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Signal planned for 800 West/Pony Express Parkway intersection
Saratoga Springs — The city has taken the first steps toward installing a traffic signal at 800 West and Pony Express Parkway. On October 3, the city council approved a purchase agreement with the LDS church for $50,000 for a right of way to install the signal over church-owned property adjacent to the intersection. The signal installation is part of the interlocal agreement between Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain for the widening of Pony Express Parkway from Redwood Road to Porters Cr
Eagle Mountain couple celebrate 50th anniversary
Julianna and Stephen Sheldrake of Eagle Mountain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary November 11, Veteran's Day, among the Red Cliffs of Moab. A place the native Californians have frequented on several anniversaries since moving to Utah in 1999. The Sheldrakes met while Steve was in the Marine Corp stationed in California and were "pen pals" during the Vietnam War. The couple have 3 children, 2 sons and a daughter and 3 grandchildren, 2 granddaughters and a grandson living in Lehi and E
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
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       
Corn mazes, pumpkin patches & Halloween fun that won't break the bank
There is no shortage of Halloween activities in the area; however some activities for an entire family can be very costly. Here is a list of inexpensive places to visit if you are looking for some fall family fun. Jaker's Jack-o-Lanterns at Harward Farms in Springville is a great inexpensive pumpkin patch with lots of activities for the whole family. The price is $2/person (four years old and older) and includes all the activities: hay rides, petting zoo, large and small straw mazes, corn maz
Low turnout for Eagle Mountain candidate debate
Eagle Mountain City sponsored a debate for the 2017 General Election for the offices of Mayor and City Council. The debate is usually put together by Charlotte Ducos, a citizen volunteer and resident of Eagle Mountain with the approval and sponsorship of the City Recorder. Diane Bradshaw also helped as a co-moderator to the event. Charlotte in the past has helped with the event as a PTA volunteer, but this year is working directly with the City Recorder as a volunteer to the City. The debate
Eagle Mountain Candidate Questions - General Election 2017
The Crossroads Journal emailed candidates for Mayor and City Council in local cities to ask questions about their platforms and qualifications. The questions and their responses are printed below. Question: There is a steep learning curve in becoming well-versed and effective in managing local government operations and functions. What strategies, tools, and methods will you use to most quickly and efficiently bring yourself up to speed on those aspects of governance? Donna Burnham, City Co
Eagle Mountain hosts writers' workshop
EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- Eagle Mountain Arts Alliance (EMAA) held their Writing Workshop in Eagle Mountain on September 9, at Black Ridge Elementary School. The event hosted 70 writers from around Utah and several out of state attendees (Arizona, and Idaho). Participants could choose from 21 different classes the attendees taught by 18 different instructors from authors just starting out, to authors who have sold best-selling novels. The classes were designed to help writers improve their writing
Eagle Mountain Cemetery gets an upgrade
EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- During the October 3 Eagle Mountain City Council meeting, the council unanimously agreed to give the city authorization to use $63,326.00 to give the Eagle Mountain Cemetery an upgrade. The $63K will be used to install a pergola or a gazebo on the southern end of the cemetery. There was some joking by the city council during the meeting if the structure was a pergola or a gazebo, but they all agreed that it should be built. The gazebo will be built on a 30-foot square concre
Golden Eagle Released in EM
EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- Second Chance, a wildlife rescue, that specializes in birds of prey, released a Golden Eagle back into the wild in the Eagle Mountain Area on September 5th. Debbie Souza-Pappas, founder and director of Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation of Price Utah, said that the total cost was around $500 for medical supplies and food to rehabilitate the Golden Eagle. But, if you take into consideration the time spent, the total cost would be closer to $5,500 for rehabilitation. Thi


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