07262017
7-Day Forecast | Currently in Provo

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 [...]

VidAngel is back, offering new subscription-based streaming service

VidAngel is back, but different. CEO Neal Harmon took to Facebook Tuesday night to update filtering fans about where they are in the legal battle and announce the new subscription-based service available immediately. VidAngel will now be [...]

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 [...]

Jason Chaffetz releases letter announcing resignation from Congress

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) announced his resignation on his website Thursday afternoon. Chaffetz will officially resign from Congress on June 30, 2017. “Serving you in the U.S. House of Representatives for nearly nine years has been [...]

10 things to do for Young Men activities now that Scouting is over

When The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints cut ties with the Boy Scouts of America for young men ages 14–18 on May 11, 2017, a new era in the Church began. For a century, young men activities and Scouting activities have been [...]

President Monson released from hospital, will resume responsibilities

President Thomas S. Monson was released from the hospital Wednesday evening, according to LDS Church Spokesman Eric Hawkins. “President Monson was released from the hospital last evening, and plans to resume his normal schedule and duties [...]

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson hospitalized

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson has been hospitalized, according the church’s spokesman. The 89-year-old president, who has been the church’s prophet since 2008, is expected to be released from the hospital soon. Eric Hawkins, [...]

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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