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Stay local for summer fun
Summer is in full swing and finding activities to keep you and your family entertained can be difficult. Luckily, we live in an area full of free and low-cost options to help you enjoy the dog days of summer. Here are some upcoming events as well as some new places to check out: 1. The Outlets at Traverse Mountain Lehi's recent growth is no secret, and the Outlets at Traverse Mountain are a great addition to the area. In addition to housing a number of discounted stores - like Carter's, Levi
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Closed Primary Utah County - Utah
Closed Primary Utah County - Utah August 15, 2017 Summary for: All Contests, All Districts, All Tabulators, All Counting Groups Last Election Night Report For August 15th, 2017 Unofficial Results   Registered Voters: 30,228 of 250,403 (12.07%) Ballots Cast: 30,228 Congressional District 3 REP (Vote for 1) REP Christopher Niles Herrod 7,341 Tanner Ainge 6,236 John Cur
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American Fork to use county services for elections
AMERICAN FORK—On June 13, the American Fork city council approved two resolutions indicating its intent to annex two small parcels of land: the J & R Bailey Annexation consisting of 1.688 at approximately 1000 East Queens Drive and the Tolman Annexation consisting of 2.029 acres at approximately 118 South North Utah County Boulevard. The city council also approved an agreement between the city and Utah County for the administration of the 2017 Municipal Elections. Initially, some council memb
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How to respond to panhandling
Panhandling, or asking strangers for money, seems to increase with the warmer weather, even in our smaller communities. It's common to see people holding signs advertising their need for food, money or transportation along major intersections and highways. Most people feel conflicted when they come across somebody panhandling -- they want to help, but often don't know what would be most effective. Salt Lake City is making concentrated efforts to end panhandling in their community through a pr
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Highland Fling celebrates city's 40 years
This year marks Highland City's 40th anniversary. The Highland Fling, which runs July 29 to Aug. 5, will celebrate this occasion, "Ruby Jubilee - Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future" with a kickoff on July 29. On July 29 at 7 p.m. residents can enjoy a free music/mixed media presentation by former Highland resident David Dalley Jr. at the Lone Peak High School Auditorium. Refreshments will be served afterwards. There will be a jubilee dinner with a program, music and socializing on
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Northern Utah Notes
AMERICAN FORK • The City Council has recently approved an Urban Deer Control Plan to handle deer in parts of the community that are destroying yards, gardens and crops. The plan has been successfully used by many cities throughout the county. The program will be run by Humphries Archery. Those interested in participating in the program can contact Humphries at 801-756-4750. • A new beach, Marina Cove Beach, constructed on Utah Lake at the American Fork Boat Harbor recently opened to the public
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A.F. Mayor is honored -- twice
AMERICAN FORK—Mayor J. H. Hadfield was surprised twice recently with awards. The first, the Commanders Award for Public Service, was presented in recognition of Hadfield's support of the Utah National Guard, the 1457th Engineer Battalion located in American Fork, and for being a spokesman of the benefits of military service.  Hadfield was honored at the city's Memorial Day program with the award, the fourth-highest public service decoration awarded by the Army. The award was presented to Hadf
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No feeding deer in American Fork
AMERICAN FORK—It It is now illegal to feed deer and other wild mammals within city limits. On May 23, the city council passed an ordinance that declared those animals a public nuisance and prohibited the feeding of them "so as to not actively encourage their presence." Leaving any kind of food out for the animals is considered feeding them under the new ordinance. Anyone who does so can be considered guilty of a Class C Misdemeanor and can be fined. City officials say that there are too many
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Fireworks restricted in North Utah County communities
This year's wet winter and spring have left local areas at an increased risk for wildfires. Just about every community has enacted restrictions on fireworks that you need to know if you're including them in your July 24 celebration. Countywide, fireworks may only be discharged between July 1- 7, and July 21 - 27, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Hours are extended to midnight on July 24. ALPINE Fireworks are banned in all city parks and within 100 feet of any stream bed - all firewor
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Miss American Fork 2017 crowned
Caption: Miss American Fork 2017 Brittany Mangum. Photo courtesy of New Edition Photography Brittany Mangum, 18, has been named Miss American Fork 2017. Mangum received a $3,000 scholarship at the June 30 pageant held at the American Fork Senior Center. She was crowned by Miss American Fork 2016 Mimi Peyregne. Her attendants are First Attendant Lisa Leikam, 21, (she replaced original first runner up Allison Lawrence who was initially named first attendant but stepped down) and Second Attenda
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