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Fire department gets new equipment
CEDAR FORT Thanks to a swap with Unified Fire, the fire department will be getting a water tender, a brush truck and a bunker truck. At its February 20 meeting, Fire Chief Steven Bowman reported to the town council that Unified Fire had approved the swap for the town's Can Am (side by side truck). With these additions, the town will now have two fire trucks, a brush truck and a water tender, he said. Bowman also told them seven recruits have graduated from their training and have joined the
Construction begins on I-15 technology corridor
Work has already begun to reconstruct the I-15 technology corridor between Lehi's Main Street and the Timpanogos Highway. The joint contractors for the $450 million Utah Department of Transportation design-build project (which at press date was 7 percent complete) are Ames Construction and Wadsworth Brothers Construction. The project, which will add two new freeway lanes in each direction, will include reconstruction of the I-15/ Timpanogos Highway interchange and the I-15/2100 North inter
Highland resident opens used bookstore in American Fork
Once upon a time, Heidi Rowley, a Highland resident, dreamed about opening her own used bookstore. Just a few months ago, on December 8, her dream came true. HideAway Used Books, in American Fork, is one of the few used bookstores between Provo and Salt Lake. After a career in journalism and moving back to Utah, Rowley thought it was too late to fulfill her dream of owning her own bookstore. However, over a year ago, the idea popped into her head again, so she decided to look into it further
Canyon Road under construction
Work has begun on a Utah County project to reconstruct Canyon Road/100 East in Pleasant Grove and Cedar Hills between State Street and the Timpanogos Highway. As part of the $9 million project, the contractor, Kilgore Construction will install curb and gutter will be installed on both sides of the road with a continuous asphalt surface on the road to improve the roadway drainage system Work on the five-mile corridor will include water, sewer, and storm drain line upgrades In addition to th
Dyselxia: the most common language-based learning disorder
Does your child struggle with reading, sounding out words and spelling? One in five students have a language-based learning disorder and dyslexia is the most common one. However, not a lot of parents recognize that their child has dyslexia because we typically think of dyslexia as having problems with letter reversals or seeing 'wiggly' letters on a page. But that is only a small fraction of the symptoms of dyslexia. Not every child with dyslexia shows the exact same symptoms, making it hard
Adobe expands in Lehi
Caption: Adobe is constructing a second building. Photo/Farris Gerrard Photography Adobe officials broke ground on a second building at the company's Lehi location on March 7. The new 160,000 square-foot building is expected to add up to 1,000 new high-paying jobs in Lehi. The new building, which will be LEED certified, is expected to be complete by fall 2020. An expansion of the existing building will add space for 260 additional employees. Our people are our most valuable assets," said D
Latest Iron Eagle Development projects for EM
Overall growth rates in Eagle Mountain continue to be among the highest in Utah, and included in this growth is a rapidly advancing business growth. Iron Eagle Development, Inc., formed in late 2014 to launch the Gateway Park Subdivision (Commercially and industrially zoned), continues to play a large role in this business growth with their two most current projects. Eagle Mountain Storage held a grand opening in the middle of February of this year. According to the owner, Isaac Patterson, th
Ascent Academies in Lehi performs Mary Poppins, Jr.
Forty-five students at the Lehi campus of Ascent Academies hope to have a 'practically perfect' production of Mary Poppins, Jr as they bring their talents, skills and hard work together on March 29 and 30th. Since January, the 30 students who make up the cast and 15 students who make up the stage crew have been rehearsing, building sets, props, and choreographing their musical numbers. They have come together with their ideas, voices and talents to make this the best theater production possib
Utah Parkinson's patient/advocates to meet Congressmen in Washington
A group of Utah Parkinson's Disease (PD) Patient/Advocates joined more than 300 other advocates in Washington, D.C. on March 19 - 21 to meet with Members of Congress and their staff. The 2018 D.C. Parkinson's Policy Forum featured two days of training, followed by one day of advocacy, congressional outreach and education to Members of Congress on Capitol Hill. Patient/Advocates shared stories about the personal impact Parkinson's disease (PD) has made on their lives and the lives of their lov
Increased parks impact fees for Saratoga Springs
SARATOGA SPRINGS As part of a new parks, recreation, trails and open space impact fee facilities plan, the city has increased impact fees for those amenities. An assessment by Zions Bank requested by city officials to assess the level of service that is currently provided to existing residents and what would be needed to maintain that level of service for future residents determined that impact fees for those amenities needed to be increased. The impact fee will be $2,388.44 this year fo


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