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Memorial Day programs in local communities
Programs to honor those who have served our country will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 in three northern Utah County communities. American Fork will also hold a fire department breakfast and a flag retiring program. American Fork American Fork Fire & Rescue will serve up its annual Memorial Day Breakfast from 6 to 10 a.m. at the 96 North Center Street fire station. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. At the breakfast, those in attendance can tour some of the fire
Fiscal Impact of an Eagle Mountain Data Center
Sweetwater Industrial Park is something that is going to be talked about for a while in Eagle Mountain, and has the potential to reshape how the tech community thinks about Eagle Mountain. Sweetwater Industrial Park is the start of a massive Data Center build that is on track to come to Eagle Mountain. The name of the company that is building the Data Center is a well-kept secret. The Interlocal Cooperation Agreements are in the process of being approved by Alpine School District, Utah County
Little Free Libraries
Cedar Valley welcomes a new Little Free Library, the fourth free library in the area. These free libraries are in essence neighborhood book exchanges, set up for its residents convenience and free access to literature. Their slogan is "Take a book, Return a book". Stewards also believe this initiative will get people outdoors and provide an opportunity for new friendships, and stronger community ties. A great family resource all year round, but especially in the Summer, when the children are
Summer fun around northern Utah Valley
As the weather gets nicer, many of us want to be outside more. Local communities have several summer-long activities including free summer concerts, movies in the park and food truck rallies. Saratoga Springs In Saratoga Springs, the Summer Celebration series kicks off June 4 during Splash Days. The concerts will be held on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at Neptune Park, 452 W. 400 N. Food trucks in the Food Truck League will be at the park from 5 to 9 p.m. during these events. June 4- Saratoga
Cedar Hills restricts fireworks
CEDAR HILLS The city council has updated the city's fireworks ordinance to ban aerial fireworks s east of Canyon Road. Mobile ground fireworks are also prohibited in those areas. Ground fireworks that don't move are still allowed. City officials say this action was necessary due to the dry environment that exists on the hillside. This action "reaffirms the city's commitment to the safety of residents by prohibiting the discharge of aerial and fireworks within 200 feet of areas identified o
I-15 Technology Corridor Update
Work is ongoing on the I-15 Technology Corridor between Lehi Main Street and SR92. Crews have shifted traffic for a temporary configuration of five lanes in each direction during construction and have begun demolition work. Work began on the southbound I-15 ramp to S.R. 92 in mid-May. The ramp will be temporarily widened to the inside to maintain the existing three lanes of traffic. Dominion Energy will be working in the area to remove a gas line adjacent to I-15 through the summer. I-1
Summer reading programs launch in Utah County
American Fork Library The American Fork Library Summer Reading Program begins June 4th. There are three age groups, children, teens, and adults. Children activities include story time, book club, and weekly drawings. Teens, ages 11-18, can participate in art classes, Harry Potter book clubs, as well as weekly drawings based on how much you read. Adults can have their names submitted to win prizes by reading 10 books over the course of the summer. Eagle Mountain Library The Eagle Mountain Su
Northern Utah County Notes
ALPINE The city of St. Anthony, Idaho has hired Alpine artist Denzil Jenks, to restore a city statue called Keefer Park Doughboy which has been a part of St. Anthony since 1922. The Cleveland Browns have signed undrafted free agent Micah Hannemann of Alpine to play for them. LEHI Boostability, a Lehi-based search engine optimization service provider was recently named third in 10 Best SEO's Best Search Engine Optimization Agency awards. D. Gary Young, the founder and chairman of the boa
Highland Arts sponsors summer kids activities
Kids Art Classes (ages 7-14) Monday Kids art classes begin June 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Highland City Community Center. The classes will explore all different art forms, art history and mediums. Cost is $10 per week. To register, call Shauna Larson at 801-756-9614. "Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr." by Highland Youth Theater Highland Youth Theater is open to all aspiring actors ages 9-16. Registration took place May 23 but there may still be spots available. Rehearsals will be 10 a.m. to n
Upcoming City Festivals
Summer is kicking off with a bang in Utah county. Our community can enjoy concerts, rodeos, carnivals, summer pool parties, food truck rallies, fireworks, and more. Eagle Mountain's Pony Express Days will begin with the Rodeo on May 25th. Activities continue through June 2nd. Most of the events will take place at Nolen Park on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Pony Express Days include a rodeo, a 5K, the Grande Parade, the Demolition Derby, fireworks, a bike ride, and a movie in the park. Sa


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