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Plans for American Fork 200 South widening move forward
AMERICAN FORK — The city council has awarded a contract for the redesign of 200 South. The new design will include a realignment of 200 South and Mill Pond Road, a five-lane road from Mill Pond Road to 570 West, a two-lane road (with no widening of the railroad) from 570 West to 300 West and a roundabout at 300 West to connect all three roads. It may include the design of a trail on the south side of the road which will be constructed in a separate city project. Currently, the road has a c
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UDOT widens Pioneer Crossing I-15 interchange
AMERICAN FORK — Work has begun on the I-15 Main St./Pioneer Crossing interchange project which will add one lane in each direction at the northbound off-ramp and southbound on-ramp. To help alleviate backup traffic, the contractors will be adding an exit lane near the Millpond intersection, running eastbound on Pioneer Crossing to the ramp meter. Three lanes of traffic will merge into two lanes at the ramp meter, and then down to one. The road will split out to five lanes on the northbound si
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USDC to sell 112 acres
HIGHLAND — The Utah State Developmental Center, located in American Fork at 895 N. 900 E., has put up 112 acres of its property which is located in Highland for sale or lease. The USDC currently sits on about 450 acres. The property on the west side of North County Boulevard and south of 10100 North borders Lone Peak High School to the north. It includes land for an east-west connector road and may include land for a fire station. The state Division of Facilities Construction and Management i
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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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