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American Fork kicks off popular Concert in the Park series
American Fork has already kicked off its free summer Concert in the Park series with the Red Desert Ramblers on June 12, but there's still plenty of great acts to enjoy. The concerts are held at the Quail Cove Amphitheater, 851 E. 700 North. In years past, seating has been in the rock amphitheater, but this year for all concerts except the Steel Days American Fork Symphony performance, seating will be in the grassy area on the south side of the stage. Attendees are invited to bring blankets a
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Pony Express Days a fun time for all
The 3rd of June was the final day for the Pony Express Days celebration in Eagle Mountain. The day started off with a parade that proceeded down Pony Express Blvd, the main street of Eagle Mountain. The parade started at 10 a.m., and consisted of entries from the city's elected officials, the local schools and local businesses. Saratoga Springs was also represented in the parade. The road was lined with residents cheering on the floats, trying to get them to throw larger amounts of candy thei
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June Lehi Area Chamber Report
The Lehi Area Chamber of commerce serves the cities of Lehi, Saratoga Springs, and Eagle Mountain, including the surrounding communities. What is the chamber of commerce? "The Chamber of Commerce is an interconnected group of businesses and professionals working together to increase local commerce and to serve their communities more effectively than can be done individually." The chamber has the following events during June 2017. The chamber had their June Luncheon at the Adobe building in Le
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Cedar Hills water is good to go
The results are back — and Cedar Hills has been given a clean bill of health in regards to any possible contamination of secondary ground water used in the city's residential pressurized irrigation system. The city's public works department recently had the irrigation water from American Fork Canyon tested to ensure that there were no metal sediments present. Last August, during a dam rehabilitation project in Tibble Fork Reservoir, an unexpectedly large amount of sediment into the north fork o
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American Fork Hospital in top 100
American Fork Hospital has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health Business. This is the seventh time American Fork Hospital has been recognized with the honor. American Fork Hospital was named one of 20 medium community hospitals. Truven analyzed hospital performance in hospitals across the nation based on "key quality measures" from 2011 to 2015. The study, which began in 1993, evaluates the performance of hospitals across
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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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AF council gets a lot done in April
The American Fork City Council worked through a number of items at its four April meetings. It established a special event permit with associated fees and adopted an Arbor Day resolution. The council awarded a contract for $414,430 for a 200 East/State Street intersection realignment project to Construction Material Recycling. It also passed a resolution on its intent to annex the Mitchell Meadows Annexation consisting of 8.58 acres at approximately 900 North 900 West and amended zoning for sev
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Cedar Hills and county discuss Canyon Road
During the Cedar Hills City Council meeting on May 18, city officials continued an ongoing discussion with county commissioners regarding Canyon Road. The county currently owns the road as a result of a swap with the state when North County Blvd. was built. County officials want the cities of Cedar Hills and Pleasant Grove to take over the road. To sweeten the deal, they say they will set the timetable at 30 years out with the county covering the maintenance during that time. Pleasant Grove has
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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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