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Seoul virus infection detected in Utah County

One Utah County resident has been infected by the Seoul virus infection, according to the Utah County Health Department (UCHD) and Utah Department of Health (UDOH). The Seoul virus infection is a rare type of hantavirus that is carried by rats. “Individuals [...]

Quick response of MVHS staff and police helped protect students in MVHS stabbing

OREM, UT – At 7:47 a.m. Tuesday, a 16-year-old Mountain View High School student stabbed five of his fellow students as they were preparing for their P.E. class. Just six minutes later at 7:53 p.m., Orem police had the suspect in custody. “When [...]

Orem Police unsure if five MVHS stabbing victims will survive

Five teens are hospitalized following a stabbing at Mountain View High School early Tuesday morning. Roughly before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, the a 16-year-old male stabbed five victims, all male, in the gym area at MVHS, according to Lt. Craig [...]

2016 Utah County election results: Trump voted president, Alpine School Bond passes

Utah was a red state, then maybe a swing state, then quickly again a red state. Not long after polls closed in the state on Tuesday night, Donald Trump was declared the winner of the state’s six electoral votes. Though the presidential [...]

BYU separating Title IX and Honor Code offices, adding amnesty clause from Advisory Council recommendations

Brigham Young University is adopting an amnesty clause to protect sexual assault victims, the school announced Wednesday morning. “Our top priority has always been the safety and well-being of our students,” BYU President Kevin [...]

Utah Lake closed from dangerous algal bloom

The Utah Department of Health and Utah County Health Department closed Utah Lake entirely on Friday morning after testing the lake and discovering a harmful algal bloom. Lab results from a test by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality [...]

Little Texas replacing Craig Morgan for SCERA concert

If you go… When: Monday, July 18 at 8 p.m. Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Cost: $25–$40 for adults; $20–$35 for children/seniors Site: scera.org Country group Little Texas will perform in place of country singer Craig Morgan [...]

Blue Haven Foundation to offer support for widows of Dallas shooting

When news of the Dallas sniper attack that left five police officers dead reached Utah County, a few women here knew all too well what the families of the fallen officers were feeling. Nannette Wride, widow of Sgt. Cory Wride of the [...]

6 highlights from Rosemary Wixom’s service as Primary general president

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, who served as Primary general president from April 2010 until her release on April 2, 2016, served during a period of great excitement and progress for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During her time [...]

Lone Peak High graduate, Lehi resident injured in Brussels bombings during missionary service

Elder Mason Wells (19), a 2014 graduate of Lone Peak High School, and Elder Richard Norby (66) of Lehi, Utah were among three LDS missionaries injured during the terror attacks at the Brussels airport this morning. The attacks, which occurred [...]

Mitt Romney attacks Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy

Gov. Mitt Romney spoke at the University of Utah’s Hinckley Center Thursday morning to address state of the 2016 presidential race. At the beginning of his speech, Romney re-affirmed that he wouldn’t announce his candidacy for [...]

Utah Valley Hospital brings Primary Children’s Network to Utah Valley

PROVO, UTAH — It’s a new era for Utah Valley Hospital  — an era that includes Primary Children’s Network. Utah Valley Hospital announced Tuesday that it has joined the Primary Children’s Network. The Primary Children’s [...]

BYU fans celebrate Taysom Hill’s return for 2016 football season

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Provo Towne Centre has a new owner

Provo Towne Centre has a new owner. Brixton Capital, based in San Diego, announced today that it acquired the 802,000-square-foot mall from General Growth Properties. JLL will manage and lease the property. “Provo Towne Centre’s is located [...]

BYU plans first ‘Spring Holiday’ for 2017

Brigham Young University is giving its students a one-day, mid-semester respite beginning in 2017. The first “Spring Holiday” will be on Friday, March 17, 2017. “The new spring holiday was proposed by the Faculty Advisory Committee [...]

Provo High moving school’s location to west side of town

Provo High School is moving locations the Provo School District Board of Education announced Tuesday night. “Following our months of research and conversations, we are convinced that building Provo High School on the Lakeshore site is [...]

Bronco Mendenhall embracing new challenge in leaving BYU for Virginia

PROVO — Bronco Mendenhall was not the first choice to take over as the BYU football coach when he was hired 11 years ago. Mendenhall turned out to be the right choice in turning around a program that had suffered three consecutive losing [...]

LDS First Presidency shares letter clarifying handbook changes on same-sex marriages

The First Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote a letter to clarify a policy saying children of same-sex couples cannot be baptized into the Church until they are no long dependent on their parents. “Our [...]

Pending and promised: BYU will play the University of Missouri on Saturday

BYU football’s game against the University of Missouri is back on after University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe resigned this morning. Wolfe was accused of racial slurs and other slights, which caused students to protest at [...]

LDS Church clarifies handbook changes on same-sex marriage

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released changes to “Handbook 1,” a manual to help leaders of the Church manage their congregations, on Friday, receiving backlash for blunt discipline surrounding same-sex marriage [...]