31 ways to enjoy a spend-fee weekend
There are lots of ways to spend time, but not money, on fun and productive things this weekend. Here's a list of 31 free ways to make your weekend great! Play a board game Create a piece of art for your home Host a neighborhood potluck gathering Go fishing Camp in the backyard Learn a new hobby Take pictures Read a book Picnic in the canyon Go for a bike ride Go to a park you've never visited before Attend a free movie or
June 22, 2017, 12:01 pmRead More...
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
June 21, 2017, 10:41 amRead More...
Let's talk mental health
Mental health affects a huge number of people. To give you some perspective, 1 in 4 of people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. It could be the woman sitting across from you at school. It's a colleague who you've never really spoken to before. It's your friend who keeps it well hidden. Anxiety causes both physical and mental symptoms. It is not just "in one's head." Research has shown that a bad diet, poor sleeping habits and lack of exercise can have negative
June 20, 2017, 8:37 pmRead More...
Major players move to Lehi
Silicon Slopes, a nonprofit organization that promotes Utah's startup and tech community, has opened its new headquarters in Lehi at 2600 West Executive Pkwy (Suite 140), Thanksgiving Point. Gov. Gary Herbert spoke at the Silicon Slopes opening ceremony on May 17. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox also attended. At the ribbon cutting Provo Mayor John Curtis was honored as the first recipient of the Silicon Slopes Community Hero award for his support during the company's early growth. Young Living Essen
June 20, 2017, 9:01 amRead More...
Lehi Round-Up Royalty
From left, Jayna Scadden, first attendant, Kassadee Jones, queen and Bailee Noble, second attendant. 'Join the tradition' at the greatest show on dirt…the 80th annual Lehi Round-Up Rodeo. There is nothing comparable to watching the grand entry with the music, flags, cowgirls and Mount Timpanogos looming to the east. The Lehi Round-Up Rodeo royalty was chosen in April and they are looking forward to meeting all the great fans that attend this action-packed PRCA rodeo, which will be held June 2
June 20, 2017, 8:56 amRead More...
6 small ways you can make big change in your community
Sometimes it can feel overwhelming wanting to be a part of your community but not knowing where to start. The neat aspect of being part of a community is that each and every member has the responsibility to make it great. So if you are aspiring to make where you live a better place, here are a few small ways you can a make big positive change. 1. Neighborhood Clean up: Once a week we like to take a trash bag and clean up the random trash that can naturally accumulate on the walks we frequent. I
June 19, 2017, 5:46 amRead More...
Three tips to prepare your home to sell
"I need to fix up my house before I can sell it!" This is a comment I often here from sellers, and it is just not true. It is a common misconception that you need to put a lot of money into getting a house ready to sell. Here are three simple, low-cost things that really will help you sell your home. First, declutter! You love all of your little knick-knacks and decorations. Buyers, on the other hand, want to see the house. They want to feel how big your rooms are and see counter top space. The
June 18, 2017, 3:02 pmRead More...
Highland sets up cemetery perpetual care fund
Highland City has increased its cemetery fees. Beginning July 1, those wishing to inter their loved ones in the Highland City Cemetery will pay 3 percent more. City officials say this is necessary to help set up a perpetual care fund for the cemetery. Currently all cemetery expenses, including maintenance, are paid for out of revenues from plot sales and burial fees. While that revenue is currently more than the cemetery's expenses, the administration is concerned that once all the plots are
June 18, 2017, 9:11 amRead More...
Grammy Award winning group Take 6 performs one night only at the SCERA
If you think you have heard all the a cappella groups in town, think again. On June 26, the ten-time Grammy Award winning a cappella group Take 6 will take the stage at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre as they entertain under the summer sky. Audience members of all ages are sure to enjoy this outdoor summer concert. The group has been performing worldwide for 27 years. Their jazz, pop and gospel style has earned them three Gold albums, 16 albums in all, 10 Grammy Awards and 10 Gospel Music Ass
June 17, 2017, 4:26 pmRead More...
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
June 17, 2017, 2:36 pmRead More...