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American Fork woman arrested on tax evasion charges
Police arrested an American Fork woman early in March on 10 felony tax counts for refusing to pay Utah state income taxes since 2004. Michelle Anne Wendel was arrested and booked into Salt Lake County jail. The felony counts include five second-degree counts of tax evasion and five third-degree counts of failure to file a proper tax return. Utah State Tax Commission spokesperson Charlie Roberts said Wendel has a current balance of nearly $30,000 for back taxes not paid. Wendel earned over
"Making Friends with Technology" Week at the Lehi Senior Center
Do you want to "make friends" with technology? The Lehi Senior Center can show you how! Join us during the week of April 16 - April 20 for the Lehi Senior Center second annual "Making Friends with Technology" week. Learn about various technology topics in a simple, friendly, no-pressure environment! We will hold one class on each day of the week, covering a variety of topics! Each class will be held from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday of this week. Contact the Lehi Senior Center to lea
High School Events
Alpine School District No School: Snow Make Up Day - April 2 Spring Break - April 3 - 6 Rockwell No School Spring Break - April 2 - 6 Teacher Work Day - May 4 American Fork High Home Events Baseball - April 10 vs. Westlake at 3:30 Tennis - April 10 vs. Lone Peak at 3:30 Soccer - April 11 vs. Lone Peak at 3:30 Spring Dance Comp. Concert - April 12 - 13 at 7:00 Baseball - April 13 vs. Westlake at 3:30 Soccer - April 13 vs. Bingham at 3:30 Baseball - April 18 vs. Pleasant Grove at
Middle School Events
Alpine School District: No School Snow Make Up Day - April 2 Spring Break - April 3 - 6 Frontier Middle Events: Suessical The Musical - April 19 - 21 at 7:00 Lehi Jr. High Events: Dance Concert - April 25 Timberline Middle Events: School Musical - April 26 - 28, 30 at 7:00 Vista Heights Middle Events: School Play - April 20 - 21, 23 at 7:00 Spring Dance Comp. Concert - May 1 - 2 at 7:00 Willowcreek Middle Events: Spring Musical - April 19 - 21, 22 - 23 Night of Percussio
The Well at Joe's Dugout gets a new historic designation
Along the side of the road on Pony Express BLVD in Eagle Mountain, located North of Hidden Hollow Elementary School there is dry well that is now protected by a split rail fence and has a plaque describing what this location used to be. The plaque is divided into three sections: Joseph A. Dorton, The Well at Joe's Dugout and Orrin "Porter" Rockwell. The fence materials and plaque were purchased with a gift from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Rocky Mountain Power
Utah National Parks Council hosts service day at new scout camp
The Utah National Parks Council will soon have 13 camps available for scouts, youth, community groups, church groups and families to enjoy. On January 20, the announcement was made that this new camp (not yet named) will be located in Eagle Mountain at the bottom of Pole Canyon, in between Fairfield and Cedar Fort. Thanks to a generous donation, this 100-acre camp will include flat, open wooded areas that are ideal for large or small group camping. Some of the camp features will be: a Stake A
Lake Mountain Road gets a new set of teeth
One of the problems with the explosive growth of Eagle Mountain is transportation. Transportation has been a constant battle and will continue to be one as the city feels the pains of growth. But one of the side effects of that growth is unintended traffic on roads that were never designed for that type of traffic. Lake Mountain Road has been around for as long as anyone can remember. If you ask anyone from Lehi, Cedar Fort or prior to Eagle Mountain cities, they will have stories about driving
6000 West to be resurfaced
HIGHLAND -- The city council has approved a contract with Geneva Rock to rehabilitate two major stretches of 6000 West. This road was chosen after the city engineering team evaluated all the roads on the city's priority for damage and drainage issues, City Engineer Todd Trane told the city council February 6. The city will spend $826,227.98 to have Geneva Rock pulverize the existing asphalt and resurface 6000 West from 10550 North to the Timpanogos Highway (SR-92) and from the Timpanogos High
Smith Family Archaeological Preserve
The Smith Family Archaeological Preserve (SFAP) was created in 2013 through the generous donation of almost 200 acres of land from the Adelbirt Smith family in Utah County, Utah. The SFAP contains over 240 panels of Native American rock art in near pristine condition and is located on the western shore of Utah Lake about 14 miles south of the city of Saratoga Springs, UT. The Native American rock art located on the preserve can be attributed to 4 different cultures dating back almost 5,00
City to meter pressurized irrigation
ALPINE -- The city is moving forward on a plan to install a pressurized irrigation meter in every home in the city. The first phase of the project is expected to commence this summer with all phases being completed by December 2019. At the Feb. 27 public hearing, Mayor Troy Stout told the city council and the public that despite the city's best efforts to educate residents on water conservation, there were still many who used water excessively. The net effect was that they were running out


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