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Ring in the season with hometown celebrations
Just about every community in northern Utah County has found a way to celebrate the season. Some of this year's activities are much-loved traditions while others are brand-new. ALPINE A community celebration to welcome Santa to Alpine, hosted by the Alpine Youth Council will be held on Monday, November 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Legacy Park north pavilion. Watch them turn on the Alpine City Christmas lights and enjoy a visit with Santa. Children can bring their letters to Santa (be sure to
Bikers Ride to stop bullying
A chilly fall motorcycle ride warmed plenty of hearts and helped change a child's view of himself and the world. On October 15, a group of over one hundred riders on sixty-plus motorcycles rode from Utah County to the Idaho Falls area in support of Jackson Bezzant, an eight-year-old boy coping with Treacher Collins syndrome. Jackson's genetic disorder has left him with under-developed facial bones and functional problems with his ears, nose, eyes and esophagus. Besides his physical challenges an
High School Events
All Alpine Schools: Thanksgiving break - November 22 - 24th Christmas break - December 21 - January 2nd American Fork High Home Events Basketball, Boys - December 1 vs. Alta at 7:00 Festival of Trees: December 4 at 5:30 (dinner, live auction, Santa and kids' activities, proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Foundation) Art Show - December 11 at 6:00 Choir Concert - December 11 at 7:00 Basketball, Boys - December 12 vs. Viewmont at 7:00 Band Concert - December 13 at 7:00 Orchestra Concert - Dece
Middle School Events
All Schools Thanksgiving break - November 22 - 24th Christmas break - December 21 - January 2nd American Fork Jr. High Events Choir Concert - November 30 at 7:00 Basketball, Boys - December 6 vs. Skyridge at 3:00 Basketball, Girls- December 7 vs. Willowcreek at 3:00 Band Concert - December 12 at 6:00 Basketball, Boys - December 13 vs. Vista Heights at 3:00 Basketball, Girls- December 14 vs. Frontier at 3:00 Basketball, Boys - December 19 vs. Mapleton at 3:30 Basketball, Boys - Jan
Northern Utah Notes
ALPINE • Eagle Scout candidate Matthew Eberting is planning to build a tire obstacle course in the park in the South Pointe subdivision where he lives. After talking with city officials about playground safety requirements, Matthew and scouts from his troop are planning on installing the tires, digging holes and drilling holes in the tires for water drainage. • The city council has approved a Lambert Park use schedule for mountain bike teams. Various teams will be in the park Tuesday, Wednesda
Election Results 2017
The Utah County Municipal Election results as posted on on November 14. Final results will be available on November 21. Congressional District 3 Jim Bennett                        6,675 Joe Buchman                     1,910 Kathie Allen                        9,153         Jason Christensen             1,225 John Curtis                      49,551 Sean Whalen                    2,422   Alpine Mayor Troy Stout                             1,378 Sheldon G. Wimmer       
Promotions, new staff members for American Fork
Two new American Fork law enforcement officers were sworn in October 24. New Police Lieutenant Cameron Paul joined American Fork Police Department in September 2008 after graduating from Weber State Police Academy at the top of his class. He has spent time in patrol in traffic and motors, overseeing SWAT, investigations, training other officers and in Investigations as a sergeant. Paul has a bachelor's degree in Social Justice and a master's degree in public administration with a concentratio
American Fork and Lehi to honor veterans
Two local communities have events planned to celebrate Veterans Day. The city of American Fork is sponsoring a Veteran's Day program, Saturday, November 11, at 11 a.m. at the American Fork Junior High auditorium. With the theme "All Gave Some, Some Gave All" the program will feature Camp Williams garrison commander Lieutenant Colonel Matt Price. An honor roll of those who died in combat will be read and memorial flags will be placed in their name, followed by a 21-gun salute. The American For
American Fork officials approve new fee schedule
AMERICAN FORK — The city has updated its general fee schedule. While many fees remain the same, there are some significant fee changes. Under the new structure, special events are broken out into categories rather than charged as one specific fee. There is a base rate of $25 per event and then event sponsors choose from a cafeteria of options from Parks service ($25/hour) to fire engineer or tower ($200 per event). The cost for use of most city parks has remained the same but the use of Robin
American Fork orders new fire truck
AMERICAN FORK — The fire department is getting a new fire engine — but it's going to take a while. On September 12, the city council approved a purchase agreement with Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. for $681,309.86 for a custom enforcer top mount 1500 GPM fire engine pumper. With the agreement signed, the manufacturer is working with a fire department committee to design the engine according to American Fork Fire Department specifications. They expect to have exact specifications to Pierce by mid


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