cities and Towns is encouraging Utah's youth to become more aware of their communities through its annual essay contest, "Why I Like My Community." This contest is open to students in fourth and seventh grades. Many teachers have commented that the contest enhances the social studies curriculum for these two grades by giving students an opportunity and encouragement to l
November 30, 2016, 3:08 pmRead More...
Voters reject Lehi parks bond
The future of Lehi's Peck Park, approved by the city council on Oct. 4, along with several other parks in the city is now in jeopardy since voters did not pass the $50 million general obligation parks and recreation bond city leaders were asking for. With a vote of 9,949 (60.7 percent) to 6,442 (39.3 percent) on Nov. 8, voters declined to support the bond city officials say was needed to "preserv
November 29, 2016, 4:43 pmRead More...
Wide variety of Christmas events planned in northern Utah County
All the communities in northern Utah County have special events planned for the holiday season. Many of them are free and all are family-friendly. A list of various activities appears below. ALPINE Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Alpine Utah Stake Center, 98 E. Canyon Crest Road The Alpine community choir will holds its 46th annual Christmas performance, "I Stand All Amazed."
November 29, 2016, 4:41 pmRead More...
Alpine to monitor mountain bike teams' usage of Lambert Park
Alpine City officials are concerned that Lambert Park is being overused by mountain bike teams. The teams are causing significant damage to the park, they say, and something needs to be done to address the issue. In an August city council meeting, City Councilmember Troy Stout said "it was apparent that the park was being loved to death." Currently five school teams — Skyridge High School, Pleas
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