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Major players move to Lehi
Silicon Slopes, a nonprofit organization that promotes Utah's startup and tech community, has opened its new headquarters in Lehi at 2600 West Executive Pkwy (Suite 140), Thanksgiving Point. Gov. Gary Herbert spoke at the Silicon Slopes opening ceremony on May 17. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox also attended. At the ribbon cutting Provo Mayor John Curtis was honored as the first recipient of the Silicon Slopes Community Hero award for his support during the company's early growth. Young Living Essen
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Alpine officials receive feedback on proposed annexation
A public hearing was held on April 11 in Alpine regarding an annexation petition from two Alpine Cove residents, Rich Thomsen and Jim Gray, for the entire neighborhood. Eleven residents spoke at the hearing and all said they needed more time and information about the proposed annexation. All who spoke said they were not opposed to or supportive of the proposed annexation. Some in attendance complained about how the annexation effort was being done and how quickly they felt it was being pushed t
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Northern Utah Notes
Alpine Alpine City has made some changes to its dog ordinance. As part of the Lone Peak Public Safety District, the city does not issue dog licenses. Instead, the North Utah Valley Animal Shelter sets the licensing fees and collects them for all of the cities in the district. The Alpine ordinance was changed to reflect that. The city council also repealed the city's hobby breeder permit and replaced it with a kennel permit. Formerly, city ordinance only allowed residents two dogs, but with a ke
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UDOT study says connector is badly needed
A UDOT traffic study of the proposed Murdock Connector area in Highland seems to validate the efforts of state representatives and local communities to get the project on UDOT's priority list. The study found that the area between the Alpine Highway and North County Boulevard lacks an east-west connection. The proposed connection between the Alpine Highway and North County Boulevard was analyzed as a two-lane major collector road. The study identified what it called an east-west 3.4 mile-long
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Highland prepares for new growth with sewer line upgrade
Highland City officials have approved a major upgrade to the city's sewer lines on 10400 North from 5950 West to 5600 West and 10400 North to 10480 North on 5600 West. As a result of new development, the line is at 75 percent of capacity, city officials say. Additional capacity is needed to serve proposed developments in the Towne Center and undeveloped property within the service area. Kilgore Contacting was the low bid on the project at $639,791 and was awarded the project on April 11. The 10
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Kangaroo joins Alpine population
An unusual animal has received approval from Alpine City to make its home here. On April 25, resident Will Jones approached the city council to get approval to have a kangaroo on his property. According to the Alpine City Development Code, "exotic animals may be permitted after review and recommendation by the Planning Commission and approval of the City Council." Jones had previously received a unanimous recommendation for approval from the planning commission. Jones said the 1-year-old male
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Memorial Day programs planned in local communities
Memorial Day programs to honor those who have served our country will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, in three northern Utah County communities. American Fork: In American Fork, a special program with guest speakers and musical numbers will be held at the Alpine Tabernacle, 110 E. Main, at 11 a.m. Alpine: The Alpine City Memorial Ceremony will be held at the city cemetery, 300 N. Grove Drive, at 7:30 a.m. A military Honor Guard will conduct the raising of the flag and remembrance of A
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Cedar Hills celebrates the family through festival
Cedar Hills' yearly celebration, the Family Festival, will be held from Tuesday, May 30, to Saturday, June 3, this year. There are a wide variety of events planned, many of which are free of charge. Special events this year include the new Night out Against Crime (Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., Cedar Ridge Elementary School, 4501 W. Cedar Hills Drive), sponsored by the American Fork Police Department. There will be emergency vehicle tours, the Utah Highway Patrol seatbelt crash car simulation and a bike
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Alpine closes roads on Lambert Park boundary
Two roads on the Lambert Park boundary with access to U.S. Forest Service land from the Alpine city water tank have been closed off. City officials say that there have been problems with people shooting guns on the Forest Service property along with the dumping of old furniture and trash in the area. City council members Kimberly Bryant and Ramon Beck said they had received a lot of complaints about the shooting and the debris left there. Alpine City does not allow the discharge of weapons with
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Alpine officials hear proposal to utilize CUP water
On March 14, the Alpine City Council heard a report from Daryl Devey with the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. Under the city's agreement with the CUP, Alpine has 770 acre feet of CUP water but currently has no way to access it since there is no piping in place. The Department of the Interior has been using that water to preserve the June Sucker habitat in the Provo River and Utah Lake and has been paying Alpine's fees. That contract will be up in five years and Devey said the Departmen
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