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Zillow includes 3 Utah cities on Top 10 list for hottest housing market in 2017

Three Utah cities made Zillow’s list for the “Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. “Zillow’s 2017 list highlights that jobs and opportunities are increasingly growing in smaller [...]

Person of the Year: Provo Mayor John Curtis

When John Curtis was sworn in as Provo mayor seven years ago, his downtown office had forest green carpet, outdated furniture and wood paneling. It didn’t feel like “him,” so John went to work rebranding the office. He painted the blue [...]

Provo City Council considering new system for their raises

Imagine this: It’s your job to determine how much you should be paid. You’ve got to publicly discuss and defend that amount, then vote on it. That process may be one of the reasons the Provo City Council hasn’t changed its [...]

17 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2017

It’s a new year, and it’s time once again to take stock of our lives and find the places we’d most like to improve. Prophets and apostles teach members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the gospel of [...]

Top 10 feature stories on UtahValley360 in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we are glancing back one last time at 2016. Utah Valley saw a lot of growth in 2016, including the Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo, which is No. 10 on our list. We had tear jerker stories and stories that [...]

Going up: 5 reasons 2016 was a good year for Utah Valley

It’s no secret that Utah Valley is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2016 didn’t disappoint. The LDS Church opened a new temple, cities built new parks, developers announced the reinvention of existing shopping areas and UTA is working [...]

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to sing at presidential inauguration for 6th time

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has accepted an invitation from the U. S. Presidential Inauguration Committee to perform at the presidential inauguration in January. President-elect Donald Tump and Vice President-elect Michael R. Pence will be [...]

Christmas countdown: United Way’s Sub for Santa program still needs help

Donors have helped more than 1,300 families, with 3,911 kids. But as of Tuesday, 78 families who’d applied for help from United Way’s Sub for Santa program still needed sponsors. Every year for more than 35 years, United Way of [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Out with the Malt Shoppe, in with burritos

Stan’s east of BYU. Brand X in Springville. Magleby’s at Village Green in Provo. And Malt Shoppe, a fixture of University Avenue for decades. But now they’re all gone. It’s been more than a year since Provo’s landmark [...]

The best, the worst and the most underrated Christmas songs

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for music. I enjoy hearing Christmas songs on the radio and singing Christmas hymns in church. Some of the best music we have has to do with the holiday season. Unfortunately, it’s produced some of [...]

MVHS alumna Jenn Blosil headlines benefit concert for MVHS stabbing victims

If you go… When: Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Where: MVHS, 665 Center St. in Orem, Utah Cost: $5 pre-sale or $7 at the door for students; $20 pre-sale or $35 at the door for families Site: mvhs.alpineschools.org Jenn Blosil started off [...]

The Mix — formerly Plumtree Shopping Center — moves ahead in Provo

In March, the struggling Plumtree Shopping Center got some good news. It had been sold, and it was going to be redeveloped. Since then, the new owners and city have been working behind the scenes to get the project moving — and now it can. On [...]

Phantom dumper seeping funds from Orem with illegal dumping

Orem‘s phantom dumper is still hard at work. The city got a break the week of Thanksgiving. But on Tuesday, the dumper was back at it — dumping some kind of natural, fibrous waste down one of the city’s manholes. The dumping has [...]

New mountain bike course coming to Provo

Mountain bikers will have a new place to ride in Provo come spring, when the city finishes a course at Slate Canyon Park. City crews started working on the beginning to intermediate course earlier this fall. City officials had hoped it would [...]

19 reasons we are grateful to live in Utah Valley

We’re thankful for Utah Valley. Some of our staff has lived in Utah Valley their entire lives while others are transplants from other states. Either way, Bennett Communications (the creators of Utah Valley Magazine, Utah Valley BusinessQ, [...]

5 ways to help Mountain View High School stabbing victims

OREM, UTAH  – Mountain View High School expressed gratitude to the community for support following Tuesday’s stabbings and shared events with community members who wanted to continue to support the school, MVHS school administrators [...]

Lip hair, I care: Orem raising awareness for men’s health in ‘Movember’

You might have noticed some men growing out their facial hair this month. But it’s not because they’re lazy or want to keep their faces warm — they’re trying to raise awareness of men’s physical and mental health issues. [...]

Local high schools rally around MVHS following Tuesday’s tragedy

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One MVHS victim helped save his fellow students

This story was removed per request of the Alpine School District and Orem Police Department since this investigation is still ongoing and there was some confidential information contained in the article. One important correction is an earlier [...]