Highland Library expands
Highland — City officials have approved a request from the city library to expand into the multipurpose room at City Hall where the library is currently located. All the costs for the expansion, which are expected to be around $32,000, will be borne by the Highland City Library Foundation. There will be no structural changes to the room itself, and all shelving and equipment will be moveable so the room can be used for community events as needed. The library will use the new space to of
November 27, 2017, 3:30 pmRead More...
City looks at digital metering of pressurized irrigation system
Alpine — If approved by the city council, which seems likely, the city will be installing a $2.5 million digital meter upgrade on the citywide pressurized irrigation system over the next two to three years. Earlier this year, the city applied for a Bureau of Reclamation WaterSmart grant to install the individual meters on the system. The city was recently approved for the maximum allowable grant of $1 million. Installation of the meters is expected to help in water conservation. The remainder of
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Bikers Ride to stop bullying
A chilly fall motorcycle ride warmed plenty of hearts and helped change a child's view of himself and the world. On October 15, a group of over one hundred riders on sixty-plus motorcycles rode from Utah County to the Idaho Falls area in support of Jackson Bezzant, an eight-year-old boy coping with Treacher Collins syndrome. Jackson's genetic disorder has left him with under-developed facial bones and functional problems with his ears, nose, eyes and esophagus. Besides his physical challenges an
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High School Events
All Alpine Schools: Thanksgiving break - November 22 - 24th Christmas break - December 21 - January 2nd American Fork High Home Events Basketball, Boys - December 1 vs. Alta at 7:00 Festival of Trees: December 4 at 5:30 (dinner, live auction, Santa and kids' activities, proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Foundation) Art Show - December 11 at 6:00 Choir Concert - December 11 at 7:00 Basketball, Boys - December 12 vs. Viewmont at 7:00 Band Concert - December 13 at 7:00 Orchestra Concert - Dece
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Unique shopping experience at Christmas in the Wizarding World
A one-of-a-kind shopping experience opened November 9, at The Shops at South Town in Sandy with Christmas in the Wizarding World, the only Harry Potter-themed shopping experience in the nation produced by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and GES. Inside Christmas in the Wizarding World are gifts for every Harry Potter fan. The area is set up as a wintry Hogsmeade village; including film-inspired window displays and a wide selection of gifts from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fi
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Middle School Events
All Schools Thanksgiving break - November 22 - 24th Christmas break - December 21 - January 2nd American Fork Jr. High Events Choir Concert - November 30 at 7:00 Basketball, Boys - December 6 vs. Skyridge at 3:00 Basketball, Girls- December 7 vs. Willowcreek at 3:00 Band Concert - December 12 at 6:00 Basketball, Boys - December 13 vs. Vista Heights at 3:00 Basketball, Girls- December 14 vs. Frontier at 3:00 Basketball, Boys - December 19 vs. Mapleton at 3:30 Basketball, Boys - Jan
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Northern Utah Notes
ALPINE • Eagle Scout candidate Matthew Eberting is planning to build a tire obstacle course in the park in the South Pointe subdivision where he lives. After talking with city officials about playground safety requirements, Matthew and scouts from his troop are planning on installing the tires, digging holes and drilling holes in the tires for water drainage. • The city council has approved a Lambert Park use schedule for mountain bike teams. Various teams will be in the park Tuesday, Wednesda
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Election Results 2017
The Utah County Municipal Election results as posted on utahcounty.gov 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
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Caffeine for your productivity
Have you ever looked through your past "To Do" lists and realized you've had the same three tasks on there for a week or longer? Go ahead, take a look and see if you've been procrastinating something(s)! Maybe you aren't a procrastinator but someone in a slump in need of a productivity boost. I'm here for you my friend. I've got 3 steps for a little productivity caffeine shot! 1. Change Your Attitude Dude Your attitude towards a task is the biggest hindrance of the satisfying check mark besi
November 21, 2017, 5:36 amRead More...
Promotions, new staff members for American Fork
Two new American Fork law enforcement officers were sworn in October 24. New Police Lieutenant Cameron Paul joined American Fork Police Department in September 2008 after graduating from Weber State Police Academy at the top of his class. He has spent time in patrol in traffic and motors, overseeing SWAT, investigations, training other officers and in Investigations as a sergeant. Paul has a bachelor's degree in Social Justice and a master's degree in public administration with a concentratio
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