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Fire department gets new equipment
CEDAR FORT Thanks to a swap with Unified Fire, the fire department will be getting a water tender, a brush truck and a bunker truck. At its February 20 meeting, Fire Chief Steven Bowman reported to the town council that Unified Fire had approved the swap for the town's Can Am (side by side truck). With these additions, the town will now have two fire trucks, a brush truck and a water tender, he said. Bowman also told them seven recruits have graduated from their training and have joined the
Latest Iron Eagle Development projects for EM
Overall growth rates in Eagle Mountain continue to be among the highest in Utah, and included in this growth is a rapidly advancing business growth. Iron Eagle Development, Inc., formed in late 2014 to launch the Gateway Park Subdivision (Commercially and industrially zoned), continues to play a large role in this business growth with their two most current projects. Eagle Mountain Storage held a grand opening in the middle of February of this year. According to the owner, Isaac Patterson, th
The Well at Joe's Dugout gets a new historic designation
Along the side of the road on Pony Express BLVD in Eagle Mountain, located North of Hidden Hollow Elementary School there is dry well that is now protected by a split rail fence and has a plaque describing what this location used to be. The plaque is divided into three sections: Joseph A. Dorton, The Well at Joe's Dugout and Orrin "Porter" Rockwell. The fence materials and plaque were purchased with a gift from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Rocky Mountain Power
Utah National Parks Council hosts service day at new scout camp
The Utah National Parks Council will soon have 13 camps available for scouts, youth, community groups, church groups and families to enjoy. On January 20, the announcement was made that this new camp (not yet named) will be located in Eagle Mountain at the bottom of Pole Canyon, in between Fairfield and Cedar Fort. Thanks to a generous donation, this 100-acre camp will include flat, open wooded areas that are ideal for large or small group camping. Some of the camp features will be: a Stake A
Lake Mountain Road gets a new set of teeth
One of the problems with the explosive growth of Eagle Mountain is transportation. Transportation has been a constant battle and will continue to be one as the city feels the pains of growth. But one of the side effects of that growth is unintended traffic on roads that were never designed for that type of traffic. Lake Mountain Road has been around for as long as anyone can remember. If you ask anyone from Lehi, Cedar Fort or prior to Eagle Mountain cities, they will have stories about driving
Eagle Mountain debuts new Symphony Orchestra at concert
A new venue for musicians just opened its doors and performed their first concert. The Eagle Mountain Symphony Orchestra had its debut concert on Monday, November 13, at the LDS Church on Lake Mountain Road in Eagle Mountain. The concert featured a family friendly event, and welcomed families to come listen to popular movie soundtracks such as "Harry Potter," "Star Wars," and "Psycho," but also included classical works from Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King," and Gounod's "Funeral March
West Side Theatre Co. presents the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical"
West Side Theatre Company will conclude its successful inaugural season in March with the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical." It is one of the first full productions of the musical following workshops with Broadway names such as Tony nominee Laura Osnes ("Cinderella"), Margo Seibert ("Rocky") and Teal Wicks ("Jekyll & Hyde"). Richard Rodgers Award finalist Lawrence Rush, who wrote the book, music and lyrics, will fly to Utah from New York City especially to
WYFL moving forward with the creation of an eagle mountain youth football organization
As most of you are aware by now, there is a new high school being built in the Eagle Mountain area scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2019. What an exciting time in our community! This will necessitate some changes to our own football family because our conference requires our football leagues to be aligned with high school boundaries. To this end, the Westlake Youth Football League (WYFL) is in the process of putting into place an organization to govern Eagle Mountain Youth Football as we
Library closes for repairs
The Saratoga Springs Public Library will be closed from Saturday, Feb. 24 to Monday, March 26 for flooring repairs. The American Fork, Eagle Mountain, and Lehi libraries have all agreed to provide temporary cards to Saratoga Springs residents free of charge. These cards will be valid from February 26 to April 30. Residents must bring their Saratoga Springs library card, photo ID, and proof of address to these libraries in order to receive the card. Items that would fall due during the closure
Eagle Mountain passes Ridgeline Protection
In October, 2017, the Planing Commission held a public hearing in regards to a proposed Ridgeline Protection Overlay Zone. At that time, the Planning Commission approved the City Staff recommendations. The Overlay Zone was then sent to the City Council, which held a public hearing in November of 2017. The proposal was discussed and direction was given to the City Staff for some changes to be made. The City Staff worked on the proposal and then brought it back to the City Council for vote o


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