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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Celebrate Every Day! National Senior Citizen Month in September
September is YOUR month! And the Lehi Senior Center wants to celebrate with you. Life, at ANY age, is a blessing and reason to celebrate. People find things- big and small- that they can be joyful about. Celebrate getting out of bed, making a phone call to a friend, buying a treat at the store, wearing your favorite pair of pants, playing a round of golf, having a birthday or coming to the Senior Center. During September the Senior Center wants to find and recognize reasons to celebrate EV
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Fee increases for Cedar Hills residents
CEDAR HILLS Several new fee increases were implemented by the city council on June 19 and went into effect July 1. The city's recycling contractor Waste Management has increased its fees to the city due to a significant drop in demand from China which has historically purchased 30 percent of recyclables worldwide. Additionally, the Chinese have imposed more stringent regulations regarding contaminated materials. Due to these issues and the cost of cleaning up contaminants, recycling fees
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