UDOT widens Pioneer Crossing I-15 interchange
AMERICAN FORK — Work has begun on the I-15 Main St./Pioneer Crossing interchange project which will add one lane in each direction at the northbound off-ramp and southbound on-ramp. To help alleviate backup traffic, the contractors will be adding an exit lane near the Millpond intersection, running eastbound on Pioneer Crossing to the ramp meter. Three lanes of traffic will merge into two lanes at the ramp meter, and then down to one. The road will split out to five lanes on the northbound si
September 13, 2018, 3:56 amRead More...
Eagle Mountain Arts Con
The Eagle Mountain Arts Alliance has held a writing workshop in the fall for the last four years. This year, we are going to represent all the arts, and have changed our name to Eagle Mountain Arts Con. The workshop will take place on September 22 at Black Ridge Elementary in Eagle Mountain, with a writing boot camp on the evening of the September 21. While we still have the same classes that range from coming up with stories ideas to marketing your published books, we will also have classes
September 2, 2018, 2:00 pmRead More...
Lehi officer becomes Facebook star
Caption: Officer Bryson Lystrup, his wife Lisa and sons Cohen and Aiden have made a video that has been viewed almost 5 million times LEHI — A Lehi police officer has become something of a Facebook star after a video he posted in response to a national police department lip-sync challenge has gone viral. The lip-sync challenge began in Texas in June when the Bexar County Sheriff's Office posted a video of Deputy Alexander Mena lip-syncing to "Fuiste Mala" by the Kumbia Kings. At press time
September 1, 2018, 4:27 amRead More...
Pioneer Highlight - John Moyle
In 1926, sculptor Torlief Knaphus created the Handcart Pioneer Monument. Today it is displayed in Salt Lake City at Temple Square. The bronze sculpture depicts a man pulling a handcart with a woman to his side and a boy pushing from the back. Knaphus decided on using John Moyle as the likeness for the man in his sculpture. This was appropriate because John Moyle's life models the attributes of a pioneer: determination, persistence, and willingness to sacrifice. John Moyle traveled acros
August 25, 2018, 11:26 amRead More...
USDC to sell 112 acres
HIGHLAND — The Utah State Developmental Center, located in American Fork at 895 N. 900 E., has put up 112 acres of its property which is located in Highland for sale or lease. The USDC currently sits on about 450 acres. The property on the west side of North County Boulevard and south of 10100 North borders Lone Peak High School to the north. It includes land for an east-west connector road and may include land for a fire station. The state Division of Facilities Construction and Management i
August 23, 2018, 1:01 pmRead More...
Cedar Hills budget is approved
Cedar Hills — The city council approved the 2018-2019 budget on June 19. Highlighted below are the main General Fund revenues and expenses. General Fund Where does the revenue come from? $ Taxes 2,568, 117 Licenses & Permits 92,000 Intergovernmental 71,000 Charge for Services 818,300 Recreation & Cultural 430,000 Misc. Revenue 55,500 Where does the money go? $ Personnel (Salaries, wages & benefits) 840,024 Operations 606,157 Public Safety 1,302,841 Contracted Solid Waste Service
August 22, 2018, 4:33 amRead More...
Saratoga Springs receives Public Works Project of the Year award
Caption: Saratoga Springs' marina pump station has been recognized with an award from the American Public Works Association. Photo/APWA SARATOGA SPRINGS — The city's marina pump station has been named the Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association. The award was presented to the city in a June 19 city council meeting by Ed Rufener, APWA Utah chapter president. The award recognizes a design professional and/or contractor for outstanding achievements in project
August 21, 2018, 4:39 amRead More...
Dennis and Carole Malmstrom honored as Cedar Fort Grand Marshals
The proud tradition of honoring residents who serve and contribute to the community is exemplified in Cedar Fort's July 24th Parade Grand Marshals, Dennis and Carole Malmstrom. They were selected to greet friends and neighbors while riding in a vintage 1965 Ford Mustang in the town's parade on the morning of July 24th and circle the arena to open the rodeo later that afternoon. The Malmstroms are hard workers who enjoy visiting and helping others. Dennis is easily recognizable around town
August 20, 2018, 11:45 amRead More...
Miss Lehi 2018 is crowned
Aliese Bumgardner, Miss Lehi 2018, is crowned by Miss Lehi 2017 Kadee Jo Jones. Photo/Miner Photography LEHI — Miss Lehi 2018, Aliese Bumgardner, is a forensic nursing student at Utah Valley University. (Forensic nurses provide specialized care for patients who are victims of trauma). A skilled pianist who has performed in Dallas, Las Vegas and throughout Utah, Bumgardner performed "El Cumana" at the June 23 pageant for which she received the pageant's talent award. She received a $4,000 s
August 19, 2018, 10:14 amRead More...
Cedar Fort upgrades park
Cedar Fort's Town Park has a welcome addition that is nearly complete. At the Cedar Fort Town Council meeting on July 12, 2018, owner representative Howard Anderson reported to the Council that the restroom in the park is about 98% finished. According to Anderson, the only projects left on the restroom are installing an external hose bib and finishing the floor. The electrical system to the restroom had been completed earlier that day. Anderson recommended modifying the park sprinklers around th
August 18, 2018, 11:47 amRead More...