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American Fork firefighter recognized as Fireman of the Year
Caption: American Fork Fire Captain Leif Nelson (center) has been named AMERICAN FORK — Calling himself "just an idiot who comes up with ideas," American Fork Fire Captain Leif Nelson recently received the Firefighter of the Year award from the Utah State Firefighters Association and graciously re-received it again July 10 at a city council meeting. Nelson received the award for his many contributions to the community including putting on fire safety assemblies for all American Fork elemen
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Northern Utah County Notes
ALPINE Residents can enjoy a food truck rally every Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Legacy Park, 50 S Main, Alpine. The rally has new food trucks each week with music in the park. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming information each week. AMERICAN FORK Tabitha's Way Local Food Pantry has launched a Toilet Paper 1OK Challenge which is open all ages and abilities, individuals, groups, businesses, churches, and neighborhoods. Through July 31 participants are challenged to collect enough toil
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Junior high principal is named HERO
Caption: American Fork Jr. High Principal Jeff Schoonover has made a significant difference in the life of one of his students. AMERICAN FORK — Every day—even in the summer—American Fork Jr. High Principal Jeff Schoonover is thinking about his students and how he can help them. However, he was recently recognized as an American Fork HERO for going above and beyond that normal thoughtfulness to help fill a need for one of his students. Thanks to the efforts of Schoonover, students from seve
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August Community Events
Food Truck Rallies Every Monday in Alpine (Legacy Park) from 5 - 9 p.m. Every Monday in Saratoga Springs (Neptune Park) from 5 - 9 p.m. Every Tuesday in Eagle Mountain (3688 E Campus Dr.) from 5:30 - 9 p.m. Every Tuesday in Cedar Hills (Heritage Park) from 5 - 9 p.m. Every Wednesday in Lehi (Wines Park) from 5 - 9 p.m. Alpine Alpine Days begins August 3 and ends August 11. Come and enjoy a luau on August 6 at Creekside Park. Pre-order your meal by July 31, or bring your own food, along
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West Side Theatre Company Announces Extension of Its Unique "Peter Pan"
EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- West Side Theatre Company announces an extension to the previously announced run of its unique, imaginative production of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" with the addition of a Thursday performance. Tickets are now on sale at www.westsidetheatreco.org. "Our retelling of the beloved story is filled with childlike wonder and has a contemporary twist," said producer Tyson Dewsnup. "Adults and children alike are going to be delighted to rediscover these characters in new ways as a pla
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American Fork teen living dream of performing on stage
At age four, Easton Christiansen fell in love with music. It all started when he and his family went to an outdoor community concert, just before his father was deployed to Iraq. Even at such a young age, Easton knew that someday he wanted to be singing and playing the guitar like the performer on stage that night. Easton knew someday he wanted to be "that guy" on stage. But with his dad leaving, this idea got forgotten for a time. It wasn't until Easton was having a difficult time with his dad
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High School and Middle School Events
Alpine School District: First Day of School - Aug. 20 Rockwell: First Day of School - Aug. 13 American Fork High School Home Events Sophomore Open House - Aug. 17. at 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. School Pictures - Aug. 22-23 Class Changes Last Day - Aug. 24 Lehi High School Home Events Soccer - Aug. 11 vs. Canyon View at 11 a.m. Soccer - Aug. 14 vs. Juan Diego at 4:00 Volleyball - Aug. 16 vs. American Fork at 6:00 Football - Aug. 17 vs. Alta at 7:00 Tennis - Aug. 23 vs. Orem at 3:30 Foo
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Upcoming City Festivals
Steel Days American Fork's Steel Days begins July 13th and ends on July 21st. Among many events is a baby contest at Rotary Park on the 17th. Also on the 17th, the American Fork Fitness Center is offering a discount swim day from 12:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Steel Days carnival runs from July 19th to July 21st at Robinson Park. There will be vendors, food, and rides. The annual movie in the park will be at Art Dye Park on July 20th at dusk. American Fork's Grande Parade begins at Main Stree
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AF chief named Chief of the Year
AMERICAN FORK — Police Chief Darren Falslev was recently named Police Chief of the Year (medium department) by the Utah Chiefs of Police Association. On May 8, at a city council meeting, Mayor Brad Frost again presented the chief with the plaque he had received from the police association. At that presentation, Frost read a letter where he highlighted Falslev's contributions and accomplishments. Falslev was sworn in as police chief on Aug 9, 2016. "Since that time, he has brought about
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SING-OFF Competition
SING-OFF Competition Do you have a voice that has been waiting for the chance to be heard? If so, join the Timpanogos Chorale for the American Fork Steel Days Sing-Off, Friday July 20th at 7:00 PM. Location: Art Dye Park, 550 E 1000 N American Fork, UT 84003. Our 1st place winner will win $500 and have the opportunity to open for the Steel Day's Big Show on July 21. Our 2nd and 3rd place winners will also win cash prizes and will have the opportunity to sing at the Steel Day's Big Show Presh
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