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The lady of laughs: Library-loving Tori Pence joins ‘Studio C’

In the summer of 2013, Tori Pence chopped 10 inches off her hair and rocked a pixie cut — something she had wanted to do for years. That season, she was also known throughout the Aspen Grove Family camp as the rule-promoting superhero — [...]

All for love and love for all: Provo’s Stephenie Larsen encircles LGBTQ youth

If a family is not supportive of an LGBTQ child, the minor is nine times more likely to commit suicide and three times more likely to suffer with depression, drug use and illicit sex. These statistics weighed heavily on Stephenie Larsen’s [...]

Elaine Dalton: Former LDS Young Women President’s personal progress leads her to UVU’s Board of Trustees

After Elaine Dalton finished her 16 years serving on the LDS Church’s Young Women General Board and presidency — including five years as president — she knew she had to be careful with how she spent her time. “I wanted to avoid things [...]

Tucanos ‘meats’ University Place with tradition of community and celebration

Sponsored Story Tucanos may have moved to University Place on May 15 — but the myriad of flavors and festive traditions will continue at its new location. In 2000, Tucanos opened its first location in Provo, Utah, bringing the taste of Rio [...]

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 [...]

This one’s for the girls: Stat! Susan Madsen feels urgency to share research on women

In the past year, UVU professor Susan Madsen has traveled to Greece, India, Nepal, Slovania, Croatia, Argentina, Austria and Germany sharing research and motivation regarding women’s roles in education, leadership, politics and economics. “I [...]

Utah-Tube: Man walks ‘500 miles’ to propose to girlfriend at Thanksgiving Point

Michael Baker had big plans when it came to proposing to his now fiancee Tracie Wyson. In fact, they are so big that Baker walked (sort of) 500 miles from his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Utah to propose. “I didn’t actually [...]

Velour owner celebrates life after receiving successful kidney transplant from local musician

Lead singer of The Moth & The Flame’s Brandon Robbins and Velour Live Music Gallery Owner Corey Fox developed a friendship when The Moth & The Flame began performing at Velour years ago. Little did either of them know that their [...]

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 [...]