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ICYMI: Jimmer Fredette signs with Shanghai Sharks once more; Elder Holland speaks on scouting plan

In case you took a break from the news over the long Pioneer Day weekend, here are your top news stories from Utah Valley. Jimmer Fredette signs again with Shanghai Sharks I've decided to go back to Shanghai for a two year contract. Thanks [...]

Q Cards: 5 cues for crowdfunding

Launching your crowdfunding campaign can feel like sending a rocket into space. Your product is up in the air, it’s high on risk and you start speaking in clichés. (Ah, Houston, amiright?) Meet Jordan Monroe, cofounder of Provo-based Owlet [...]

The thousand dollar ducky: Fiesta Days fundraiser supports the Spanish Fork community

A Spanish Fork rubber ducky will win $1,000 for its adoptive parent. That’s one lucky duck. Spanish Fork Fiesta Days will host the Adopt-a-Duck race July 24 at 2 p.m. to raise funds for the Spanish Fork Fire Department’s charity [...]

ICYMI: 25 Alpine homes evacuated; John Curtis GOP campaign raises the most funds

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the top local news stories. Saratoga Springs man makes finalist list for the Lays Chip flavor contest  Saratoga Spring’s Brandon Foster submitted “smoked gouda and honey” [...]

Utah-Tube: ‘Fresh Prince of Provo’ parody captures nostalgia of popular theme song

Now this is the story all about how Cameron Seegmiller and Taylor Everett flipped the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” theme song into a Provo parody complete with local landmarks, indoor sunglasses and a missionary encounter. College [...]

Made in UV: Hot iron holsters, shoes made for (teaching) walking

For every issue of Utah Valley Magazine, we recognize five Utah Valley grown products. Grab your wallet — these creative businesses are something you’re going to want. Silicone dreams Erin Balogh’s pedestal sink created an awkward balancing [...]

8 things Jack and Suzanna Perry want you to know about Mapleton

Jack Perry grew up in Mapleton and remembers holidays in the Historic Mapleton White Church, on the corner of Main and Maple. “You had to go out to get your bag of candy at the Christmas celebration, so we’d sneak back in through the window [...]

ICYMI: Julianne Hough says ‘I do;’ motorcycle ride raises funds for fallen law enforcement officers

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Julianne Hough says “I do” to NHL Star https://www.instagram.com/p/BWU_fd1DOGW/?taken-by=people Julianne Hough, a dancer and judge [...]

Payson Scottish Festival brings strongman competition, bagpipes and Highland dancing to Utah Valley

Payson is getting in touch with it’s Scottish side this weekend. For 33 years, Payson has hosted an annual Scottish Festival, where the community can experience authentic Scottish cuisines, traditional merchant vendors, athletic games, [...]

Utah-Tube: Gardiner Sisters celebrate summer with music video filmed at Provo Beach Resort and downtown Provo

Taking to the downtown Provo skyline and Provo Beach Resort, the Gardiner Sisters filmed the music video for an original song, “I Just Want You.” The Gardiner Sisters consists of Hailey, Mandi and Allie Gardiner. The oldest sister, [...]

The razor sharp Man Barber specializes in razor shaves

When Reise Malachowski was in high school, he cut his friends’ hair and became a licensed barber at MATC. Now he owns and operates The Man Barber, a traditional barbershop in downtown Provo, where he cuts hair five days a week. An appointment [...]

Meet George Washington: Cries of Freedom celebrates its 10th year

Perhaps the best way to celebrate the Fourth of July is to shake George Washington’s hand. On July 1, 3 and 4, actors will roam the Scera Park dressed as historical freedom advocates as part of the Cries of Freedom event, giving a chance [...]

How ‘wasting time’ led James Perry to a career with ‘Studio C’

“Wasting time” is what led James Perry to become a regular cast member and writer for BYUtv’s family-friendly sketch comedy show, “Studio C,” Perry told the audience attending his BYU TEDx talk in March. In his [...]

Utah-Tube: Dahlia Row focuses on freedom with ‘Phantom of the Opera’ ballad

The love ballad, “All I Ask of You,” from Broadway musical “Phantom of the Opera” is typically known for its declaration of love between Christine Daae and Raoul — but Dahlia Row wanted to use it to express a different [...]

ICYMI: BYU giving amnesty to reporters of sexual assault; LaVell Edwards Stadium to add Wi-Fi

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Utah County demographic becoming more LDS Utah County is growing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint population, but Salt Lake [...]

Meet the two finalists of the Stadium of Fire Talent Competition

The votes are in. Two out-of-state musicians will go head-to-head in the Stadium of Fire Talent Competition, Gigg announced earlier this week. Sami Murphy of Houston, Texas and Caleb Paul of Baton Rouge, Louisiana received the most votes [...]

Utah ranked 2nd best state for road trips

  Utah ranked as the second best state for summer road trips in a report released by WalletHub this week. Oregon placed as the best state for a summer road trip with a score of 59.68, which narrowly beat Utah’s score of 58.35. [...]

‘Hamilton’ actor will perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Pioneer Day concert

Broadway star Christopher Jackson will perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square as part of the Pioneer Day celebration on Temple Square. Jackson — who won a Grammy Award for his performance as George Washington [...]

ICYMI: BYU senior crowned as Miss Utah; Lehi man dies after falling in Bell Canyon

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. JessiKate Riley wins Miss Utah 2017 JessiKate Riley, a violin performance major at BYU, was crowned Miss Utah 2017 at the Miss Utah Pageant Saturday. Riley [...]

5 lessons prophets learned from their fathers

“Follow the Prophet” is a popular song from the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Children’s Songbook. It sings of biblical prophets with nine verses and one catchy chorus. Members of the LDS faith respect and [...]