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12 Utah Valley Parade of Homes features you secretly wish you had in your home

It’s the little things — and sometimes the large things — in life that matter. And the Utah Valley Parade of Homes has both of those requirements. The 2017 Utah Valley Parade of Homes opened on June 8 and is closing in on its final [...]

SCERA helps local couple get engaged on the big screen

Nate Noble had theatrical-sized plans when it came to proposing to his now fiancée Sarah Bradshaw. Under the guise of filming a music video, Noble invited Bradshaw to the SCERA in Orem, Utah to help him with his newest music video. Little [...]

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. [...]

Utah County Read-Along challenges community to read aloud for book donations

United Way of Utah County is challenging the community to read for the Utah County Read-Along. Pioneer Book will donate one book to House of Hope’s Books for Bonding program for each hour that the community reads. The read-along event [...]

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 [...]

Free lunches available for kids in south Utah County

This summer, if your kids are out at the Springville Splash Pad, Payson Community Pool, Spanish Fork City Center Library Park, Taylor Elementary in Payson or Santaquin’s Centennial Park at lunch time on weekdays, they’re in for [...]

Springville receives $2 million donation for new recreation center

Springville City received a $2 million donation from Orem-based Clyde Companies to help build the new Springville recreation center. “We are honored to continue the Clyde mission of ‘Building a Better Community,’ and feel confident [...]

Miss Utah contestants show off their shoes, kick off Miss Utah week in style

Fifty women from all over the state of Utah will compete for the title of Miss Utah this week. While the contestants checked the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake on Monday for the week of competitions, they spent their first night in Provo, Utah showing [...]

ICYMI: Fire at elementary school; 15th anniversary of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapping

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Fire at Ridgeline Elementary School in Highland Early Sunday morning the Lone Peak Fire responded to a fire on the roof of Ridgeline Elementary [...]

5 Utah Valley doughnuts and deals to try on National Doughnut Day

National Doughnut Day has once again rolled around on its circular fashion — and Utah Valley doughnut shops are ready to celebrate on June 2. Here are five Utah Valley doughnut and deals you do-nut want to miss on National Doughnut Day. Daylight [...]

Cedar Hills Mayor won’t seek re-election; close to accomplishing goals

Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi will not seek re-election this fall. It’s not that he’s tired of the job. It’s not that he doesn’t enjoy it. It’s not because of health reasons. “I’m close to accomplishing most of the goals I’ve [...]

Mo’ Bettahs is Mo Delicious

I went to review Mo’ Bettahs against my better judgment. I typically don’t dine at fast food — and especially not where they appear to just pile food on a Styrofoam plate to fill guests up with no concern for quality. But on the recommendation [...]

Provo City Cemetery unveils new statue honoring the fallen for Memorial Day

Provo City Veterans Council and America’s Freedom Festival unveiled a new veterans memorial at the Provo City Cemetery during its Memorial Day Service Monday morning. The eagle statue, which was organized by Aaron Rittmanic as part of his [...]

Utah’s best summer staycations for families

When summer hits, many Utah families plan to get far away from home and their busy school-time schedules. But instead of skipping the state, why not stay in Utah? Staycations are easier on your wallet, and Utah has some of the most beautiful, [...]

Lifetime announces actress who will play Elizabeth Smart in movie

Lifetime announced actress Alana Boden will play Elizabeth Smart in the forthcoming film, “I Am Elizabeth Smart,” according to Deadline. Boden stars in “Ride,” a TV series on Nickelodeon series about an equestrian [...]

2017 high school graduation schedule for Utah County

By Darla Smith Hundreds of Utah County high school seniors will don a cap and gown this week to celebrate the end of their high school careers. Here is the graduation schedule for 19 Utah County high schools. Alpine School District Thursday, [...]

A ‘wicked’ partnership: Kylie Sisam and Wicked

Kylie Sisam sometimes thinks her competition partner can be as stubborn as a mule. As a barrel racer on UVU’s rodeo team, Kylie competes with her 12-year-old gray mare, Wicked, and finds the same traits that make Wicked a competitor can also [...]

Suggestions Salon owner is in the people business, not the hair business

Since 2002, Darcy Moody has led the team at Suggestions Salon in Orem. Now she has snipped and clipped her way to being voted the No. 1 hairstylist in the valley for 2017 — and it has all come from laying the framework for her business. She [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley events to celebrate spring

Spring has officially sprung. We’ve had the April showers and now we have the May flowers and a hole bunch of fun ahead. Utah Valley always has something going on — whether its a musical performance, sporting events or a random affair [...]

BYU grads earn accidental fame in the Philippines

On BYU’s campus, these five 23-year-old students are just you average Joe. In the Philippines, however, they are major stars. “People in the Philippines don’t always recognize that we’re not famous when we come back [...]